Indianapolis – Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Mayor Greg Ballard joined executives of Smart IT Staffing Inc., an information technology firm, today to announce the company’s plans to expand its Indianapolis headquarters, creating up to 80 new jobs by 2014.

The company, which provides contract staffing and full-time placement services for companies needing information technology workers, will invest more than $480,000 to lease and equip additional space at its current downtown Indianapolis headquarters. Smart IT currently employs nearly 100 associates in Indianapolis.

Smart IT was founded in 2005 and has been named among the fastest growing private companies and among the largest information technology staffing firms in Indianapolis by the Indianapolis Business Journal. Smart IT is a minority and woman-owned business enterprise.

FairWinds Advisors was retained for site location comparison and advice as well as incentive procurement and fulfillment services.