“This leadership role is an honor and privilege, as we work each day at NextGen to create a better workforce and a better workplace, helping clients build a sustainable future and consultants fulfill their professional aspirations.”
St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 13, 2016
NextGen Information Services, Inc., a national staffing, recruiting and consulting firm headquartered in St. Louis has named Lori Eaton President of the firm effective immediately. As President, Eaton will have responsibility for developing international strategic initiatives and expanding the firm’s global interests with the expansion of the company’s services, programs and capabilities.
Eaton was previously NextGen’s Vice President. Eaton, 41, has more than 20 years of industry experience. She leads a tenured recruiting team and sales force that boasts more than 300+ consultants, $75+ million in revenue and a solid reputation in the industry. NextGen was established in 1997 and Eaton joined the firm in March of 2000. Hired as a Recruiter, she was named Vice President in 2010. She will continue to report to Carmen Jacob, NextGen’s founder, Chairman and CEO.
In her role as Vice President, Eaton had spearheaded innovative outreach programs at NextGen, including the We Care Initiative, Recruit A Veteran (RAV), Diversity Works, Next Dimensions and the Next Step Program…all designed to build a sustainable workforce and in support of charity, philanthropy, entrepreneurship, scholarship, and civic progress. Her newest program, CHAMBA USA, is designed to expand NextGen’s Hispanic talent network with recruitment efforts in Mexico.
According to Chairman Jacob, “Lori has a proven track record for increasing NextGen’s depth and capabilities. She is a strategic thinker, and a dynamic leader who in her new role, can help catalyze NextGen in becoming a global industry powerhouse. Throughout the years she has exceeded our expectations. We are truly excited about her vision for the company as we build NextGen’s legacy for a sustainable future. “
Eaton is a member of numerous professional groups and organizations including, the Partnership for Downtown St. Louis, the Regional Business Council, the Young Professionals Network, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Professional Women’s Alliance, the Human Resource Management Association and a member of the Multicultural Society of the United Way. Eaton has been featured by the Diversity Journal’s Women Worth Watching, by Small Business Monthly as an A-Player and by St. Louis Women’s Journal article, Inspiring Women. She has been named as one of 100 St. Louisans to Know to Succeed In Business and has been a distinguished mentor for the St. Louis Business Journal’s Mentoring Monday. She is also a featured media resource in St. Louis, for tech news and hiring practices.
NextGen Information Services, Inc. is a leading information technology and professional staffing and recruiting firm providing Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and emerging tech organizations with a diverse talent community. The $75+ million company headquartered in St. Louis, has satellite offices across the country and 300+ billable consultants. The firm has been named Missouri’s Minority Business of the Year by Governor Nixon, one of the top privately held companies and fastest growing companies in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal, Hispanic Company of the Year by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis and the 43rd for the Top 500 Women Owned Businesses in US 2016. The firm has also been awarded by Ernst and Young, Enterprising Women Magazine, along with numerous honors from Inc. Magazine, Diversity Inc. and Diversity Business. The company has a tenured recruiting team and sourcing division responsible for placing more than 4,000 people with companies across the United States. NextGen Information Services, Inc. is a Certified Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise and Certified by the State of Missouri and the Minority Supplier Development Council.
For more information, visit http://www.nextgen-is.com.
NextGen Information Services, Inc. Contact: Michelle Clark
Phone: (314) 333-5370
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