Sheryl Lyons Becomes CEO of Achilles Group

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During her career at Achilles, she has not only been a driving force behind the evolution of their HR outsourcing business but also the development and roll out of the training and recruiting offerings.

Achilles Group, a national provider of outsourced HR, training, and recruiting services announced today that Sheryl Lyons is the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. The board of directors unanimously voted to promote Sheryl to CEO based on her success to date with Achilles.

“Sheryl’s acceptance of this position will solidify her role on the executive team. She has been with Achilles since the beginning and I am excited to be partnering with her on the company’s strategy and direction.” stated Dan Calvert, President

During her career at Achilles, she has not only been a driving force behind the evolution of their HR outsourcing business but also the development and roll out of the training and recruiting offerings.

Sheryl started with Achilles in 2002 as employee #1 and was granted minority partner status in 2005. She served eight years as Director of Human Resources for Achilles Group, where she provided HR services for clients in various industries including hi-tech, oilfield products, financial and professional services, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing. She was named VP of Business Development in 2010 when she oversaw the company’s sales and marketing efforts, as well as the Channel Partner and Client Satisfaction Programs. This progression from Operations to Business Development has prepared her for this new role, where she will focus on greater operational efficiencies and client satisfaction.

Prior to joining Achilles Group, Sheryl was an HR Generalist at Integrated Electrical Services, where she was involved in all aspects of HR for the 15,000 employee company. Sheryl began her HR career with The Methodist Health Care System as Compensation and Benefits Representative,

Sheryl has a BA from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University Of Texas McCombs School Of Business. She earned her PHR certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute in 2002.

About Achilles Group
Achilles Group is located in Texas and offers HR, training, and recruiting services for over 15,000 client employees nationwide. Achilles Group provides the experience and best practices for all aspects of the employee lifecycle – from recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and training to performance measurement, promotions, and if necessary, terminations. We help organizations be successful; we offer programs that scale as they grow and we help to build a healthy and vibrant infrastructure. Our integrated approach is what makes the Achilles Group unique and is why our solutions are effective. Call us at 877-630-2038 or visit us on the web at AchillesGroup.com.

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