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Harbor America Recognized as Best Places To Work – 2017

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Porter, Texas  (October 12, 2017) 

Harbor America, a premier service provider of Professional Employer Organization (PEO) services to small and medium size companies, was recognized today by The Houston Business Journal as the 21st “Best Places to Work” in Houston. There were hundreds of companies surveyed so we are very honored to be named on this list for the sixth consecutive year.

“We are grateful for this honor and recognition.  Each employee is treated as a family member at Harbor America.  The loyalty and dedication by each employee validates this prestigious award,” said Doug Lowery, President of Harbor America.  “We have been ranked as high as 2nd place in Houston and know that 2018 will be another great year for Harbor America and its employees.”

About Harbor America

Harbor America, is a trusted partner to small and medium-sized businesses for 20 years, provides a superior level of back-office services, support and a wide array of human resources to its clients and their employees.  Harbor America reduces many of the day-to-day administrative burdens holding back business owners such as: employee benefits, individual retirement services, payroll administration, time and attendance, performance management, insurance services, and a human resource information system (HRIS).  For more information, visit www.hapeo.com.

Media Contact:
Lars Nielson
Harbor America
larsn@hapeo.com
281-577-2672

The Harbor America logo is registered trademark of Harbor America.  All other trademarks, services marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.

Harbor America Announces Jason Cutbirth as Director of Marketing

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Harbor America, a trusted partner for America’s small and medium-sized businesses, today announced Jason Cutbirth has joined the company’s marketing team as director of marketing. Jason will be responsible for conceiving and executing marketing strategies and tactics that drive growth. In addition, he will help overall brand development and messaging. Harbor America is looking to expand its marketing efforts and provide a stronger presence across the United States.

“I am excited to welcome Jason to the Harbor America team,” said Joe Little, Harbor America Chief Operating Officer. “His integrated marketing experience and skill set around modern, scalable marketing methods will allow us to capitalize on the strength of the Harbor America brand as we continue to innovate and grow.”

Jason comes to Harbor America with over 15 years of Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry experience. At Insperity, as the Senior Vice President of Marketing, he was responsible for developing and executing corporate marketing efforts, including brand awareness, lead generation, digital marketing, media relations, corporate communication, event marketing, PR and overseeing a national contact center. Previous to that he served as the Vice President of Sponsorship and Promotions at Six-Flags Entertainment.

About Harbor America

Harbor America is a trusted partner to small and medium-sized businesses for more than 20 years, providing a superior level of administrative services, support, regulation, and a wide array of human resources to its clients and their employees. They provide employee benefits, individual retirement services, payroll administration, performance management, time and attendance, performance management, insurance services and a human resource information system (HRIS). Harbor America reduces many of the day-to-day administrative burdens holding back business owners consumed with tasks such as payroll, employee benefits, and human resource consulting, to allow clients to focus on their profitability. For more information, visit our website.

Media Contact:

Lars Nielson
Harbor America
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1-800-845-5695

The Harbor America logo is registered trademark of Harbor America. All other trademarks, services marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.

Harbor America Promotes Kathleen Brown to Director of Agriculture Services

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Harbor America, a trusted partner for America’s small and medium-sized businesses, today announced the promotion of Kathleen Brown to Director of Agriculture Services. In her new role, she will serve as Harbor America’s Agriculture Services leader and liaison for agriculture clients.

“Kathleen has brought an abundance of knowledge, experience, compliance, and organization to the agriculture service team,” said Joe Little, Harbor America chief operating officer. “Her keen sense of customer service and in depth knowledge has been proven and confirmed by her peers and clients.”

Brown joined the Harbor America team in 2015 bringing with her more the 20 years of agriculture and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) experience. She will continue to be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the agriculture service program. Her extensive know-how combined with expertise in this industry, workers’ compensation, and Department of Labor compliance make her uniquely qualified as a valued member of the Harbor America team.

