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Engage PEO Expands Texas Team with Addition of Alison Brennen as Vice President of Sales

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – July 8, 2019 – Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S., announced that Alison Brennen has been named vice president of sales for Texas. In her role, Brennen will work closely with insurance brokers to provide Engage’s suite of human resources and benefit solutions to Texas-based businesses and employers across the country.   

“Alison’s extensive experience in PEO sales, her successful track record partnering with insurance brokers, plus her strong roots in the Houston area make her a valuable addition to our team,” said Jay Starkman, chief executive officer of Engage. “Texas is ranked among the top business environments in the country and remains a key market for Engage. Business owners here understand the competitive advantage of streamlining their HR, staying ahead of changing employment laws and protecting against undue risk. That’s what Engage does best.” 

With more than 13 years of sales expertise, Brennen started her career in PEO in 2006. Prior to joining Engage, she was a senior sales executive for a large, national PEO and has consistently ranked among the top sales producers in the industry, earning multiple President’s Club awards throughout her career. Brennen also served as a senior sales consultant for the online recruiting startup, JobFox.

Brennen received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Houston. She is an active volunteer in her local community and a member of various organizations that support animals including the Lone Star Boxer Rescue in Houston, and Bak-PAK, an innovative program that uses therapy dogs to help young students build literacy skills.

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 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), and was named to Inc. magazine’s list of the 5000 fastest-growing companies every year since 2016. For more information on Engage PEO visit  

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