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Engage PEO Adds Alex Pisani As General Counsel & VP of Strategic Development

Addition further enhances executive team for nation’s fastest growing PEO

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Jan. 12, 2015 – Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the addition of PEO-industry veteran Alex Pisani as general counsel and vice president of strategic development. Pisani is based out of Engage’s Dallas, Texas office.

As corporate general counsel, Pisani will be responsible for all legal areas of the company, including certifications, governance, licensing, compliance, contracts, acquisitions and unemployment claims. He also will play a key role in managing strategic relationships and developing new partnerships.

“Alex’s hard work, expertise, dedication and decade-plus of PEO experience will be huge assets to Engage as we continue our growth trajectory,” said Jay Starkman, CEO of Engage. “I have worked with Alex in the past and have the greatest respect for his accomplishments.  I am confident in his abilities to enhance our already strong team while delivering on Engage’s ‘Expect More’ philosophy.”

Pisani previously served as general counsel for two PEOs, managing all legal aspects for the companies, providing business support for acquisitions, and handling corporate and regulatory compliance and contract negotiations. He was also instrumental in developing the online tool for Alliance for PEO Electronic Compliance (APEC), an independent, nonprofit organization that helps PEOs and government agencies increase efficiencies and establish web-based standardization of regulations.

“Engage is the fastest growing PEO in the country and just does things better,” said Pisani. “It is a great opportunity to share my experience to help drive its continued success.  I look forward to joining Engage’s dynamic and qualified, second-to-none Executive Team.”

Pisani received a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT and his Juris Doctor from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, NY. He is a member of the Florida Bar and holds a Six Sigma certification. He has contributed to professional publications on a variety of topics including unemployment and compliance.

About Engage PEO

Engage PEO delivers comprehensive HR solutions to small and mid-sized businesses, sharpening their competitive advantage. Comprised of the industry’s most respected veteran professional employer organization executives, certified HR professionals and attorneys, Engage PEO provides hands-on, expert HR services and counsel to help clients minimize cost and maximize efficiency for stronger business performance.   The company’s superior service offering includes a full range of health and worker’s compensation insurance products, payroll technology and tax administration, risk management services and best-of-breed technology as part of an extensive suite of HR services.  For more information visit