LaSalle Network Named Fastest Growing Staffing Firm

CHICAGO, IL., August 31, 2012 – Chicago-based staffing and recruiting firm, LaSalle Network, announced today that it ranked on the 2012 Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America list for the sixth consecutive year, positioning the firm as the fastest growing staffing firm in Illinois.

Out of all Illinois companies named to the list, LaSalle claimed No. 140 across all industries and No. 5 in the human resources industry.

“It’s great to be recognized in our trade, as well as honored among America’s elite private companies,” said Tom Gimbel, Founder and CEO. “Making this list demonstrates our consistent growth and shows that LaSalle is one of the leading staffing firms in the country.”

To apply, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by June 30, 2008. Organizations were then ranked according to percentage revenue growth between 2008 and 2011. This year, LaSalle was recognized for its 47 percent organic revenue growth from 2008 to 2011, with a cumulative growth of 700% since inception in 1998.

LaSalle Network joins Coyote Logistics, Kirkland & Ellis and Red Frog Events, among other Illinois companies, as members on this year’s Inc. 500/5000 list.

In 2012, LaSalle Network has won four additional awards including Staffing Industry Analysts Best Staffing Firm to Work For (, the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago and the Daily Herald Business Ledger Best Place to Work in Illinois (,  Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For ( and Staffing Industry Analysts’ Fastest Growing Staffing Firms (


About LaSalle Network

Started in 1998, LaSalle Network is Chicago’s leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in accounting and finance, technology, administrative, call center, human resources, and executive search, LaSalle proudly serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception, LaSalle has grown over 700%, worked with 2,000 clients and placed over 25,000 candidates in temporary, temporary-to-permanent and permanent positions. The firm has offices in downtown Chicago, Arlington Heights, Oak Brook and Gurnee. Visit for more information.

About Inc. Magazine

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