About Harbor America

Harbor America is a trusted partner to small and medium-sized businesses for more than 20 years, providing a superior level of administrative services, support, regulation, and a wide array of human resources to its clients and their employees. They provide employee benefits, individual retirement services, payroll administration, performance management, time and attendance, performance management, insurance services and a human resource information system (HRIS). Harbor America reduces many of the day-to-day administrative burdens holding back business owners consumed with tasks such as payroll, employee benefits, and human resource consulting, to allow clients to focus on their profitability. For more information, visit our website.

Media Contact:

Lars Nielson
Harbor America
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1-800-845-5695

The Harbor America logo is registered trademark of Harbor America. All other trademarks, services marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.

Celebrating 20 years of Excellence

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Harbor America, is proud to announce its twentieth year as a leader in the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry. The past two decades of growth, innovation, and customer loyalty is accompanied by a history of sure and steady growth. The company will commemorate this event with several events focused on our employees and clients throughout the year.

Harbor America began its operations in 1997 when Doug Lowery, the company’s founder, President, and CEO recognized the need for a PEO that focused on client needs and providing a superior level of customer service.

“Our success is attributed to a company full of employees who not only strive to exceed our clients’ expectations but exceed those on a daily basis. We have been blessed to serve thousands of customers with whom we consider our partners,” said Doug Lowery. “Many companies never make it to the 20-year point, but we’re thriving and continuing to grow!”

About Harbor America

Harbor America is a trusted partner to small and medium-sized businesses for more than 20 years, providing a superior level of administrative services, support, regulation, and a wide array of human resources to its clients and their employees. They provide employee benefits, individual retirement services, payroll administration, performance management, time and attendance, performance management, insurance services and a human resource information system (HRIS). Harbor America reduces many of the day-to-day administrative burdens holding back business owners consumed with tasks such as payroll, employee benefits, and human resource consulting, to allow clients to focus on their profitability. For more information, visit our website.

Media Contact:

Lars Nielson
Harbor America
Send an email
1-800-845-5695

The Harbor America logo is registered trademark of Harbor America. All other trademarks, services marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.

Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2017

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Harbor America was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group.

This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Texas, benefiting the state’s economy, workforce and businesses. The 2017 Best Companies to Work for in Texas list is made up of 100 companies. Harbor America has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

    • Have at least 15 employees working in Texas
    • Be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity
    • Be a publicly or privately held business
    • Have a facility in the state of Texas
    • Be in business a minimum of 1 year

Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, systems, philosophies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Texas and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

The list of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Texas and how they rank will be revealed for the first time at the Texas Association of Business (TAB) Best Companies to Work for in Texas Awards Dinner and Celebration on March 23 at the Sheraton Austin at the Capitol in Austin, Texas. For more information visit http://web.txbiz.org/events/Best-Companies-to-Work-for-in-Texas-2017-427/ details or www.txbiz.org and click “Program and Events”. The winners will also be profiled by Texas Monthly in a special publication that will be released in conjunction with the event.

For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in Texas program, visit www.BestCompaniesTX.com.

About Harbor America

Harbor America is a trusted partner to small and medium-sized businesses for more than 20 years, providing a superior level of administrative services, support, regulation, and a wide array of human resources to its clients and their employees. They provide employee benefits, individual retirement services, payroll administration, performance management, time and attendance, performance management, insurance services and a human resource information system (HRIS). Harbor America reduces many of the day-to-day administrative burdens holding back business owners consumed with tasks such as payroll, employee benefits, and human resource consulting, to allow clients to focus on their profitability. For more information, visit our website.

Media Contact:

Lars Nielson
Harbor America
Send an email
1-800-845-5695

The Harbor America logo is registered trademark of Harbor America. All other trademarks, services marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.

Harbor America Recognized as Best Places To Work

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Harbor America, a premier Professional Employer Organization (PEO) servicing small and medium-sized companies, was again recognized by both The Houston Chronicle and The Houston Business Journal as a “Best Places to Work in Houston.” This is the sixth consecutive year to be recognized by both contests as a top workplace.

