ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2005--TALX Corporation
(NASDAQ: TALX), a leading provider of human resources and
payroll-related services, announced that L. Keith Graves, Chief
Financial Officer, has been approved by the Board of Directors for
promotion to the additional position of Vice President, TALX
"With outstanding planning and leadership, Keith has played a
vital role in the tremendous success TALX has seen in recent years,"
said William Canfield, president and chief executive officer of TALX.
"This recognition from the Board of Directors well represents his
strong contributions as a company officer."
As chief financial officer, Graves has guided the financial
aspects of TALX as it has grown into a $158 million company. Graves
has played an instrumental role over the years and in recent
acquisitions that have been key to executing the TALX business
Graves has been with TALX for eight years and has held the title
of chief financial officer since January 2004. Previously, he worked
at Bank of America (formerly Boatmen's Bancshares, Inc.), where he
served as vice president and controller of the investment banking
division. Before that, Graves worked in the audit division of the St.
Louis office of KPMG LLP. He is a CPA and earned his Bachelor's of
Accountancy from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of payroll-related and
human resources services. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, TALX holds a
leadership position in two key services -- automated employment and
income verification services via The Work Number(R) and unemployment
tax management services via UC eXpress(R). TALX also provides
paperless payroll services, W-2 services, I-9 services, time entry and
approval services, automated hiring services, and tax credit and
incentives services. The company's common stock trades on The Nasdaq
National Market under the symbol TALX. For more information about TALX
Corporation, call 314-214-7000 or access the company's Web site at
CONTACT: TALX Corporation, St. Louis
Mike Smith, 314-214-7000
SOURCE: TALX Corporation