Before he was an IT staffing account executive, Mr. John Goullet attended Ursinus College from 1979-1983 and began his illustrious career by serving as a computer consultant, after which he decided to make a move on his own. Mr. John Goullet then founded his IT staffing company Info Technologies in 1994 and proceeded to serve as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Info Technologies focused on matching personalities and work after comprehensively understanding the atmosphere of the corporate world and the staffing needs of consumers when it came to information technology.
On February 1st of 2010, Goullet then moved to merge Info Technologies Inc. and Diversant Inc, forming Diversant, LLC. At the age of 55, Mr. John Goullet is today the Principal of Diversant, LLC and as chairperson, he has effectively expanded the company’s presence as well as its ability to keep on developing new solutions.
As of today in the United States, Diversant LLC is arguably the largest IT staffing and solutions company owned by an African-American. Specializing in the provision of IT solutions on a contractual, temporal, and permanent basis, Diversant LLC aims to meet the requirements of both Fortune 500 and mid-market customers, albeit in a specific number of industries.
Diversant LLC is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) provider and entirely dedicated to promoting diversity when it comes to the chain of supply and the entire workplace. At Diversant LLC, the belief is that all forms of diversity eventually enable the development of more creative solutions for customers while leading to better and more opportunities for the company’s partners and consultants.
The products and services offered by Diversant LLC are based entirely on original and transformative concepts aimed at satisfying the requirements of its clients and associates as well as the communities as a whole. The proprietary “Best-In-Class” methodologies that form the basis of the IT staffing services afforded by Diversant LLC ensure high-quality results.
After a successful career culminating as Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer with the True Value Hardware Corporation in Chicago, and over thirty years of experience at the highest levels in new product development, launching, merchandising, brand building, category management and related areas, Kenneth Goodgame has rebranded himself as a Marketing, Sales and Retail Merchandising Executive.
His successes at True Value include such notable achievements as the Craftsman program that increased sales from $9M to $180M, an increased number of store openings by 300%, and growing revenue by $150M. Another of his innovative ideas promoted support by vendors in a ‘pay for play’ advertisement program which highlighted their products and the True Value brand name, resulting in increased customer and retail numbers. During his tenure at True Value, the company’s brand value improved significantly because of his experienced guidance. He improved the performance of the buying team and increased their product expertise. He also enabled the company to increase its saving record from 2% to over 10% per year.
In his current reincarnation, he provides guidance to companies in areas relevant to the development of an effective business strategy. In addition, he promotes such management features as employee engagement, the development of performance indicators and other quality assurance systems as integral in ensuring improved performance and profitability. His clients are assured of success because of his vast experience, expertise and history of growth promotion in companies. He advocates systems to promote improvement in leadership ability, product quality and productivity and pays keen attention to cost management.
Goodgame in his current incarnation needs little in the way of promotion. His accolades and achievements over the past decades include successes in companies and products such as Shur-Line Painting Products, Rubbermaid Cleaning, John Deere, Toro branded equipment, RIDGID wet-dry vacuums, and the 20 SKU Husky Air Tool program.
He stands ready to provide guidance to companies in need of his expertise.