About Wellington Group, Inc.

The Wellington Group was founded by Ann Anastasio. Ms. Anastasio began her career as a Human Resources Manager in 1984 with the Austin Company, an international engineering and architectural firm. As her career progressed, Ms. Anastasio worked as a top rated Staffing Specialist for several Fortune 100 companies. As a result of Ms. Anastasio’s commitment to absolute customer satisfaction, quality and cost effectiveness, The Wellington Group has grown to become a leading firm that is universally recognized by its clients for its excellence and outstanding customer service.

Our Screening Process

The Wellington Group is dedicated to referring only the most qualified professionals who possess the utmost integrity. They are loyal, hardworking, and committed to delivering results. We meticulously screen and evaluate all of our professionals prior to referring them to our clients. Our highly selective process includes thorough background checks as well as extensive personal interviews. We only refer professionals who are quick learners that can rapidly adjust to change, solve complex problems and work well independently and in team environments.

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  • Wellington Group has been my go to partner for all HR searches over the last 5+ years. Ann and her team are fantastic to work with - they truly understand each need and are experts in the HR field.

    Human Resource Manager - Martin Brower

  • I have been a client of The Wellington Group for over 10 years and trust them wholeheartedly to deliver on my HR needs. They not only provide amazing service but they truly care about my experience as a client. I couldn't provide a higher recommendation.

    Talent Acquisition Manager - Fidelity Life

  • I couldn’t be happier with choosing The Wellington Group as a staffing partner. They have shown such care, professionalism, and personalized service related to our needs. They are about finding a good match, not just filling a position. They are a great business partner!

    Talent Acquisition Manager - Empire Carpet

  • The Wellington Group has been able to meet all of our Human Resource contract staffing needs. We conducted a rigorous RFP process in measuring not only cost, but ease of use. The Wellington Group was able to accommodate all of our needs and requests. Everyone on their team is a pleasure to work with and all are willing to assist. They are also a great partner in discussing co-employment concerns with us and sharing their knowledge on the subject. When we had a large hiring need for multiple recruiters, we conducted a meeting with them to let them know what we wanted. We entrusted them to interview for us and just send over the right individuals who would fit our culture and they did an excellent job. I highly recommend The Wellington Group to any company.


  • I have known and worked with Ann and Wellington Group for almost 11 years while at two different employers as a Talent Acquisition Manager. Wellington Group has been my "go to" in each instance for the best recruiting talent in Chicago. They take time to understand our culture and business, and are very mindful of the recruiting talent they present to us. References are thoroughly checked prior to submital, and from a vendor relationship perspective, Ann and her team are a delight to partner with. I have worked with several vendors in the past- bar none- they are the best I've worked with in this space.

    Northern Trust Bank

  • I have worked with The Wellington Group, Inc. since 2007, during which time they have provided U.S. Cellular with excellent support and partnership with some of our recruiting/contracting efforts. Their work has been a major factor in the success of Talent Acquisition at U.S. Cellular.I can confidently recommend The Wellington Group, Inc. as a solid and reliable agency, and experts in their field.

    U.S. Cellular

  • I have been using the Wellington Group for my temporary HR hiring needs for many years and cannot be more pleased to give a recommendation. They are an extremely professional group of women who work very hard to find the best of the best talent out there. They are very concerned about customer service and check in frequently to see how their contractors are doing. They ask the right questions to determine the qualifications needed and every single person that answers the phone, without exception, makes me feel as if I am the only client they are working for.

    It has been such a pleasure to work with this group over the years, I would recommend them to anyone!

    Senior Director Talent Acquisition – US. Foods

  • The Wellington Group has made a positive impact on our ability to scale up our recruiting capability during peak periods of demand. They have always delivered the best recruiting professionals across the U.S. and Canada whenever and wherever we've needed more recruiters and recruiting coordinators.

    Avanade, Inc.

  • As a contract recruiter for Sun, Ann distnguished herself among a group of highly motivated and extremely knowledgeable recruitment professionals. Ann was always requested by our business partners for her expertise in the industry, her professionalism and her work ethic. She displayed excellent leadership skills and drove for the highest results. She was clearly one of the best recruiters I have worked with.

    Senior Human Resources Manager – Sun Microsystems, Inc.