Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- CPEhr, a Los Angeles human resource services
firm, announced the appointment of Soley Van Lokeren as Executive Director of Business Operations of the Payroll Services Department, effective January 16, 2011.
Van Lokeren will be responsible for the strategic oversight and management of the day-to-day payroll operation. CPEhr currently processes more than 30,000 paychecks per month. She will focus on client relations, improving the efficiencies of CPEhr’s internal and external processes, overseeing system improvements, procedural documentation, and training. Her approach is that of a mentor; she embraces an open door policy and is focused on a high standard of customer service for CPEhr’s internal and external clients. Van Lokeren will be reporting directly to the President, Ms. Faith Branvold.
“I am very excited to work with a team of payroll professionals that are well trained and focused on excellent customer service,” says Van Lokeren. “The Payroll Department is the heaviest process-driven function within our HR services and there are many opportunities to streamline our processes for both our firm and our clients. I hope to identify these processes, improve operations, and roll-out a ‘Green Initiative’ that will offer a better and more environmentally friendly service to clients and their employees.”
During her tenure with CPEhr, Van Lokeren served as a member of the executive management team and worked to develop strategic business relationships and projects for the company. She also served as the organization’s Vice-President of business development, including the management of sales, marketing and implementation.
Van Lokeren has over 20 years of human resources experience. Prior to joining CPEhr, she was the owner/operator of S & W Country Diner, a successful restaurant in Southern California and was the CEO of Enterprise Patrol, Inc., a private security firm which employed 120 people in the Southern California market. Van Lokeren holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s of science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources from California State University, Northridge.