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Engage PEO Opens Oklahoma City Office and Adds Vice President of Sales Joe Sarvadi

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – April 27, 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 Joe Sarvadi as Vice President of Sales for Oklahoma City. Sarvadi will be responsible for expanding the company’s presence and sales efforts throughout the state, as well as building relationships with insurance broker partners to continue to bring Engage’s suite of HR and benefits solutions to companies throughout the country.

“As Engage continues to experience significant growth, we are thrilled to bring on a highly experienced business professional like Joe on board to lead our growth in Oklahoma,” said Jay Starkman, CEO of Engage. “Joe’s deep knowledge of both the insurance and PEO industries will serve our clients and broker partners well as we actively expand our presence in Oklahoma - ranked among the best states for businesses in the nation.”

Sarvadi has 17 years of sales experience, 10 of which are in the PEO industry. Before joining Engage, he held senior business consultant positions at several large HR outsourcing firms and a leading managed print services company. Sarvadi also served as a Regional Sales Manager for Verizon in the Dallas market. 

“It was an easy decision to join one of the fastest-growing PEOs in the country,” said Sarvadi. “I am excited to become a part of a company with such a strong reputation for quality service and a sales-focused culture committed to serving both clients and insurance brokers – that is a winning combination.”

Sarvadi holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Political Science from Gannon University. He is a member of the Oklahoma City Business Chamber and has received various sales awards and recognition for his performance including District/Area Manager of the Year 2007 and 2008, Regional Manager of the Year 2003, 2004, 2012, and is an eight-time President’s Club Award winner.

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