Career Partners International Expands its Presence

Career Partners International, a leading global provider of outplacement and executive coaching services, has expanded its presence in the eastern United States with the addition of an office in Kingsport, Tennessee servicing the Knoxville area. The additional location enhances the organization’s ability to provide talent management services of the highest quality to its clients.
Edwards, Ragan & Associates joined the 73 firms in 47 countries that comprise Career Partners International’s equity ownership. The expertise brought to the organization by the team at Edwards, Ragan & Associates further expands the capabilities of Career Partners International to improve organizational performance and people’s lives every day.
“We are extremely excited to be a part of Career Partners International,” commented Dan Ragan, Managing Partner at Edwards, Ragan & Associates. “By joining such a powerful organization we are able to meet the global needs of our clients and their workforces.”
Edwards, Ragan & Associates joined the organization following Career Partners International’s massive global growth in 2014 when 77 offices throughout Europe, South America, the Middle East and North America were added. Career Partners International expects to continue its global growth in 2015.
“We are excited about our expansion,” commented David P. Hemmer, President and CEO of Career Partners International. “Dan and his team bring significant expertise and knowledge that will benefit all of our clients.”
About Career Partners International
Career Partners International enhances organizational performance and people’s lives every day! As a global leader in talent management consulting since 1987, organizations of all sizes and industries trust Career Partners International for the very best outcomes to their most challenging and important talent strategies and initiatives. With the most experienced and respected consultants in more than 45 countries, Career Partners International provides clients with one-on-one access to local experts in talent development, career management, executive coaching, outplacement and career transition services to successfully assess, engage, develop and transition talent to drive organizational performance. More information may be found at
About Edwards, Ragan & Associates
Edwards Ragan and Associates is an award winning, veteran-owned, full service human resource consulting firm formed in 2012. The firm serves a wide array of small, midsize, and Fortune 500 companies. These include manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, healthcare, coal mining, commercial banking, and non-profit organizations. Edwards Ragan and Associates focuses on providing HR consulting, search and recruiting, career transition, coaching and counseling, training and development, as well as other related HR advisory services to organizations that want to increase their return on people investment. In 2013 the firm was recognized with a Faith in the Future Award by CenturyLink for providing outstanding career transition and dual career services to its clients.