Preference Personnel

David Dietz

David Dietz

Our President and CEO, David Dietz, is our fearless and humble leader. With over 24 years in the staffing industry, David has worked nearly every position in our company from reception to President/CEO. From building the very first Employee Owned staffing company to executing the company vision/culture, David always puts our team first. David is heavily involved in peer networking groups to continue to challenge the Preference status quo. His visionary mindset has continued to create new opportunities for our company and our team. What motivates David is the success stories from the people we are able to help land a successful career and learn about how we are able to genuinely impact our community. David is our culture champion and with our leadership team helps to create a supportive trusting and fun atmosphere for our team. Success for him comes from helping others and chasing his passions. David’s passions outside of work revolve around his family and nature. His wife Misty, and two kids Taylor and Christian, along with their tree farming business keep him busy!


What advice do you have for prospective candidates? Discover your purpose and your values.  This will bring clarity to the rest of your life.  Next, discover your strengths and passions.  These exercises will help you reach your potential in your career and personal life which will result in happiness.

What are your interests/hobbies outside of work? Planting Norway pine, white pine and jack pine trees at our timberlands.  Windsurfing.  Any snow-based recreation.  Fishing, hunting and camping.  Love wilderness explorations. 

What is on your bucket list? Skydive on my 80th birthday – among hundreds of other adventures on my dream list.

Name 3 Fun Facts Yourself or Not Many People Know: I’m allergic to poultry.  My feet are exactly one foot long.  I was a body builder for several years.