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Engage PEO Continues Its Expansion in Texas with Addition of Vice President of Sales, David Bisset

St. Petersburg, Fla. – Aug. 14, 2013 – Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the addition of David Bisset as vice president of sales for North Texas and Deby Skawinski as assistant general counsel and human resources manager. They are both based in the Dallas/North Texas area.

Bisset will focus on new business development in the area, as well as building partners and insurance broker relationships to further position Engage’s HR solutions to potential clients throughout the country. He has more than 10 years of experience in the PEO industry, and has held multiple roles at large PEOs. Bisset has been recognized as a top sales executive multiple times during his tenure at different companies. He is a graduate of State University of New York at Cortland and currently resides with his wife in Plano, Texas.

Skawinski will coordinate with the Engage HR team to create and deliver comprehensive HR solutions for Engage’s Texas clients. Skawinski has 15 years of experience in the employment and human resources industry. Prior to joining Engage, Skawinski served as an assistant vice president for Wells Fargo Dealer Services where she was responsible for all employment-related activities for up to 27 regional business centers spanning 23 states within four divisions. Skawinski is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and Dallas Baptist University. She resides in Little Elm, Texas.

“Texas is one of the strongest PEO growth areas, with a top notch network of insurance brokers and small and mid-sized businesses who have embraced Engage and the PEO model,” said Jay Starkman, chief executive officer of Engage. “As we continue to grow and thrive in the region, it’s critical to have a team of experienced professionals on the ground in both the sales and client service arenas, and David and Deby certainly fit the bill. Adding them to the seasoned team already in Texas, positions Engage for further explosive growth with clients that subscribe to Engage’s ‘Expect More’ philosophy.”

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