By Laurie Vicente, CSMP | December 15, 2016

CHICAGO, Illinois (Dec. 15, 2016) — Brilliant™, an award-winning search, staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance and information technology, celebrated the holiday season with families of A Safe Haven Foundation this week.

Nearly 25 Brilliant team members volunteered their time at A Safe Haven Foundation, a social enterprise that helps people aspire, transform and sustain their lives as they transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency with pride and purpose.

A Safe Haven provides shelter, food, treatment, education and job training to families in need. Some of the populations served include military veterans, families, non-violent criminal justice impacted populations, as well as men, women and children.

For the Holiday Party, Brilliant team members organized eight different activity stations on the grounds of A Safe Haven for the children and families to enjoy. From a hot chocolate bar to a cookie decorating station, create-your-own ornament to face painting and ring toss games, infants, toddlers, pre-teens and parents alike participated in the fun.

CEO Jim Wong, CPA (Inactive) says, “There’s no doubt this holiday party was a day to remember for the families of A Safe Haven and for our team. Judging by the excitement and smiling faces in that room, it’s safe to say we made a positive impact on those children’s lives. We are always happy to live out our mission of making people’s lives better, and that includes our community. To me, that’s a great day.”

The fun didn’t stop there—each partygoer received a small party favor before leaving the party. Brilliant team members were happy to spread holiday cheer to the families and a great time was had by all.

To learn more, visit the Brilliant website.

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Founded in 2009, Brilliant is an award-winning search, staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance and information technology. The firm’s team of business development and recruiting experts include former Big 4 CPAs, former hiring managers and other leading industry professionals. The Brilliant name and logo come from the Chinese translation for the sun and moon – and when combined – create a heightened awareness, or a brilliant state of mind. The Brilliant team uses that awareness to fulfill its mission of making people’s lives better by connecting companies with top talent. Brilliant was ranked on Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50, Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms, Chicago’s and Nation’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, Inc. 5000, Staffing 100 List for North America and Inavero’s 2016 Best of Staffing Talent Satisfaction. To learn more, visit

Media Contact:
Laurie Canning, CSMP, Brilliant™

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