Our History

WorkForce Unlimited was founded in 1987 by Teresa Lewis of Mount Airy, North Carolina to meet the seasonal demands of local companies.

As our company grew, we expanded our service offerings to meet the changing demands of our clients. We adopted the name WorkForce Unlimited in 2014 to represent our company’s strength, diversity, and capacity for growth.

Today, WorkForce Unlimited is in the top 2% of staffing firms in the Southeast. We are a family-owned business, three generations strong.

We Are Committed to:

A Culture of Excellence

Providing industry-leading solutions to our clients and candidates

Being the employer of choice in the markets we serve

Changing people's lives

Our vision is that we change people's lives while elevating the standard in the employment industry.

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WorkForce Unlimited has been recognized for some of the following accomplishments and accolades:

Voted Best Places to Work in the Triad 6 different times

7 years in the “Triads Fast Fifty” – 50 fastest growing, independently owned businesses in the Triad

One of the first-ever winners of the Triad Business Journal's Top Family Owned Business Award

2016 – Business NC Magazine’s Fast 40 Winner for the Mid Market Sustained Growth

2016 Torch Award for Business Ethics by the Better Business Bureau

Blue Chip Enterprise Award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce


At WorkForce Unlimited, giving back to the community is part of our commitment to the places where we live and work. Here are a few examples:

  • Over 3,000 hours spent volunteering in 2019
  • 30% of our staff members serve in a leadership role or on a board in their community
  • Over $100,000 donated to our local communities in 2019

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American Red Cross logo
March of Dimes logo
Ronald McDonald House Charities logo
Shepherd's House logo

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