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Thompson Street Partners Acquires Bradley-Morris, Inc.

ST. LOUIS (July 30, 2015)

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Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), a private equity firm based in St. Louis, announced today that they have partnered with management to acquire Bradley-Morris, Inc., (BMI) from founder Sandy Morris and Pine Tree Equity. Headquartered near Atlanta, Georgia, BMI ( is one of the nation’s largest permanent placement recruiting firms with a dedicated focus on the highly attractive military segment. BMI was advised by Farlie Turner & Co. on the sale. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

In addition to its headquarters in Kennesaw, Georgia, BMI has three additional locations; Norfolk, Virginia, Austin, Texas and San Diego, California. The company, whose slogan is “Delivering Military-Experienced Talent to America’s Top Companies,” has an established national presence, a leading military candidate footprint, and an unmatched team of account representatives and candidate recruiters supported by an advanced technology platform. Together, these strengths enable BMI to provide top quality recruiting services for candidates and superior placement services for employers who consistently seek to hire military veterans to benefit from their specialized technical training, ambition, work ethic, front-line leadership and hands-on experiences under extraordinary circumstances.

“Throughout our history, Bradley-Morris has been focused on providing the highest level of service to businesses who seek to hire military, and to our military-experienced candidates who are pursuing careers with top employers,” said Tim Best, CEO, Bradley-Morris, Inc. “Partnering with the seasoned TSCP team will enable BMI to continue the strategy we have so successfully executed with our previous private equity partner, Pine Tree Equity, as well as to leverage other opportunities for growth, and in turn, will provide even greater prospects for our corporate clients and military job seekers.”

Said Jim Cooper, Managing Partner, “Thompson Street is excited to be partnering with BMI’s management team of tenured recruiting industry executives and decorated military veterans. Our core TSCP team supporting this investment is, in fact, comprised of three military veterans, providing us with a unique understanding of the company and appreciation for the important services BMI provides. We are certainly looking forward to supporting the accelerated growth of this highly regarded business.”