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Platinum Club 2022 Special Award Receivers

Each year, the elite among us celebrate their success on our annual Platinum Club trip. Among our top producers are a handful of exceptional individuals who went above and beyond, earning special recognitions.

13 January, 23

Optomi Earns Charlotte Business Journal Best Place To Work Award

We are thrilled to announce that our Charlotte team has made the Charlotte Business Journal’s Best Place to Work list! This list represents the best of the best in the Charlotte region that offer a remarkable culture, great benefits, and have engaged employees. 

11 November, 22

Optomi Makes SIA’s 2022 Fastest Growing Staffing Firms List

We’re thrilled to announce our recognition by Staffing Industry Analysts as one of the Fastest Growing Staffing Firms. Optomi’s continued growth is an accomplishment of 10 years of grit and perseverance. We have also been recognized as one of SIA’s Largest Staffing Firms this year.

21 September, 22

Optomi Makes SIA’s 2022 Largest IT Staffing Firms List

We are honored to have made SIA’s prestigious list of Largest IT Staffing Firms in the U.S.! When we launched back in 2012, our founders had a saying that they wanted the company to be “the best”, not necessarily the biggest. As it turns out, Optomi is both! Our name is derived from the word optimum. We’re thrilled to be able to deliver the best talent to our clients with such broad reach. 

17 August, 22

Optomi Ranks in Top 5% for Best Company Outlook

A little proof that our future is bright! We’re honored to be recognized by Comparably for Best Company Outlook. Optomi ranked in the top 5% of companies submitted for this award.

28 March, 22

Optomi Awarded Top Workplaces 2022

Optomi’s culture and core values have always been the core of our success. We’re so grateful to be recognized as one of the Top Workplaces 2022 from the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

14 March, 22

Optomi Professional Services Secures Significant Investment from FFL Partners

Optomi Professional Services is pleased to announce its partnership with San Francisco-based private equity firm FFL Partners (“FFL”) today. The investment solidifies the Company’s strength and potential for significant expansion on the back of nine years of above-market organic growth and a current revenue run rate of $200 million. 

16 December, 21

Optomi Awarded Best Leadership Team

THANK YOU Optomi family for honoring us with the Best Leadership Team award! We think you’re the best too! (Comparably’s annual list is derived from millions of anonymous employee ratings on executive leadership & direct managers over a 12-month period.)

23 August, 21

Optomi Awarded Best CEO for Women

This Comparably list represents the top-ranked CEOs. We’re grateful to have Chuck Ruggiero leading our #Optomi & #Provalus brands and our double digit growth as we cultivate a remarkable #culture in tandem.

23 August, 21

Optomi Earns Inc 5000 Award for the Fifth Year in a Row

Optomi Professional Services joins the elite list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies with INC 5000 – being recognized for the fifth consecutive year. The list represents a unique compilation of the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment-its privately-owned businesses.

20 August, 21

Dallas Spent the Day Volunteering at Children’s Health Medical Center

OPS Dallas spent our Opt2give day volunteering at Children’s Health Medical Center Dallas/Plano! We had the opportunity to read, craft/paint, play games and interact with the children, it was easy to tell every moment counts when trying to lift their spirits.For more information about Children’s…

20 March, 20

Detroit Team Volunteered at The Children’s Center

The Optomi Detroit team volunteered at The Children’s Center. The Children’s Center is an organization that provides total family services to local families in need, including a clothing boutique, a library, cooking classes and tutoring.For more information on The Childrens Center, please visit the link…

06 November, 19

Optomi’s Charlotte Team Volunteered with Beds for Kids

The Optomi Charlotte team had an amazing day yesterday!! We were able to partner with Beds for Kids, a local organization that provides beds and furniture for families transitioning into new housing. We spent the day organizing their warehouse, refurbishing old furniture, delivering furniture, assembling…

06 November, 19

Optomi’s Baltimore Team Spent Opt2give day at the Maryland Food Bank

Optomi’s Baltimore Team Spent Opt2give day at the Maryland Food bank. In Maryland, 1 in 9 children are food insecure, so we feel like their mission aligns very well with ours. Over the course of the year, the Food Bank provides more than 37 million meals, via…

