Emerson Group Announces Strategic Acquisition of The Job Exchange Associates, Inc.

Employers and Candidates Will Benefit from the Combined Resources and Expertise of Both Organizations

Emerson Group, of Moorestown, NJ, is proud to announce its acquisition of, and partnership with, The Job Exchange Associates, Inc., of Limerick, PA. This strategic move signifies a pivotal moment for both companies and underscores their collective commitment to growth within the staffing and recruiting industry. This collaboration promises to elevate the expertise, resources, and service offerings to better meet the evolving needs of both employers and candidates in the greater Philadelphia and southern New Jersey areas. As of January 5, 2024, The Job Exchange Associates, Inc. will operate as a division of Emerson Group.

A Combined 79 Years in Business

As Emerson Group and The Job Exchange staff combine into one organization, this will directly support both the employers and candidates served by both companies. The dedicated team of experienced recruiters, leveraging their collective expertise, will craft customized searches to secure highly qualified candidates precisely tailored to meet the requirements of their clients’ needs, ensuring a mutually beneficial match.  The combined 79 years in business, between the two companies, will continue to lead the way.

Employers will benefit from the integration of a merged pool of exceptional talent, together leveraging a database of over 1,000,000 candidates.

Candidates can expect an increased offering of services and resources, including access to an expanded suite of job offerings, job seeking articles and advice, resume coaching services, and career guidance.

Unparalleled Service

Two seasoned recruiters from The Job Exchange, Renee Stipa and Jami Rossman, are set to become valuable additions to the Emerson Group team. With demonstrated excellence in recruiting and customer service, they have built enduring relationships with clients and top talent alike.  After 26 years in the staffing industry, Lori Colasanti, the Founder and President of The Job Exchange, will also remain on as an integral part of sales, operations, and business development.

Bill Emerson, President of Emerson Group, expressed enthusiasm, stating, “We are thrilled about the integration of The Job Exchange Associates, Inc. into Emerson Group. This move aligns with our dual commitment to providing unparalleled service and innovative solutions within the employment sector. We are excited about the possibilities and opportunities this union brings to our clients, candidates, and team members. Lori and I have collaborated closely over the years, so I anticipate a seamless transition for our existing clients, employees, and candidates.”

Lori Colasanti remarked “Bill has been a respected colleague and friend. The Job Exchange aligns naturally with Emerson Group, sharing similar core values, company culture, and service areas. I truly believe our path forward is stronger together.”


Emerson Group, a family-owned business for 53 years, is renowned for its dedication to providing comprehensive recruitment solutions. Emerson Group offers recruiting, staffing, and consulting services across all industries. Specializing in administrative/office support, human resources, business development, information technology and finance/accounting, Emerson Group has been a reliable resource in the South Jersey/Philadelphia area staffing and recruiting industry since 1971.

The Job Exchange based in Limerick, PA recently celebrated its 25th anniversary as a full-service staffing firm, successfully matching businesses with talent. As a winner of a 2023 Philly 100® Award, The Job Exchange is one the fastest growing, independently owned businesses in the area. They work in a variety of sectors including insurance, consumer product, manufacturing, finance, construction, healthcare, transportation, and banking in the suburban Philadelphia region. The Job Exchange specializes in accounting, administrative support, customer support, and human resources.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact:

EMERSON GROUP, Karen Miller, Marketing Manager, KMiller@EmersonGroupInc.com
304 Harper Drive, Suite 100, Moorestown, NJ  08057 | (856) 667-9180

The JOB EXCHANGE, Lori L. Colasanti, President, Lori@TheJobExchange.com
168 W. Ridge Pike, Suite 208, Limerick, PA  19468 | (484) 854-0076

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