Genuent LLC, a Houston-based information technology staffing firm and subsidiary of the Willis Group, announced that it has acquired IS&T Staffing Group, a privately-held information technology staffing services provider also located in Houston, TX. Since its formation in 1997, IS&T Staffing Group has developed a leading reputation with their clients for providing the best in professional information technology staffing. IS&T Staffing Group clients include leading brands in the Energy Trading, Telecom, Financial Services, Legal, Retail, and Healthcare industries.
Founded by a staffing industry professional with over 21 years of staffing experience, IS&T Staffing Group has been serving clients in the Houston area for 15 years specializing in retained search and contingent staffing of information technology professionals. The firm was ranked for the first time on the HBJ’s Fast 100 Growing Companies List announced in September 2012 for percentage of revenue growth from 2009 to 2011. IS&T has also previously been honored by the Texas Association of Personnel Consultants (TAPC).
Founder of IS&T, Tony Pannagl, stated “The information technology staffing market is becoming increasingly challenging and identifying the very best candidates becomes more critical. Genuent has a sophisticated recruiting and delivery engine with a national reach that made the marriage of our firms a natural step for IS&T Staffing Group.”
President of Genuent, Rick Roberts added, “We felt it was a good fit; combining Tony’s years of experience and the relationships he has in Houston, with Genuent’s processes and recruiting engine. We have invested considerable time and energy building the infrastructure that will support and grow Genuent through 2013 and beyond. That infrastructure and the acquisition of talented, experienced people is the most important building block in positioning ourselves for the future.”
Born from the need for a fresh perspective on the business of IT staffing, Genuent embraces the idea that creating value for our customer families, both consultants and clients, is the path to sustainable success. Genuent provides flexible, talent centric solutions that help IT organizations deliver maximum value to their business while controlling costs. Genuent currently has locations in the following cities: Houston, Dallas, New York, Rochester, Jacksonville, Atlanta, Sacramento and Huntington Beach.
The Willis Group comprises a suite of service companies whose common cultural asset is an overriding focus on service excellence and value. Our mission is the establishment and growth of companies whose products and services create opportunity at the organizational and individual level for our clients and our companies alike. Willis Group companies include Willis Group Consulting (professional services), Donovan & Watkins (administrative and finance/accounting staffing), DW Legal (e-discovery consulting, managed document review, data privacy/records management and legal staffing), Genuent (IT staffing and project services), Seis-Stream Global (engineering, technical and scientific staffing), Panoramic Staffing (IT staffing and consulting for Healthcare and Financial Services), Syzygy Solutions (professional services in analytics, data monetization, BI, and ERM for healthcare, finance and public sector organizations) and Image Engine (document and record management solutions).
Lynette Rhodes-Garmonsway Vice President, Communications & Development Phone: 713.547.4406