Our Vision

Managed Staffing, Inc. is one of the top award-winning full-service diversity MSP providers, understanding not only the MSP environment but the software, the SLAs and the commitment it takes to make each program a success. Managed Staffing account managers and recruiters have over 15 years of experience necessary to effectively provide to our clients and deliver well-qualified professionals efficiently and expeditiously. Through consulting and understanding our clients’ needs, Managed Staffing is empowered to streamline the staffing augmentation process—allowing for faster response and more affordable services. Our client-dedicated account managers and support team empower Managed Staffing to not only provide services, but team up with our clients to give real-time market analysis and feedback, and build a business strategy that will help with: project planning, contingent workforce outlook, and budget forecasting, reduce onboard time, and decrease costs. This allows a win-win situation for everyone. No matter how large or complex your project may be, we will assess your contingent workforce needs and support your vision to ensure projects are completed on time and on budget. We have a team of over 120 dedicated recruiters that focus on project-based staffing, rapid deployment projects, temporary workforce solutions, permanent placement, and temp-to-perm needs to ensure business continuity. Their expertise and resources deliver quality professionals who are among the most skilled and diverse in their industry.

Company History



The Beginning

abid 1996Abid Abedi launches Adea, Inc. Adea was initially launched as a software development company focusing on disrupting the tax software industry by writing next-generation tax software logic that was ahead of its time. In mid-1996, Abid did what is commonly known today as “pivot” where a startup shifts its original business strategy or plan and quickly moves to more of revenue-generating model and flourishes. This shift came about during Y2K and the dotcom frenzy era, which elicited a demand for talent acquisition from all over the U.S. Thus Adea’s successful consulting business was born.



First of many awards

  • Dallas Business Journal’s FastTech 50 – #1 in 1999
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Finalist Southwest Region
  • SMU’s Dallas 100



Adea makes its mark on Dallas

  • Dallas Business Journal’s Pacesetters award
  • FastTech 50 – Fastest Growing Companies in the Dallas Region
  • Ranked 18th – Fastest Growing U.S. Technical Consulting Firm
  • Top 10 Finalist for SMU’s Dallas 100 award


Fastest-growing company in Dallas

  • 3rd Annual Pacesetters – Fastest Growing Businesses from Dallas Business Journal
  • Entrepreneur of the Year – Finalist Southwest Region – Abid Abedi by Ernst & Young
  • SMU’s Dallas 100 – Ranked in the Top 20 Fastest Growing 100 Firms in Dallas / Fort Worth



First of many expansions

  • Adea opens offices in Austin, TX and Atlanta, GA
  • Inc. 500 – Ranked 22nd in the U.S.
  • Winner, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Southwest U.S. Region to Abid Abedi, Chairman and CEO
  • Winner, Outstanding Leadership Award from the Greater Dallas Indo-American Chamber of Commerce to Abid Abedi, Chairman and CEO
  • Finalist, Entrepreneur of the Year from the National Asian-American Chamber of Commerce to Abid Abedi, Chairman and CEO
  • Top 100 U.S. Indus Firms – Adea Ranked 9th
  • Minority Business Week – Ranked 28th Largest Minority-Owned Company in the U.S.
  • SMU’s Dallas 100


Sales reach an excess of $100MM

  • Adea continues expansion and opens offices in Boston, Houston, Newark, Palo Alto, and Washington, DC with a development center in Hyderabad, India
  • Adea wins the following awards:
    • S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year – One of five finalists
    • 500 (Inc. Magazine for 2001, first year eligible)
    • Success Magazine Top 100 Privately Held
    • Silicon India Magazine Top 100
    • Indus Business Journal Top 50 Indus Owned Business
    • Minority Business News Magazine (National and Regional Competition)
    • Dallas 100
    • FastTech 50
    • Purple Squirrel Top 100


Adea aquires Netkraft

  • Adea acquires Netkraft, a SEI CMMI Level 5 provider of outsourced software development, systems integration and application maintenance services based in Bangalore, India.
  • Adeas expands offices to include Fairfax, VA, New Brunswick, NJ, and European locations in Paris, France, London, England, Hamburg, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Ranked key Minority Supplier by American Airlines
  • Asian 50 – 8th Largest Asian-American Owned Business in the United States


Adea starts RF practice

  • Adea starts RF engineering and network optimization and testing services for U.S. based clients.
  • Adea wins more awards:
    • AT&T Platinum Supplier Certification
    • Minority Business Leader Awards – Ranked #2 for Minority Firms by Dallas Business Journal
    • Entrepreneur of the Year – 2005 National Judge by Ernst & Young
    • Abid Abedi – Entrepreneur of the Year by the Greater Dallas Indo American Chamber of Commerce
    • The Global Outsourcing 100 – Adea #1 by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals
    • Top 10 Finalist for Managed Offshore magazine
    • Tech Titan Award – Community Hero by Metroplex Technology business council
    • Top Minority Owned Businesses by Minority Business News Texas
    • New York Regional MED’s Outstanding Minority Technology Firm by Minority Enterprise Development
    • Top 100 – Fastest Growing Staffing Firms in America by Purple Squirrel 100
    • Minority Technology Firm of the Year awarded by U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency
    • Excellence Award in Business awarded by U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce


Managed Staffing spun off from Adea


MS 2010

Adea was sold to Valtech, and Managed Staffing moves to new corporate location

  • Managed Staffing achieves over 300% growth since 2007


2011 (2)

Managed Staffing receives award

  • Managed Staffing awarded Supplier Excellence Award by Volt for Management, Professional and Finance, and awarded Supplier Excellence Award by Volt in the category of Information Technology, General Technology and Engineering
  • Managed Staffing adds John Deere, Colgate and US Airways as clients

RF Practice started at Managed Staffing

  • Managed Staffing forms relationship with Ericsson and opens a new division that provides RF Engineering and network optimization and testing services

2011 Scarlet Formed

Scarlet Wireless formed


Managed Staffing receives more awards and adds more clients

  • Managed Staffing is again awarded Supplier Excellence Award by Volt for Management, Professional and Finance, and awarded Supplier Excellence Award by Volt in the category of Information Technology, general Technology and Engineering
  • Managed Staffing adds EarthLink, Sungard, BNSF and Novell as clients


Managed Staffing adds more clients

  • Managed Staffing adds bioMerieux, Wellcare, Sage, Schneider Electric and Madison College as clients


Managed Staffing awarded large staffing agreement and adds more clients

  • As one of three vendors to Aetna, Managed Staffing is awarded a large staffing agreement, and also adds Excelis, American Airlines and Dupont as clients


Managed Staffing continues to grow and add clients

Managed Staffing adds Chemours, NBTY, Crane Merrimac, Diebold and Dominion as new clients