Portland Creative Staffing Agency Opens Austin Office

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mathys+Potestio, a creative and marketing industry staffing and recruiting firm, today announced they are opening an Austin location on October 1, 2013. Helmed by Jackie Mathys and Steve Potestio, Mathys+Potestio's primary service offerings emphasize temporary staffing, recruiting for full-time positions, and HR consulting to the creative, digital, and marketing communities.

"Austin is a great market for our expansion because our relationship-first philosophy and our deep experience in the creative service industry will resonate with employers and talent," said Steve Potestio, co-founder, Mathys+Potestio. "Portland and Austin are both community minded cities that embrace entrepreneurs and people trying to build companies with strong values. We are dedicated to being part of and helping to build a strong creative community. Our staff is comprised of people with strong backgrounds working in the creative field, so we have a great understanding of the talent we represent and the business needs of the companies that are client partners. There is that whole weird thing too of course."

Mathys+Potestio offers a breadth of services including: temporary employee staffing, recruiting and placement of full-time employees, headhunting and search, and HR consulting services including: organizational structure, growth strategies, talent and personnel management. To learn more about how Mathys+Potestio can help grow your business, please visit www.mathys-potestio.com.


Jackie launched and ran Protem Staffing's successful creative division, and later became a partner in Mathys McCleod Creative Staffing. In 2002, she began headhunting and placing creative standouts as Jackie Mathys Studio Staffing. Prior to creative staffing, Jackie was a freelance copywriter for the action sports industry and a staff writer and editor at POWDER Magazine. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism from California State University Fullerton.

Steve Potestio has been in the creative industry for over 26 years. He has launched three successful businesses focusing on creative industry recruitment, talent management, HR, and staffing. He is a board member for Portland Advertising Federation. He has worked closely with over 100 agencies up and down the West Coast and internationally on staffing and recruitment, internal talent management issues, growth strategies and building positive cultures. He has worked as a copywriter, graphic designer, project manager, account manager, and was director of operations for Portland's largest digital agency bridging the dot com days. He drives a 1977 International Scout and will always stop to pet a Chihuahua.

CONTACT: Editorial Contact: Steve Potestio Mathys+Potestio potestio@mathys-potestio.com @Potestio @MathysPotestio 503.740.7803Source: Mathys+Potestio