RiseSmart Names Meshell Richman Regional Sales VP

December 30, 2010

RiseSmart, a provider of next-generation outplacement and recruitment process outsourcing solutions, today announced the appointment of Meshell Richman as vice president of sales in the Midwest region. In her new role, Richman will be responsible for expanding the growing company’s unique outplacement and RPO solutions nationally.

“Meshell joins RiseSmart with more than a decade of HR solutions experience,” said Sanjay Sathe, founder and CEO of RiseSmart. “She is an important addition to our bench strength as we expand and grow our business.”

Richman has more than 12 years’ sales and management experience working with human capital, recruitment, and technology software and solutions. She comes to RiseSmart from First Advantage Employer Services, where she served as director of sales, where she led a team of six, and drew $10 million in revenue. Richman also has held positions of market manager, recruitment marketing manager, business development manager and senior recruiter for Randstad, an international staffing organization.

“When Meshell works with clients, she is able not only to understand their pain points, but to open the door to new possibilities they might not yet have considered,” said Jason Stewart, vice president of sales. “We’re glad to have her aboard.”

Richman is based in Indiana, where she serves as a strong regional presence alongside fellow RiseSmart regional vice presidents Franz Gilbert of the Southeast region and Jennifer Swindle of the South Central region. Richman will serve clients in Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Michigan, Kentucky and Illinois.

Richman is a graduate of Ball State University, where she received a bachelor of arts in journalism.

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About RiseSmart

RiseSmart is the leading provider of next-generation outplacement solutions. The company leverages a cloud-based technology platform, proven methodologies and one-on-one support to help employers with their workforce strategy, and displaced employees with their career strategy. RiseSmart drives significant ROI to organizations by offering affordable pricing while reducing unemployment insurance taxes and severance costs. RiseSmart has received a wide range of awards and recognition from organizations including Bersin by Deloitte, the Best in Biz, Gartner Inc., the Golden Bridge Awards, LAROCQUE, the Momentum Index, Red Herring, the San Francisco Business Times, SiliconIndia, the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, the Stevie Awards and TIE.

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For more information, visit http://www.RiseSmart.com.

Contacts

for RiseSmart:
Woody Mosqueda, 408-993-9113
woody@lmgpr.com