LaSalle Network Achieves Twenty-First Year Organic Revenue Growth in 2019

National Staffing, Recruiting, Culture Firm Publishes Year-End Report Highlighting Revenue Growth, 61 Percent Increase in Hires

CHICAGO – Helping more than 70,000 job seekers find employment and more than 10,000 companies find top talent in an ever-tightening labor market, LaSalle Network, a national staffing, recruiting and culture firm, celebrates its twenty-first year with another year of annual, organic revenue growth.

“The economy is holding strong, and the conversations we’re having with our clients coupled with our output in 2019 support that sentiment,” said Tom Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network. “The number of open reqs is at a record-high as we continue to partner with companies seeking to hire talent across the board. I’m extremely optimistic for the year ahead as we look to hire an additional 150 employees.”

In 2019, LaSalle Network revamped its training program of which is a combination of classroom instructor-led learning and hands-on job execution with daily coaching. It has been designed to develop the fundamentals of identifying, sourcing and recruiting both contract and direct hire talent across the various business lines. In total, LaSalle Network conducted more than 3,000 training hours in 2019.

Business highlights from 2019:

  • Nearly 90 employees were promoted
  • 130 employees celebrated an anniversary with the company in 2019
  • Expanded Management team by 24 percent
  • Launched new Software Development Recruiting practice
  • Named to Inc. magazine’s “Inc. 5000” list of fastest-growing privately held companies in America for the twelfth year, something only 0.001 percent of companies on the list have achieved
  • Recognized by 17 culture and revenue-based awards total, some including:
    • Forbes magazine’s “America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms” (2018-2019)
    • Fortune magazine & Great Place to Work’s:
      • “Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professionals Services” (2018-2019)
      • “Best Places to Work in Chicago” (2018-2019)
    • Crain’s Chicago Business’ “Largest Privately Held Companies” (2017, 2019)
    • Entrepreneur magazine’s “Entrepreneur 360” (2019)
    • Chicago Tribune’s “Top Workplaces” (2014-2019)
    • Training Magazine’s “Training Top 125” (2016-2019)
    • “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation” (2013-2019)
    • “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago” (2013-2019
    • The Daily Herald Business Ledger’s “Best Places to Work in Illinois” (2011-2019)
    • Workforce Magazine’s “Optimas Awards” Gold Winner for Managing Change (2019)
    • “Inner City 100” Fastest-Growing Companies in America’s inner cities (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017-2019)
    • Center for Companies That Care’s “Honor Roll” (2015 – 2019)
    •’s “Top Entry Level Employers” (2016- 2019)
    • ClearlyRated “Best of Staffing” (5X honoree)
    • ClearlyRated “Best of Talent” (2X honoree)
    • TechServe Alliance “Excellence Award” (3X honoree)

At the forefront of labor laws and trends, LaSalle Network kept both employers and job seekers informed on the latest legislative changes impacting hiring and the job search. Some of LaSalle Network’s webinars and reports published in 2019 include:

Philanthropic highlights from 2019:

  • When federal employees were out of work at the start of 2019 due to the government shutdown, LaSalle Network offered temporary employment at LaSalle Network to supplement the lack of income.
  • LaSalle Network volunteered and/or made monetary donations to more than 25 charities, some including:
    • ALE Cares
    • American Brain Tumor Association
    • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    • American Heart Association
    • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
    • Autism Speaks
    • Bright Pink
    • Carver Challengers
    • Clearbrook
    • Cristo Rey
    • Cubs Care
    • Follett Educational Foundation
    • John A. Beach Foundation
    • March of Dimes
    • NoStigmas
    • Pat Tillman Foundation
    • Special Olympics
    • Sports 4 Girls
    • The Art Institute of Chicago
    • The Salvation Army
    • The Ounce
    • Thresholds
    • Toys for Tots

For more information on LaSalle Network, please visit or contact Heather Youkhana at 312-496-6562or


About LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is a national staffing, recruiting and culture firm with business units that specialize in accounting and finance, administrative, call center, healthcare revenue cycle, human resources, management resources, marketing, sales, supply chain, technology and executive search. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle has worked with thousands of clients and placed more than 70,000 candidates in temporary, temporary-to-permanent and permanent positions. LaSalle Network has been listed on Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 “Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in America” list for 12 years, Inc. Magazine’s 2016 and 2018 “50 Best Workplaces,” Forbes’ 2018 and 2019 “America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms” list, Fortune’s “Best Small & Medium Companies to Work For” and “Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services” in 2018 and 2019, and Crain’s Chicago Business’ “Best Places to Work” list from 2014 to 2018. The firm has offices in downtown Chicago, Nashville, Oak Brook and Schaumburg. For more information, please call 312-419-1700 or visit

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