The Whitaker Companies provides technical and medical staffing through three subsidiaries. The company's information technology staffing subsidiary, Whitaker IT, places contract and permanent information technology personnel, specializing in enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation and e-business, with clients that have included Ciber, Sandia National Laboratories, and Johnson & Johnson. Whitaker Medical provides health care staffing (particularly in anesthesiology, radiology, and pharmacy) to hospitals, clinics, and other facilities. Whitaker Technical specializes in engineering and technical staffing for chemical, energy, and manufacturing companies. The Whitaker Companies was founded in 1983.