ATLANTA, GA—The Royster Group, Inc., an Atlanta-based executive search and professional staffing firm, was named Class II Supplier of the Year at the 2014 National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) National Conference in Orlando.
Ken Taunton, President and CEO of the Royster Group, Inc., started the company in 2001 to provide creative permanent staffing solutions to clients in the private sector. In 2006, the firm partnered with other businesses to expand into the public sector and began staffing health care professionals at military treatment facilities in the continental U.S. and Hawaii. As a result, the Royster Group, Inc. is considered a leader in executive search and permanent staffing services and was named to the prestigious Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America, in 2013 and 2014.
“I am truly humbled by this honor and consider it as a culmination of the years of hard work and the dedication of and commitment to excellence that my team and trusted partners have made,” said Taunton.
Taunton also identified the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Center-Atlanta as a contributor to many of their achievements, “In the 8 years that the Royster Group has been a client of the MBDA Business Center-Atlanta, we’ve benefited from their insight and guidance provided in our key business growth areas like government contracting and proposal development. The center’s team has provided invaluable support and resources over the years that have greatly contributed to our success.”
Donna Ennis, Project Director of the MBDA Business Center-Atlanta exclaimed, “Ken and the Royster Group is a shining example of how businesses (large or small) should operate. He and his team are go-getters who make sure they follow up and follow through. We are proud of this accomplishment and look forward to greater things from this rising star!”
The NMSDC, one of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations, advance business opportunities for certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises. NMSDC recognizes firms every year for their business acumen and excellence in community service. The Royster Group, Inc. was nominated by Grady Hospital and topped other firms in the Class II (firms with annual sales between $1 million and $10 million) category.
About the MBDA Business Center-Atlanta
The MBDA Business Center-Atlanta delivers high quality services including, but not limited to, business assessments, capital and finance management, domestic and global market assistance, and strategic business consulting. As a result, clients have secured over $1 billion in contracts and finance and have created and retained more than 4,000 jobs in the U.S. and abroad. For more information, call 404-5894-2096 or visit www.mbdabusinesscenter-atlanta.org.
About The Royster Group, Inc.
The Royster Group, Inc. is a leader in executive search and professional staffing services in the private and public sectors and healthcare industry. The Royster Group, Inc. assists clients fill their human capital pipeline with highly qualified and motivated leaders and healthcare professionals at all levels of an organization. The Royster Group, Inc. is a certified minority-owned business enterprise headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For additional information,
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