Birmingham, Ala.- Warren Averett is excited to announce the addition of a new consulting practice, Warren Averett Workplace. Led by Gerriann Fagan, Warren Averett Workplace provides a full spectrum of human capital services including career management, leadership development, executive and leader coaching and career transition services. Through ownership in Career Partners International (http://www.cpiworld.com/), a worldwide partnership of more than 65 talent management and career transition firms with more than 200 offices in over 30 countries, Warren Averett Workplace delivers global workplace solutions to local and regional clients.

"The addition of this practice expands Warren Averett's services and strengthens the Firm's ability to help our clients thrive," said Jim Cunningham, Chief Executive Officer of Warren Averett. "We are excited to partner with Gerriann and her experienced team of talent management specialists."

"I'm looking forward to the synergies and collaboration that this partnership brings to our clients," said Gerriann Fagan, Member and Warren Averett Workplace leader. "We've already been able to do great work together in Atlanta and Birmingham. The future is bright."

Fagan's company, The Prism Group, will change its name to Warren Averett Workplace. Founded in 2001, The Prism Group, LLC has been the Birmingham, Ala. based office for Career Partners International (CPI) and has recently become the CPI Partner in Atlanta, GA. The Prism Group has been instrumental in helping many organizations and individuals achieve success in a wide range of industries including financial services, healthcare, legal, manufacturing and nonprofit.

About Gerriann Fagan

Gerriann Fagan joins the Firm as a Member. Prior to consulting, Ms. Fagan served in several leadership roles in Human Resources and Operations in media, healthcare and staffing. She has consulted with corporate clients from a wide range of industries. Ms. Fagan holds a M.A. in Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota and an undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois. She is Senior Professional Human Resource (SPHR) certified. She is credentialed to use a variety of assessments including Birkman, DiSC, Hogan and Myers-Briggs, and is certified as a Business Coach and facilitator of the CPI New Horizons® Active Retirement Planning Program. Ms. Fagan is a member of The Birmingham Business Alliance, and serves on the advisory council for UCP of Greater Birmingham and AWARE, a Division of Positive Maturity as well as the Operations Committee for Vulcan Park. She is a Past President of the Birmingham Society for Human Resources Management (BSHRM) and a member of Career Partners International Quality Committee. She participates in The Women's Network and is a recent graduate of the MOMENTUM Women Leader's Program.

About Warren Averett

Warren Averett offers depth and experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, construction, real estate, aerospace and defense, life sciences and technology, nonprofit and public sector, with services that span beyond audit and tax to include wealth management, staffing and recruiting, technology consulting, financial outsourcing, retirement plan administration and investments. Our 15 office locations include Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Mobile, Cullman, Anniston, Auburn and Foley, Alabama; Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, and Tampa, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; and affiliate offices in Houston, Texas and the Cayman Islands. To learn more about our firm visit www.warrenaverett.com.