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Engage PEO Expands Presence in Arizona with Addition of Vice President of Sales, Chris Charlson

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – September 14, 2015 – 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 Chris Charlson as vice president of sales for Arizona. Charlson’s responsibilities include growing Engage’s presence and sales efforts throughout the state, as well as partnering with insurance brokers across the country, positioning Engage’s competitive and unique HR and benefits offerings to potential clients.

“Expanding Engage’s presence in Arizona, a state that is friendly to PEOs, helps to further solidify our presence in the West,” said Jay Starkman, chief executive officer of Engage. "Chris knows the market well and we are pleased to welcome him to our growing team.”

Charlson has 17 years of sales experience, including seven in the PEO industry. Before joining Engage, he held positions at two national PEOs as a sales and business development manager. Charlson also previously served as a financial advisor for a number of investment firms including UBS.

“I am excited to join one of the fastest growing companies in the country and the highly respected team at Engage PEO,” said Charlson. “The sales-focused culture is a great fit for me personally and the company’s ‘Expect More’ service philosophy makes Engage a great choice for businesses looking for a trusted partner to help manage all of their HR, benefits and compliance needs.” 

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 workers’ compensation insurance products, payroll technology and tax administration, risk management services and advanced technology as part of an extensive suite of HR services.