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It’s Not WHAT We Do, It’s HOW We Do It


brion-julianneFounded in June of 1995, Ad-Vance Talent Solutions has emerged as the leader in the staffing and recruitment industry in both public and private sectors. By 2000 Ad-VANCE had expanded into the Sarasota market and had developed exclusive vendor relationships with key employers such as SYSCO Food Services, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, Champs Sports & Footlocker, Johnson Smith Company, Beall’s Inc. and Sarasota County Government. In addition, Hospitality Associates was formed in 2014 to focus on the hospitality and event staffing needs of the Manatee and Sarasota marketplace and has quickly become the industry leader.  Michael’s on East, IMG, Mattison’s, Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles are prime examples of our great client base.

Brion & Julianne Sunseri, President & Vice President, play a very active role in the day-to-day operations of the company. As a sales leader, Brion forges personal relationships with clients and gets in the trenches with the team daily. Julianne leads the recruitment efforts ensuring the ultimate experience for both candidate and client.  Under their keen leadership, Ad-VANCE Talent Solutions has been nominated for Manatee and Sarasota County Chamber of Commerce “Industry of the Year” five times – once in Sarasota and four times in Bradenton.

Brion and Julianne are huge philanthropists and believe in giving back to the community. Brion has served as the Chairman Board of Governors Manatee Technical College, a member of the Manatee Technical Institute Foundation Board, member of the Work Force Development Committee and CEO of Net Sarasota, to name a few. Julianne has been on the Board of Directors of Keep Manatee Beautiful, Manatee Chamber of Commerce Leadership Manatee Class of alumni, Sarasota Human Resources Association Member and Selah Freedom Sponsor.



Ad-VANCE has always been independently owned and operated which allows for a level of flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and service that is unmatched in the industry. Our business is based on creating value for our clients, problem solving, and reducing hiring and retention headaches.



Ad-VANCE has the proven ability to recruit for a diversity of positions. Our recruiting and placement processes mirror our client’s vision and culture. We pride ourselves in maintaining local partnerships through tenured relationships with local colleges, schools, civic and community organizations within the communities we serve. We value honesty and transparency and stand behind our work with a satisfaction guarantee.


Ad-Vance embraces traditional values and creates innovative solutions. We attract, qualify, and match talented individuals to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations. We provide flexible and cost-effective programs that allow our clients to meet and exceed their goals. Our business partners know us for our integrity, community investment, and exceptional service.


To fulfill our mission, we take a bit of a non-traditional approach. We utilize best practices in technology, sourcing, retainment and recruitment strategies and sound HR principles to create services that can be easily scaled and customized for the most pressing HR challenge. Our national recruiting network and local HR Consultant partnerships also help set us apart.


It is our culture to support the building of community infrastructure and provide resources for local career outreach. Through development of innovative scholarship and educational assistance programs, we are building a feeder system of new talent creating workforce succession solutions. This enables us to build successful partnerships within the communities we serve.


2010 “Business/Education Partnership Award Partner in Excellence” –  Manatee County School District
2011-2021 “Top 500 Companies” – Gulf Coast Business Review
2014-2019 “Top Temporary Employment Firms” –  Tampa Bay Business Journal
2015-2018 “Top Permanent Placement Firms” – Tampa Bay Business Journal
2016-2021 “People’s Choice Award for Best Employment Agency” – Bradenton Herald
2017 “TempWorks Software Reference Partner” Award – TempWorks Software Company



American Staffing Association
Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation
Gulfcoast Business Exchange
Gulfcoast Builders Exchange
Hospitality Finance & Technology Professionals
Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance
Manatee Better Business Bureau
Manatee Chamber of Commerce
Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
Sarasota Economic Development Corporation
Sarasota Human Resource Association (SHRA)
Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
TempNet Association of Independent Staffing Firms