Greensboro’s The HR Group and Charlotte’s K & P Consulting Enter into Merger

Greensboro, NC, April 25, 2007 --( The HR Group, Inc., headquartered in Greensboro, and K & P Consulting of Charlotte announced a merger that will broaden the scope of customized human resource services offered to the thriving Charlotte marketplace and beyond. Effectively immediately, K & P Consulting will transition their business into The HR Group.

Both The HR Group and K & P Consulting offer human resource consulting, recruiting, and training to organizations of all sizes and industries, including Fortune 500 companies. They both have an excellent reputation of providing their clients services normally associated with national firms, but with the personal relationships and service of a local firm.

K & P Consulting was established in 2003 by Paula H. Harvey, SPHR, GPHR, who is well-respected in the Charlotte and North Carolina Human Resource community. “We are very excited about this merger for our clients because we know the commitment to excellent client service, caliber of people, and professional integrity that comes with The HR Group,” said Ms. Harvey. “We will now be in a position to offer a broader array of human resource services and training to bring more value to our clients.”

“Through this merger, we share decades of professional experience in human resource practices and expertise,” said David Moff, president and CEO, The HR Group. “Paula and her team are a very talented group and we are excited to have them as part of The HR Group.”

Mel Asbury, executive vice president, The HR Group commented, “This merger continues to build a strategic organization that offers a more diversified service portfolio to our clients.

The HR Group, Inc., established by Human Resource veterans David Moff, SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources), and Patsy Wiggins, SPHR, provides human resource consulting, recruiting and training services to organizations of all sizes and industries. The HR Group consists of over thirty experienced professional affiliates who assist clients with a host of critical human resource functions including compliance issues, setting up human resource departments, recruiting, assessment testing, compensation systems, employee handbook, training and development, and outplacement services.

The HR Group, Inc.
Karen Atkins