Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA – January 12, 2023 – Engage PEO, a leading professional employer organization (PEO) providing HR outsourcing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S., is pleased to announce it has promoted Steve Scott to the position of president in addition to his current role as chief operating officer, effective January 1, 2023.
“Steve has been a tremendous champion of process improvement at Engage since he joined us in 2016, which is why client experience and service quality have contributed so much to our growth, and why our client retention is at the highest levels of the industry,” said Jay Starkman, CEO of Engage PEO. “I am excited to elevate Steve to this role to deepen our leadership infrastructure for growth, along with our recent announcement of Alex Pisani as chief legal officer.”
Scott is responsible for all the transactional processes at Engage, as well as business process improvement throughout the company. He is also responsible for integrating four PEOs – Innovative Employer Solutions, CEOHR, Fusion Employer Services, and Genesis HR Solutions – into the Engage family of companies. The transactions all closed in 2022. Scott’s operational, scalability, and process expertise are steeped in Six Sigma methodologies.
“The client experience and quality of service are the driving focus of everything we do,” said Steve Scott, president and chief operating officer. “Our ability to instill Six Sigma into Engage’s operations has helped us build strong foundations for organic growth and our merger strategy.”
In Scott’s three-decade career, he has served in senior roles at several national PEOs. He began his career with 16 years at Delta Airlines, where he honed and applied his Master Black Belt Six Sigma methodologies.
Starkman continues in his role as CEO. The president position had been vacant.
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 payroll technology and tax administration, employer compliance, health and workers’ compensation insurance products, advanced technology, and risk management services as part of an extensive suite of HR services.
Engage PEO was among the first PEOs awarded the Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) designation 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 six times since 2016.
For more information on Engage PEO, visit www.engagepeo.com.