St. Petersburg, FL, January 05, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- St. Petersburg businessman and Human Resources, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Scott Buchanan has been appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Florida Board of Employee Leasing Companies. The Board, an arm of the Florida Department of Business Professional Regulation (DBPR), meets often to consider applications for licensure, review disciplinary cases, conduct informal hearings, and engage in rulemaking to implement the provisions set forth in its statutes.
"I am honored that the Governor has selected me for this position," Buchanan commented. "At Human Resources, Inc., we base our business practices first and foremost on the integrity of the services we provide our clients. Our ongoing commitment to integrity directly parallels the state's objective of ensuring that small businesses in Florida receive services from PEOs that strictly comply with the licensing and regulatory requirements. The state recognizes that the hallmark of a good small business is one that utilizes best hiring practices and has an established base of employees who are focused on the mission and goals of that business. Small businesses using PEOs that are in compliance can maintain that focus with confidence." He succeeds Marjorie Seltzer for a term beginning December 10, 2012 and ending October 31, 2014.
A Certified Public Accountant and Emory University MBA, Scott Buchanan heads one of only 29 Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) in America that is accredited by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation. Prior to leading Human Resources, Inc., St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce’s Outstanding Business of the Year in 2010, Mr. Buchanan spent 20 years at Deloitte as their Director of Employee Benefits group. Additionally, he is the Chairman of the Unemployment Task Force of NAPEO.
About Human Resources, Inc.
Human Resources, Inc. is a full service PEO for the small business owner that is dedicated to professional third party execution of payroll, benefits administration, hiring, and consulting on a number of compliance and regulatory issues. This allows owners to focus more on growing their business while having the confidence that, with the help of Human Resources, Inc., best operational practices are instituted that exhibit ethical and financial responsibility.