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BelFlex Grows Its Professional Services Offering by Acquiring YourEncore’s Consumer & Food Division

March 9, 2021 GMT

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 9, 2021--

BelFlex Staffing Network (BelFlex), a staffing and flexible workforce solutions firm in the commercial and professional services industries, announced today it has acquired YourEncore’s Consumer & Food division, with experts located throughout the United States. YourEncore offers both on-demand expertise and integrated solutions that help companies research, develop, manufacture and commercialize fast-moving, consumer packaged goods (CPGs). Amy Langston, BelFlex’s Division Director of Professional Services, will lead the team of over 9,600 expert consultants as they deliver a wide range of expertise and services that allow clients to jumpstart innovative programs, rebuild product pipelines, improve productivity, all with the goal of accelerating speed-to-market. Joining BelFlex from YourEncore is Rich Leeper, Account Manager, handling client and consultant relationships and Barb Henderson, VMS Billing Specialist, responsible for onboarding expert consultants. Tim Tichenor and Brad Lawson, Co-Founders of YourEncore, will also work with BelFlex as Executive Advisors.

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“BelFlex has been exploring diversifying its service offerings and the CPG market is very attractive because it not only aligns with our core business, but also has strong growth potential going into 2021 and beyond. YourEncore has impressed us for many years and we are incredibly excited to welcome its team of expert consultants, as well as Rich and Barb, to the BelFlex family,” said Jason McCaw, CEO, BelFlex. “I am also extremely confident in Amy’s ability to manage the transition and ongoing oversight of our entire professional services team. She is an experienced leader who has been through the acquisition process before and understands the steps we need to take for a seamless and successful changeover.”

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“I am honored to have the opportunity to expand BelFlex’s professional services capabilities, which is a field I have been working in for over 13 years, and thrilled Rich and Barb will bring their deep understanding of YourEncore to the team,” said Langston. “I also want to extend a warm welcome to each and every expert. Our first priority is to ensure they have continuity throughout this shift in leadership and that we make ourselves available to address any of their questions or concerns.”

YourEncore’s network of expert consultants provide best-in-class strategic advice while delivering the innovative solutions needed to help companies implement their recommendations quickly and cost-effectively. They help more than 150 consumer and food companies across a broad range of critical disciplines including consumer and market insights; cost and margin innovation; packaging and materials optimization; manufacturing and supply chain optimization; quality, safety and regulatory consultation; and commercialization strategy. Because YourEncore employs an on-demand network of consultants, it enables market leading companies to instantly access the expertise needed to innovate at a variety of talent levels from principal and managing expert to senior and core expert.

“Over the years, I have had the benefit of getting to know BelFlex, its leadership team and the work the company has done for its clients and in the community,” said Lawson. “Based on my first-hand experiences and knowledge of the company, I am confident the YourEncore experts and the clients they are dedicated to serving will be in excellent hands moving forward and I look forward to seeing their collective future accomplishments.”

About BelFlex

BelFlex Staffing Network is driven by a passion for creating success for its employees, clients, and communities—what it calls Succeeding Together. BelFlex provides commercial staffing in the light industrial sector, strategic expertise and innovative solutions for consumer and food brands and professional services including clerical and administrative positions, as well as direct hire opportunities. BelFlex’s customers value its deep industry knowledge, recruiting expertise, commitment to compliance, and partnering approach to improving productivity. Founded in 1989, BelFlex employs over 3,000 people through its 29 branch offices. Learn more at www.BelFlex.com.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA OHIO

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: CONSULTING OTHER RETAIL MANUFACTURING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SPECIALTY FOOD/BEVERAGE OTHER MANUFACTURING RETAIL OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PACKAGING HUMAN RESOURCES

SOURCE: BelFlex Staffing Network

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