By Laurie Vicente, CSMP | August 9, 2016

The Executive Staffing Firm Continues to Sustain an Accelerated Pace of Growth

CHICAGO, Illinois (August 9, 2016) — Brilliant™, a search, staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance and information technology, was ranked the number 16 fastest-growing staffing firm in the United States by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Brilliant ranked number 16 out of 112 qualifying companies with 55.2 percent compound growth between 2011 and 2015. The median for entire list was 30.3 percent.

Last year, Brilliant ranked second on the list.

“It’s a privilege to be named one of the fastest-growing staffing firms in America two years in a row. Our success is attributed to having the right people, the right processes and the right culture,” says Brilliant CEO Jim Wong, CPA (Inactive). “The Brilliant culture is driven by our company’s mission to make people’s lives better—which we strive to achieve every day.”

The 2016 List of Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms ranked staffing companies by compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2011 through 2015, excluding acquisitions. The list is based on staffing revenue, which included temporary staffing revenue, direct hire, retained search and temp-to-perm conversion fees.

To qualify for the list, companies needed to have had at least $1 million in revenue in 2011 and at least 15 percent CAGR between 2011 and 2015.

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About Brilliant™
Connecting People and Opportunities
Founded in 2009, Brilliant is an award-winning search, staffing and management resources firm specializing in the accounting, finance and information technology professions. Brilliant’s mission is to make people’s lives better including their clients, candidates and colleagues. The firm’s team of business development and recruiting experts include former Big 4 CPAs, hiring managers and other leading industry professionals in the greater Chicago and south Florida markets. Brilliant was named No. 15 fastest-growing company on Crain’s 2016 Fast 50 and No. 1 on Crain’s 2015 Fast 50, Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014, 2015, 2016, Inc. 5000 in 2015 and 2016, Staffing 100 List 2016 for North America, and Inavero’s 2016 Best of Staffing Talent Satisfaction. Brilliant represents high-quality accounting finance and IT professionals and connects them with hiring companies in industries including manufacturing, distribution, health care, professional services, real estate, retail and nonprofits. Learn more at or follow @BrilliantFS.

Media Contact:
Laurie Canning, CSMP, Brilliant™

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