LaSalle Network Founder, CEO to Speak at Inc. 5000 Conference

Tom Gimbel Joins Two Panels on Workplace Culture at Annual Inc. Magazine Conference

CHICAGO – Tom Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network, a national recruiting and staffing firm, has been selected to speak at Inc. Magazine’s 2016 Inc. 5000 conference, honoring the 2016 “Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in America.” Gimbel will be speaking on two panels both on company culture.

For his first session, Should Your Business Strive to Have a Social Mission?, Gimbel will join Victor Hwang, vice president of entrepreneurship of Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Elizabeth McKee Gore, entrepreneur-in-residence at Dell, Eric Ryan, co-founder of Method, and Doug Tatum, Newport Board Group board chairman and entrepreneur-in-residence at Florida State University. For this hour-long session, panelist will discuss whether or not organizations should focus on creating a social-driven mission.

For his second session, Gimbel will discuss the ROI of company culture with Sherry Stewart Deutschmann, founder and former CEO of LetterLogic and Inc. Magazine’s Executive Editor, Jon Fine.

LaSalle Network has been recognized on the Inc. 500/5000 list for the last 10 years. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has experienced 18 years of organic revenue growth, increasing by 15 percent in revenue year-over-year and by 50 percent over the last three years. Of the 5,000 companies, LaSalle Network is only one of six companies headquartered in Chicago to be named to the list for 10 straight years, and one of 60 nationally.

Not only has LaSalle Network been recognized for its year-over-year revenue growth, but for its company culture, too. With a 97 percent employee engagement rate, among the best rates in the staffing industry, LaSalle has been named to Inc. Magazine’s 2016 list of “50 Best Workplaces,” as well as won more than 70 other culture and revenue-based awards, including being the only staffing and recruiting firm on Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” list for 2016, Staffing Industry Analysts’ “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” list from 2011 through 2016 and its “Fastest Growing Staffing Firms” list from 2012 through 2016.

The Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala, takes place Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 through Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at the JW Marriott Hill Country, located at 23808 Resort Pkwy, San Antonia, TX, 78261.

Should Your Business Strive to Have a Social Mission? takes place Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 11:20amCT, and What’s the ROI of Your Company’s Culture? takes place Thursday, Oct. 20 at 2:45pmCT.

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About LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is a leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services with business units that specialize in accounting and finance, technology, administrative, call center, human resources, marketing, executive search, supply chain, and healthcare revenue cycle. Since its inception, LaSalle has worked with thousands of clients and placed thousands of 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 10 consecutive years, named by Staffing Industry Analysts’ as a top five “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” from 2011 to 2016, Glassdoor’s 2016 “Best Places to Work,” Inc. Magazine’s 2016 “50 Best Workplaces,” and Crain’s Chicago Business’ “Best Places to Work” list from 2014 to 2016. The firm has offices in downtown Chicago, Arlington Heights, Oak Brook and San Francisco. For more information, please call 312-419-1700 or visit



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