CFO Executive Search Completed by Gerard Stewart for ADVANTIS Global Inc.

JUNE 28, 2019 – Shaun Porter has started as the chief financial officer of ADVANTIS Global, a privately held staffing group headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The executive search was successfully completed by Gerard Stewart, an international leader in executive search specializing in the human capital industry.

“Shaun’s financial leadership coupled with his prior industry experience was a great match for ADVANTIS Global and what they were looking for in their search for a CFO. With Porter at the helm of financial operations, ADVANTIS is positioned nicely for their expansion plans into new markets and services,” said Sara Boyd, Gerard Stewart managing director. Boyd led the executive search for ADVANTIS Global from the Gerard Stewart office located in Menlo Park, CA.

Prior to starting with ADVANTIS Global, Porter was the corporate controller for Manpower of San Diego, New Mexico, Temecula, and Spokane. He holds his MBA from the University of Colorado Denver and played NCAA Division II basketball for Colorado Christian University.

ADVANTIS Global entered the workforce solutions industry in 2007 with the singular focus to adapt the traditional consultative model to match the demands of a rapidly evolving IT marketplace. They have since been recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as a fastest growing staffing firm in the U.S. They’ve also made the Inc. 5000 list numerous times, including ranking #14 in 2011, and #528 in 2012 after a 3-year revenue growth of 729 percent.

About Gerard Stewart

As an international leader in executive search, Gerard Stewart focuses on recruitment for C-suite executives in the human capital space, including for private equity firms, HR technology, HR services, and talent solutions companies.

The team at Gerard Stewart advises client companies on recruiting and retaining outstanding leaders and helps mitigate the risks involved with senior level appointments. The firm has completed engagements across the global human capital landscape. Its prestigious client list includes firms in staffing, workforce management, human capital consulting, information technology services, vendor management software, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), managed service providers (MSP), professional services and outsourcing. Gerard Stewart leverages deep industry expertise and an extensive network of human capital executives to ensure access to leading candidates in chosen markets.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Gerard Stewart has offices in London and Menlo Park, Calif. For more information, visit

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