Edith Long, executive vice president of Integrity Employee Leasing Inc., was recognized as a finalist for the Human Resource Professional of the Year from the HR Florida State Council Inc., an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
“Working in human resources, especially for a PEO, is an exciting, ever-changing career. Every day our responsibilities evolve as this hectic world changes,” she said. “I enjoy the challenge of seeing ahead of the changes and proactively planning for my organization. I am fortunate to have opportunities to mentor, train and develop employees to make a difference in their lives, allowing them to reach their potential.”
Long has been in the human resources field for 27 years, and for the last four years has been with Integrity Employee Leasing, first as human resources director, then vice president of human resources and currently executive vice president, managing the team that handles clients with more than 7,000 employees.
The HR Florida State Council represents over 16,000 individual human resource professionals. Long holds a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SCP) in the global human resources membership association and has taught various SHRM certification courses for the Tri-County SHRM prep course. She was selected HR Professional of the Year for the Charlotte County SHRM Chapter in 2018.
Long is also vice president for the board of Charlotte County Meals on Wheels, a Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Action Team member, and a representative for Integrity Employee Leasing for Crossroads Hope Academy, Virginia B. Andes Community Clinic, YMCA of Punta Gorda and United Way of Charlotte County.
About Integrity Employee Leasing
Integrity Employee Leasing, based in Punta Gorda, is a full-service Professional Employer Organization (PEO), specializing in offering superior customer service to small, medium and large companies. Among the services Integrity Employee Leasing offers are payroll processing, workers’ compensation coverage and human resource and benefit management in most states. The owners of Integrity bring over 20 years’ experience in the PEO industry with a trained staff ready to satisfy all employee and human resource needs. In addition to offering excellent customer service, Integrity is poised to be extremely competitive due to an emphasis on risk management and cost controls. Because of dedication to personal, prompt and accurate service, Integrity Employee Leasing is one of the fastest growing PEO companies in the nation, dedicated to honesty and fairness for clients, employees, agents and vendors. For information, visit integrityel.com.