Sikich acquires human resources technology consulting business

  • Chris Geier, CEO of Sikich

    Chris Geier, CEO of Sikich

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Updated 11/1/2018 12:18 PM

Professional services firm Sikich said today that it acquired the business of Executive Alliance, a human resources consulting firm that helps businesses across industries implement and optimize payroll and human capital management technology and processes.

"Technology is the centerpiece of the business solutions we leverage to help clients improve performance," said Chris Geier, CEO of Sikich, headquartered in Naperville. "Executive Alliance combines technical expertise with human resources experience and will be a valuable addition to our talented human resources consulting team."


Founded in 1992, Executive Alliance works with companies, including Fortune 500 firms, across a variety of industries. Executive Alliance consultants are human resources professionals who help companies build their human resources, benefits and payroll management processes and successfully evaluate and integrate technology solutions.

"Sikich offers a full suite of human resources solutions to clients," said Kevin Mallett, founder of Executive Alliance. "Joining the Sikich team will allow us to leverage these resources and expand the services we offer clients. We're excited to join this innovative, growing firm."

Sikich's human resources consulting practice covers all disciplines of human resources. Comprised of generalists and specialists, the practice supports businesses across industries with recruiting and onboarding, compensation and compliance, benefits, employee relations, and development.

"Human resources teams that properly deploy technology will increase efficiency, improve compliance and enhance human capital management," said Joy Duce, partner-in-charge of Sikich's human resources consulting practice. "With the addition of the Executive Alliance team, we will help companies develop mature, technology-centered human resources operations."

The transaction closed on Nov. 1.

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