SOURCE: Genesis HR Solutions

Genesis HR Solutions

October 15, 2014 08:00 ET

Genesis HR Solutions Announces New Leadership Structure, Stevenson and Hilger Named Co-Presidents, Burbidge to Remain CEO

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2014) - Genesis HR Solutions, the oldest and largest, accredited Professional Employer Organization (PEO) headquartered in New England, today announced that Patty Hilger and Diane Stevenson have each been named Co-President, effective immediately. Robert Burbidge, the company's founder will remain CEO.

"The announcement we make today recognizes the efforts of the two industry leaders who have managed the day to day operations of Genesis HR Solutions for many years. Under their leadership Genesis has further refined its service model, grown market share and retained top talent. This is a natural, long planned and seamless transition which will best serve the company, our employees and customers. Genesis and the businesses we service are in a great place with Diane and Patty at the helm," said Burbidge.

Diane Stevenson, CPA, has been Chief Financial Officer at Genesis for more than 20 years. She has served on the Accounting Practices Committee for the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) and has been instrumental in promoting the interests of the small business community with legislators and regulators in New England for many years. A native of Rochester, New York, Diane is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology.

Patty Hilger, SPHR joined the Genesis management team in 2006. As Vice President of Human Resources and Operations, she has been a major contributor on health care initiatives for NAPEO, and is an authority in the HR industry and the Affordable Care Act. Prior to joining Genesis, Patty was the Vice President of Human Resources of Amherst Technologies for nine years. She is a native of Nashua, New Hampshire, a graduate of Northeastern University and received her MBA from Santa Clara University.

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About Genesis

Since its incorporation in 1991, Genesis has served the needs of the New England Small Business community and their employees located throughout the United States. Genesis has continually been accredited by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation ( since 1996 and has been the largest accredited PEO headquartered in New England since that time. The company has taken leadership roles in legislative and regulatory initiatives on behalf of the Small Business community in Washington, DC as well as Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Vermont.