Ted Catino has enjoyed a lengthy career as an entrepreneur that includes being named an Ernst & Young 'Entrepreneur of the Year' in 1995. Ted Catino leverages this experience and a BS in accounting from Miami University as the founding partner and co-CEO of GigSmart in Cincinnati, Ohio.
GigSmart leverages smartphone technology to provide an innovative worker and volunteer solution for job seekers and organizations. The application, which is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, matches employers with job seekers and then facilitates a seamless and efficient hiring, payment, and review process.
The firm currently offers two smartphone applications, GIGSMART Get Workers for employers and GIGSMART Get Gigs for job seekers. The GIGSMART Get Gigs application allows workers to create a profile and receive on-demand job requests, all while avoiding the lengthy interviews and vetting processes found in most hiring solutions.
The application currently maintains a 4.8 star rating (out of 5) on the Apple App Store, with reviews praising its easy to learn and efficient functionality. Other reviews have highlighted the ability to add different job titles and set custom rates. For additional information on the GIGSMART Get Gigs app, visit www.gigsmart.com.
Three years later, they bought out the investor and established lines of credit for $500,000. This amount grew over 25 years to some $300 million. The company eventually built ties with several thousand dealers in 30 states and hired 125 employees.