Leadership Team

Meet the PRemployer Executive Leadership Team

Our success is directly attributed to leadership, expertise, and visionary insight of this team. Our goal is to meet your challenges and exceed your expectations – every time.

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    Ben Harrison


    Personnel Resources/PRemployer/Preferred Risk Services

    Ben has worked in the staffing industry since 1988. Over the years, he has developed a variety of safety and incentive programs for companies throughout the Southeast. Ben has many years of experience in the design, development, and implementation of employee productivity and performance tracking systems including expertise in employee hiring and profiling from entry level to executive positions. Additionally, he has written and produced numerous training and orientation videos for staffing clients and other related businesses. Since 2008, he has served on the Workers’ Compensation Risk Management Best Practices Board of Directors, which certifies individual PEO companies in best practices concerning their own workers compensation processes and programs.
    Ben began his business career at age 19. His first official business had two employees and the profits paid his way through college. Ben continues to invest in other businesses outside of Personnel Resources. His community involvement consists of serving on numerous boards of directors over the years including March of Dimes Walk America and Boy Scouts of America. Ben also served as the publicity chairman for the Rotary Club and was a charter member of Vistage (a group of area business leaders) and Wisdom Hunters (a business coaching club). Ben is a strong believer in family values and has coached little league and traveling baseball for years with his son. He has been active in his church, serving as the chairman of the human resources committee, organizing a business person Sunday School class and launching the Koinonia Kaffe, a coffeehouse ministry, with his wife in 2007.
    Ben is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Visual Communications. He is married to Rhonda and has four children.

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    Dan Sinas

    Vice President Human Resources

    Personnel Resources/PRemployer/Preferred Risk Services

    Dan has spent his entire career in human resources management, for Fortune 100 companies, as well as, smaller, privately owned enterprises. After graduating from Michigan State University with a Masters Degree in Labor and Industrial Relations, Dan directed human resources departments in both union and non-union environments, with complete human resources management responsibilities for domestic and foreign operations. He currently directs the human resources consulting services for the PRcompanies, which own and operate businesses involved in human resources outsourcing, recruiting, staffing and business coaching.
    Dan provides hundreds of clients with solutions to their human resources issues, guides them through the myriad of employment laws and regulations, and is also responsible for overseeing all risk management activities and services. He has conducted extensive training in the areas of employment law, regulatory compliance, performance management, effective supervision and management, and employee recruitment, interviewing and selection.
    Dan has been the keynote speaker at staffing associations, industry groups, Chambers of Commerce and human resource seminars, and is the published author of the book, Job Killers: How governments increasing role in the workplace reduces profits and increases unemployment… and the solution that can get Americans back to work now.

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    Debbie Dobbs



    After graduating from the University of West Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management with a minor in Accounting, Debbie went to work in Morgan City, Louisiana with Seahorse International. There she was the Assistant Personnel Director in charge of the international personnel division. A few years later her family moved to Panama City, Florida where she went to work for Royal American Management as the Assistant to the Vice President of Accounting.


    Debbie started an accounting business in 1987 and remained in that capacity for over 23 years. She then joined PRemployer, Inc. in October 2010 as Controller. PRemployer is a human resources outsourcing firm that helps small and mid-sized companies manage their payroll, human resources and risk management functions. Her staff prepares all client staffing and leasing payrolls, payroll tax reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, corporate financial statements as well as client bookkeeping. In addition, she monitors banking and financial issues. Over the years she has provided hundreds of businesses bookkeeping, payroll, tax and accounting service. Her motto has always been “If I help you succeed, then I will be a success!”
    Not only did she work hard, she also volunteered and served the community in Panama City, Florida and Slocomb, Alabama. In Panama City, she was a member of the Northside Rotary Club, served as Treasurer for the Southport Recreation Baseball Association for many years, was a founding board member for the prison ministry (New Attitudes in Jesus Christ), served as a board member for the non-profit organization, Community Development & Planning, and is active in her church as well as PTA and booster clubs. After moving to Slocomb a few years ago, she continued her community service by serving as President of the Slocomb Area Business and Community Association from 2008 to 2010 and volunteers at the East Geneva County Senior Center and the Geneva County Chamber of Commerce.
    She has been married to Jack for thirty one years. They have four children and one grandchild.

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    Rich Merrell

    Sales Manager

    Rich Merrell prides himself on hard work, integrity, customer service, creativity, team work and a passion for success. Rich grew up in Napa, California. At the age of 7 Rich started his athletic career in wrestling which continued through college  and as a championship collegiate  wrestler and after 800+ matches he started his second successful career in sales. Rich brings an amazingly diverse sales background to PRemployer and his experience has no borders. For 8 years Rich worked in sales, management and training in Italy where he conducted business in the Italian language. And in his free time he was part of the Florence wrestling team. This kind of diversity proves to be very effective in sales. He will say “it’s about having a strong sense of perception that makes adapting to different situations invaluable in sales”.    Rich is a Christian devoted to God, a family man devoted to his wife and two kids and a company man devoted to the success of PRemployer. Rich is still an athlete who enjoys pushing his body and mind. He loves fishing 100 miles into the Gulf and deer hunting on the family property. Rich is a people person and being around groups gives him energy. Five words you can use to describe Rich are, passionate, energetic, devoted, loyal and honest.

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