CIO Partners Names Joe Gross as President

MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CIO Partners®, a nationally recognized retained search firm with a niche practice in digital and technology talent, announced the appointment of Joe Gross as President, effective immediately.

Since joining CIO Partners in 2015, Gross has served as Chief Operating Officer while effectively managing, improving, and scaling all company operations. With 20 years of expertise in attracting top industry talent and building high performing teams, Gross will continue to lead the practice development organization and the strategic implementation and execution of recruitment best practices for the firm's client partners. He is also assuming ultimate responsibility for the firm's success.

"We are excited to have Joe step into this role," said H. Michael Burgett, Founder of CIO Partners.  "With his experience and leadership, we will be in a great position to open new markets and accelerate the level of service provided to our existing client partners moving into 2018 and beyond."

During Gross's tenure as COO, CIO Partners was named multiple times to both the Inc. 5000's fastest growing companies in the U.S. as well as a Best Place to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. He oversaw consistent growth of both the firm's client base as well as the CIO Partners team. Gross was also instrumental in the advancement of CIO Partners' Interim Technology Leadership Services and Search AugmentationSM offerings.

"I am honored to move into this role," said Gross.  "We are currently working on a host of exciting developments and service offerings at CIO Partners, and I am thrilled to be a part of it. We are constantly innovating and building off of a proven track record of technology leadership placements."

Prior to joining CIO Partners, Gross was the Southeast U.S. Regional Sales Leader and previously Staffing Manager for North America for Recall Information Management, a $2 billion global leader in document management and digital solutions, secure destruction, and data protection. Earlier in his career, he held multiple leadership roles with HRworks, an executive search and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firm.

About CIO Partners

CIO Partners is a nationally recognized retained search firm with a niche practice assisting our clients in hiring their top technology talent. Powered by an engagement model and talent strategy built by a former CIO, our company is uniquely positioned to provide access to the top 5% of technology candidates for our client partners. We have placed senior IT leaders – locally, nationally and globally – across a diverse range of industries and corporate sizes, from startups to Fortune 100 organizations. Founded in 2001, CIO Partners has been honored five times both on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest growing privately-held companies and as a Best Place to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. For more information about our firm, please go to and follow our LinkedIn page.

Media Contact: Nathan Justice, CIO Partners, 7709710324,

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