JOHNLEONARD Small Business of Year for Community Impact (2)

June 14, 2022 – The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce honored JOHNLEONARD as one of the Small Businesses of the Year for Community Impact.

Recognition for Community Impact

The annual Small Business of the Year Awards showcase the contributions of businesses to the community in six categories. JOHNLEONARD was recognized for the Community Impact category for demonstrating “a commitment to enhancing the future of the Greater Boston community through a focus on social impact.”

“Congratulations to the six honorees of our annual Small Business of the Year Awards. The small businesses of Massachusetts have always bolstered our economy by creating careers and driving opportunity in every community. We must continue to champion and celebrate small businesses,” said James E. Rooney, President and CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.

“Congratulations to the winners of the Small Business of the Year Awards! HarborOne Bank is proud to be a champion and sponsor of the Chamber’s Small Business Network, a platform that celebrates the resilience and unique contributions of small business to our region,” said Scott Sanborn, EVP/Chief Lending Officer at HarborOne Bank.

Social Responsibility

By participating, volunteering, and sponsoring, we are able to contribute to the community we serve. In every way we are committed to improving the education and social awareness of society, to create better lives. Giving back is more than just our responsibility, it’s a priority.

We are honored to be recognized for our business’ contributions to our communities, celebrating our remarkable vision and resilience as one of the Small Business of the Year honorees. “It gives me particular satisfaction to receive this prestigious award from the GBCC. Being honored for our Community Impact is exactly in keeping with our mission of bringing people and organizations together, building relationships across the community with the goal of creating better futures for all. We are committed to unlocking access to opportunity, to increasing social awareness within the community, and ultimately, to helping create better lives,” said Derek McKinley, President of JOHNLEONARD.

JOHNLEONARD Small Business of Year for Community Impact (1)


Founded in 1969, JOHNLEONARD, a woman-owned business, is the premier staffing choice in Boston and beyond. They provide the following as part of their comprehensive suite of service offerings:

  • Temporary/Contract Staffing
  • Direct Hire Staffing
  • Temp-to-Hire Staffing
  • Engaged Search
  • Payroll Service
  • Strategic Work Attack Team (SWAT)
  • Outplacement Services

About the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

We are the convener, voice, and advocate of our region’s business community, committed to making Greater Boston the best place for all businesses and all people to thrive. We help our members and Greater Boston succeed by convening and connecting the business community; researching, developing and advocating for public policies that contribute to our region’s economic success; and providing comprehensive leadership development programs designed to grow strong business and civic leaders. Learn more at