Larry Hemley founded S.J.Hemley Marketing after 15 years of guiding marketing for technology, healthcare, scientific, clinical, and engineering professional staffing firms as well as 5 years in sales and sales management. After working with some of the nation’s leading staffing firms and driving ROI generating marketing efforts, he set a path for working with small and mid-market firms to assist in driving their growth. From strategy development to branding and lead generation to supporting it all with market research and analysis, he is driving home the message that brand matters, but not without ROI.
As Chief Marketing Officer, Larry Hemley joined Eliassen Group in October of 2008. His responsibilities included the creation, strategic development and implementation of all marketing including websites, collateral, marketing programs, social media, tradeshows and career fairs, advertising, and direct mail as well as public relations for the entire company.
Prior to joining Eliassen Group, he served as Vice President of Marketing for On Assignment, a diversified professional staffing firm, providing flexible and permanent staffing solutions for Healthcare, Scientific, IT and Engineering. In his four years with On Assignment, he was responsible for rebranding the company, creating new web properties, driving marketing programs and being part of the team to integrate two major acquisitions.
Prior to joining On Assignment, he served as Director of Marketing and Communications for COMSYS Information Technology Services (now Experis, a division of Manpower), one of the nation’s premier providers of IT staffing and solutions. In his four years with COMSYS, he was responsible for rebranding the company, creating successful marketing programs, collateral development, and launching two additional brands.
Larry is a former Professor of Advertising at the University of Houston where he spent five years. As an advertising competition class, he guided his class to a national championship for the university in 1993.
He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising from the University of Houston.