Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (November 28, 2012) – Signature Consultants, one of the largest IT staffing firms in the U.S., announced its executive vice president and chief financial officer, Richard Outram, joined the board of directors for Step Up for Students (SUFS) on September 20 of this year.
As a board member, Outram will aid in developing and executing the organization’s strategic plan and goals. His CFO experience spans over 10 years, three of which have been with Signature Consultants. Outram received the support of Signature Consultants’ president and CEO, Jay Cohen, who also shares a passion for children’s education.
“Our core values at Signature are friends first, happiness, integrity, hard work, doing the right thing, and helping the community. My involvement with Step Up For Students aligns to those values,” said Outram. “Enabling choice and opportunity in education is very important to me. I fully support and am passionate about helping the organization meet its growth goals to put as many students through the SUFS scholarship system as possible.”
Step Up for Students is a nonprofit organization dedicated to broadening educational opportunities for children in Florida living in or near poverty. The organization provides Tax Credit Scholarships to K-12 students who come from low-income families. Through the scholarship, families have the option to explore private schools or public schools in other districts that better fit the needs of the students.
“We are very excited about Richard joining our board,” said Doug Tuthill, president of Step Up For Students. “His core values and expertise are a great fit for our organization. Low-income children across Florida are going to benefit from Richard’s contribution to Step Up for Students.”
Signature Consultants’ adherence to its core values of friends first, happiness, integrity, hard work, community outreach, and doing the right thing has resulted in the company being selected the “#1 Staffing firm to Work For in the United States” by Staffing Industry Analysts two years in a row.
About Signature Consultants, LLC
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the seventh consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 26 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.