FirstOption PRIDE

The FirstOption team comes to the table with a variety of skills and experiences. Each member of our team is dedicated to a single set of values, which are built around our Purpose as a company. For small and large clients, major and minor markets, and candidates of every level, our commitment remains the same.


Helping People Build Better Lives










our brand PROMISE

We promise to deliver the best filtration process in the business, proactive communication and an incredible experience.

leadership TEAM

Cash Cary


Cash founded FirstOption WorkForce Solutions in 2002 after honing the craft as one of staffing industry’s top sales professionals in the state of Texas. Since then, he has been the driving force behind our becoming one of the fastest growing workforce solutions companies in San Antonio.

The Big Picture

I hope to always be unafraid of new ideas and the inevitable changes that will occur in both my personal and professional life. When I set a goal, I will usually plow through any obstacles to achieve that goal. My life goal is now to use staffing as a vehicle to Help Others Build Better Lives.

The Scoop on Staffing

The staffing industry is unique in that it functions purely on relationships, and I get great satisfaction from being in the people business. Our industry is in a constant state of change, which forces us to stay fresh and agile. Our company takes great pride in not just following the trends, but driving industry change and disrupting the status quo.

Secrets to Success

I’ve always believed in creating, inspiring and staying true to a common vision. When a team of talented, passionate and dedicated professionals all share a common vision, these are the essential ingredients that lead to greatness.

Stress Relief

Spending time with my wife and friends is always the best way to spend my free time. I am also an avid bird hunter and enjoy piloting my Cessna airplane across the Texas skies. Otherwise, we enjoy traveling and enjoying a ride on our horses.

James Steele

Vice President of Operations

James has over 20 years of executive level staffing experience.  James is passionate about putting people to work, solving Client Partner workforce challenges and helping people build better lives, which has resulted in FirstOption being among San Antonio’s top WorkForce Solutions firms.

The Big Picture

I love to cultivate the realization of potential. This may be in the form of ideas, processes, individual personal growth or the success of those around me. When people and businesses realize their potential, it’s then that we can best achieve our personal and professional goals.

The Scoop on Staffing

Partnering with a top WorkForce Solutions company (FirstOption) has tremendous value in today’s marketplace. In recent decades, our services have evolved to become a critical component of employers’ workforce strategies – improving flexibility, access to talent, and profitability.

Although market penetration is at an all-time high, many employers and job seekers still don’t typically think about staffing services as a viable option. Our innovative approach to staffing is disrupting the industry and changing the way progressive companies solve their workforce needs. Our role is to use our staffing expertise and unique customer-centered approach to help client partners meet their unique challenges, while connecting talented, hard-working people with meaningful employment opportunities.

Secrets to Success

I always look at the big picture, but enjoy small successes along the journey. I’ve also learned to be patient, as the most real, lasting and rewarding results come over time.

Stress Relief

Spending time with family, friends and my two boxer fur babies. I am also competitive with games of strategy, especially poker. In my free time, I enjoy being active, traveling and driving my 1978 25th Anniversary, Limited Edition Corvette Pace Car.


Over the years, we have helped thousands of people find great jobs. Using this experience, we’ve developed useful tools to help job seekers get the most out of their relationship with FirstOption. Below, you will find links to useful and timely articles and tips on finding the best positions.

Online Timesheet Submission

Timesheet Form

Tax Forms

Direct Deposit Form

Employee Handbook