Company Veteran Nelson Schmidt Appointed to Managing Director in Houston

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  • Houston, TX (1888PressRelease) April 26, 2011 - Resources Global Professionals ("Resources"), a leading multinational provider of professional services and the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is pleased to announce the appointment of Nelson Schmidt to managing director of its Houston office. Schmidt will be responsible for leading the strategy and business development efforts across all practice areas.

    "We are thrilled to have Nelson as the managing director in Houston," said Ross Mesquita, regional managing director. "He was instrumental in setting the platform strategy for growth in San Antonio and Austin over the past year, and having him back in Houston will help the growth of the practice."

    Schmidt most recently was managing director over the central Texas offices. He joined Resources in 2002 when the Company acquired The Procurement Centre (TPC), a Texas-based supply chain management firm providing procurement and supply chain solutions to companies on a project basis. As an original co-founder of TPC, he was instrumental in establishing and rolling out their professional services platform to the Company's diverse and growing list of clientele. Schmidt came to TPC from Marathon Oil where he was supply chain manager.

    "I am very excited to return to Houston as managing director of the Houston practice," said Schmidt. "I look forward to working with our management team in Houston to expand our market position by providing qualitative professional services to our clients."

    Schmidt received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Houston and is a Certified Purchasing Manager.

    The world's leading businesses trust Resources Global Professionals with their most pressing initiatives. We're a multinational professional services firm that partners with business leaders to drive change across all parts of a global enterprise. Our accomplished professionals have expertise in finance & accounting, information management, risk & compliance, human capital, legal & regulatory, corporate advisory & restructuring, strategic communications, and supply chain management. Working as members of clients' teams, we solve problems, execute plans and transfer knowledge.

    Resources Global was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm. Today, we are a publicly traded company with over 2,900 professionals, from more than 80 practice offices, serving 1,800 clients around the world.

    Headquartered in Irvine, California, Resources Global has served 83 of the Fortune 100 companies. The firm was named to's list of 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.

    The operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (RECN), the company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the exchange's highest tier by listing standards.

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