Longtime Business Partners Open Recruiting and Staffing Office to Meet Regional Labor Demand 


ATLANTA – Spherion Staffing and Recruiting (Spherion) announced today that it will open a new location in south Atlanta. Local franchise owners and business partners Ebony Walker and Fritz Valsaint will collaborate to open the new office on September 12 with the goal of filling temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct hire roles across industries including light industrial, manufacturing, office administration and a variety of professional roles.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Spherion to bring these much-needed services to the South Atlanta area,” said Walker. “Fritz and I share a mutual enthusiasm for business ownership as well as a love for our local community. We can’t wait to see what possibilities are in store for us as we grow and develop our client base and network of candidates with Spherion.”

Ebony Walker & Fritz Valsaint

With 22 years of experience in human resource management, Walker is an expert in organizing business relations; benefits and compensation; recruiting; employee relations; training and development; and technical skills. Valsaint brings with him extensive experience in procurement and consulting with a proven track record in growing new businesses. Together, he and Walker plan to grow their Spherion office to serve job seekers and businesses across southern Atlanta. As residents of the local area, both have local recruitment connections and market knowledge that they will leverage at their new location.

“We were blown away by Ebony and Fritz’s demonstrated business expertise, both in operations and in hiring and recruitment,” said Rebecca Rogers Tijerino, president of Spherion. “With Ebony leading operations and Fritz focused on business development , they are sure to play off each other’s strengths and build a strong management team to provide excellent services for local residents and businesses in Atlanta.” 

Spherion brandishes the power of local through a network of independent and empowered franchisees like Walker and Valsaint. Each Spherion franchisee enriches their community through connecting and facilitating employment opportunities every day—and when they’re successful together, their investments flow back into the neighborhoods where they live and work. The power of Spherion is in its local roots.

To learn more about Spherion Staffing South Atlanta, visit: https://www.spherion.com/southatlanta.

About Spherion


With more than 75 years of staffing and recruiting experience, Spherion stands out as a leader in the industry, leveraging the power of local to support its vast network of independent franchisees. True to its tagline, Let’s Get to Work, Spherion provides workforce solutions to more than 4,000 businesses nationwide across its more than 200 offices. With recent awards including recognition on Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500 list and being named a top recruiting firm by Forbes, Spherion has a proven ability to cater to the ever-changing demands of America’s workforce. Backed by the global leader in human resources, Spherion is prepared to provide workforce solutions through its General Staffing franchise model and newly launched Professional IT model to even more job seekers and organizations.

To learn more about Spherion’s services, visit https://www.spherion.com.

For information about the Spherion franchising opportunity, visit https://www.spherion.com/franchise/.


Alex Hopkins

All Points Public Relations

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