Columbus, Ohio – Heitmeyer Consulting, a boutique staffing and consulting firm, has announced plans to expand its operations in the Columbus Region, investing $100,000 and creating 60 new jobs. Location within the Columbus Region has not yet been determined.
Heitmeyer is experiencing rapid growth in its financial services division with its new and existing contracts, and the expansion in the Columbus Region will help the company meet growing demand for its services. The $100,000 investment will primarily go toward building costs, as Heitmeyer’s current office has reached capacity. Hiring for subject matter expertise, project managers, administrative, developer and customer support positions will begin in summer 2018.
“The Columbus Region has helped support Heitmeyer’s growth thus far, and we’re proud to expand our presence here,” said Norm Heitmeyer, founder, Heitmeyer. “We are growing and so is the Columbus Region, so the area is able to provide the scalability and support we need to bolster our presence nationwide.”
“As we continue to tell our story to clients we are excited about our growth potential and how the unique model we have built can be leveraged to provide a value proposition that we feel is unparalled,” added Pat Scott, president, Heitmeyer.
Established in 1999, Heitmeyer provides technical and business-related expertise to companies in the U.S. and Canada. Heitmeyer initially specialized in services for the banking sector, but since its inception, it has successfully expanded into other industries, including healthcare, logistics, retail and energy. The company boasts a focused, client-centric model that allows Heitmeyer to intimately understand their clients needs, saving them both time and money by providing the best solutions, consulting and talent to meet their needs.
“Ohio is able to provide both the robust industry demand and the talent capacity to help innovative companies like Heitmeyer thrive,” said Valentina Isakina, managing director for financial services, JobsOhio. “We and Columbus 2020 are excited that this momentum will bring 60 new fintech jobs to the Columbus Region.”
Financial and insurance-related activities comprise the top sector of economic output in the Columbus Region. Companies with office operations in the Columbus Region benefit from being located in the No. 1 metro for population growth, job growth and GDP growth, compared to the Midwest’s 10 largest metros. Additionally, SmartAsset ranked Columbus No. 1 in its “Best American Cities to Work in Tech in 2017” list.
About Heitmeyer Consulting
Heitmeyer Consulting is a privately held company that was established in 1999 to provide technical and business expertise as it relates to the banking industry. Deeply rooted in the financial services industry, Heitmeyer’s niche based approach has been very successful, consistently meeting and exceeding the expectations of its clients both in the U.S. and Canada. Given this success, Heitmeyer expanded into other verticals – health care, logistics, retail, energy – using the same focus and client-centric model that has been successful for the company with financial services. Learn more at heitmeyerconsulting.com.
About Columbus 2020
As the economic development organization for the Columbus Region, Columbus 2020’s mission is to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth across 11 Central Ohio counties. In 2010, hundreds of business and community leaders developed the Columbus 2020 Regional Growth Strategy, and the Columbus Region is now experiencing the strongest decade of growth in its history. The Columbus 2020 team conducts business outreach, promotes the Columbus Region to market-leading companies around the world, conducts customized research to better understand the Columbus Region’s competitiveness, and works to leverage public, private and institutional partnerships. Funding is received from more than 300 private organizations, local governments, academic institutions and JobsOhio. Learn more at ColumbusRegion.com.
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