Focus OneSource Welcomes New Team Members

New employees and shareholders will help to better serve valued customers by enhancing our business model.

DES MOINES, IA September 4, 2020 – Focus OneSource, a leading local Professional Employer Organization, has announced the following new hires and promotions at their Des Moines, IA office.

Five Focus OneSource team members have been promoted to shareholders of the business.

Lynn Kooker (shareholder) has been promoted to Vice President of Human Resources and Wellness to expand on the comprehensive Focus OneWellness and Human Resources programs. Lynn earned her bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in Physical Education/Athletic Training, she received her master’s degree in Health Promotion from the University of Kansas and is a Certified Health Education Specialist.

Pam Clearwater-Lovell (shareholder) has been promoted to Vice President of Finance and Administration to oversee the financial department and assist with business administration. Pam is a Certified Public Accountant and received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting with a minor in economics from the University of Northern Iowa.

Beth Dieleman (shareholder) has been promoted to Vice President of Benefits to help the business continue providing the highest quality benefits at the most affordable price point. Beth earned her bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University and has been an insurance agent since 2005.

Mary Ward (shareholder) has been promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. She will continue to work with the marketing department while expanding the Focus OneSource scope of business in the state of Iowa. Mary graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Nebraska with a bachelor’s in Business Administration. She also has her Coaching Certificate from Coaching Training Institute of San Francisco, CA.

Brad Johnson (shareholder) has been promoted to Controller. He will collaborate with multiple departments to effectively manage the back end of the business. Brad received his MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.

Stacy Early-Jannenga has been hired as Payroll Manager. She joins the team with extensive payroll experience.

Jeff Hopp has been hired as HRIS System Administrator. He joins Focus OneSource with nearly 13 years of Benefits and HR systems experience.

Grant Nichols has been hired as Employee Specialist. He brings over eight years of experience in human resources and benefit administration, including prior Professional Employer Organization (PEO) experience to the team.

Sara Tollerud has been hired as a Payroll Specialist. She recently graduated from DMACC and is eager to put her education to work as she expands her knowledge along the way.

“We are thrilled to have Stacy, Jeff, Grant, and Sara on board. Each of them will bring a fresh perspective and approach to the Focus OneSource business model,” said Mike Teachout, President at Focus OneSource. “They have already demonstrated the ability to adapt with our team and carry on the core values of our business.”

For more information about Focus OneSource or to quote your business, please call 515-369-7550.

About Focus OneSource

Focus OneSource is an Iowa-domiciled Professional Employer Organization. We offer companies solutions to their business administration needs in a trusted and transparent partnership. Our model has proven to have a positive impact on employee acquisition, retention and overall well-being. Our services include Fortune 500-type benefits, payroll management, tax administration, human resource administration, wellness, 401(k), and more.

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