Would you believe it all started as an idea 23+ years ago by a couple of college buddies? Check out our timeline for some memorable highlights.

Our Story

A unique team with a great story


Jeff Harris and Brian Deblitz founded TechSolutions out of a rental house in Charlotte. Jon Olin was brought on as a partner shortly after, and Rob Eubank joined as the fourth partner in 1998.


During the dot-com craze, the four partners start another company named ettain Inc., focused on providing website design and custom application development to the mid-market. ettain Inc. and TechSolutions merge in 2002 to become ettain group.

2011 Rob Eubank

Rob Eubank, who served as President of ettain group, passes away in February from colon cancer. His legacy lives on through the Eubank Memorial Award, given annually to an employee who demonstrates a commitment to the company's APART values - Attitude, Performance, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork.

2015 ettain group Completes First Acquisition

To further grow the company’s presence in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, ettain group acquires Timberhorn IT Solutions. The combined organization consists of more than 1,300 employees and consultants.

2016 20th Anniversary

Since 1996 ettain group has earned its place as a high-value and high-quality talent solutions provider with an empowered and passionate team.

2016 ASA Board of Directors

ettain group CEO and Co-founder, Jeff Harris, named to the American Staffing Association’s Board of Directors.

2017 Westward Expansion

ettain group expanded to support continued growth with locations in Charlotte, Dallas, Frisco, Minneapolis, Nashville, Phoenix, Raleigh, San Francisco, St. Louis, Washington, D.C, and Winston-Salem.

2018 Inavero Best of Staffing Diamond Awards

ettain group received Inavero’s Best of Staffing Awards for both client and talent satisfaction, earning the Diamond awards for winning in both categories for 6+ consecutive years.

Start over


The ettain group culture of business empowers individuals to lead from day one and fosters passionate commitment to delivering an unparalleled customer experience. It starts with our leadership team. They each exemplify our APART values and set the example for all of us at ettain group.
Meet our leadership team

 culture & Values

We are proud of the fact that throughout our growth, we have maintained the company culture that our founding partners created and instilled and that is still reflected in each aspect of what we do today.                               Instead of reading about our culture, listen to what our founders have to say.


Awards & recognition

We’re extremely proud of the awards and recognition we’ve received. This recognition is a direct reflection of our commitment to providing opportunities for others and delivering unparalleled service to our clients, candidates, contractors, employees, and communities. Below are a few of our recent accolades. Vist our News & Events page to see more.   

ClearlyRated's 2018 Best of Staffing® Diamond Awards - ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards are presented to companies that have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and the employees. The Diamond Award is earned for winning 5+ consecutive years. ettain group has proudly achieved Diamond status for winning 7+ consecutive years for both Client and Talent Satisfaction, based on direct feedback from our clients and employees.

Staffing Industry Analysts' 2019 List of the 100 Most Influential People in Staffing - The Staffing 100 awardees are nominated by staffing suppliers, Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) advisors and the SIA team. It is a showcase of those who’ve made a difference in the industry and in helping millions find jobs. ettain group CEO, Trent Beekman received this honor in 2019.

Staffing Industry Analysts' 2018 List of Largest IT Staffing Firms in the U.S. - This annual list of largest US staffing firms includes 144 firms with US staffing revenue of more than $100 million. It showcases those companies that have grown their business to the top of the industry in terms of revenue and growth. ettain group is honored to rank #34.



To create opportunities for others and be known as the company that empowers every team member to deliver an unparalleled customer experience. With this commitment, we will deliver a level of quality and service such that we become the most respected and reliable company to our clients, contractors,            employees and the community we serve.



To Our Employees

To promote a culture in which we celebrate, have fun, and recognize those that work hard, help others be successful, and who deliver creative, unique, and unexpected experiences to our customers.  

We empower our employees to be leaders on day one.

We are committed to being great at open and honest communication with our employees. We value professional development plans in support of individual and company goals. We invest in providing tools, training and experiences necessary to grow personally and professionally.

To Our Clients

It is our obligation to completely understand our clients' personal and business goals such that we deliver talent as a solution…not a transaction.  We partner with clients who understand the value of the ettain group experience, and who are committed to our success.

We value the success of our committed clients over acquiring the next new one.  We therefore should expect to earn advantaged opportunities and become a partner of choice within 12 months of our first placement.

To Our Contractors and Consultants

To consistently provide fully qualified and rewarding career opportunities with great clients. We will deliver  an unparalleled experience and  level of service such that we retain top talent and establish “Advocates” for ettain group in the communities, and with the clients we serve.  We will strive to make our contractors feel APART of the ettain group family and not be viewed as a payroll organization.

To Our Community

At ettain group we feel it is our responsibility to be APART of the community in which we live. To participate, support and contribute to the positive wellbeing of those around us.

join our team

ettain group is a great place to work and we're growing nationally. Learn about our internal positions at and why our team members love working here. There are opportunities in all of our locations.