Mount family expands Westaff holdings across New England

first_imgThe Mount Family Group Ltd. (MFG) headquartered in Burlington and operator of 9 Westaff offices in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York is pleased to announce the acquisition of three offices in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, bringing their total to 12 offices. The seller is the Koosharem Corporation, owner of Westaff and of Select and Remedy Staffing Services.The three offices are located in Leominster and Billerica, Mass. and Providence, RI. The Providence office has been branded as a Westaff office and the Massachusetts offices will continue to operate under the brand Select Remedy.Karen Mount, VP of Administration of MFG, said that it was the people in those offices that impressed the Mounts the most. “After all, as a service business, the people are the principal reason for any acquisition. We met with the managers and their staffs and were so impressed that we worked to make the deal happen.”“We wanted to offer our clients a region-wide service and now, we can service virtually all of New England and the adjacent parts of New York,” said James Mount, Chief Operating Officer. “It was a win-win for both us and the franchisor.” David Mount, Chairman of MFG added that this recessionary time is ideal for well positioned companies to make strategic acquisitions.Koosharem is the owner of the Westaff, Select and Remedy brands of staffing firms and has offices throughout the United States. The privately held company is one of the ten largest staffing firms in the United States.Mount Family Group Ltd. is a privately held company headquartered in Burlington and has annual sales in excess of $20 million. The company was founded by David and Fran Mount in 1982.last_img read more