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Paychex Completes Acquisition of Advance Partners

December 22, 2015
Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Advance Partners, a leading provider of integrated financial, operational, and strategic services to support independent staffing firms.

Advance Partners, a Cleveland, Ohio-based company founded in 1998, offers customizable solutions to the temporary staffing industry, including payroll funding and outsourcing services, which include payroll, invoicing, and tax preparation.  Advance Partners’ staffing firm clients work with more than 7,500 businesses. Those clients hire and process approximately 200,000 temporary positions annually.

Advance Partners will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Paychex. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Laura Saxby Lynch
Director, Corporate Communications
585-383-3074

Laura Saxby Lynch

As director of corporate communications for Paychex, Laura Saxby Lynch leads a six-member team responsible for external communications, including media and public relations programs, as well as employee communications. Among her other responsibilities, Laura is a lead communicator in companywide initiatives, crisis and issues management, and community relations. She joined Paychex in January 2001 as the company’s first public relations manager after serving as the communications executive for a large non-profit and, prior to that, working as a television journalist. Laura is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University.