SOURCE: Barrett Business Services, Inc.

Barrett Business Services, Inc.

April 30, 2014 08:30 ET

BBSI Establishes Dual COO Positions With Promotions of Gerald Blotz and Greg Vaughn

VANCOUVER, WA--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2014) - Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI) (NASDAQ: BBSI), a leading provider of business management solutions, announced the formation of dual chief operating officer positions for field and corporate operations. 

Gerald Blotz, the director of branch operations, has been promoted to the position of vice president and chief operating officer - field operations. Greg Vaughn, vice president and chief administrative officer, has been promoted to the position of chief operating officer - corporate operations. Both changes are effective immediately.

Mr. Blotz joined BBSI in 2002 as an area manager for the Company's San Jose, CA office. He was appointed to the additional role of director of branch operations in 2012.

Mr. Vaughn joined BBSI in 1997 as a vice president at the Company's corporate headquarters. He was appointed to the position of chief administrative officer in 2012.

"Gerald has played an integral role in contributing to the organization's evolution over the past several years," said Michael Elich, president and CEO of BBSI. "His leadership style and respect earned throughout BBSI make him a valuable asset to the long-term success of our Company. And our promotion of Greg from chief administrative officer is a reflection of the vital role he continues to play in our organization.

"These operational moves complete the organizational transition we have been undergoing the past three years. The dual COO roles are aimed to provide better visibility within our operations and ultimately help support a much larger organization."

About BBSI
BBSI (NASDAQ: BBSI) is a leading provider of business management solutions, combining human resource outsourcing and professional management consulting to create a unique operational platform that differentiates it from competitors. The company's integrated platform is built upon expertise in payroll processing, employee benefits, workers' compensation coverage, risk management and workplace safety programs, and human resource administration. BBSI's partnerships help businesses of all sizes improve the efficiency of their operations. BBSI works with more than 3,000 clients across all lines of business in 23 states. For more information, please visit

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