06 November, 19

Optomi’s Atlanta Team Gives Back to Power My Learning

Optomi Atlanta had a fantastic Opt2Give Day, celebrating Optomi’s and Tim Gunter’s birthdays by giving back to Power My Learning, a long-time partner of ours, and an organization that is making a huge impact in the child-education and tech space in Atlanta. Great event with…

06 November, 19

Optomi Denver Packs Food at the Food Bank of the Rockies

Optomi Denver volunteered at Food Bank of the Rockies for an Opt2give day by sorting and packing food to go to different agencies around the city. There are 55 agencies total and everyday the food bank feeds about half a million people.Food Bank of the…

06 November, 19

Optomi’s Chicago Team Teaches Financial Literacy to K-5 Students

The Optomi Chicago office had a great Opt2give day yesterday volunteering at Ardmore Elementary for JA in a Day!! We taught multiple lessons to K-5 kids to help understand the skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their futures, and make smart…

06 November, 19

Chicago Team Volunteers at Cal’s Angels GLOW WALK

The Chicago Team spent their Saturday night to helping out at the Cal’s Angels GLOW WALK event. Over 1,300 people participated to raise funds for pediatric cancer care and research. Cal’s Angel’s mission is to help children and families shape their own futures!…

01 October, 19

Detroit Spends the Day Volunteering at Gleaners Food Bank

Today the Detroit team had the pleasure of volunteering at Gleaners, a food bank in our local area that provides meals to schools, churches, soup kitchens and much more.With our efforts today, the volunteers were able to pack over 24,000 pounds of food and over…

30 September, 19

Baltimore Volunteers at the Maryland Food Bank

Today Optomi’s Baltimore office went to work packing food boxes for the Maryland Food Bank to distribute to their partners. In our state, 1 out of 9 are considered food insecure and we were happy to do our part to work to end hunger in…

06 September, 19

Optomi’s Austin Office Volunteers at Mobile Loaves & Fishes

Our office volunteered with Mobile Loaves & Fishes in Austin at their Community First! Village – a 51-acre master-planned community that provides permanent housing to the homeless in the Austin area. We spent the morning helping landscape the micro-homes and community grounds with Lee, a…

20 August, 19


Optomi Professional Services joins the elite alumni of Inc. 5000 America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies by being recognized for the third consecutive year. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent businesses. Optomi Professional Services specializes…

15 August, 19

Optomi’s Dallas Team Gives Back to Blue Sky Therapeutics

Our OPS Dallas market participated in our Giving Back day by volunteering with Blue Sky Therapeutics. We had such an amazing experience each time, simply because we see the impact that we make instantly and that’s what it’s all about!!Blue Sky provides weekly individual therapeutic…

30 July, 19

Charlotte Volunteers with Second Harvest Food Bank

Optomi’s Charlotte team had great time volunteering with Second Harvest Food Bank last night! As a group, we packaged more than 10 tons of food to be shipped out to impoverished towns throughout the Carolinas.Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHMETROLINA) strives through education, advocacy,…

14 June, 19

Denver Team Volunteers at Food Bank of the Rockies

The Optomi Denver Office had a wonderful morning volunteering at the Food Bank of the Rockies loading food for 20 agencies to distribute across the greater Denver area including the weekend backpack program!…

24 May, 19


Optomi has been honored with the position of 1882 on the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. With a growth rate of 238%, we are amongst the top ranked technology staffing firms.Our unique philosophies of serving, being dedicated, displaying passion…

15 August, 18

Chicago Office Volunteered at the Special Olympics Unified Sports Event

Optomi Chicago’s Team Volunteered with Special Olympics Unified Sports®. About 1.4 million people worldwide take part in Unified Sports, breaking down stereotypes about people with intellectual disabilities in a really fun way. ESPN has served as the Global Presenting Sponsor of Special Olympics Unified Sports…

17 May, 18

Optomi’s Baltimore team volunteers at Pauls Place

Baltimore teamed up with Paul’s Place yesterday, an organization we have a long-standing relationship with that provides programs, services, and support to the area’s underprivileged residents. What we love most about Paul’s Place is their motto: treat everyone with dignity and respect – and we…

05 November, 17

Optomi’s Orange County branch volunteers at Giving Children Hope

The OC branch had an amazing day volunteering with Giving Children Hope. We were able to put together over 150 backpacks with a week’s worth of food for homeless children in the Orange County area. We are looking forward to working with them again! Giving Children…

