Russell Tobin Announces Midwest Expansion into St. Louis with Strategic Hire, Lori Eaton

ST. LOUIS – Russell Tobin, a division of Pride Global, one of the nation’s leading professional recruitment and staffing organizations, announced the expansion of its Midwest presence by opening an office in St. Louis, MO, under the direction of St. Louis native, Lori Eaton. The new branch will support clients seeking recruitment solutions in the Agriculture, Consumer Products, Insurance, and Financial Services industries, supporting roles ranging from business professional to IT in St. Louis and nationally.


Eaton comes to Russell Tobin with over 25 years of industry experience specifically in business and relationship development, recruitment, operations, and human resources. Over the last two and a half decades, she brought a strong understanding of technology, people, and marketplace-knowledge to the tech startups, small businesses, and the Fortune 500 organizations that she worked with.


Eaton’s professional successes and community involvement in organizations like the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and United Way have caused her to be named to St. Louis Business Journals’ “Most Influential Women in Business” (2016) and Small Business Monthly’s “100 St. Louisans to Know to Succeed in Business” (2016).


“Lori’s extensive network, knowledge of the industry and commitment to the city of St. Louis ensures Russell Tobin’s success in this new market,” Jenny Davis, Midwest Director says. “The new location goes hand in hand with Russell Tobin’s ambitious growth strategy and focus on building around talented leadership, like Lori.”


“Our expansion in the Midwest is intentional, as Lori represents our continued singular focus on internal talent.” Tim Tobin, Managing Director of Russell Tobin says. “With a strong concentration of Fortune 1000 companies and talented people, St. Louis is a logical next step. We look forward to contributing to Missouri’s employment engine, through a commitment to superior client and candidate experiences.”


St. Louis is Russell Tobin’s fourth Midwest office, joining forces with the Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Cincinnati branches. In addition to the Midwest expansion, Russell Tobin’s global expansion has continued, as well, with offices opening in Scotland, India and Canada.