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ExecuTeam Expands to Chicago


ExecuTeam is proud to announce that for the first time in our history we will have an additional office outside of Houston, Texas.

As of January 1, 2021, we will be expanding to the Chicagoland market as Mark/Ryan Associates becomes a part of the ExecuTeam brand and family.

Like ExecuTeam, Mark/Ryan’s parent company is The Reserves Network. Our specialized expertise and commitment to service perfectly complement each other, and we look forward to introducing you to the added benefits of this new partnership.

Mark/Ryan Associates Changes Name to ExecuTeam Staffing

Chicago-based professional staffing firm Mark/Ryan Associates has changed its name to ExecuTeam Staffing, an affiliate of The Reserves Network.

Founded in 2004, Mark/Ryan specializes in accounting, finance and office contract, and direct hire staffing throughout Greater Chicago. ExecuTeam has been providing direct hire and temp-to-hire staffing services in various disciplines, including office, accounting and professional employment opportunities throughout the Greater Houston area since 1987.

Mark/Ryan assumes the ExecuTeam name and will continue to operate as an affiliate of its parent company The Reserves Network. The Reserves Network acquired Mark/Ryan in 2018 and ExecuTeam in 2019.

This will be ExecuTeam’s first additional office outside of Houston. Laura Bowen, ExecuTeam president, who has been with the firm for the past 25 years, will now oversee business operations for both locations.

“We’re thrilled that the talented staff in Chicago is now a part of ExecuTeam,” says Bowen. “It’s been a great experience working together over this past year as a part of The Reserves Network family. Not only do we have similar recruiting specialties that complement the markets we already serve, but there are some additional specializations that we can now introduce to our clients in Texas, and vice versa in Illinois.

Adds Neil Stallard, CEO of The Reserves Network: “From an alignment perspective, this is a natural fit. Both locations offer very specific, enriched staffing service lines. Since joining TRN, ExecuTeam has continued to impress under Laura’s leadership, and we are excited to grow this brand through our experienced Chicago team.”

About ExecuTeam

For over 30 years, ExecuTeam Staffing has provided total staffing management solutions to the Greater Houston area. An award-winning employment and recruiting agency, ExecuTeam connects clients with high-caliber talent and candidates with top employers, for direct hire, temp-to-hire, temporary and payrolling opportunities.

ExecuTeam’s expertise covers an unrivaled range of industries, including accounting & finance, administrative support, human resources, operations, and more. As an affiliate of The Reserves Network, ExecuTeam’s name and brand are as strong as ever. ExecuTeam continues to provide the same level of care and quality service it is known for but now adding a broader scope of services and the resources of a national industry leader.

About The Reserves Network

Founded in 1984, The Reserves Network is a leading staffing provider of office, industrial, professional and technical talent to middle-market customers. The company places nearly 20,000 employees at its more than 40 operating locations in the Midwest, Southeast, Northeast and Southwest, and works with customers nationwide. This includes temporary, temp-to-hire and direct-hire placements in a wide variety of professional fields and trades. Headquartered in Fairview Park, Ohio, the family and veteran-owned company has received multiple honors for outstanding sales growth, management excellence and customer service. You can visit the company online at


ExecuTeam Staffing is now The Reserves Network!

ExecuTeam is excited to announce that we have adopted the name and brand of The Reserves Network, effective May 1, 2023.