Epic Staffing Group, a portfolio company of Webster Equity Partners, has acquired TalentMine, a consulting and contract staffing firm serving biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device customers. Also, Epic has acquired Long Beach, California-based TherapyTravelers, a specialty staffing firm focused on placing therapists, special educators, and nurses into school districts across the country. No financial terms were disclosed.
Waltham, MA (February 5, 2021) – Epic Staffing Group, a portfolio company of Webster Equity Partners, continues its expansion, deepening its presence in the life sciences sector through the acquisition of TalentMine and adding a new school-based staffing division with the acquisition of TherapyTravelers.
The TalentMine acquisition, completed in the fourth quarter of 2020, further enhances Epic Staffing Group’s expertise in life sciences by adding the capabilities of a leading consulting and contract staffing firm serving biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device customers. TalentMine partners with clients to provide top tier talent in all phases of clinical trials through placements across a variety of functional roles including biostatistics, clinical research, regulatory affairs and drug safety.
Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Long Beach, California, TherapyTravelers is a specialty staffing firm focused on placing therapists, special educators, and nurses into school districts across the country. The addition of TherapyTravelers to Epic Staffing Group adds a valuable new pillar of service to its leading national staffing platform and addresses the growing need for speech and behavioral therapists in school districts across the country.
TherapyTravelers co-founder Geneva Milne commented, “Partnering with Epic Staffing Group will allow TherapyTravelers to provide high quality care to even more students across the United States.” Co-founder Maria Lankenau added, “TherapyTravelers is a company that embodies its core values and its mantra of ‘Work Hard, Be Kind.’ We are excited to partner with Epic Staffing Group who share and embrace this approach and value system.”
Mehran Ahmed, Managing Director at Webster Equity Partners, said, “Entering the school staffing segment has been an area of focus for us. It is evident there is a growing need for speech and behavioral therapists in districts across the United States as there is a greater number of children who require special education services and therapy. We are incredibly excited to welcome the TherapyTravelers team to Epic Staffing Group.” Furthermore, Mark Siegel, CEO of Epic Staffing Group, commented, “As an established service provider to school districts nationwide, TherapyTravelers diversifies our service offerings and allows Epic to help a new set of clients. We are thrilled to begin working with TherapyTravelers.”
About Webster Equity Partners
Founded in 2003, Webster Equity Partners is a private equity firm that partners with healthcare service companies with a focus on high impact growth strategies based on delivering the highest quality care and exceptional service. For additional information on Webster Equity Partners, including a complete list of companies, please visit www.websterequitypartners.com.
About Epic Staffing Group
Epic Staffing Group is a diversified national provider of staffing services to the Life Sciences and Healthcare industries. Staffing verticals include Life Sciences Contract and Permanent Placement, Travel Nursing, Interim Executive Placement, Travel Allied, Government Staffing, International Staffing and School Staffing. For additional information on Epic Staffing Group, please visit www.epicstaffinggroup.com.
TalentMine is a full-service consulting firm focused on the biotechnology space. TalentMine specializes in partnering with clients to identify top talent in all phases of clinical trials. The Company’s goal is to strategically partner with hiring managers in order to provide the most targeted searches possible while providing a customer experience second to none.
TherapyTravelers places various types of therapists on both local and travel assignments in school districts across the United States. The TherapyTravelers family is made up of Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, School Psychologists, Social Workers, School Nurses, Special Education Teachers, BCBAs, and Behavior Interventionists. For additional information on TherapyTravelers, please visit www.therapytravelers.com.