Career Partners International Receives Continued Recognition for Outstanding Business and Community Commitments


Chapel Hill, NC (9/30/14) – Career Partners International, the leading global provider of outplacement, career transition, executive coaching and other talent management services recently received recognition for its Seattle and Philadelphia offices’ continued business successes and commitment to the community.

Career Partners International – Philadelphia, branded locally as CCI Consulting, was recognized in the September issue of the Philadelphia Business Journal as #26 on its annual listing of Top 100 Women Owned Businesses. This is the fourth consecutive year that the firm has been recognized as a Top Women Owned business in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Earlier this year, Career Partners International – Philadelphia was also recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as #13 on their list of Top 25 Management Consulting Firms.

Career Partners International is the leading global provider of outplacement, career transition, executive coaching and other talent management services.This commitment and growth has led to key new hires such as Adena Johnston, the newly appointed Director of Talent Management, and Marie Killian, the newly appointed Vice President and Practice Leader, Human Resource Consulting, at Career Partners International - Philadelphia.

Johnston brings over 20 years of corporate experience as a recognized leader, trainer, mentor and developer of top talent. In this role she will continue to support clients through the delivery of executive coaching, leadership development, and career management services. In addition, she will provide oversight of the firm’s executive coaching activities and assure its continued focus to leverage leading practices and process improvements to bring even greater value to its clients.

Killian adds additional experience to the firm's team, with a background in human resources, insurance, risk management, and the law. She has worked in a variety of industries, including media, healthcare, manufacturing, education, airline, pharmaceutical and professional associations.

“We are honored to be recognized,” commented Sharon Imperiale, President of Career Partners International – Philadelphia and Chairman of the Board for Career Partners International globally. “Our clients trust us to help them with their most challenging talent management issues and our employees, like Adena and Marie, ensure our clients achieve success.”

Career Partners International – Seattle was also recently recognized for its business successes. Branded locally as Waldron, the firm was named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing privately held companies. To qualify for the Inc. 500 | 5000 list, which ranks U.S.-based companies by overall revenue growth, companies must be for-profit, independent, privately owned and meet minimum revenue and growth requirements during the 2010 to 2013 period.

“We’re excited to join this competitive group of successful companies,” stated Tom Waldron, Founder and CEO of Career Partners International – Seattle. “Our inclusion on the Inc. 5000 list is a direct result of strategic and deliberate development across our practice areas and entry into new geographic markets.”

 “The continued recognition of our offices in business publications such as those recognizing our Philadelphia and Seattle offices illustrates how our continued focus on individual needs produces better results for both clients and participants of our services,” commented David P. Hemmer, President and CEO of Career Partners International. “Our goal is to positively improve organizational performance around the world and people’s lives every day.”

About Career Partners International

Career Partners International enhances organizational performance and people’s lives every day! As a global leader in talent management consulting since 1987, organizations of all sizes and industries trust Career Partners International for the very best outcomes to their most challenging and important talent strategies and initiatives. With the most experienced and respected consultants in more than 45 countries, Career Partners International provides clients with one-on-one access to local experts in talent development, career management, executive coaching, outplacement and career transition services to successfully assess, engage, develop and transition talent to drive organizational performance. More information may be found at

About Career Partners International – Philadelphia/CCI Consulting

Since 1988, Career Partners International - Philadelphia has been providing personalized human capital management consulting to drive targeted business results. Career Partners International - Philadelphia is a woman-owned small business, and is the largest privately-held human capital management consulting firm in the Delaware Valley, with local offices across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. We provide global reach through our ownership in Career Partners International, a worldwide partnership of more than 70 talent management and career transition firms with 265 offices in over 45 countries. Additional information may be found at

About Career Partners International – Seattle/Waldron

Founded in 1982, Career Partners International – Seattle is the consulting partner strategic leaders choose to help attract engage, and inspire effective leaders. Career Partners International - Seattle provides a unique combination of executive search, leadership development and career transition services across sectors and industries. Our passion is helping people and organizations realize their full potential and increase their impact. Career Partners International - Seattle is proud to be a Certified B Corporation. More information can be found at

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