Michael Samuels, CFO of Addison Group, Chicago

Michael Samuels Joins Addison Group Executive Leadership Team as Chief Financial Officer

March 11, 2019

New CFO marks next chapter of the company’s growth as they continue to commit to building a strong internal team

Addison Group, a leading provider of professional services, today announced that Michael Samuels has joined Addison Group as Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Samuels will report directly to Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Moran, and will partner with the Addison management team to further elevate the firm’s evolution and strategic growth efforts.

Michael brings to Addison more than 25 years of experience in finance, operations, strategy, integration and transformation, most recently as CFO and Treasurer of Information Resources, Inc. (‘IRI’), a global market research company headquartered in Chicago. During his career, Michael has had extensive experience with private equity and acquisitions – leading numerous complex negotiations and financial integrations.

“The decision to hire a CFO with such a long history of success in growth strategy and transformation is directly related to our commitment to the refinement of internal processes and the forward-thinking vision of executive leadership to drive growth and expansion,” said Thomas Moran, CEO of Addison Group. “I am confident that the addition of Michael to our team will allow us to continue to advance our business strategy and look forward to his impact on the company-at-large.”

“Addison Group has grown immensely in the past year alone,” said Samuels. “I’m thrilled I’ve been given the opportunity to take part in its future growth and am looking forward to its continued success.”

Addison Group saw enormous growth in 2018 with continued organic growth into new geographic markets as well as the acquisition of Mondo at end of 2018, and DLC Group at the beginning of this year. The addition of Michael Samuels to the executive leadership team at Addison Group marks the next chapter of the organization’s growth, powered by its commitment to building a strong internal team.

About Addison Group 

Addison Group is a professional services firm offering industry-leading expertise with a national reach and a localized touch. Specializing in Information Technology, Finance & Accounting, Healthcare, Administration, Human Resources, and Engineering, Addison Group offers a full suite of professional services, including consulting, staffing and recruiting, and executive search through its network of companies and dozens of offices throughout the United States. Founded in 1999, Addison has been repeatedly recognized by the media as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States as well as a top workplace and a Best of Staffing Company by Inavero. Learn more at addisongroup.com.