Who We Are Overview

About Us

Lab Talent Advisors specializes in providing scientific professionals to clients in a variety of industries nationwide. We hold experience that offers you the support needed to staff and grow your business. Our Talent Advisors set the standard for scientific staffing, from temporary chemists and lab technicians to permanent lab supervisors and managers. If you are looking to hire or seeking a new job opportunity, we pride ourselves on being the people you choose to partner with for your talent management needs.

We focus on these Lab & Scientific industries:

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Environmental
  • Food & Beverage
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial & Consumer Goods
  • Life Sciences
  • Pharmaceuticals
Lab Talent Advisors helps our clients build their teams, understand their workforce, and develop strategic talent solutions that drive value for their organizations.
Our History

We have specialized in Scientific & Laboratory talent for nearly 30 years, and love it when candidates we placed decades ago return to us as clients!


Lab Talent Advisors Brand Established

We continue to provide Lab & Scientific professionals to organizations across multiple industries nationally. Building upon and complementing our 30-year national LabTemps brand success, our Lab Talent Advisors brand has been launched to offer our next-level talent consulting solutions to HR and management professionals across multiple industries across the Lab & Scientific ecosystem.

LabTemps and Lab Talent Advisors brands are Messina Group, Inc. companies, creating synergies across all brands to provide the Lab, Scientific, Food, and Chemical ecosystem with a wide variety of Advisory solutions to help fast growing organizations. We aim to accelerate Value Creation – from Talent Management to Business Advisory & Transformation to Data Analtyics & Artificial Intelligence.


Company Rebranded

Michael Parks rejoins BECO and LabTemps as the new owner and CEO after the highly successful sale of his professional services consulting firm. He rebrands LabTemps and BECO as Messina Group, Inc. This transition has an immediate impact as the company extends their service offerings to further assist existing clients and entice new clients as a national search, placement, & consulting firm.


LabTemps Brand Specialty Established

BECO expands its range of temporary Talent Solutions across various professional sectors. Included was a Laboratory, Scientific, and Chemical business unit that incorporates under the name LabTemps, Inc.


Michael Parks leaves the company to start his own self-funded professional services consulting firm.


Michael Parks begins his career with BECO.


Company Expands

Blackhawk Engineering Company incorporates under the name BECO, Inc. and expands its services to include design and manufacturing, allowing them to provide a more comprehensive range of services to clients.


Company Founded
The Blackhawk Engineering Company is founded in Chicago, IL and offers engineering services to businesses in the Chicagoland area.

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