Our Team

David Bell

Chief Operating Officer

David Bell is a Staffing and PEO industry executive leader recognized for implementing large-scale change management initiatives in multi-site, employee-intensive environments. Mr. Bell has significant expertise in M&A, turnaround, rapid growth and realignment situations for Staffing and PEO Companies of $10M to $2B in size. He is also recognized for possessing a deep business acumen and an understanding of operations that positively impact the profitability and performance of Fortune 500 and middle-market companies. Mr. Bell excels in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Human Capital Management (HCM), workers’ compensation, safety management and organizational development. His skill set also includes effectively addressing the competing needs of several stakeholders, including Shareholders, Senior and Field Management and Associates in environments with several hundred revenue-generating Clients. Mr. Bell is consistently tapped to enhance enterprise value by addressing corporate infrastructure issues to drive down costs, improve return on assets, manage risks and develop processes to create best practices in Risk, HR and Administration functions. In addition, Mr. Bell has sourced, negotiated, implemented and managed many enterprise software and payroll system conversions and Broker, vendor, insurance carrier, and health benefit plan conversions.

Mr. Bell has served as a CRO, CCO, COO, CHRO, among other executive roles for many Staffing and PEOs during the turnaround or scaling processes. Some of these roles were served within Kelly Services, ABM Industries, Vincam (precursor to ADP TotalSource), and many other $100 to $1B revenue-sized Staffing and PEOs. Mr. Bell has over 27 years of executive experience in the Staffing and PEO industries.


Joan Cooke

Human Resource Manager

Joan Cooke has worked in the Human Resources arena for 31 years. She has a passion for Human Resources and Client Experience and for over 20 years she has been on the Professional Employer Organization platform. Joan’s roles have ranged from Human Resources Generalist to Human Resources Director. She has worked in all areas of the HR workspace from Administration-Recruiting-Workers’ Compensation.

Joan has completed her Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Regis University, Master of Scienced from University of Denver, and MBA from University of Phoenix- 2023. She has worked with the SHRM Society of Denver and SHRM University of Denver as an active member and will be seated on the board in 2024.