Active Team

Executive Team

Elliot Elzweig – President

Elliot began his staffing career working for his Father at Active Employment Agency in 1976, an industrial employment agency founded in 1947. In 1989 Elliot set up and became the President of Active Temporaries Ltd./Active Staffing Services. At that time, the company focused on permanent placement. Elliot transitioned the business model and had expanded the services offered to clients, now including, temporary placements. Elliot directed Active’s focus on industrial, production, warehouse, retail, and food service niches where the company began to rapidly grow from its single six-person location in Manhattan to the Bronx, NY; Jersey City, NJ; and Miami, FL. Elliot remains extremely involved in the day-to-day operations of Active while continuing to look forward to the future of his Father’s legacy.

Mike Breit – Executive Vice President

Bio Coming Soon.

Benjamin Elzweig – VP of Strategic Solutions

Benjamin Elzweig is a third generation, Certified Staffing Professional with a true passion for the Industry. Benjamin was influenced at a very early age by his Father, Elliot Elzweig, who became the President of Active Staffing Services in 1989. Benjamin’s passion for the staffing industry was further fueled as two of Elliot’s siblings founded two staffing agencies of their own in separate niches. Benjamin began working at Active over the summers in high school and later in client services where he became keenly aware of the processes necessary to provide quality-driven service to both client companies and associates. Benjamin’s current role is VP of Strategic Solutions where he is focused on the expansion of Active through new office openings and acquisitions.

Jim Kennett– VP of Southern Region

Jim brings 19 years of staffing experience and most recently 9 years as a VP for a staffing company in Florida. We look forward to Jim’s leadership and the growth possibilities in our current and future locations! Jim earned his Bachelor’s degree from Florida International and working on his Masters from the University of Miami.

Seth Dinsky– VP of Administration

Seth started his staffing career at Active in 2000. Prior to working at Active Seth had 24 years of manufacturing and facilities experience, which assisted Active in expanding corporate headquarters and opening additional branches. To allow the infrastructure to keep up with Active’s growth, Seth expanded the operations, staffing software, IT network, financial, banking, insurance, payroll , and safety areas of the company. Seth’s customer friendly attitude is the driving force in continuing the goal to meet and exceed the needs of our clients.

Matt Kaplan – VP of Finance

Matt Kaplan is Active’s first high level financial hire bringing several years’ experience managing economic affairs for multiple agencies in the staffing industry. Matt has an extensive and proven track record of bringing Staffing Firms to the next level. As Director of Accounting Operations, Matt has refined Active’s fiscal infrastructure making Active more efficient and productive. Matt’s expertise in Process Improvement, Financial Reporting and his overall out of the box thinking has already made a notable impact in the short time he has been here at Active. Matt’s comprehensive financial framework has positioned the enterprise for accelerated growth both organically as well as through acquisition.


Branch Managers

Rigo Salas – Jersey City Office, 900 Bergen Avenue, 201-876-8888

Hector Lopez Jr. – Elizabeth Office, 9 Caldwell Place, 973-799-0111

Jose Viltres – Bronx Office, 2962 Jerome Avenue, 718-933-0800

Hialeah Office, 468 W 29th Street, 305-884-8883

Arlene Jordan – New York Office, 41 West 33rd Street, 212-244-6444

Christina Ringhausen – Arlington Office, 1100 West Arkansas Lane, 817-460-3333