Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) Honored as 2022 Louisiana Growth Leader





Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) Honored as 2022 Louisiana Growth Leader

April 21, 2022

(Metairie, LA) – For outstanding contributions to the local community and state, Louisiana Economic Development (LED) honored Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) as a 2022 Louisiana Growth Leader at the fifth annual Spotlight Louisiana event on April 21st, 2022, held at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center. As an Honored Leader, Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) will join an accomplished group of Louisiana businesses under the LED Growth Network.

Through this esteemed network, Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) will continue to have access to strategic business resources that benefit both the organization and state of Louisiana. Among these are customized leadership retreats, strategic research, networking, peer learning, and mentorship opportunities as well as additional technical assistance with the goal of accelerating the growth of Louisiana’s economy.

Louisiana Growth Leaders are selected by a statewide panel of economic development professionals that evaluate applications on a wide variety of criteria including growth, strategy, innovation, philanthropy, leadership, and company culture. The following are Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) key aspects that influenced its selection:

Louisiana Growth Leader Facts:

  • In 2021 FTS became one of the first 16 companies in the nation inducted into the American Academy of Entrepreneurs.
  • In 2019, 500 Magazine’s fastest growing Louisiana businesses (#287 overall).
  • magazine’s 5000 honoree in 2020 and 2021.
  • Junior Achievement- Board of Governors.
  • Goldman Sachs 10000 Small Business Program Alumnus.
  • New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (NORLI) Alumnus.
  • Entrepreneur Organization (EO) Member.


“Each of our 2022 Louisiana Growth Leaders have succeeded in bringing great products and services to the marketplace,” Gov. John Bel Edwards said. “The companies being recognized have persevered through challenges, capitalized on opportunities, and represent some of the best of what Louisiana has to offer. I look forward to their continued success.”

“Tonight’s 2022 Growth Leader honorees are important companies in Louisiana, providing more than good jobs and a foundation of economic activity,” LED Secretary Don Pierson said. “They are community leaders and supporters, with vision and drive.  I had the privilege of meeting many of this year’s recipients through LED Growth Network programs, hearing their stories of meeting challenges, and watching them succeed in scaling their companies. LED is honored to play a role in supporting their growth objectives and celebrating their hard-earned success.”

“Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) is honored to be among the extraordinary businesses being recognized as 2022 Louisiana Growth Leaders. We are proud to be a Louisiana based recruiting firm that has overcome and flourished with perseverance through the pandemic. LED has been a great resource for FTS as we continue to absorb and apply the material provided by many of the distinguished programs offered. With what started as an idea in 2015, FTS has expanded across the gulf south as one of the fastest growing recruiting and staffing firms in the region. The continued growth of FTS is a direct result of our dedicated internal team, the associates we place, and the client partners we serve. We are confident that the future is bright, and the best has truly yet to come.”  – Brandon Smith, President


More information about Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) can be found in the online publication –https://www.opportunitylouisiana.com/led-news/news-releases/news/2022/04/21/10-companies-honored-as-2022-louisiana-growth-leaders.


About FTS:

Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) was founded in 2015 to meet the growing demand for technical and professional talent. We are a WBENC Certified executive and technical search firm providing custom-tailored staffing solutions and talent acquisition to the Gulf South Region and nationwide. FTS is a three-time honoree of INC. 5000’s list of fastest growing companies in the U.S.

At Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS), we combine relevant industry expertise with a commitment to making a positive difference in the communities and businesses we serve. FTS emphasizes custom-tailored search solutions designed to alleviate the unique challenges of our valued client partners. Our industry-leading technical recruiters focus on providing exceptional talent ranging from C-Level executives to mid-level professionals to early career candidates on a direct hire, contract/contract to hire basis, and more!

Interested in learning more about our services? CLICK HERE, or visit: https://www.flexicrewtech.com/technical-staffing-services-contact-us/


About the LED Growth Network:  Launched in 2017, the LED Growth Network provides continued access to strategic business resources and growth opportunities. The Network is constantly growing both in terms of new companies and additional resources designed to accelerate growth.  As of January 2022, the Network consists of about 550 companies that represent more than 20,000 full time equivalent employees and generate nearly $4 billion in annual sales.  For more information, contact Christopher Cassagne at 225-342-5882 or email Christopher.Cassagne@la.gov.