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Engage PEO CEO Jay Starkman Recognized on the “Florida 500” List of Most Influential Business Leaders for Second Consecutive Year

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – October 4, 2021 – Engage PEO, a professional employer organization providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S., announced today that the company’s CEO, Jay Starkman, has been recognized on Florida Trend’s Florida 500 list as one of the most influential business leaders in the state, for the second consecutive year.

The Florida 500 is a special section created by Florida Trend magazine that highlights the 500 most influential executives throughout the state across more than 60 business sectors.

The complete list of the recipients of the Florida 500 can be found in the October special issue of Florida Trend magazine and on their website, here.    

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 is also accredited by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation. Engage PEO was named to Inc. magazine’s list of the 5000 fastest growing companies every year since 2016. For more information on Engage PEO visit The IRS does not endorse any particular certified professional employer organization. For more information on certified professional employer organizations go to