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Engage PEO Appoints Richard Carlos Vice President of Sales, Houston

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – April 12, 2018 – Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S., today announced the addition of Richard Carlos, vice president of sales for Houston. Carlos will further enhance Engage’s strong presence in Texas and establish new relationships with insurance broker partners and clients in the state and beyond.

"It is a pleasure to welcome Richard to Engage," said Jay Starkman, chief executive officer of Engage. "We have successful, long-standing relationships with insurance agents and clients in Texas and look forward to partnering with more businesses to deliver our unique brand of client-focused HR solutions."

Mr. Carlos brings more than 16 years of PEO experience to Engage. Before joining the company, he held senior business development roles at three large, national HR outsourcing firms, and a human capital management technology solutions company. Carlos is a graduate of the University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business and has earned a Professional Human Resources certification.

"Texas companies understand the measurable value that PEO’s deliver to businesses and their employees," said Carlos. "I can’t wait to introduce more of them to Engage and their ‘Expect More’ service philosophy. It’s a true differentiator in the industry."

About Engage PEO

Engage PEO delivers comprehensive HR solutions to small and mid-sized businesses nationwide, 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 workers’ compensation insurance products, payroll technology and tax administration, risk management services and advanced technology as part of an extensive suite of HR services. Engage PEO was recently awarded the designation of Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), ensuring greater benefits for small and mid-sized businesses such as tax advantages and financial protections. Engage PEO also is accredited by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation (ESAC). In 2016 and 2017, Engage PEO was named to Inc. magazine’s list of the 5000 fastest-growing companies. For more information on Engage PEO visit

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