Dan SinasBloomington, MN, Dothan, AL, Fridley, MN, Leadership Team, Preferred Risk Services, PREmployer, Racine, WI, Rochester, MN
Dan has spent his entire career in human resources management, working for Fortune 100 companies as well as smaller, privately owned enterprises. He was born and raised in Michigan and was such an avid Michigan State Spartan fan, he decided to attend there. After graduating from MSU with a Master’s Degree in Labor and Industrial Relations, Dan has directed human resources departments in both union and non-union environments, and has extensive experience in domestic and foreign operations. Dan provides hundreds of clients with solutions to their human resources issues, and guides them through the myriad of employment laws and regulations. He and his wife of over 30 years have three lovely children, one brand new grandbaby, and when not spending time with them, he enjoys humiliating himself on the golf course.
Debbie Dobbs CFOBloomington, MN, Dothan, AL, Fridley, MN, Leadership Team, Preferred Risk Services, PREmployer, Racine, WI, Rochester, MN
Debbie serves as the CFO at the PR Companies. In this role, she has the opportunity to work with clients and vendors and is responsible for the daily management of the Payroll and Accounting team. As the leader of this team for the past five years, she has guided them through two software conversions, streamlined processes, cut costs and implemented a certification program for her staff.
In 2013 Debbie completed the required certification training and testing for the Certified Payroll Professional through the American Payroll Association. She, as well as, members of her team, maintain their certification through continuing education.
As a member of the PR Companies Leadership and Executive teams she helps solve problems, meet client needs and strategize for the future. Debbie is dedicated to the success of our companies by leading and participating.
As they say, “she works hard off the field as she does on it”. Debbie is a graduate of the University of West Florida and is looking forward to the Argonaut’s first football season in 2016. Of course she loves Alabama, Auburn and Florida State…..she just likes to watch her favorite “teams” play. Spending time with her family, camping and fishing are her favorite things to do in her spare time.
Ben Harrision PresidentBloomington, MN, Dothan, AL, Fridley, MN, Leadership Team, Preferred Risk Services, PREmployer, Racine, WI, Rochester, MN
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. In his early years, he wrote and produced numerous training and orientation videos for staffing clients and other related businesses. During 2008-2012, he served on the Workers’ Compensation Risk Management Best Practices Board of Directors for the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations, which certifies individual PEO companies in best practices concerning their own workers compensation processes and programs.
Ben is a member of a local Vistage group that meets for a day once a month. Vistage is an international organization of business CEO’s meeting as peer groups advising each other on all matters of succeeding in business and life. Ben is a charter member of his group that started in 2007.
Ben spends time serving various charitable groups. He has been coaching club baseball since 2006. His current team, Wiregrass Indians, plays summer ball at various college stadiums around the Southeast for the purpose of advancing players into the college game. Ben enjoys family, travel, snow skiing, fishing and baseball. He and his wife Rhonda started Koinonia Kaffe, a coffee house ministry (2006-2012) in Headland, Alabama. They have four grown children. Ben and Rhonda are members of Abbeville United Methodist Church in Abbeville, Alabama.
Specialties: Helping business partners meet their goals by growing their revenues & profits, finding the right staff, outsourcing business administration and using the right technology.
Ben has a BA in Visual Communications from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.
Sarah Jane KotvalRochester, MN
Sarah Jane joined Personnel Resources in September of 2015, as the Front Office Coordinator for the Rochester office. She possesses a Bachelor of Social Work from Winona State University – Rochester. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Katie KellonRochester, MN
Katie has been with Personnel Resources since the opening of the Rochester office in August 2015 as a Personnel Supervisor. Prior to joining the Personnel Resources team, Katie worked with Aspire recruiting and on-boarding employees. In her free time, Katie enjoys watching her three sons participate in football, soccer, basketball, wrestling and baseball.
Curt OlsonRochester, MN
Curt began working in the Staffing Industry in 1996. He owned a franchise with Express Personnel until 2004 at which time he began working for one of his largest clients as the US HR Manager. Curt oversaw all HR functions and support for nearly 1800 employees in 7 locations throughout the US. After two years Curt branched out and started his own Staffing Company serving clients on a national level. Curt joined Personnel Resources in August of 2015 to service and support the Midwest Division. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and their 3 children. Curt also is a youth and High School wrestling and football coach.
Jeff McKeownBloomington, MN, Fridley, MN, Leadership Team, Rochester, MN
Jeff joined the Personnel Resources team in 2013 to help grow and develop the companies brand and to help implement the aggressive e growth plan put forward by the Board of Directors. After graduating from the University of Illinois he immediately got involved in the staffing industry and started his own staffing company at the age of 26 which he sold to investors in 2012.
His strengths lie in client development, implementing sales strategies, creating operations processes and building strong cohesive teams. Active in his community he is a former President of the Racine Founders Rotary Club, the Racine Area Young Professionals and serves on the boards of numerous charities and civic organizations. He is committed to making Personnel Resources the number one staffing company in any market they enter.
He currently lives in Racine, WI with his wife Meredith and his two children.
Becky CarterBloomington, MN, Dothan, AL, Fridley, MN, Leadership Team, Preferred Risk Services, PREmployer, Racine, WI, Rochester, MN
When Becky Harrison Carter originally founded Personnel Resources, she has one goal in mind – To Help People Succeed – and for the past twenty five years she has been doing just that! While Becky no longer works in the office on a daily basis, she is active on the board of directors and provides valuable insight into the direction of all of the PR Companies which include: Preferred Risk Services, a commercial insurance agency, and PREmployer, a PEO. Becky’s driving force is her two children – Harrison (20) and Caitlyn (17). In her spare time she is active in the community serving the Humane Society and the Boys and Girls Club of the Wiregrass Alabama area and she is also active in her church – Covenant United Methodist Church.