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GRAPETREE NAMED ONE OF THE 2019 LARGEST HEALTHCARE STAFFING FIRMS IN THE US BY SIA
Milford, IA, September 3, 2019 – GrapeTree Medical Staffing, LLC was recently honored by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the 2019 Largest Healthcare Staffing Firms in the US. According to SIA’s estimates in its report, a total of 49 staffing firms generated at least $50 million each in US healthcare staffing revenue in 2018. Combined, these firms generated $12.7 billion in such revenue and comprised 75% of the market.
GRAPETREE NAMED #11 FASTEST GROWING STAFFING FIRM IN AMERICA
Milford, IA, September 3, 2019 – Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions has announced the 2019 List of Fastest‐Growing US Staffing Firms. This year 94 companies qualified for inclusion on the annual list. The list ranks firms by compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for staffing revenue from 2014 through 2018, excluding acquisitions.
For the 5th time, GrapeTree Medical Staffing has been honored on the list, ranking 11th out of 94 firms on the 2019 list of Fastest Growing US Staffing Firms.
GRAPETREE HONORED FOR THE 4TH TIME AS Inc. 5000 FASTEST GROWING PRIVATE COMPANY
August 14, 2019 - Inc. magazine ranked GrapeTree Medical Staffing #1833 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
GRAPETREE WINS CLEARLYRATED'S 2019 BEST OF STAFFING®
Milford, IA, May 15, 2019 – GrapeTree Medical Staffing, a leading employment agency in the healthcare industry, announced today that they have won ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® Talent Award for providing superior service to job seekers. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Talent winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by the permanent and temporary employees they’ve helped find jobs. On average, candidates who have been placed by winning agencies are 1.7 times more likely to be completely satisfied with the services provided compared to those placed by non-winning agencies. Less than 2% of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada have earned the Best of Staffing Award for service excellence.
GRAPETREE NAMED #8 FASTEST GROWING STAFFING FIRM IN AMERICA BY SIA
August 27, 2018 - August 27, 2018 - Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions has announced the 2018 List of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms. This year 94 companies qualified for inclusion on the annual list. The list ranks firms by compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for revenue from 2013 through 2017, excluding acquisitions. For the 4th time, GrapeTree Medical Staffing has been honored on the list, with this year being its highest ranking. GrapeTree ranks 8th out of 94 firms on the 2018 list of Fastest Growing US Staffing Firms. In reference to healthcare staffing firms, GrapeTree is #5.
GRAPETREE HONORED FOR THE 3RD TIME AS Inc5000 FASTEST GROWING PRIVATE COMPANY
August 15, 2018 - Inc. magazine ranked GrapeTree Medical Staffing #1232 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This is the third time in as many years that GrapeTree has been ranked. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
GRAPETREE MEDICAL STAFFING ANNOUNCES NEW CEO STEVE HEEG
Milford, IA, November 13, 2017 – GrapeTree Medical Staffing is proud to announce that Steve Heeg will become the new GrapeTree Medical Staffing CEO as Tim Kinnetz, founder of GrapeTree, moves to the board of directors.
“Steve has unparalleled expertise in strategic healthcare leadership,” said Tim Kinnetz. “GrapeTree has already experienced exponential growth and I have the utmost trust in Steve and the support of my New MainStream Capital partners to lead our company into new levels of success.”
Heeg brings 17 years of successful fiscal, strategic, and operational leadership experience to GrapeTree. His knowledge of customer management and healthcare solutions fit perfectly with the mission of GrapeTree Medical Staffing.
NEW MAINSTREAM CAPITAL ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP AND INVESTMENT IN GRAPETREE
New York, NY, October 23, 2017 – New MainStream Capital ("NMS") announced today that it has partnered with company Founder Tim Kinnetz in the recapitalization of GrapeTree Medical Staffing, LLC (“GrapeTree”). GrapeTree will serve as the platform investment in NMS’ effort to build an industry-leading provider of CNA and RN staffing to long-term care facilities and hospitals on both a per diem and contract basis. In connection with the transaction, NMS has made a substantial capital commitment to support the future growth of GrapeTree through adding employees, expanding service offerings and making strategic acquisitions.
Tim Kinnetz founded GrapeTree in 1999 in his hometown of Milford, Iowa. Having worked extensively as a travel nurse himself, Tim was intimately familiar with the challenges faced by both the healthcare facility in need of supplemental staffing and the individual tasked with providing it. Through the extensive use of technology, GrapeTree has developed a platform able to deliver both per diem and contract staffing, enabling facilities to quickly and efficiently fill staffing needs with experienced healthcare professionals and allowing CNAs, LPNs and RNs to supplement their incomes by adding shifts to their work week.
“I’m excited to take GrapeTree to the next level with this partnership,” said Kinnetz. “Bringing in outside capital and experience will not only advance the development of our team, culture and values, but will continue our growth right here in Milford.”
GRAPETREE ANNOUNCES PURCHASE AGREEMENT OF BOJI BAY
October 6, 2017 – GrapeTree Medical Staffing is proud to announce that CEO Tim Kinnetz has entered into a purchase agreement with Jared and Jacqui Penne, partners at Boji Bay Funhouse & Event Center. With this purchase, GrapeTree Medical Staffing will convert the events space into office space to expand its Milford, Iowa-based headquarters, escalating the hiring of an estimated 200 new employees.
“We are so excited to invest in Milford,” said GrapeTree Medical Staffing CEO and Milford, Iowa native, Tim Kinnetz. “This purchase will allow us to move up our hiring timeline and both invest in and give back to the community. Because of Milford’s exceptional workforce, GrapeTree is excited to continue to expand in this area.”
GRAPETREE HOSTS IOWA GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS
August 23, 2017 – GrapeTree Medical Staffing welcomed Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds to its Milford, Iowa, office on Tuesday, August 22, in an exclusive announcement of the planned expansion of GrapeTree headquarters. Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation Board of Directors Chair Kent Stensland joined Governor Reynolds and GrapeTree CEO Tim Kinnetz for the announcement.
“To see an Iowa company invest so much right here in Northwest Iowa, and plan to nearly triple its local employment, is thrilling,” said Governor Reynolds. “The future of our state depends on companies like GrapeTree that allow Iowans to put down roots right here at home, rather than looking beyond the state’s borders for opportunities.”
GRAPETREE FEATURED IN BEHIND THE SCENES
July 2017 - Last winter, GrapeTree was selected to be part of a "Behind the Scenes" mini-documentary that was produced as part of the JEJ Project - a James Earl Jones production company that provides 5-6 minute feature stories about organizations who are working to address topical issues across the country. The mini-documentary began airing on public television stations across the country starting in July 2017.