Hamilton-Ryker Acquires Houston-Based Steverson Staffing and iSymphony
Hamilton-Ryker has acquired iSymphony, Inc., a cloud based VMS/MSP provider and Steverson Staffing, Inc. in Houston, Texas.
Kelly McCreight, President of Hamilton-Ryker, stated “This is an exciting and strategic acquisition that will diversify our Information Technology offerings and provide the gateway into the VMS/MSP market.â€ The iSymphony staff will remain in place and will continue to operate as a vendor-neutral stand-alone company, iSymphony LLC.”
McCreight added â€œDue to its 35 year history in Houston, Steverson has strong name recognition which will help us to accelerate our growth in that market. The Steverson staff will remain in place and continue to operate under the Steverson brand.
iSymphony, formed in 2004, is a full-cycle Vendor Management System (VMS)/Managed Service Provider (MSP) that facilitates the entire contingent procurement and management process from the creation of a requisition through the processing of vendor remittances. The company also provides compliance and payrolling services.
Keith Patel, President of iSymphony for the last four years, will continue as President of iSymphony. Mr. Patel commented, “We at iSymphony are very excited to be part of the Hamilton-Ryker family of companies. This strategic move will enable us to leverage Hamilton-Ryker’s experience and expand our service offerings into Healthcare and Government verticals.”
Tommie Steverson, principal owner of iSymphony, announced, â€œWe have worked very hard to build this company. We believe we made the right decision to sell to a fine organization such as Hamilton-Ryker, whose culture mirrors ours. We feel confident that our staff and clients will agree.â€
About Steverson Staffing
Founded in 1979 by Tommie Steverson, Steverson Staffing provides temporary and direct placement of accounting, finance, administration/clerical and IT staffing personnel to Fortune 500 companies and rapidly emerging private enterprises. Mike Lejeune joined the company in 1992 and assumed the role of President in 2010, overseeing sales and recruiting with a focus on training and development.
Tommie Steverson announced “Mike and I are pleased that the company we have dedicated so much of our lives to is now part of an industry leading company such as Hamilton-Ryker. With similar culture, values and operational processes we believe our staff and clients will greatly benefit from the synergy of the two organizations”.