Eliassen Group acquiring IT staffing firm based in the St. Louis area


Eliassen Group LLC on Monday said it struck a deal to acquire Ferguson Consulting Inc., an IT staffing firm based in the St. Louis area.

Ferguson Consulting was founded in 1994. The deal calls for Eliassen Group to acquire 100% of the company.

“We are at the peak of our success, and it couldn’t be a better time to join the Eliassen Group community,” said Susan Ferguson, president and CEO of Ferguson Consulting. “Not only does Eliassen provide our employees, clients and consultants an expanded range of opportunities, but they also share the values at the heart of our organization.”

Ferguson will remain with the combined company for an extended period of time. Her title will be VP of business development.

“Our strategic partnership with Ferguson Consulting allows Eliassen Group to further expand our presence in the St. Louis market,” Eliassen Group CEO Dave MacKeen said.

Eliassen Group ranks among the largest IT staffing firms in the US.