05 November, 17

Optomi’s Detroit Branch volunteered at The Children’s Center

Optomi’s Detroit office participated in the company’s 5th Annual Opt2Give Day of Service on November 6, 2017. We volunteered our time and labor to a wonderful service organization, The Children’s Center of Detroit. At the Center, we first learned about their mission and services to over…

05 November, 17

Georgia Fast 40

Optomi was recognized by the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth® (ACG) as one of the fastest-growing companies in Georgia and presented with the Georgia Fast 40 2017 Award. Optomi was amongst those with revenues between $15 million and $500 million. “We are…

23 September, 17


During its Executive Forum award ceremony in San Diego, Staffing Industry Analysts recognized Optomi with the prestigious “2017 Best Staffing Firms to Work For®” award. This makes a four year winning streak for the IT staffing firm. The “Best Staffing Firms to Work For®” honors…

23 September, 17

Top Company Cultures

Optomi joined Entrepreneur’s 2017 Top Company Cultures list, a comprehensive ranking created in partnership with CultureIQ® of U.S.-based businesses exhibiting high-performance cultures. The award recognizes the tech staffing firm for creating an exceptional culture that drives employee engagement

23 September, 17


Optomi has been recognized in the top 20th percentile of the INC 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies 2017. “We set out to create a unique firm that would disrupt the tech staffing and services industry.”, says Optomi Co-founder & CEO Michael Winwood,…

23 September, 17

IT Services Firm Provalus to Create 300 Jobs at Alabama Facility

MONTGOMERY– Governor Kay Ivey announced that Provalus, a company specializing in business technology service and support, plans to invest $6.5 million to open a center in Brewton staffed with 300 workers. Atlanta-based Optomi, one of the nation’s fastest-growing tech-staff firms, launched Provalus to provide an alternative…

07 August, 17

Optomi Gives Back at the Boys & Girls Club in Denver

Optomi’s Denver team spends the day volunteering with the Boys & Girls Club! They spent their time tutoring and making crafts with kids. Optomi supports the Boys and Girls clubs’ mission to empower each Club member, through safe and impactful experiences, to: graduate high school with a…

28 July, 17

Brewton to get 300 jobs after $6.5M deal with Optomi

BREWTON, AL (WSFA) – Hundreds of jobs are coming to South Alabama after the city of Brewton secured a million-dollar deal with a leading tech company. According to Brewton City Clerk, Alex McDowell, about 300 jobs will be coming to the city after it secured a $6.5 million…

25 July, 17

Optomi’s Atlanta Team Gives Back at the Foster Care Support Center

Optomi’s Atlanta team spent this afternoon at the Foster Care Support Center in Roswell, Ga. What a fun and humbling experience this was! Thank you, Jasmine Krasle, for getting us involved with this amazing organization. Most foster children arrive to their new foster families with…

20 July, 17

Atlanta’s ACG Names Optomi as a 2017 Georgia Fast 40 Award Honoree

Optomi was recognized by the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth® (ACG) as one of the fastest-growing companies in Georgia and presented with the Georgia Fast 40 2017 Award. Optomi was amongst those with revenues between $15 million and $500 million.Optomi, in its…

27 June, 17

Optomi Chicago Team Volunteers at Children’s Hospital

In 2010, Cal’s All-Star Angel Foundation became the first organization to pledge $200,000 to the Heroes for Life Community Partners Program creating “Healing Environments” for patients and families at the new Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital). While the greatest accomplishment is that this…

18 May, 17

Our Dallas Team spends time packing food for the North Texas Food Bank

The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a top-ranked nonprofit relief organization, providing access to more than 190,000 meals each day for hungry children, seniors and families through a network of more than 1,000 programs and 200 Partner Agencies in our 13-county service area. In…

15 February, 17

Our Denver Team Packs Food For People in Need for Opt2give Day 2016

For our Opt2give Day 2016, the Denver team served at the Food Bank of the Rockies. Their volunteer efforts helped the warehouse get food to people who need it.The homeless population represents only about 10% of the Food Bank recipients. The rest? Everyday people…

