Governor Lamont announces Aquinas Consulting expansion in Connecticut
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Aquinas Consulting, a company that provides businesses with specialized staffing solutions, is expanding in Connecticut. The company, which had 57 employees in the state last year, has hired an additional 30 people so far in 2021 and continues to expand its workforce.
Aquinas is a minority and women-owned enterprise (MWBE) that provides staffing solutions in information technology, engineering, life sciences and other specialties to companies in the technology, pharmacy and defense / aerospace. It also provides a range of services, including full lifecycle project management, case employer services, executive search, technical skills and compatibility assessments, and recruitment of specialist support staff. the defense industry.
The company has been headquartered in Milford for over 20 years. It has business customers in 17 states and employs 160 people nationwide.
“I am delighted that Aquinas has found success in Connecticut and continues to develop its operations here,” Governor Lamont said. âTechnology-driven businesses of all types and sizes are finding growth opportunities in Connecticut. Business confidence continues to rise in Connecticut, and we are building on that momentum by continuing to exercise fiscal discipline and make the strategic investments needed to attract new capital investment and jobs to our state. “
“Since the beginning of our activities, Aquinas Consulting has placed more than 2,500 Connecticut residents in jobs” Aquinas CEO and Founder Haruthay Rasmidatta said. âOur organization is built on two core principles: First, our mission is to help people get meaningful jobs that improve their lives, and second, we serve our customers by finding quality workers who positively impact their lives. their business. “
The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development is supporting the project with a term grant of up to $ 150,000, provided the company creates and maintains 30 new full-time jobs.
“This is the age of talent, and competing for top talent is the number one priority for most companies,” Ministry of Community and Economic Development Commissioner David Lehman and AdvanceCT Chairman and CEO Peter Denious said in a joint statement. “Connecticut has one of the best talent pools in the country, so Aquinas’ decision to grow in our state positions them well, both to hire their own staff and to grow their business by accessing the talent they are looking for. their clients. “