Career Momentum, Inc. Announces New Owner

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Cory Erickson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Career Momentum, Inc., purchased the remaining stock of the company from Clara Hurd Nydam, the company’s founder.

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Career Momentum, Inc., the Madison-based talent management consulting office of Career Partners International, is pleased to announce that co-owner Cory Erickson has purchased the remaining stock of the company from Clara Hurd Nydam, the company’s founder.

Erickson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Career Momentum, commented, “After working with Clara as co-owner of Career Momentum for the past 16 months, I am very excited about this industry and the services we provide. We’ve had tremendous success bringing high-quality talent management services to our clients and I look forward to taking the company to the next level.”

Nydam added, “Cory has been a great addition to the Career Momentum team. His extensive background in Human Resources, talent management and leadership has been a major asset to our company. With his leadership, we have been able to grow Career Momentum’s outplacement and talent management business significantly over the past year bringing even greater value to our clients. Career Momentum is in good hands under Cory’s leadership.”

Nydam will remain with Career Momentum in a new role as the Chief Talent Strategist. Erickson shared, “In her new role, Clara can now put her focus on her passion - continuing our legacy of outstanding service delivery.”

Prior to joining Career Momentum in August 2012, Erickson was Director, Human Resources for Thermo Fisher Scientific in Madison where he was a member of the business unit leadership team. His human resources experience spans more than 25 years in a variety of industries. Erickson holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the designation of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Badger and South Central Wisconsin Region of the American Red Cross.

About Career Momentum, Inc.

Career Momentum is a talent management consulting firm that has been doing business in Madison since 1994. As an equity owner in Career Partners International, Career Momentum provides talent management services such as employee assessment, leadership and employee development, succession planning, and outplacement to clients worldwide.

About Career Partners International

Established in 1987, Career Partners International is one of the world’s largest and most successful global providers of talent management solutions. Organizations of all sizes and industries turn to Career Partners International to successfully assess, engage, develop and transition talent using the expertise of over 1600 highly experienced professionals in the areas of assessment, executive coaching, leader development and outplacement. With more than 200 offices in over 45 countries around the world, Career Partners International assures that its clients have local experts with global reach in talent development, career management, executive coaching, outplacement and career transition services. Additional information can be found by visiting

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