Avery Partners Announces the Acquisition of Jackson Health Tech Advisors

ATLANTA, GA –November 9, 2011 – Avery Partners, an Atlanta based company, announces the recent acquisition of Jackson Health Tech Advisors, a healthcare information technology firm providing the full life cycle of consulting services solutions to assist health providers in navigating through the current industry transformation.  Karen Moore, Managing Partner of Avery Partners, believes that bringing Dan Stewart, the former CEO of Jackson Health Tech Advisors, onto the Avery Partner’s executive team will provide the leadership and experience necessary to accelerate the growth of Avery Partners healthcare consulting services business.  Mr. Stewart has more than 30 years in the healthcare information technology industry and has held senior management positions at several market leading technology vendors and consulting firms including HBOC (now McKesson), Siemens, First Consulting Group and CSC.

“Dan’s extensive experience in professional services delivery, development and management will serve us well as we look to augment our top-line growth and become an industry leader in the healthcare information technology services sector” said Ms. Moore. “This partnership will also provide synergy and contribute to the continuing growth and expansion of our leadership positions in our professional talent acquisition and outsourcing services businesses.”

“I am very excited about the merger”, stated Mr. Stewart.  “I see this as an exceptional opportunity to build the Avery Partners HIT consulting practice into an industry leader focusing on providing professional services solutions that enable our clients to not only achieve “meaningful use” but be positioned to thrive under health reform. The leverage for this growth will come from the highly successful Avery Partners recruiting and talent acquisition organization that has placed more than 1,000 HIT professionals since 2008 and currently has an active network of more than 10,000 resources.   This will be especially helpful as we expand our HIT consulting services practice to meet the ever increasing and diverse needs of the healthcare provider.”

About Avery Partners – Established in 2004, Avery Partners is a certified woman-owned business and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The company is made up of high level executives and professionals who are subject matter experts in their respective fields creating a unique business model that solves the business challenges of our clients faster and at a lower cost than our competition.  Avery Partners provides Consulting, Staff Augmentation, Executive Search and Outsourcing services in the healthcare, IT, federal government and energy markets.  The company has national and international capabilities and currently operates in 40 states.