CHICAGO, IL – March 1, 2023 – Burtch Works, a national leader in data and analytics workforce transformation and sustainability, has announced the appointment of leaders Abby Zimmerman and Matt Stautberg to its Cincinnati-based team to support the company’s growth. Zimmerman and Stautberg bring extensive experience and expertise that will position the company for continued growth.  

The expansion of the Burtch Works’ leadership team in Cincinnati is a key investment for the company, as it aims to build the city into a major fulfillment hub. To support this vision, Burtch Works plans to double the size of its team this year, adding new roles in sales, fulfillment, and shared services. Burtch Works has a total of 55 employees across its offices in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Cincinnati. The Cincinnati office currently has 15 team members, including the latest leadership additions of Zimmerman and Stautberg. Burtch Works plans to expand their Cincinnati team by 186%, increasing headcount to 43 employees by 2024. 

Burtch Works is committed to building out the foundation and infrastructure to grow to a billion-dollar company by 2033, and Zimmerman and Stautberg are key players in achieving this goal. Abby has operations experience in growing a recruiting and staffing brand from startup to over 700 employees, while Matt has had a long career in corporate finance and operating companies, large and small. 

Zimmerman’s prior experience will be instrumental in helping Burtch Works scale their business. She is passionate about hiring the best people and creating a winning and collaborative culture — a priority for Burtch Works as their footprint expands. Abby is an active member of the Ohio Women in Analytics group, and volunteers as a tutor for Oyler School in Lower Price Hill. 

“I’m fortunate to join a team with a great foundation, working alongside accomplished industry leaders. Growing to a billion-dollar organization within ten years is a significant challenge, and I’m excited to do it with this team. With our investments in technology, hiring, and leadership, it’s the right time to join Burtch Works,” said Abby Zimmerman. 

Matt’s expertise in building infrastructure and strategy will bring a fresh perspective to the workforce solutions firm. Stautberg spent 13 years at Macy’s leading their finance team, and was most recently the CFO of VRI, a private equity backed healthcare company in Franklin, Ohio. Matt is actively involved in the Cincinnati community, serving on the boards of ArtsWave and CISE. 

“I’m thrilled to be at the forefront of Burtch Works’ transformative growth journey. With a talented team by our side, we have an incredible opportunity to help companies navigate their data and analytics challenges. I’m particularly excited about expanding our presence in Cincinnati and building a workplace culture where people want to join and thrive,” said Matt Stautberg. 

“We are thrilled to add two highly accomplished and experienced leaders to our executive team,” said Michael Butts, CEO of Burtch Works. “Abby and Matt both bring unique attributes to our company that will continue to propel our growth and help us achieve our aggressive expansion goals. What I’m most excited about with these two strategic additions is their enthusiasm and the fun nature they both share. They are a perfect match for our culture, and I’m looking forward to all we will accomplish together.” 

Over the past year, Burtch Works has experienced organic 178% year over year growth, achieved a remarkable 169% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). Burtch Works leverages relationships, data, and technology to deliver unmatched experiences and desired business outcomes.  

As industry pioneers, Burtch Works prides themselves on their approach as trusted advisors and career advocates by providing subject matter expertise, compelling career opportunities, and leading information and research on trends across the industry.  

With the addition of leaders Abby Zimmerman and Matt Stautberg, Burtch Works is well-positioned to continue its impressive growth and success trajectory. 

About Burtch Works

Burtch Works is a data and analytics workforce transformation and sustainability company comprised of innovators and industry experts.  We leverage relationships, data, and technology to deliver unmatched experiences and desired business outcomes.  Their ability to place data professionals on contract, contract-to-hire, full-time, and in executive roles allows them to meet the goals, interest, and skills of practically every individual across their vast talent community.  Their specialties include several analytical and technology-driven fields such as: data science, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), data engineering, business intelligence, predictive analytics, product development, quantitative business analytics, operations research, web analytics, credit/risk analytics, marketing research, cloud platform, software engineering, and much more. 

Together we’re on a shared mission to build a world that WORKS better, for everyone! 


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