DCI Consulting acquires Human Resource Specialties

04 January 2024 Consulting.us 1 min. read

DCI Consulting, a Washington, DC-based human resources risk management consultancy, has acquired Human Resource Specialties Inc. (HR Specialties), a boutique firm specializing in affirmative action plan consulting.

Founded in 1984, HR Specialties provides employers and attorneys with consulting services in affirmative action plan (AAP) preparation, OFCCP audit support, and pay equity analyses.

The firm is based in Missoula, Montana and has 14 employees, according to LinkedIn.

DCI’s acquisition of HR Specialties will further strengthen its AAP consulting practice. The firm in 2022 acquired Glenn Barlett Consulting Services, an affirmative action compliance consultancy based in Englishtown, NJ, and in 2023 acquired Gerstco, a San Jose-based firm specializing in AAP software and consulting.

DCI Consulting acquires Human Resource Specialties

"I am thrilled to announce the successful acquisition of Human Resource Specialties, which aligns with DCI's strategic vision and solidifies our position as the premier affirmative action planning consulting firm," said David Cohen, president of DCI Consulting. "I look forward to collaborating with HR Specialties' clients to maintain the outstanding services provided by Sandy and the team."

DCI in a press release said it will retain “key personnel” from HR Specialties.

DCI was founded in 2001 and has more than 90 employees, according to LinkedIn. The firm advises companies and law firms on HR areas such as pay equity; DEI; AAP development and implementation; employee selection and test validation; and OFCCP audit and litigation.