Slalom, a management consulting firm based in Seattle, announced plans Wednesday to expand into Portland and hire 100 workers.

“We are excited to announce plans to both expand and invest in the Portland … marketplace while creating 100 jobs over the next 12 to 18 months with immediate hires across sales and delivery roles,” said Russell Norris, general manager for Slalom Boston, in a news release. “The New England area is a growing market, and our research has shown Portland aligns closely with our existing businesses both within the Boston market and the global Slalom market.”

Slalom said it is the fourth largest information technology services provider in the Greater Boston area and is heavily focused on community service.

Norris said Slalom’s Boston employees have worked more than 11,000 hours on community service projects and raised more than $357,000 to support nonprofits in the Boston metro area. The firm said it plans to continue its deep commitment to communities where its employees live and work.

Slalom said it has industry expertise across the retail, financial services, insurance, healthcare, life sciences, hospitality and public sectors.

Founded in 2001, Slalom has grown to over 11,000 employees. It has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For six years running.

Slalom launched its Boston office in 2012.

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