Astra HR has been on a remarkable 14-year journey that continues to evolve with opportunity for expansion at every step
Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 13, 2009
Astra HR, a leader in providing innovative outsourced human resource management solutions, today announced the appointment of Cory Lauer as the company's new Senior Business Consultant. Transitioning from Director of Marketing with Astra HR to a new position within the sales department has come at a critical stage in which the company's recognition as an industry leader is accelerating, Lauer will lead the effort to drive sales taking Astra HR to the next level as a local leader in the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) and Human Resources Outsourcing (HRO) industry specifically in the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Cory Lauer brings over 15 years of sales and marketing experience to and for Astra HR. Most recently Lauer served as the Director of Marketing for Astra HR. In this role, she was responsible for marketing to small and mid-sized businesses promoting Payroll, HR and Benefits Administration services. Prior to Astra HR, Lauer served in the pharmaceutical industry as a Territory and Hospital Sales Representative. Lauer resides in Ellicott City, MD and graduated from Old Dominion University with BA in Psychology.
"Astra HR has been on a remarkable 14-year journey that continues to evolve with opportunity for expansion at every step," said Michael Irvine, COO. "Due to our outstanding growth potential and continued innovation as an industry leader, we are in position for penetrating new markets. It was important to add new talent and an individual of Lauer's caliber will further enable us take full advantage of the unique position we are in," continued Irvine. "There is a vast and increasing market opportunity in front of us, and Lauer is the right person to champion the sales efforts and growth potential for Astra HR in Baltimore and its surrounding areas."
"Astra HR is an industry pioneer, and its leadership, innovation and industry expertise has brought the company to a creditable position as a premier provider of HR outsourcing services," said Cory Lauer. "What attracted me to Astra HR was the opportunity to first aid in the growth and recognition of an already successful organization and now to contribute and be an active part of the company's growth and market penetration in Baltimore. I plan to capitalize on Astra HR's past successes, our prominence within the growing PEO industry, and to maximize opportunities."
About Astra HR
Astra HR offers one of the most comprehensive suites of human resource services available that enables clients to analyze their resources, identify growth goals, and eliminate redundancies to promote efficiencies and cost savings across all business disciplines. The company offers a breadth of customizable services that range from employment administration, payroll processing and benefits management, to government compliance, risk management, HR information technology, talent management solutions and employee recruiting and selection. Astra HR is based in Rockville, MD.