Management Team


Our leaders introduce a fresh, innovative approach to delivering value to our clients. We combine the years of experience you would expect to find in Payroll, Human Resources, Employee Benefits, and Risk Management along with advanced technology, management consulting, and a timely appreciation for the emerging changes in digital communications. Our converged approach to investing in our capabilities enables us to think about our clients’ needs in an entirely different manner. Simply put – we combine deep experience to deliver better solutions, based entirely on the unique needs of every client.


Andrea Rath

Andrea D. Rath, SPHR-CA, Director Human Resources

Andrea joins the CEO management team after having been the Director of Human Resources and a member of the senior management team for CoAdvantage, a PEO with over 35,000 worksite employees. Her extensive experience in the Human Resources area makes her a tremendous asset to CEO and its Client companies. Andrea began her career in human resources in 1986, and entered the PEO industry in 2000 with the NELCO Companies, a Bradenton-based PEO which sold to CoAdvantage in 2008.  During her tenure with NELCO, Andrea was the manager of the Human Resources department responsible for both internal HR and client HR services; and served as Benefits Manager and Office Manager during her tenure.   Andrea worked closely with Daria Arcadi on the company’s Strategic Planning Group.  Andrea obtained her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation in 2005, and added the California designation in 2011. During this time, she further developed her skills and became a Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediator.

Jon Scoggins

Carrie D. Rath, Director Claims Management

Carrie Rath leads the workers’ compensation claims management team for CEO. Carrie has more than a decade in management roles in the workers’ compensation arena, with expertise in both the PEO industry and in a third-party claims administrator environment. She also has extensive professional experience in corporate training and education.  Carrie’s broad depth of knowledge in workers’ compensation allows her to work with carriers to ensure proper claims management; while working with clients to aide them in returning employees back to work and mitigate exposure. She is an Accredited Claims Adjuster (ACA), Florida-All Lines; and has a Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claims Adjuster License. Carrie earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees at the University of South Florida.


Steve Mills

Daria Arcadi, Vice President Payroll Services

Daria, with 29 years in the PEO business, brings an operational expertise to CEO that is hard to match in the industry. She worked with Celeste and Darrin at the successful PEM shortly after its inception. With a proven track record, Celeste, Darrin and Daria join again at CEO to provide world class client service.
Daria started at PEM in 1988 as a Payroll Specialist and Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk. She produced payroll in multiple states, assisted in workers’ compensation audits and administered the self-insured health benefits for all clients. She rose through the ranks becoming the Research and Special Projects Manager, working on the installation of all new computer systems and successfully organizing the relocation of the corporate offices. She became PEM’s Vice President of Payroll Services. She designed, developed and maintained the flow of production within the company. Daria was the liaison between the IT department and clients regarding special computer requirements, and was responsible for the setup of new remote production sites in all of PEM’s offices. Daria was extremely instrumental in the acquisition of several other PEOs.



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