• FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Direct Recruiters, Inc., a Starfish Partners Company and Health Innovations, LLC Join Forces to Revolutionize Healthcare Staffing and Analytics June 5, 2024 Solon, Ohio — Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), a leading executive search firm, and Health Innovations, LLC, a trailblazer in physician executive, population health, and healthcare analytics talent acquisition, are thrilled to announce their strategic merger. This transformative partnership combines DRI's expertise in executive placements in digital health, employer health, pharmacy, hospital IT and contract staffing with Health Innovations’ deep understanding of population health and data-driven healthcare solutions. Key Highlights: A Synergistic Approach: By merging, ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2024 INNOVA People Launches INNOVA Healthcare and INNOVA Tech Staffing Groups PLANO, Texas – INNOVA People, a Starfish Partners company, is proud to announce the launch of INNOVA Healthcare and INNOVA Tech staffing practice areas. Leveraging decades of expertise in healthcare and technology staffing and merging the staffing divisions of INNOVA People and Direct Recruiters Inc., the newly formed staffing specialty areas broaden the spectrum of talent acquisition and consulting services. This newly formed staffing powerhouse offers comprehensive solutions, including contract, contract-to-hire, and temporary placements. By expanding and launching the INNOVA Healthcare and INNOVA ...

  • PLANO, TEXAS – Starfish Partners, an international investment and ownership platform for niched professional and mid- to upper-management search specialists, proudly announces its inclusion in the prestigious list of the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) Fastest Growing Staffing Firms for 2023. Securing the 92nd position, Starfish Partners continues to demonstrate exceptional growth and excellence in the staffing industry. The SIA Fastest Growing US Staffing Firms list recognizes companies that have exhibited remarkable performance, innovation, and impact in the staffing sector. Starfish Partners' commitment to delivering top-notch services and its strategic approach to workforce solutions has earned the company this esteemed ...

  • PLANO, Texas - Starfish Partners, an international investment and ownership platform for niched professional and mid- to upper-management search specialists, announced the acquisition of INNOVA People, an Oregon-based firm that works across North America placing supplemental talent in the Healthcare and Technology industries. CEO Joel Slenning, with his over two decades of experience and the INNOVA People team will expand Starfish Partners’ reach into the Healthcare and Technology industry by continuing to utilize their unique technology stack and artificial Intelligence platform that has allowed the firm to be recognized as an essential staffing partner for the Healthcare and Technology ...

  • PLANO, Texas - Starfish Partners, an international investment and ownership platform for niched professional and mid- to upper-management search specialists, is proud to announce the acquisition of Global People. Current Starfish Partners organizations include search firms Kaye/Bassman International Corporation (KBIC), Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Integrity Search, Full Spectrum Search Group, Raymond Search Group, the Sanford Rose Associates International (SRAI) network, and the recruiting industry’s largest consulting and training firm Next Level Exchange (NLE). The firm’s founder and CEO, Jon Bartos, also serves as the Chief Investment Officer for Starfish Partners. Jeff Kaye shared, “It was only fitting that we acquired the search ...

  • PLANO, Texas - Starfish Partners, an international investment and ownership platform for niched professional and mid- to upper-management search specialists, announced the acquisition of NinjaJobs, a Virginia-based firm that works across North America placing talent in the Cybersecurity industry. CEO Drew Fearson and the NinjaJobs team will expand Starfish Partners’ reach into the Cybersecurity industry by continuing to utilize their unique technology and job board platform that has allowed the firm to be recognized as an essential search firm for the Cybersecurity industry. NinjaJobs along with KBIC, Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Integrity Search, Full Spectrum Search Group, Raymond Search ...

  • PLANO, Texas - Starfish Partners, an international investment and ownership platform for niched professional and mid to upper-management search specialists announced the acquisition of Integrity Search, LLC, an Idaho-based firm that works throughout North America placing talent in Nursing Management and Healthcare Leadership. Drew Wyatt, president and founder, and the Integrity Search team will work under the Kaye/Bassman International (KBIC) umbrella and will expand KBIC’s reach into additional nursing leadership and healthcare industry segments. With nearly two decades of experience within the search industry, Drew is a thought leader and sought-after consultant on all aspects of healthcare nursing leadership and ...

  • PLANO, Texas - Starfish Partners, an international investment and ownership platform for niched professional and mid to upper-management search specialists, announced today the appointment of Jon Bartos as Chief Investment Advisor to the company’s Executive Team. With over two decades of experience within the search industry and as a quintessential serial entrepreneur, Jon is a thought leader, trainer, speaker, and consultant on all aspects of Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, Talent Management and Performance Management. In his role as Chief Investment Advisor with Starfish Partners, Jon is uniquely qualified to connect with partners looking to monetize some of the value of their ...

  • PLANO, Texas - Starfish Partners, an international investment and ownership platform for niched professional and mid to upper management search specialists, is proud to announce the acquisition of Raymond Search Group, a Florida-based firm that works throughout North America placing talent in Construction, Real Estate, Engineering, Architecture and Manufacturing. Raymond Search Group will work under the Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI) umbrella and will expand DRI’s reach into additional industry segments. Raymond and DRI along with Kaye/Bassman International (KBIC), Full Spectrum Search Group, the Sanford Rose Associates International (SRAI) network, and the recruiting industry's largest consulting and training firm Next Level Exchange ...

  • PLANO, Texas - Starfish Partners, an international investment and ownership platform for niched professional and mid-to-upper management search specialists, is proud to announce the acquisition of Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI). Current Starfish Partners organizations include search firms Kaye/Bassman International Corporation (KBIC), Full Spectrum Search Group, the Sanford Rose Associates International (SRAI) network, and the recruiting industry's largest consulting and training firm Next Level Exchange (NLE). This all-stock transaction is one of the largest ever in the mid-to-upper-management recruiting space. Dan Charney and Mike Silverstein from DRI and Jeff Kaye, Karen Schmidt, and Nick Turner from KBIC, SRAI, and NLE ...