Growing Your Business ft. Rich Oakes

In today’s episode, we’re joined by Rich Oakes, who is the President of GigSmart. GigSmart is a software development company specializing in providing on-demand staffing solutions for the growing gig economy.

GigSmart supports thousands of companies across the country that are using the platform to fill gigs such as: delivering pizzas, having auditing done, warehouse work, delivery of goods and services (and so much more).

Rich helps us understand how all of this works and how GigSmart is where they are today. I hope you enjoy today’s episode with Rich Oakes.

For more information about Rich Oakes and GigSmart, please visit them at

President of Gigismart Rich Oakes.

Rich Oakes

Rich joined GigSmart in March of 2017 and currently serves as its President. Prior to joining GigSmart, Rich spent 11 years managing a national auto finance company where he grew the receivables balance from $100 million to over $500 million. Before that, Rich ran a national sales team at Cintas Corporation, launching and growing an emerging business unit to over $20 million in revenue in just four years. Rich has 23 years of experience in sales, marketing, product development, project management, and operations, all while directly managing a salesforce. Rich is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati.