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Woodbridge International Closes Sale of LEAPROS Workforce Solutions to Industrial Skilled Trades

June 6, 2022

Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, LEAPROS Workforce Solutions by Industrial Skilled Trades.

LEAPROS Workforce Solutions, headquartered in Costa Mesa, California is a national provider of specialized talent acquisition, innovative technology, and consulting solutions. LEAPROS strategically links employers and professionals through innovative workforce solutions, industry-shaping strategy, world-class customer service, and transformative technology that catalyzes growth for impact.

Dr. Joseph Ruiz, who currently serves as the CEO of LEAPROS, stated about the merger, “We are excited about our new partnership with the talented team at Industrial Skilled Trades. This merger creates a momentous opportunity to leverage our combined resources and capitalize on synergies that will bring tremendous value to all stakeholders, including our employees, clients, and business partners.”

Industrial Skilled Trades, located in Elgin, Illinois is a niche staffing agency specializing in the trades. IST has built its business by consistently being responsive and transparent with its candidates and clients. IST’s focus is finding the right talent for its partners at the right time when they need help the most. In just 4 years, IST has staffed more than 430 projects covering nearly one million hours across thirty-six states.

Woodbridge International’s ground-breaking approach to marketing a company globally has transformed the way the sell-side M&A industry does business.