Solü Technology Partners Expands West Coast Operations, Acquires Phoenix Staffing Firm
Rochester, NY—April 30, 2013— James (“Jim”) Smith, President of Solü Technology Partners (solutechnology.com), a leading IT staffing and managed services firm, announced today that it is expanding its national presence and has acquired Technology Staffing Solutions (TSS) in Phoenix, Arizona. This is Solü’s first acquisition and its first office in the West.
TSS is a privately held staffing and recruiting company specializing in IT and serving both national and regional clients.
“We are committed to serving our clients and consultants on a national basis, connecting them with the best possible technology professionals, and making the most of every business opportunity,” said Smith. “We are pleased to welcome TSS’s founder, John O’Brien and his team into the Solü Technology Partners family. With this acquisition we will strengthen our presence in Phoenix, which is one of the fastest growing markets in the U.S., expand our combined national client base, and increase project opportunities for all our consultants.” Read full press release.
Solü Technology Partners, Growing Division of Croop-LaFrance, is Launched as New Independent Company
June 18, 2012—James R. Smith, President of Croop-LaFrance, announced today that the firm is spinning off its rapidly growing commercial services technology staffing, recruiting and managed services division into the new firm, Solü Technology Partners (solutechnology.com).
“With a steady double digit growth rate,” said Smith, “it was clear that the time was right to launch a growth strategy that will keep our roots in Rochester and also position us to offer our services beyond the western New York region. Our expansion will be wrapped around our client growth, which we expect to build in the same way we have over the last 17 years, through relationships.”
“For all our longstanding clients, nothing will change except for our name. We have the same management and the same mission - to provide collaborative, customized service, and as our new name incorporates, solutions,“ said Smith.
“Our goal is to connect our clients with the best possible technology professionals, making the most of every business opportunity,” added Smith. “And while there’s a new name for what we do, our commitment to effective, best practices and sustainable business remains unchanged.” Read full press release.
Croop-LaFrance spins off commercial arm into Solü Technology
June 18, 2012—With the commercial world representing a rapidly growing part of its business, Ontario County information technology consulting firm Croop-LaFrance Inc. has spun off its commercial arm into a new company, Solü Technology Partners. Read full Democrat and Chronicle article.
People: Solü, ExecuPharm, Training Associates, MDT, Morgan Samuels
June 19, 2012—Croop-LaFrance is spinning off its commercial services technology staffing division into a new firm, Solü Technology Partners. Jerry Jewell will serve as chief operating officer of Solü. Jewell formerly served as a vice president at Experis and as a senior vice president at Ajilon. Croop-LaFrance President James Smith will also serve as president of Solü. Read full Staffing Industry Analysts article.