Company History

Since 1991, PRA USA has been evolving to keep ahead of the curve for our clients and candidates.

  • 1991

    Founder Jim Petitpren Establishes First Customer With an Engineering Consulting Gig

  • 1992

    Company is Incorporated and Rebranded as Professional Resource Associates, Inc.

  • 1995

    Rental Office Established

  • 1996

    First Office Space Purchased

  • 1997

    First PRA Website is Launched

  • 1997

    Services Expanded to Direct Placements and Special Project Teams

  • 1998

    Original Building from 1996 is Expanded More Than Doubling its Footprint

  • 1999

    Core Focus Shifts from General Engineering towards Electronics

  • 2001

    Electronics and Embedded Niche Has Clients in 37 States in Multiple Industries

  • 2003

    Chicago Office Added in The Financial District

  • 2007

    Services Become More Focused on Direct Placements

  • 2010

    Company is Rebranded as The PRA Group, Inc.

  • 2011

    National Recruiting Network Established

  • 2015

    Social Media Integration

  • 2019

    Digital Age Rebranding to PRA USA

  • 2020

    New Company Website