2009 News

Orlando based SimSTAFF Technical Services opens Huntsville, Ala. office to facilitate Defense contract work

ORLANDO, Fla., (Feb. 17, 2009) Ė SimSTAFF Technical Services, Inc., an Orlando-based company that recruits and places specialized workers with experience in engineering, modeling, simulation and gaming technology, recently opened an office on Old Madison Pike in Huntsville, Ala.

Craig Fouts, director of operations at SimSTAFF Technical Services, said the Huntsville office will help facilitate the firmís extensive defense industry work.

Fouts said Melanie Newton, regional account executive at SimSTAFF, has been appointed to head the Huntsville office.

Newton is a native of Huntsville and has more than 10 years of experience in business development and supporting technology, recruiting and employment, Fouts said.

SimSTAFF Technical Services, Inc. is a University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program client company in the Technology Incubator in Research Park.

For more information, contact:
Craig Fouts, Director of Operations, SimSTAFF, Inc. 3251 Progress Drive, Orlando, 407-312-1287; cfouts@simstaff.com
Carol Ann Dykes, UCF Technology Incubator, 407-882-0211, cdykes@mail.ucf.edu
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 or LvershelCo@aol.com.

About the UCF Incubation Program
Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Incubation Program has helped more than 100 emerging companies (including nearly 70 current clients) create over $500 million in annual revenue and more than 900 new jobs with an average salary of $59,000. With five facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development between the University of Central Florida, the City of Orlando, Orange County, Seminole County, the City of Winter Springs, and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. For more information, visit http://www.incubator.ucf.edu.