JW Michaels & Co. Announces Investment in ExecuSource
NY-based executive search firm expands national presence with prominent Atlanta staffing firm investment
New York/Atlanta, Jan 29, 2016: JW Michaels & Co., one of the nation’s leading executive search firms, announced its expansion into the Atlanta market through a majority investment in ExecuSource, Inc. ExecuSource’s local experience and resources will contribute to JW Michael’s continued growth as a national firm with proven executive recruiting expertise.
JW Michaels & Co. is a leading national executive search firm dedicated to serving the recruiting needs of top-tier financial services, legal, technology and business institutions, including investment management firms, hedge funds, investment banks, law firms and Fortune 500 companies. Based in New York, with offices in New Jersey, Chicago and Houston, JW Michaels places compliance officers, general counsel, patent counsel, IT, legal, A&F and risk management executives.
“We have been seeking the right strategic partner to enhance our presence in the Southeast, especially in the large and growing Atlanta market,” says Jason Wachtel, managing partner of JW Michaels. “ExecuSource is the perfect partner in terms of capabilities, geographic location, leadership and culture.”
As one of the leading executive search firms in the Atlanta area, ExecuSource has placed more than 5,000 accounting, finance and IT professionals with over 200 mid-sized to billion-dollar organizations. ExecuSource founding partners Frank Green, Marc Schwartz and Michael Johnson, along with the company’s exceptional team, will continue to lead and grow the firm. ExecuSource has moved into a new, larger space and plans to hire and expand into other Southeast markets and verticals.
Frank Green, CEO of ExecuSource, says, “We are excited about joining forces with JW Michaels. We share similar philosophies and have complementary strengths. The combined resources will be invaluable for serving new and existing clients.” He adds, “Both firms share a commitment to personalized client service, the highest level of integrity and nurturing uniquely innovative cultures. One plus one is really three or four in this case.”
According to Michael Johnson, a managing partner of ExecuSource, “We are very proud of what ExecuSource has accomplished. We look forward to continuing to provide our clients with exceptional service and our staff with expanded opportunities as we grow together with the JW Michaels team.”
Wachtel concludes, “JW Michaels has grown rapidly and expanded into many cities, and we plan to continue to open new offices, target additional industries and hire more employees. Joining forces with ExecuSource is an important step in accelerating our growth to better serve our clients — and create greater opportunities for everyone on our team.”
About ExecuSource, Inc.:
Since 1998, ExecuSource, Inc. has been Atlanta’s trusted staffing partner. To date, ExecuSource has placed more than 5,000 accounting, finance and IT professionals with over 200 mid-sized to billion dollar organizations in the Atlanta area, creating a name as a leader in human capital management. While other staffing firms may simply provide standardized placement services, ExecuSource is driven by a relationship-driven philosophy. The firm is distinguished by getting to know candidates on a personal level to gauge their specific interests and unique abilities; then placing them with the right culture fit that propels their careers and leads to long-term professional fulfillment.
About JW Michaels & Co.:
JW Michaels & Co. is a specialized executive search firm dedicated to serving the specialized recruiting needs of top-tier financial services, legal, technology and business institutions. The company places compliance officers, general counsel, patent counsel, IT, legal, A&F, and risk management executives with select investment management firms, hedge funds, investment banks, law firms, and Fortune 500 companies in every industry. The scope of JW Michaels’ services is always tailored to the client’s individual needs. With nearly 50 years’ professional recruiting experience, their commitment to excellence has allowed them to act as a trusted advisor and partner to help clients meet hiring needs by sourcing the best in professional talent.
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