December 01, 2013

Landrum Acquires Professional Employer Organizations in Carolinas

Pensacola, Fla. – H. Britt Landrum, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Landrum Professional Employer Services, Inc. of Pensacola, Florida, announced today that the company has expanded its service area by acquiring two professional employer organizations in the Carolinas. The transaction brings North Carolina based, Employer Administrative Services, Inc. and South Carolina based, Synergetic, Inc., into the Landrum family of human resource service companies. Landrum, ranked by the Staffing Industry Index as the 13th largest PEO in the U. S., will assume responsibility for providing its services for approximately 1,100 additional employees in the mid-south region. With these acquisitions, Landrum will become the co-employer of over 11,000 worksite employees working in 38 states.

According to Landrum, the newly acquired businesses will enjoy a close relationship with human resources support personnel and have access to sophisticated time keeping and reporting systems, remote Internet access to records and reports, and remote “on-boarding “ of new employees. They will also have access to a wide range of employee benefits, a company sponsored retirement plan, and insurance coverage from A-rated carriers. As an accredited PEO, Landrum is one of 33 firms across the U. S that is able to offer its clients financial peace of mind through a bonding program provided by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation (ESAC).

About Landrum Human Resources

Now in its 42nd year, the Landrum organization began as a small job placement agency and has grown from two internal staff members to over 130 human resource professionals. Through its various subsidiaries the company provides comprehensive staffing services, human resources training and consulting, as well as PEO services. The company is a past recipient of the Florida Governor’s Sterling Award recognizing organizational excellence and for five years in a row was named by the national Society for Human Resource Management as one of the Top Twenty-Five Best Small Businesses to Work for in America.

For More Information Contact:
H. Britt Landrum, Jr., President & CEO