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Joshua Emerick, Joins CEOHR, Inc. as Director of Onboarding

January 30, 20190
Josh Emerick CEOHR

With 13 years of experience in the restaurant industry and pastoral ministry under his belt, Josh started in the PEO industry with TriNet in 2017 working in their Client Services division. From there, Josh worked in the Tampa Bay area with another payroll and HR provider.  Throughout these experiences, Josh gained an extensive knowledge base in HRIS, PrismHR payroll/employee management, CRM platforms, electronic onboarding, WOTC, and E-Verify.  Josh is excited to use this knowledge to help and equip the clients of CEOHR to better manage their employees from hire to retire with the technological solutions that we offer.  As Josh often likes to say, “Leading people should be fun and engaging, not tiring and burdensome”. Josh is a native of …

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Cindy Laviolette, PHR, SHRM-CP, HRBP Joins CEOHR, Inc. as Vice President of Human Resources

December 19, 20180
Cindy Laviolette, PHR, SHRM-CP, HRBP Joins CEOHR, Inc. as Vice President of Human Resources

Cindy contributes 20+ years of extensive Human Resources leadership to our talented resources at CEOHR, and hails from companies such as ADP TotalSource, Paychex, and Oasis Outsourcing.  Cindy knows that every client has unique service expectations in order to satisfy their diverse HR service needs.  With Cindy’s expertise, we will meet those needs and more, to assist with proactive HR strategies designed to increase employee engagement and minimize your employment liability exposure. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Franklin Pierce College and a Master in Human Resources from Villanova University.  “We are excited to have Cindy as part of the management team. Her significant PEO operations and human resources experience will benefit customers at CEOHR.” …Darrin J Fedder, Chief Executive …

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Cassie Holdrich Joins CEOHR as Benefits Administrator Copy

December 17, 20180
Cassie Holdrich CEOHR, Inc. Benefits Administrator

Cassie Holdrich first  joined the CEOHR team in October 2018.  Prior to joining CEOHR, Cassie worked as an Implementation Manager for The Hartford, Aetna, Inc., and has over 10 years of insurance industry experience, including 5 years in implementation, and 7 years in Life & Disability benefits.  She has received several promotions throughout her career, including Implementation Manager in 2014, Senior Implementation Manager in 2016, and Implementation Consultant in 2018. Her responsibilities primarily included managing the implementation for new and existing plan sponsors’ benefit programs.  Her project management skills and consultative approach helped guide clients through the onboarding process to ensure a smooth transition of products and provide superior customer service.  Cassie was responsible for coordinating and monitoring the activities …

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Jessica M. Simmons, MBA, SHRM-SCP Joins CEOINS as VP, Senior Benefits Consultant

November 7, 20180
Jessica Simmons VP Senior Benefits Consultant CEO Insurance Solutions An Affiliate of CEOHR

Jessica has 20-plus years of PEO and Agency experience having started in the PEO industry as a sales executive with the first publicly held PEO company in the late 90s. She is licensed in Life & Health and has earned her MBA from the University of South Florida, and her Bachelor of Business Administration from Stetson University. Jessica has delivered millions of dollars in insurance savings and increased benefit quality to PEO clients by offering creative innovative insurance and benefit administration solutions. She has long been on the front lines of health care reform while working on Wall Street in New York City with Frank Crystal, the second largest privately held insurance agency in the United States and with Aon …

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Year End: Are You Ready?

October 22, 20180

‘Hard to believe, I know, but the end of the year is fast approaching! Preparing now can save you a lot of headaches as December 31 gets closer. Three of the top tasks to accomplish prior to the end of the year are discussed herein. Included with this month’s blog is a more comprehensive listing of year-end tasks, in the form of a Year-End Checklist to help you manage the items that can cause the most problems if left unattended. One of the biggest and more time-consuming of the year-end tasks is ensuring your employees’ address information of record is correct. By tackling this now, you can reduce or eliminate the number of W-2s that are returned to you due …

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Janell Jurrens Joins CEOHR, Inc as Senior Tax Specialist

October 11, 20180
Janell Jurrens Senior Tax Specialist CEOHR, Inc

Janell Jurrens (JJ) began her PEO career in 1991 with Sarasota based Professional Employment Management (PEM); the platform company of what is now known as Oasis Outsourcing. Within her tenure she advanced through the “heart” of the company gaining strong understandings of payroll, accounting, employer-related requirements, workers’ compensation, medical and retirement benefits, along with state and federal compliance issues for both the PEO and the clients. She used those skills to become a Top Sales Producer and a Regional Client Service Manager. In 2002 Janell was licensed as a Community Association Manager (CAM) by the State of Florida, overseen by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR). While working with many Board of Directors, she was responsible for overseeing …

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Eileen Glantz joins CEOHR as Senior Business Consultant

October 1, 20180
Eileen Glantz CEOHR, Inc.

Eileen brings more than 20 years of experience in the PEO, Consumer Electronics and Retail Chain-Drug industries to her new position at CEOHR, Inc. She has managed revenues in excess of $300M, 100+ employees and 500+ locations. She is a driven, results-oriented, strategic thinking professional with a proven track record of leading teams, managing large-scale projects, reorganizing internal processes, streamlining operations and delivering superior client satisfaction. Prior to joining CEOHR, Eileen was with two retail chain-drug corporations, where she held several positions in the areas of multi-site operations, category management, buying, and training & development. She was part of a team that developed and executed a wide range of operational, training, merchandising and marketing programs for the retailer’s network of …

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Leslie Sexton Is The Latest PayPro To Join CEOHR

September 24, 20180
Leslie Sexton CEOHR

We welcomed Leslie to our team on September 10, 2018 and are thrilled she agreed to join us! Leslie’s prior work included processing payroll for over 100 clients, which meant producing paychecks for over 3,000 employees! Leslie’s broad, multi-state payroll experience spans over a decade and includes an understanding of payroll laws in all 50 states.  She is also certified, having earned her FPC (Fundamental Payroll Certification) through the American Payroll Association. Her past interdepartmental work with Human Resources, Accounting, Workers’ Compensation, and Customer Service means she will greatly complement our service model here at CEOHR. We look forward to getting to know Leslie and have no doubt that our clients will be well-served in her very capable hands!

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2018 Florida Mega CPE Show Update

June 15, 20180
FICPA 2018 MegaCPE Show CEOHR

We had a great time at the Disney Contemporary Resort with CPA’s, CFO’s, and other executives this week at the FICPA’s MEGACPE show. The Mega CPE Conference is FICPA’s premier learning and networking experience. Both Kasey MacTavish, Director of Sales and Kelly Quickel, Inside Sales Leader attended the event for CEOHR, Inc. Thanks for all the referrals and the amazing hospitality shown to the CEOHR staff.

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Restaurant Payroll Served Just Right

October 24, 20170

Ask anyone who has done it themselves, payroll can be a daunting task. It is a complicated mix of local, state, and federal laws that requires tremendous attention to detail. One simple mistake can snowball into larger, more costly errors. Hospitality payroll is even more challenging. Handling Tip-to-Minimum requirements, generating shortfall reports, and understanding FICA Tip Credits are just a few of the issues you will need to master. Hiring a PEO with in depth hospitality experience can literally mean the difference between success and failure in your restaurant. At CEOHR we understand the complexities that go along with processing hospitality payrolls. We have decades of industry experience, coupled with start of the art technology, so you can focus on …

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