Human Resources Consulting Firm, OperationsInc, Acquires NY Based HR Outsourcing Provider, KnappQuest HR


Norwalk, CT. [November 19, 2013] It is with great pleasure that OperationsInc (, announces the acquisition of NY based HR Outsourcing Provider, KnappQuest HR. The purchase includes an extensive client base covering the New York and CT marketplace. OperationsInc will be maintaining all operations and support to KnappQuest HR clients, most of whom are located in Orange, Dutchess,and Westchester Counties in NY, as well as Fairfield and Litchfield Counties in CT. Terms of the deal are confidential and will not be disclosed.

OperationsInc plans to build on their presence in these markets through this acquisition by adding to their staff already present in these counties. Further, the clients of KnappQuest HR will now benefit from a multitude of additional services not previously available. “While our organic growth has continued to flourish this past year, the addition of a diverse client base in a market that we are focused on growing is an exciting development and opportunity we are fortunate to realize,” stated David Lewis, President and CEO of OperationsInc. “We are looking forward to working with the existing base of clients, as well as area businesses and business groups, all with the goal of bringing our high level of service and expertise in HR matters to this marketplace.”

“We are happy to find a successor who has the commitment and capabilities to continue providing high quality HR Outsourcing Services to our clients”, said Nicholas W. Illobre, President and Chief Executive Officer of KnappQuest HR. The firm was founded in 2009 by 5 partners, Belle Knapp Rainey and Chris Pennings of Knapp Consultants, Nicholas Tuck and Robert Cepeda of Quest Financial Services, and Nicholas W. Illobre.

About OperationsInc

Founded by David Lewis in 2001, OperationsInc specializes in HR solutions for small businesses and HR professionals. OperationsInc’s portfolio of offerings includes such services as Human Resources Outsourcing, Recruitment and Retention Services, Outplacement Services, Benefits Administration, Exit Interview Services, Payroll Administration,and Management and Staff Training.

OperationsInc is located at 535 Connecticut Avenue, Second Floor, Norwalk, CT 06854. Nicholas Illobre and David Lewis can be reached for comment at (203) 322-0538 or