Robert Griffen Wilson Joins Employco USA, Inc.

Robert Griffen Wilson

Employco USA, Inc. is pleased to announce that Robert “Griffen” Wilson has joined the firm as an Assistant Vice President. Griffen’s primary focus will be overseeing Employco’s national brokers program and connecting the firm’s broker partners with its sales and operations teams. In addition, Griffen will play a key role in supporting Employco’s trade show union relations across the country.

Griffen has been part of the Employco team for several years as a summer intern, working with all of the firm’s sales and operational teams to obtain a clear understanding of the unique functionality of each. He now joins the firm on a full-time basis, having graduated from Coastal Carolina University’s Wall School of Business in 2019 with a major in Business Management and a concentration in Entrepreneurship. In addition to working at Employco during his time in school, Griffen also founded Outer Shores LLC, an on-line clothing line specializing in casual wear. The company was committed to giving back to society and, to that end, donated 10% of all sales to cleaning up oceans and coastlines around the world.

About: Employco USA, Inc. provides human resource outsourcing solutions to businesses across the United States. The firm provides cost-reducing payroll processing, robust benefits options, creative HR assistance, highly competitive Workers’ Compensation rates and innovative risk management tools. In the trade show arena, Employco is endorsed by both ESCA and EACA. 

For more on this topic, please contact Rob Wilson at rwilson@thewilsoncompanies.com.

Employco USA Hires an Accounting Associate

A human resource and employment solutions firm, Employco USA is pleased to announce the growing expansion of its staff.

Employco’s newest team member:

Julian RaczkaJulian Raczka, Accounting Associate – Julian will maintain an accurate analysis of employee benefits and garnishments in conjunction with Human Resources, Payroll, and Accounts Payable, as well as assist the accounting staff with the analysis of various categories of accounts, including commissions, cash accounts, payroll taxes, etc.

“What drew me to Employco was the family centered atmosphere. I am excited to join the team and for my future at Employco.” -Julian Raczka

For more on this topic, please contact Rob Wilson at rwilson@thewilsoncompanies.com.

Employco USA Hires an HR Coordinator

A human resource and employment solutions firm, Employco USA is pleased to announce the growing expansion of its staff.

Employco’s newest team member:

Rebecca CejaRebecca Ceja, HR Coordinator – a large portion of her responsibilities include providing 2 days of onsite human resources support for one of Employco’s clients at their headquarters in Itasca, Illinois. The other 3 days per week will be at Employco’s office in Westmont, Illinois, providing offsite support as well as HR responsibilities for several other Employco clients.

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” -Steve Jobs, “I loved the first impression of Employco’s culture and with being dedicated to helping others with their HR needs, it is safe to say I found my dream job.” -Rebecca Ceja

For more on this topic, please contact Rob Wilson at rwilson@thewilsoncompanies.com.

Employco USA Hires a Senior Commercial Account Manager

A human resource and employment solutions firm, Employco USA is pleased to announce the growing expansion of its staff.

Employco’s newest team member:

Megan ChamberlinMegan Chamberlin, Senior Commercial Account Manager – in this blended role, a portion of Megan’s time will focus on coordinating the workers’ compensation plans for Employco and its clients and assisting with the underwriting process prior to submission to carriers. Megan’s remaining time will focus on the ongoing management of Corporate Risk Management’s commercial clients, retention of new and renewal clients, and maintaining a partnership with the producers to support business development activities while upholding high service standards.

“I’m very excited to be joining the Employco family at a time in my life when changes are both intimidating and refreshing. The feeling I enjoyed during the interview process gives me confidence that this is just the beginning of great new relationships and experiences in my career with the company.” – Megan Chamberlin

For more on this topic, please contact Rob Wilson at rwilson@thewilsoncompanies.com.

Employco USA Hires a Human Resources Business Partner

A human resource and employment solutions firm, Employco USA is pleased to announce the growing expansion of its staff.

Heather KoranEmployco’s newest team member:

Heather Koran, Human Resources Business Partner – in this new position, Heather will provide human resources services to high-value clients. Her areas of focus will include: employee relations, HR compliance, benefits administration, organizational design, training and development.

“I am so excited to be part of a new position for Employco and look forward to providing my expertise and experience around overall HR practices and help to support our clients in those areas.” -Heather Koran

For more on this topic, please contact Rob Wilson at rwilson@thewilsoncompanies.com.

Employco USA Promotes Three Team Members and Hires a New Employee

A human resource and employment solutions firm, Employco USA is pleased to announce the promotion of three of its staff members.

Promotions

In January of this year, Employco promoted:

  • Michael E. Dougala to Chief Financial Officer – Mike has been with the company for 17 years, and most recently moved up from the title of Controller.
  • Lauren Baldwin to Payroll Supervisor – Lauren has been with the company for over 11 years, as of last October, and was previously a Payroll Technician.
  • Brittany Wilkey to HR Generalist – Brittany is coming up on her 2nd year with the company, and is moving up from her prior role as an HR Coordinator.

Employco also recently welcomed a new member to the team:

  • Chrissie O’Connell, Payroll Technician – Chrissie will be responsible for processing payroll for Employco client accounts.

“I am truly looking forward to my first day at Employco and starting on this new adventure. I feel very fortunate for the opportunity that Employco is giving me.” – Chrissie O’Connell

For more on this topic, please contact Rob Wilson at rwilson@thewilsoncompanies.com.

Employco USA names Gerri LeCompte vice president

Gerri LeCompteA human resource and employment solutions firm, Employco USA promoted an employee to vice president of payroll services.

In this new position, Gerri LeCompte will be helping the firm as it stays on the cutting edge of payroll technology to take on more business.

“Gerri has been an integral part of our team – overseeing payroll operations for our clients. Within the trade show sector, Gerri saw the need for processing union fringes and the opportunity to set Employco apart from the competition. Gerri’s dedication to our clients is what our company strives for,” said Rob Wilson, CEO, Employco.

LeCompte attended St. Xavier University for Liberal Studies, with a focus in Business and Accounting. She has worked with notable firms, such as Hinckley Springs and National Van Lines. She started work at Employco as a payroll clerk in 1999. A year later she took on a roll that focused more on client/union contract maintenance, benefit payments, and audits. And, in 2002 she was promoted to payroll supervisor. She has seen much growth and positive change over the last 18 years with the company and is excited to step into her new position.

“I am honored to have been entrusted with such an important role within the company. I look forward to helping Employco rise above the competition in quality of service as we continue to grow in our industry.”

LeCompte has been married for 16 years and lives in the southwest suburbs of Chicago with her husband and two children, ages 8 and 10. She is very involved in her children’s school and sport organizations, and enjoys spending time with her family and friends in her free time.

For more information, please contact Rob Wilson at (630) 286-7345 or rwilson@employco.com.