Gary D. Nelson Associates Achieves Revenue Growth in 2018

Nelson and iWorkGlobal Report Double Digit Growth Respectively

The privately held Gary D. Nelson Associates (GDNA), comprised of Nelson, one of the largest independent staffing companies in the U.S., and iWorkGlobal, an authority in global workforce management, today announced its combined financial results for 2018. Collectively, the companies’ top line revenue resulted in a 19 percent growth year over year.

"We are incredibly proud of this past year’s results and our teams,” said Craig Nelson, Chairman of GDNA. “The strong global economy has provided opportunities for both Nelson and iWorkGlobal, as we continue to expand into new markets and industries, supporting leading organizations around the world.”

Nelson, which provides comprehensive workforce solutions, including staffing and recruiting, reported a 14 percent growth in revenue year over year. The increase is attributed to Nelson’s continued development and success in the U.S. market.

"We are thrilled to be starting 2019 with this great momentum, as we continue to deliver a measurable impact for clients, our people, and the community,” said Joe Madigan, CEO of Nelson.

Based in Sonoma, Calif., Nelson works with organizations of all types and sizes across all industries, from established Fortune 100 companies to government and non-profit organizations to the most agile start-ups, to recruit, hire, and manage top talent in a variety of roles. For nearly 50 years, Nelson has been embedded in the communities in which it operates, connecting job seekers to companies’ open requisitions and putting California to work.

iWorkGlobal, based in San Francisco, reported a 29 percent increase in revenue in 2018. Over the past five years, iWorkGlobal’s revenue and net income have grown at a compound annual growth rate of 31 percent and 86 percent, respectively.

"Our continued success is attributed to our award-winning level of customer service and team of experts,” said Jeff Phelps, CEO of iWorkGlobal. “Over the past year, we have increased strategic investments in evolving our state-of-the-art technology and solutions, further empowering companies to expand their workforce around the globe.”

iWorkGlobal provides employer of record, independent contractor compliance and agent of record services in all 50 U.S. states and over 165 countries,opening the globe to employers with solutions that make hiring, paying and managing remote employees and contractors faster and error free.

Phelps and Madigan were each recently recognized on Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2019 Staffing 100 list, an honor celebrating leaders in the staffing and workforce management industries.

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For Nelson: Crissy Russo, VP of Marketing, (707) 939-4352
For iWorkGlobal: Taylor Crossland, Director of Marketing, (415) 217-3377

Source: Gary D. Nelson Associates