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Engage PEO Selected by Five Guys Franchisee to Deploy Comprehensive PEO Solution

Latest Win Puts Engage PEO at 200% of Launch Plan Goal

St. Petersburg, FL – December 23, 2011 – Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses, today announced that it has successfully deployed its solutions to ASIC and ASIC Management, a large Five Guys franchisee located in New York and Florida.  Engage will be providing full human resource outsourcing to the franchisee’s approximately 300 employees at 13 locations.

“We selected Engage to provide our PEO services given their professionalism, expertise and overall focus on customer satisfaction,” said Craig Cohen, the CEO of the franchisee.  “Despite the company’s youth, we felt that Engage’s ‘Expect More’ philosophy and its capabilities were perfectly suited to our growth plans and high expectations.  Engage’s early execution has been well above anything we’ve experienced from HR service providers in the past.”

Engage’s solution includes payroll, technology, tax processing, workers’ compensation and risk management services, comprehensive HR services, compliance and benefits administration.  By centralizing and automating many of its HR functions with Engage, the Five Guys franchisee expects to achieve significant cost savings and improve the overall quality of services provided to its employees.

“Our company launch has been a complete success and we are well ahead of plan” said Jay Starkman, Engage’s chief executive officer.  “Our team’s focus is all about execution and exceeding clients’ expectations; we’re thrilled to be filling a void in the industry.”

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