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Brent R. Tilson is a nationally recognized entrepreneur, industry leader, and civic advocate. From his start as a CPA, he has been a champion for small businesses and entrepreneurs. He is the founder and CEO of Tilson HR, a national professional employer organization providing a comprehensive suite of business solutions to help businesses grow and thrive. Under his direction, Tilson HR has netted numerous awards and recognitions for its high growth and success. He has been very active in supporting his industry both on a local and national basis. During his tenure as chairman of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO), he was at the helm for the watershed passage of federal legislation for the industry. He is active in his community, serving in various positions at his local church, and is the former president of the Greenwood Redevelopment Commission.

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Accomplishments and Accolades

For his work as an author, entrepreneur, and community leader, Brent and his businesses have received many awards and recognitions, including:

The City of Greenwood, Indiana
Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award (2019)
National Association of Progessional Employer Organizations, chairman
Greenwood Redevelopment Commission, president; Greenwood Community Leader (2014)
ForbesBooks Featured Author (2018)
Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies List (2001, 2002, 2003)
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist (2000, 2001, 2002)
Indianapolis Business Journal 40 Under Forty (2000)
Indianapolis Business Journal – Fastest Growing Company in Indianapolis (2000)
Greenwood Community Leader (2014)
Michaeline A. Doyle Award, PEO Industry's Highest Honor (2021)
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Tilson HR

Tilson HR provides a best-in-class integrated management solution that offers services related to payroll, benefits, compliance, training, and consulting, helping companies control costs with increased efficiencies and reduced risks and allowing them to focus on their core business. Founded in 1995, Tilson HR has a strong history of innovation and excellence. The cornerstone of its corporate mission is to enhance the value of your business by maximizing the effectiveness of your employees.

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