Surestaff Announces Merger with Millennium Search

Surestaff acquires Millennium Search

Surestaff, LLC Announces Merger with Memphis-Based Millennium Search

Chicago, July 17, 2023 – Chicago-based Surestaff, LLC, named one of the largest staffing firms in the U.S., announces today its merger with Memphis-based Millennium Search LLC.

Recently celebrating its 20-Year anniversary, Millennium Search is one of the largest employment agencies in the Memphis area with offices in Memphis and northern Mississippi. The company provides a diversified suite of services which include light industrial and professional services offerings. Services are delivered through temp, temp-to-hire, direct hire, contract, and onsite workforce solutions.

Millennium was named 2019 Small Business of the Year by Memphis Business Journal.

Jason Gillum - Senior Vice President & State Executive
Jason Gillum


Jason Gillum, Millennium founder and president, remains with the combined companies as Senior Vice President and State Executive. Millennium will operate as a partner company and Regional Operations Center serving Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama and will continue to manage under the Millennium brand.

“Today is a great day for our clients, employees, and associates. Our long-term growth plans call for significant capital investments and a partner who could help us get there”, stated Gillum.

“We are excited to have found a partner in Surestaff and ORG. This partnership enables us to take advantage of their next-generation marketing, technology, risk management, and workforce solutions programs. This also allows us immediate access to new markets where we have significant client synergies.”

Surestaff CEO, Tim Faber, adds “Millennium Search is an excellent company with a very successful presence and reputation in the Tennessee and Mississippi region. We’re excited to be working with Jason and his team led by Shannon Crafton, VP of Operations and Client Services, and VP of Finance and Accounting, Bill Freeman”.

About Surestaff

Founded in 1998, Surestaff operates from 28 branch offices in Illinois, Texas, Wisconsin, Indiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Georgia; with an estimated 2023 revenue of $275 million, it was recently named one of the largest staffing firms in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).

Surestaff specializes in light industrial staffing serving logistics, manufacturing, distribution, and production clients. It offers temp, temp-perm, direct hire, and onsite workforce solutions. The company has been named five times to Crain’s Business as one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held companies in Chicago.  Surestaff is a portfolio partner company of Austin, TX-based private-equity group Owner Resource Group (ORG).

About Owner Resource Group (ORG)

Owner Resource Group is an Austin, Texas based private investment firm founded to bring superior outcomes to privately-held businesses. The company makes investments that enable business owners and management teams to pursue their objectives and accelerate the growth of their companies. ORG appreciates an owner’s need for fairness, certainty, flexibility, and confidentiality when considering a transaction. After a transaction, the ORG philosophy is to align its interests with management to support the existing culture and continued growth of the company.

ORG was recently named by Inc. Magazine to its list of most Founder Friendly Investors.

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