WAKEFIELD, Mass., Dec. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eliassen Group, a leading technology staffing, consulting and training firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Chad Durden as regional vice president of its new Southwest Region.
Durden, an executive with 19 years of experience in the technology staffing industry, including time with both Kforce and TEKsystems, has a terrific background in launching, rebuilding and scaling regions during his professional career. Durden is being chartered with further developing and expanding Eliassen Group's presence in the southwest, and building an organization that will support sustained growth. Chad's growth plans for the region will begin with the Dallas area location previously established by the company, with rapid expansion into a second location in Texas opening soon in Austin, which will become his base of operations for the Southwest Region.
"I am thrilled to be joining a company with such an outstanding reputation in the industry as Eliassen Group," Durden said. "From the moment I met the company leaders, their passion and commitment to expanding nationally in a remarkably competitive industry was apparent and very compelling … it pulled me right in!"
"Chad is an outstanding leader with tremendous industry experience," said Mark Biscoe, president of Eliassen Group. "He has a proven track record of success in developing and expanding markets, and has real talent for both generating results, developing people and building high-performing teams."
"Our pursuit of national expansion requires the addition of talented individuals with a real passion for driving results while positively impacting the lives of our employees, consultants and clients," said David MacKeen Jr., CEO of Eliassen Group. "With Chad on board, we can aggressively continue our pursuit of growth in the Southwest Region, as we are confident in both his leadership abilities and his passion for the business."
A graduate of Texas State University with a degree in management, Chad is based in Austin, Texas with his wife Kelley and their twin 12-year old boys.
About Eliassen Group
Eliassen Group, headquartered in Wakefield, MA, is a technology staffing and consulting company offering services to clients nationwide, with divisions and practices focusing on IT Staffing, Agile Staffing and Consulting, Creative Consulting, Biometrics and Data Solutions, Life Sciences, Government Services and Workforce Management. Eliassen Group has been driving the success of our clients, consultants and employees since 1989. For over 27 years, we have been at the forefront of innovation by uniting talented people and quality solutions with successful companies to help them attain their business objectives. Our solution oriented approach to understanding your needs ensures that we identify and represent the best possible talent available in the market, personally selected and matched to your requirements by our highly-tenured, extraordinarily capable recruitment services team. For more information, go to http://www.eliassen.com or call 800-354-2773.
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