Celeste Dockery, Chief Executive Officer
Celeste Dockery, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, is the visionary behind CEO, bringing decades of experience to her role. As the founder of the company Professional Employee Management, Dockery used her expertise and experience to build PEM from three internal employees and four clients to one of the most successful PEO’s in the history of the industry.
Dockery is a leading PEO consultant and a highly regarded regulatory expert, Celeste continues to serve on the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Board of Employee Leasing Companies for four consecutive terms via appointment by two Florida governors. Governor Scott appointed her for another term in 2016. She was a Florida Association of Professional Employer Organizations (FAPEO) and National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) board member and FAPEO president. Celeste has also served as a board member and executive for a number of non-profits, workers’ compensation companies and industry organizations.
Celeste earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.