“Very few business owners could be as proud as I am of the wonderful employees who put their heart and soul into their work every day,” said Doug Lowery, President of Harbor America. “I believe that each person exemplifies integrity, teamwork and a desire to exceed our customers’ expectations all of which equates to a successful company.”

About Harbor America

Harbor America is a trusted partner to small and medium-sized businesses for more than 20 years, providing a superior level of administrative services, support, regulation, and a wide array of human resources to its clients and their employees. They provide employee benefits, individual retirement services, payroll administration, performance management, time and attendance, performance management, insurance services and a human resource information system (HRIS). Harbor America reduces many of the day-to-day administrative burdens holding back business owners consumed with tasks such as payroll, employee benefits, and human resource consulting, to allow clients to focus on their profitability. For more information, visit our website.

Media Contact:

Lars Nielson
Harbor America
Send an email
1-800-845-5695

The Harbor America logo is registered trademark of Harbor America. All other trademarks, services marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.

LegalShield

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We are now introducing one of Harbor America’s newest benefits, LegalShield. LegalShield provides affordable legal and identity theft protection. No matter how traumatic or trivial your situation may be, they can help. Unexpected legal and identity theft issues arise every day. With LegalShield, you have the power to access legal and theft advice and services when you need them, all for one low monthly fee.

Identity theft affects millions of Americans each year. Victims of identity theft can face issues such as lost job opportunities, problems with securing a loan or harassment from debt collectors. You can get the experts on your side with an identity theft protection plan. Services include access to your credit report (or consumer credit disclosure), consultations, expert restoration and more.

To learn more about LegalShield and how it works, please visit https://w3.legalshield.com/gs/index.jsp or email our Benefits department.

About Harbor America

Harbor America is a trusted partner to small and medium-sized businesses for more than 20 years, providing a superior level of administrative services, support, regulation, and a wide array of human resources to its clients and their employees. They provide employee benefits, individual retirement services, payroll administration, performance management, time and attendance, performance management, insurance services and a human resource information system (HRIS). Harbor America reduces many of the day-to-day administrative burdens holding back business owners consumed with tasks such as payroll, employee benefits, and human resource consulting, to allow clients to focus on their profitability. For more information, visit our website.

Media Contact:

Lars Nielson
Harbor America
Send an email
1-800-845-5695

The Harbor America logo is registered trademark of Harbor America. All other trademarks, services marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.

 

Liberty Mutual Home & Auto

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We are pleased to announce that we are now offering Home & Auto savings to all of our Harbor America co-employees through Liberty Mutual.

Auto insurance like you have never seen it before. Your situation is as individual as you are – and now you can get an insurance policy to match. Liberty Mutual’s car insurance coverage options, benefits and discounts mean you can get the protection you need, at a price you deserve.

Other auto services Liberty offers are: Roadside Assistance, Motorcycle Insurance, Umbrella Insurance, Bundle Policies and Save.

Liberty has your home insurance needs covered. Your house is important. It’s your family headquarters, your sanctuary, and the hub of all activity. But there’s only so much you can do to protect it – which is where Liberty comes in. A home insurance policy from Liberty Mutual ensures that your most valuable investment, as well as your personal possessions, is protected.

At Liberty Mutual benefits include emergency repair services, 24/7 claims assistance, convenient online policy management, and a wide range of special savings.

For any questions or to get a FREE quote please contact our Benefits department or visit www.libertymutual.com/harboramerica.

About Harbor America

Harbor America is a trusted partner to small and medium-sized businesses for more than 20 years, providing a superior level of administrative services, support, regulation, and a wide array of human resources to its clients and their employees. They provide employee benefits, individual retirement services, payroll administration, performance management, time and attendance, performance management, insurance services and a human resource information system (HRIS). Harbor America reduces many of the day-to-day administrative burdens holding back business owners consumed with tasks such as payroll, employee benefits, and human resource consulting, to allow clients to focus on their profitability. For more information, visit our website.

Media Contact:

Lars Nielson
Harbor America
Send an email
1-800-845-5695

The Harbor America logo is registered trademark of Harbor America. All other trademarks, services marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.