Governor Mike Pence joined executives from Tilson, a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that provides human resources and benefits solutions, to announce the company’s plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 245 new jobs by 2020.
“Homegrown Hoosier companies are growing today with confidence,” said Pence. “By cutting costs and reducing regulations, Indiana has created an economic environment that allows businesses to expand without the red tape. Paired with low taxes and a skilled Hoosier workforce, companies like Tilson can be assured that Indiana is a state that works.”
Tilson will invest $1.55 million to renovate and expand its current headquarters at 1530 American Way in Greenwood, while considering long-term sites to accommodate the company’s rapid growth. The investment will also be used to upgrade corporate infrastructure to support the expansion.
“Many Hoosier business owners today are looking for ways to recruit and retain top performers and are working hard to provide comprehensive HR and benefits for their employees,” said Brent Tilson, president and chief executive officer of Tilson. “It is proven that companies that use PEOs like Tilson thrive – they grow faster, have lower employee turnover and are less likely to go out of business. Our investment is not only in Tilson but in small to midsized businesses across the state and nation, and we appreciate the state’s and community’s support as we grow.”
Tilson’s integrated management solution provides customized human resources to businesses across the country through specialization in benefits, compensation, risk management, employee relations, health and wellness, finance, human resource information systems (HRIS) and strategic management. The company has a multi-million dollar technology platform and three primary service offerings: PEO services to limit a company’s overhead, human resource management and executive consulting on customized growth strategies.
A version of this commentary originally appeared here.