NExTAFF Leadership Team

Cary T. Daniel

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

With over 20 years of employment services and entrepreneurial expertise, Cary Daniel has been involved in every aspect of running a successful organization. Mr. Daniel has been responsible for setting the company vision since the company’s start and will be responsible for the successful implementation of the growth strategy.

Prior to forming NEXTAFF, Mr. Daniel was the CEO and co-Founder of Human Resource, LLC in 1998 which received local and national awards for growth and service. Prior to forming Human Resource, Mr. Daniel spent the previous four years working for large national staffing firms having success in both sales and management.

Mr. Daniel earned his bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University.  Mr. Daniel has mentored at the UMKC Bloch School of Business and has also worked with business students at Missouri State University and Kansas University.

Mr. Daniel is a member of the American Staffing Association, Staffing Industry Analysts and International Franchise Association.

Mr. Daniel has received the following awards:

  • Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year, Midwest Finalist
  • Named the “Fastest Growing Human Resources Company” in America, by Inc. Magazine.
  • Inc. 500 (5 times)
  • Inc. 100
  • Ingram’s Fastest Growing Companies (7 times)
  • Ingram’s 40 Under 40 Leaders

James Windmiller

Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer

A 20-year veteran in the employment services industry, Mr. Windmiller has spent the past thirteen years with NEXTAFF. He has served as the COO since the company’s founding. While leading operations for NEXTAFF, Mr. Windmiller has been responsible for the recognition received from both Inc. 500 and Ingram’s magazines for fastest growing companies. Prior to forming NEXTAFF, Mr. Windmiller was COO and Co-Founder of Human Resource, LLC; a temporary staffing and recruiting firm based in Kansas City, MO. Human Resource operated six locations in MO, KS and CO prior to being sold in 2003. Prior to forming Human Resource, Mr. Windmiller spent two years working for a national staffing firm in sales and marketing.