Our goal is to help organizations fill their human capital pipeline with highly qualified and motivated leaders at all levels of the organization. We provide strategic solutions to deliver an organization’s short- and long-term recruitment and staffing goals. –Ken Taunton, President & CEO of The Royster Group
The Royster Group, a leader in executive search and professional staffing services in private, government and healthcare sectors, was founded in 2001 by President and CEO, Ken Taunton. Taunton is committed to finding creative solutions to solve a client’s human capital needs from permanent placement to contract staffing. In 2006, The Royster Group partnered with other small and large businesses to expand into the public sector and began staffing government medical treatment facilities in the U.S. and Hawaii with highly qualified healthcare providers.
The Royster Group became a client of the MBDA Business Center-Atlanta seeking to leverage more contracts, to broaden its marketing presence, increase revenue, and secure financing. As a result of the first one-on-one consultation, Project Director Donna Ennis recommended the center’s strategic planning implementation services, on-going coaching, technical assistance and recommendations for CEO training and development for The Royster Group
As a result of the Center’s assistance which has included editing and packaging business proposals and award nominations, nominating The Royster Group for business development programs and providing general coaching and guidance, The Royster Group has experienced impressive revenue growth and was ranked #1927 on the 2013 prestigious Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The Royster Group, Inc. also ranked among the Top Black and African American-Run Companies, Top 100 Human Resources Companies, Top 100 Georgia Companies and Top 100 Atlanta Metro Area Companies. The company was also selected by the University of Alabama Birmingham’s National Alumni Society, in partnership with the Birmingham Business Journal for the 2013 UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 award and listed as the #3 fastest growing firm owned or operated by university alumni. The Royster Group was selected as the 2013 Class 2 Supplier of the Year by the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council (GMSDC), is currently participating in the Georgia Mentor Protégé Connection Program as a mentee to Grady Health System, and is a graduate of the Small Business Administration’s Emerging 200 Initiative Program.
The Royster Group has posted significant growth in the last three years with a 278% increase in revenue from $2.3 million in 2010 to $8.7 million in 2013. The company consistently outperforms the goals the MBDA Business Center-Atlanta set for growth and continues to win contracts in both the public and private sectors.