Eliassen Group Expands Reach into Mid-Atlantic Region with Addition of Clovis

April 26, 2011

WAKEFIELD, Mass., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Leading technology staffing and clinical data management consulting firm Eliassen Group today announced the addition of Clovis as its newest division serving the mid-Atlantic region. One of the largest staffing and recruiting firms for commercial and government clients in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Washington, D.C., Clovis enables Eliassen Group to increase its presence to nine locations across the eastern seaboard, serving 30 states, and add more than 40 account executives and recruiters specializing in IT, healthcare, accounting and finance and workforce management.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Clovis provides a consultative approach to working with a range of clients, from fast-growing startups to Fortune 100 companies as well as “A level” candidates. With a 37.9 percent growth rate in 2010, the firm recently opened a new office in Baltimore to field increasing demand for its technology staffing expertise within the healthcare industry. Clovis has also been recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of the top five fastest-growing staffing companies in the D.C. area for the past three years, with a three-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 38.9 percent. CHILDS Advisory Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Clovis.

“With a broad client base and deep bench of tenured recruiters, Clovis is a natural extension of our established presence in New England, New York, Charlotte and Philadelphia, enabling us to expand into thriving markets in government and healthcare across the mid-Atlantic region,” said Dave MacKeen, chief executive officer of Eliassen Group. “Our combined teams will offer IT expertise and market-specific experience that few competitors will be able to match.”

Since 1989, Eliassen Group has provided contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire IT recruitment services to clients nationwide in a range of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceutical, financial services, government, education, manufacturing and software development. With deep expertise in application development, network/infrastructure and security, Eliassen Group offers practice areas in Agile Methodology and Validation Services, as well as Government Solutions and Recruitment Process Outsourcing.

“We are excited by the prospect of joining such a well-known and respected firm and look forward to building on our combined strong reputation,” said Greg Diamond, chief executive officer of Clovis. “Both companies are well-aligned in our mission to provide clients with the most qualified technology professionals and improve the careers of our consultants.”

With the Clovis division, Eliassen Group will be composed of more than 1,000 consultants and internal employees and operate offices in Wakefield and Mansfield Mass., New London, Conn., New York and Harrison, N.Y., Philadelphia, Pa., Bethesda and Baltimore, Md., and Charlotte, N.C. The new division builds on a number of Eliassen Group’s growth initiatives over the past six months, including the addition of the technology staffing division of Boston-area firm Dextrys, a new Philadelphia office and two executive hires including a new director of recruiting and chief Agilist.

About Eliassen Group

Eliassen Group, headquartered in Wakefield, Mass., is composed of two divisions: Technology Staffing and eClinical Solutions. The Technology Staffing division provides outstanding Contract and Direct-Hire IT/software professionals to clients nationwide and across all industries. Working in application development, network/infrastructure, and security, we bring deep technology expertise within Agile as well as Validation Services, Government Services and Recruitment Process Outsourcing. (www.eliassen.com). The eClinical Solutions division takes a strategic approach to managing clinical trial data by combining data management with statistical programming, reporting and customized training solutions integrated with a clinical data repository to deliver a complete end-to-end data management solution. (www.eclinicalsol.com). For more information, please contact us at 800-354-2773.

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