As CEO, Dave MacKeen Jr. led Eliassen Group through four acquisitions and two private equity recapitalizations, taking it from $27 million in revenue in 2002 to $171 million in 2012. MacKeen also expanded the company’s services beyond IT to include life sciences, agile, workforce management and biometrics. Eliassen Group ranks on the lists of the largest staffing firms and the largest IT staffing firms in the country, and grabbed a spot on Inc. magazine’s 500/5000 list of fastest-growing private companies for the last seven years. MacKeen is president of the New England chapter of TechServe Alliance.