JW Michaels & Co. Announces Investment in ExecuSource

Jan 29, 2016, 11:44 ET from JW Michaels & Co.

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- JW Michaels & Co., one of the nation's leading executive search firms, announced its expansion into the Atlanta market through a majority investment in Atlanta-based 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.

"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."

JW Michaels & Co. serves 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.

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 will continue to lead and grow the firm. ExecuSource has moved into a new, larger space and plans to expand into other Southeast markets and verticals.

ExecuSource CEO Green, 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. One plus one is really three or four in this case."

Wachtel concludes, "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.

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.

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