CDI Corp. announce new IT and engineering staffing firm
Congruent Talent, with the support of its corporate partners, will provide U.S. companies with skilled technical and professional IT and engineering talent. Partnering with Congruent Talent will be Acro Service Corp. (Acro), Mastech Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) and CDI. Additionally, CDI will own a 49 percent interest in Congruent Talent.
Congruent Talent is being formed to uniquely serve large enterprises by unifying the fulfillment capability of multiple leading recruitment organizations. Congruent Talent will offer a scalable and efficient mechanism for large clients to deliver on skilled talent requirements while meeting their supplier diversity program goals.
CDI will contribute managed service provider (MSP), vendor management systems (VMS) and operational support to Congruent Talent. Fulfillment capability will be provided by Acro and Mastech, as well as by CDI. Both Acro and Mastech are certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council.
"Together, we are creating a minority-owned company that will, on day one, offer industry-leading staffing capabilities," said Scott J. Freidheim, CEO and president of CDI. "We look forward to playing our part in supporting Congruent Talent."
"In collaboration with our partners, Congruent Talent will be able to deliver on the most sophisticated and demanding client's requirements," said Congruent Talent CEO and president Jonathan Jackson. "I am proud to be leading such a unique organization dedicated to enabling enterprise supplier diversity program objectives."
Ron Shahani, president and CEO of Acro Service Corp., said, "Congruent Talent opens doors to new opportunities in national markets for diversity staffing services. Congruent Talent's partners contribute resources, experience and expertise that combine to create an organization with unrivaled abilities to serve the diversity staffing needs of large enterprises throughout the U.S."
Mastech President and CEO Kevin Horner said, "We are excited about this opportunity to partner with Congruent Talent as a provider of recruitment support services and are committed to leveraging our recruitment-centric business model to meet Congruent's fulfillment needs."