Diversant LLC Successfully Expands Firm by Acquiring Vircon
On August 1st, 2015, Diversant LLC closed an acquisition transaction for the purchase of Vircon, a technology solutions and staffing company in the San Francisco region. For nearly one year, Vircon has operated under Diversant, the largest African American owned IT Staffing Firm in the United States. According to Staffing Industry Analysts News (September 4, 2015), Vircon earns approximately $25 million in yearly revenue. Vircon has offices in California and North Carolina, which will definitely increase growth endeavors of John Goullet, Principle and Chairman of Diversant.
Mr. Goullet stated to Staffing Industry Analysts News that the Vircon acquisition empowers both companies to focus on expansion strategies in the IT staffing industry. The Diversant team welcomed senior associates with Vircon to join them in the mission of firm. Diversant was recently awarded the National Minority Supplier Development Council, and is now, certified as a minority business. The firm has demonstrated excellence of service and their ability to complete national contracts for top U.S. corporations.
In 1981, Goullet started a career in information technology staffing after graduating from Ursinus College. He worked in the technology staffing agency for 13 years before forming his own firm, Info Technologies, Inc. One of greatest union of entrepreneurs occurred when Information Tech merged with Diversant Inc. to establish Diversant LLC. Since the merger, the firm successful acquired Vircon and continues to pursue acquisition opportunities in the professional staffing industry.
Diversant LLC has definitely expanded nationally over the years after the Info Technologies merger. Offices has expanded to California, Georgia, Iowa, New York, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Texas. In February of this year, an office opened in Irving, TX to serve the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Goullet believes the Irving location will fill temporary, contract hire and direct hire information technology positions for companies in the metroplex.
Diversant LLC has received awards from organizations, including Black Enterprise, Diversity Business and Staffing Industry Analysts. The firm made no. 40 on the Black Enterprise Top 100 List and was presented with the Staffing Industry Analysts Largest African American Owned IT Staffing Firm in the U.S. Award, in 2014. Diversant also was named the Top 100 Diversity Owned Businesses in New Jersey and New York.
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