LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Library Associates Companies (LAC) announced today that Sarah Clark Kavanagh is joining the firm as Vice President, Strategic Consulting. While based in San Francisco, Ms. Kavanagh will be responsible for serving and working with LAC on national accounts and consulting projects.

Ms. Kavanagh brings twelve years of experience in Information Resources strategy and client relationship management to complement LAC’s already strong consulting practice/business. She will further enhance the firm’s holistic approach to advising on technical, financial and end-user aspects of Information Resources management in the current and future marketplace. In addition, Ms. Kavanagh will work closely with LAC’s senior recruiters on executive level assignments in the library, marketing, CRM and knowledge management areas.

“The reasons for the continued growth of our consulting and recruiting practices are clear,” explains Deb Schwarz, CEO of LAC. “Law firms, corporations and government agencies are in the midst of change as information moves from print and other traditional formats to a digital/virtual environment. We provide expertise in helping our clients to manage and leverage internal and external intellectual assets, and in finding the most qualified candidates for recruiting assignments. Sarah brings a wealth of knowledge from the content provider side, and an impressive network of contacts that we know will serve our diverse client base well.”

“I worked with Library Associates for several years while at Thomson-West, and watched them grow into an innovative, forward-thinking organization,” Sarah says. “This is an exciting opportunity to contribute my knowledge and skills to the consulting division. I look forward to partnering with our clients to maximize their opportunities.”

Ms. Kavanagh received her B.S. from Iowa State University and a J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law. She is a member of the California and Iowa Bar Associations.

About Library Associates Companies
LAC, a woman-owned business with over 200 employees, was founded in 1986 by Ms. Schwarz, its current owner and CEO. With offices in the Los Angeles, Denver and Washington, DC, metro areas, LAC specializes in consulting, staffing and outsourcing of information management functions and positions. From libraries to digital asset management, LAC brings the experience, knowledge and expertise to manage and/or staff information management functions and operations in the private sector and for government agencies.

Our mission is to connect knowledge and people and to bring our expertise to help our clients solve problems, manage change and provide qualified individuals for jobs, assignments, projects and careers. For more information visit

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