ektello is a national staffing firm that places Creative, Marketing, Digital and Information Technology talent. Founded by a team of experienced industry veterans, we have developed a global network to ensure great service for our talent network and our clients. We provide business savvy, creative and technically proficient individuals great opportunities to grow their careers.
Professional recruiting requires a personal approach to successfully guide its talent pool on an individual level. To be able to do that, we built our national reach upon regional recruiters who understand local needs. We know what matters where, and through personalized attention, we know how to uncover great candidates. Our personal approach builds industry-ready, interview-ready professionals.
At ektello it’s all about delivering the best experience for both our talent and clients. Our goal is to create the most seamless career search and hiring process, while always providing the most experienced talent.
Meet our Founders
ANDREW WATT, President and CEO, has 30 years of experience in the industry building contract staffing businesses in all sectors and in 30 countries. Andy’s last two roles included Global COO for Futurestep, a Korn Ferry Company, and prior to that, 13 years as a senior executive at Kelly Services Inc., building and expanding their professional staffing businesses globally, including Kelly IT Resources.
Andrew is a graduate of The University of New Haven and has taken executive courses at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Executive Education and MIT.
STEFAN LALOS, Executive Chairman, has 25 years of consulting and investment banking experience. In 2001 Stefan founded ITSolutions, a national consulting firm with over 1000 employees, which he sold in 2010 to a New York based private equity fund. Prior to ITSolutions, Mr. Lalos worked in investment banking, focusing on the government services industry for Wachovia and BB&T Capital Markets. Mr. Lalos’ IT background includes 15 years of technology consulting and strategic analysis work at IBM, Andersen Consulting, and Booz Allen Hamilton.
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