Talent Group, an IT staffing company, has named Matthew Ripaldi chief executive officer.

Michael Babb, managing partner of Osceola Capital, which invested in Talent Group in 2018, said, “We are very pleased with our partnership with Talent Group and their continued success depends on the value they provide to clients.  As they continue to develop as a highly valued strategic business partner we are thrilled to work with Matthew, an industry executive whose comprehensive experience will further build their business.  We are excited to have Matthew lead the company and also work with him to accelerate Talent Group’s M&A strategy. The rebrand reflects management’s vision and bright future ahead of them as they deliver an unparalleled level of excellence across their global organization.”

Ripaldi stated, “As we continue to grow and build trust with the clients, consultants, and candidates we serve, our enhanced brand identity better represents the full range of our staffing solutions that help our clients identify and hire the best talent that adds immediate value to any organization.  Our updated digital presence brings greater relevance to our industry and also accentuates the evolution of our company as we continue to experience a period of enhanced growth.”

Prior to joining Talent Group, Ripaldi was CEO of professional placement firm Simon + James Group.