By Ariana Handorf | January 3, 2024

CHICAGO, Illinois — Brilliant®, a trailblazing force in the staffing industry, proudly announces the appointment of Keith Ordan as its new Chief Executive Officer effective today. With an illustrious career spanning over 20 years in staffing solutions, Keith Ordan brings an exceptional track record of growth, transformative leadership and strategic insight that will undoubtedly propel Brilliant® to greater heights within the staffing sector.

“I am honored and excited to assume the role of CEO at Brilliant. I am deeply committed to building upon the impressive foundation in place at Brilliant today. I am excited to lead a company that is passionate about values that I share, and I will continue to foster our vision, mission, and core values as we grow into the future. Through this commitment, we will drive sustainable growth and uphold Brilliant’s standing as the foremost trusted advisor in all of the markets we serve,” expressed Keith Ordan.

Founder, Jim Wong, a guiding force in Brilliant’s journey, conveyed his firm belief in Keith Ordan’s ability to lead, stating, “In my years of knowing Keith, he has consistently led teams to achieve outstanding results while upholding values that anyone would be proud to be associated with. I am confident that Keith will not only uphold Brilliant’s culture, but also enhance it, furthering our mission and vision with an unwavering dedication to performance. I firmly believe Keith is the right leader as we continue to invest in Brilliant’s growth.”

About Brilliant®  

Brilliant is an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting firm specializing in accounting, finance, audit, tax, technology and business solutions for the Midwest and Southeast regions of the U.S. labor markets.

The firm represents top talent and engages businesses looking for consultative or permanent resources in the areas of accounting, finance, audit, tax, financial systems, data analytics, technology and more. Together with its resources, Brilliant provides the business solutions needed to help clients achieve their goals. Many of its team members are former accounting and finance experts from the Big 4 audit and accounting firms, and former technology professionals who know the fields and markets.

Since its inception in 2009, Brilliant has ranked on major award lists including Forbes America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms (No. 2 in 2018), Forbes America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50 (No. 1 in 2015), Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms (No. 2 in 2015), ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Talent, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client,  ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Employee, Inc. 5000, Best Places to Work South Florida, 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, and others.

To learn more about Brilliant, its business solutions and its team, visit or follow @Brilliantfs on social media.


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Ariana Handorf
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