OutSolve Completes the Acquisition of HudsonMann

Press Release from OutSolve

Metairie, LA, June 14, 2022 – OutSolve, a leading affirmative action consulting firm dedicated to helping companies comply with Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs' (OFCCP) regulatory requirements announces today the acquisition of HudsonMann, a South Carolina-based consulting company specializing in affirmative action compliance. 

OutSolve has now completed eight acquisitions in under six years; this acquisition pace is driven by the company’s mission to scale its capabilities, strengthen its market leader position, and expand its geographic presence.

“We are honored to welcome the HudsonMann team to OutSolve. The move to acquire HudsonMann is a huge leap forward in our commitment to attain growth and expansion,”  said Jeremy Mancheski, President and Founder of OutSolve.  “We have seen an increased demand for outsourcing spurred by growing compliance regulations and societal expectations regarding pay equity, ESG, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. The power of HudsonMann and OutSolve’s combined expertise enables us to meet greater market demands and provide a richer delivery of services.”

Scalability, capability, and relevance are table stakes in the B2B consulting business. Companies seek providers who have the technical and professional horsepower to minimize their risk. For over 28 years HudsonMann has been known as a premium provider with a reputation for consultative excellence. They bring to OutSolve, a team of experts from a range of backgrounds and specialized skills.

“I am very excited about this acquisition. OutSolve shares our values including a deep sense of responsibility to clients and employees alike. Joining forces represents a new chapter and the opportunity to raise the bar on how we deliver solutions to clients, ” said Joe Hudson, Founder of HudsonMann

“At HudsonMann our purpose has always been driven by our four core values: quality, value, service, and expertise. This acquisition allows us to activate these values with more operational rigor,”  comments Allen Hudson, COO of HudsonMann.  “I look forward to joining the OutSolve team at a time where we’re seeing a fundamental shift in what society and the government expects from companies. From ESG to DEI, with greater resources, we can support a broader range of solutions.”

“Customers are getting the best of both worlds through this acquisition. Both companies have world-class teams that provide stellar consultative guidance,”  says Neil Dickinson, Managing Partner at HudsonMann. “ Regulatory requirements are simply becoming more complex… driving the need for consultants to not just provide a plan, but assistance with material performance. The role has evolved and this acquisition makes it possible for our teams to evolve with it. I look forward to embarking on this new journey.’’

Headquartered in Louisiana, with offices in California, Texas, Kentucky, Washington, DC, and Alabama, OutSolve has also acquired Workplace Dynamics, Pinnacle Affirmative Action, Van Zant Resource Group, Workforce Compliance Associates, Gaucher Associates, and The HR Consultant.

About OutSolve

OutSolve is a leading affirmative action consulting firm dedicated to helping companies comply with Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs' (OFCCP) regulatory requirements. We specialize in complete affirmative action plan preparation, OFCCP audit support, diversity, equity, and inclusion, pay equity analysis, and ESG. We understand that as the workplace evolves, compliance initiatives must change with it. From our online executive dashboards to e-learning solutions, our goal is to help you comply within the context of today's environment.

Since 1998 OutSolve has been a trusted resource to companies across all sizes and industries, and today we support more than 1,700 organizations and complete over 17,000 affirmative action plans annually. Our expert consultants have deep-rooted expertise in regulatory compliance, and our 98% retention rate is a shining testament to their commitment to stellar customer care

About HudsonMann

Founded in 1993, HudsonMann provides training, consulting services, and outsourcing to the Human Resources community in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. With a focus on preparing compliant affirmative action programs, HudsonMann serves over 600 organizations nationwide at more than 3,000 client sites.

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