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Engage PEO Expands Presence in Northeast United States With Addition of Vice President of Sales Cindy Edwards

St. Petersburg, Fla. – Feb. 4, 2014 – Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the addition of industry veteran Cindy Edwards as vice president of sales for the northeast region. Edwards will be joining the already successful Engage northeast team and will be responsible for helping lead the company’s sales efforts throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and surrounding areas, educating insurance brokers and business owners about Engage’s HR and benefits offerings.

“Cindy has extensive knowledge of the area and its insurance agency network and will be an integral part of Engage’s continued success in bringing value to business owners in the tri-state area who are increasingly burdened with high healthcare costs and HR needs,” said Jay Starkman, chief executive officer of Engage. “A true PEO expert, she has a career-long track record of success and is dedicated to helping us grow our northeast presence.”

Edwards is a veteran within the PEO industry with particular knowledge of the needs of tri-state area businesses. Before joining Engage, she was vice president of business development and sales director for two large PEOs. Prior to that she worked in many positions at a New Jersey-based medical equipment rental and service business, eventually becoming president and engineering the successful sale of the company. “The PEO product is one I strongly believe in, and Engage is the fastest-growing PEO in the country due primarily to its commitment to delivering excellent client service through its ‘expect more’ philosophy,” said Edwards. “I’m looking forward to adding my skills to the impressive team at Engage and to the company’s continued growth in the tri-state area and beyond.” Edwards is a licensed life and health insurance agent and Member of the National Association of Healthcare Underwriters. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from William Patterson University in New Jersey.

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