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Engage PEO Continues Growth in Southern California; Adds Crissy Thomas as Vice President of Sales

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – September 16, 2019 – Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S., today announced Crissy Thomas has joined its growing national sales team as Vice President of Sales for Southern California.

“Crissy is among the most creative and accomplished PEO sales executives in the industry,” said Jay Starkman, chief executive officer of Engage. “She is particularly skilled at advising large organizations and professional networks, explaining the strategic value of outsourcing HR to a PEO with the distinct compliance expertise that Engage delivers. We are thrilled to welcome her to the company.”

Thomas brings more than 20 years of business development and sales advisory experience to Engage, including a decade in the PEO industry. She also served in senior sales management roles for both national and international companies in a variety of industries. A graduate of North Carolina State University and California State University at Fullerton, Thomas has been recognized throughout her career for top sales performance including nine consecutive President’s Club awards. 

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 among the first PEOs 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. Engage PEO was named to Inc. magazine’s list of the 5000 fastest growing companies every year since 2016. For more information on Engage PEO visit