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About Us

Garrison Associates, LLC

(full-time contingency)

Established in 1997, Garrison Associates concentrates on full-time contingency placement business. Garrison Associates specializes in finding highly qualified technology candidates including application developers, infrastructure, business analysts, support specialists and managers. We are particularly strong in finding candidates that combine extensive technical skills with specific functional expertise in focused financial, healthcare, fintech and data specialties and products. We also focus on finding technologists whose communication and presentation skills allow them the ability to work directly with the business units, anyone from a trader to a senior manager. Garrison Associates is an E-Verify® participating company.

Emtek Solutions, LLC

(contract/consulting)

Established in 1998, Emtek Solutions provides consulting services and contract resource placements to our clients. Emtek Solutions specializes in short and long-term contract based consulting services. Typically, a consultant (or group of consultants), are provided for a fixed term, or ongoing project and paid on an hourly, daily, or fixed price basis. Emtek Solutions maintains a pool of available consultants across virtually all areas of technology for project availability at any time. Emtek Solutions also has the ability to provide these services anywhere within the continental United States. To learn more about our consulting services, please visit us by clicking here EMTEK. Emtek Solutions is an E-Verify® participating company.


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Partners

Ed Ashburn and Marla Leibel each bring 24 years of experience as technical recruiters / account managers, including 17 years as successful business owners. Currently, they are Co-Principals of Garrison Associates, LLC and Emtek Solutions, LLC.

Prior to Garrison, Ed and Marla were Co-Managers of the Computer and Technology division of Howard Michaels Associates, another New York City technical placement firm, for 7 years. Under their management, the division doubled in size and revenue increased over 300%.

Ed holds a BA in Sociology with a Business Minor from the State University of New York at Albany.  Linkedin Profile

Marla holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management Information Systems from the State University of New York at Albany where she graduated summa cum laude. Linkedin Profile

 

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