04 November, 16

The Baltimore Team Spends Opt2give Day Volunteering at Pauls Place

Optomi Baltimore has put another successful Founder’s Day in the books!! We had an awesome time spending time with the folks of Pauls Place and making sure everyone that walks in the door was given “Dignity and Respect.” Chuck Shaffer Luke Jensen and Sara Horne all gave 100% and look forward…

04 November, 16

Optomi Named the #6 Fastest-Growing Company in Georgia on the ACG 2016 List

The Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth® (ACG) today announced the 2016 Georgia Fast 40, recognizing Optomi as the #6 fastest-growing company in Georgia amongst those with revenues between $15 million and $500 million.Optomi, in its fourth year of business, is achieving record-breaking organic…

24 June, 16

Optomi Ranks #16 of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Atlanta

Optomi was honored with the 2016 Pacesetter Award® ranking #16 of the top 100 fastest growing privately-held companies in Atlanta. “The Pacesetter Award® honors Atlanta’s top fastest-growing privately held companies that are taking business to the next level. Their methods are unconventional and their…

27 April, 16

IT Staffing Firm Optomi Opens New Office in Denver

Optomi, a leading tech staffing firm, continues to expand its national footprint by entering the Denver, Colorado market. Denver is ranked 11th in tech industry job growth. It has quickly built a reputation as a great place to live and work. By being well-positioned to…

16 March, 16

Optomi Named One of the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For®

The National Association for Business Resources named OPTOMI as one of the 2015 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For® in the country. The award recognizes the most influential, trend-setting companies across the nation who display a commitment to excellence in their human resource…

15 December, 15

IT Staffing Company Optomi Expands – Opening 7th Office

Roswell, Georgia | Optomi, a leading IT staffing company, continues to expand its nationalfootprint by entering the Detroit, Michigan market. The opening marks the firm’s seventh IT staffing hub since the fourth quarter of 2012. This latest expansion continues Optomi’s momentum…

26 February, 15

#OpttoGive Announcing our partnership the organization That’s Caring

We’re happy to announce a new partnership with the organization That’s Caring to help feed food-insecure children right here in the United States. Our program allows for a needy child to be given a weekend bag of food with every confection gift Optomi purchases for…

15 May, 14

Expansion to Southern California and National Presence

Optomi has opened a Southern California office and established a national accounts team to support its continued growth. The IT staffing firm’s next phase of expansion comes on the heels of a successful first year of business. Optomi is currently trending as one of the fastest growing national…

08 April, 14

Optomi is one of the Best Places to Work 2014

During its Executive Forum award ceremony, Staffing Industry Analysts announced Optomi as a finalist for their prestigious award “2014 Best Places to Work”. Nearly 140 staffing firms took part in the survey given on behalf of Staffing Industry Analysts by an independent research firm specializing in employee…

26 March, 14

Optomi IT Staffing Company’s Annual Charity Workday Makes an Impact

Optomi’s workday dedicated to serving event called Opt-to-Give made a significant impact in the Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas communities yesterday. Dedication to its people and the communities in which they live/work are central to the mission of Optomi. So on the day Optomi was founded,…

11 November, 13

Giving hope to job seekers

From Roswell United Methodist Church:The community is invited to a Job Networking “Mini” Job Fair on Monday, Aug. 26, to meet with employers such as General Motors (first time attending), ComCast Cable, award-winning CaraVita Home Healthcare, Northwest Exterminating, and Optomi, to name a few. The list…

20 August, 13

Optomi IT Staffing Company Expands into Dallas

The Dallas Location is Optomi’s Third Office Within Seven Months of LaunchOptomi’s expansion into the Dallas market comes on the heels of a successful first seven months of business, currently trending to be one of the fastest growing national IT staffing firms. The Dallas office…

01 August, 13


As an IT staffing firm founded on strong core values, Optomi’s principles align with military principles in many ways. The company’s philosophy of loyalty to Company, Team and then Self is reminiscent of the military dedication to God, Country, Corps,…

23 May, 13

Optomi Expands Corporate Headquarters

After only five short (successful) months…we’re expanding our corporate headquarters. Optomi’s relocation lays the groundwork to employ over 100 nationally by the end of 2013.

30 April, 13


Internal employees at Optomi are encouraged to come to the table with new ideas. And that’s one aspect of the company that helps make it a great place to work, says Emily Sato, account executive.

04 April, 13