February 25, 2013 (Atlanta, GA) – MDI Group, a leading provider of information technology (IT) workforce solutions, has recruited staffing industry veteran John Hurst to be the managing director of its Atlanta office. In this role, Hurst will be responsible for managing all sales, branch operations and personnel development for MDI’s Atlanta office.

Hurst brings 21 years of technology staffing industry experience to MDI and is well established in the Atlanta market. He began his career as a sales director and later moved into a vice president of sales and operations role. With specific experience as a managing director, Hurst is expected to be a great fit for the role at MDI. His leadership skills and ability to motivate and support a team will bring considerable value to MDI both immediately and into the future.
“Having been in this industry for a long time, I knew that MDI was very well respected in the market. Even when MDI was my competitor, I held the company in high regard,” Hurst said. “I fully believe in our people and culture, and I look forward to contributing to MDI’s success—building a strong reputation one great person and one great experience at a time.”

“John was chosen for this position based on the strength of his industry background, leadership experience, and deep understanding of the Atlanta marketplace,” said Connie Chiasson, President of MDI. “We’re thrilled to welcome such a talented individual into this role and know that John’s passion for this business will lead the Atlanta team to many successes.”

About MDI Group

MDI Group focuses exclusively on providing IT workforce solutions – from staff augmentation to contingent labor strategies – that help organizations tackle “what’s next” in terms of emerging technology projects and challenging business objectives. Since 1988, MDI Group has successfully placed more than 10,000 technology consultants with mid-sized to Fortune 500 organizations across the country. The company is headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Charlotte, Dallas/Fort Worth, Greenville and Phoenix. For more information, visit www.mdigroup.com and follow @MDIGroup.