It all started back in 1983, when IT staffing was relatively young. We did something that too few staffing firms are known for today: we built long-term relationships. The thought was that you could build a better business if you went out of your way to do right by both your clients and your candidates. Sometimes that cost us. But it also meant that, after who-knows-how-many other firms have come and gone, we grew to be one of the largest, most respected firms of our kind in the nation. Here are some of our favorite milestones.

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1983 - Founded

MATRIX Resources, Inc. was founded in Atlanta, GA by Lambert Chandler, Frank Glenn, William Gower, Ron McGinty, and John Scarbrough [pictured above]. As former tech professionals, they set out to match qualified workers with opportunities that would use their skills and advance their IT careers.

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1987 - Contract Employment Services

Four years later, MATRIX began staffing contract jobs in addition to permanent placements.

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1997 - Fastest Growing Company

First of three consecutive years to be featured on the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Company list.

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2004 - Added Professional Services

MATRIX began offering Professional Services in addition to Professional Staffing. New service offerings include Agile Consulting, Application Development, and UI/UX Design.

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2005 - Best Small Company to Work For

First of many times to be ranked on the 25 Best Small Companies to Work for In America list (SHRM & GPTW).

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2007 - Top 50 IT Firm

Ranked as a Top 50 US IT Services Firm (SIA).

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2008 - Added Telecom Services

MATRIX adds Telecom Services as a separate vertical to specialize in technical services spanning the industry.

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2008 - "Gold Standard"

Named the "Gold Standard" for Customer Service Excellence by Staffing Industry Review.

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2008 - Created National Accounts Team

Increased service capabilities for large clients with multiple locations nationwide.

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2012 - Offshore Joint Venture

Joint venture with Wissen Infotech added offshore capabilities to MATRIX Professional Services.

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2013 - Completed 1,000th Project

Professional Services team completed 1,000th project less than ten years after inception.

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2014 - Revenue Hits $200M

Company revenue hit $200 million.

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2015 - Reached 12 Offices Nationwide

After three decades of growth, MATRIX resides in 12 physical locations nationwide.

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2016 - Best of Staffing Awards

Won Inavero Best of Staffing award on both the talent and client side after receiving top-notch ratings.