Escalon Services Welcomes New Practice Director of People Operations

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Karen Hasenauer to use her transformational HR experience to lead Escalon into the future.

Escalon Services is continuing to revolutionize how growing firms leverage Essential Business Services such as human resources, accounting, payroll, and insurance. Earlier this year, Escalon was named to the annual Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies, and the firm’s revenues have logged a 40 percent compound annual growth rate since its founding in 2006. To help drive its expansion, Karen Hasenauer is joining the team as Practice Director of People Operations.

Hasenauer brings over two decades of leadership experience to Escalon, having designed and rebuilt groundbreaking human resource operations strategies that have saved companies millions of dollars. Hasenauer has held senior leadership roles at a variety of companies, where her responsibilities included leading human resources operations for a 200,000-employee staff and managing a global HR team of over 400 people. While in these roles, she leveraged change management acumen while championing innovation to exceed expectations.

In joining Escalon as Practice Director, Hasenauer will ensure that the firm’s People Operations units across the globe focus on operational excellence and client satisfaction. By creating standardized client services delivery methodology, Hasenauer will ensure that entrepreneurs can focus on growth while Escalon handles the non-core -- yet essential -- functions for them.

“Karen’s strong background leading global HR teams will allow Escalon to continue delivering transformational initiatives,” said Anurag Pal, CEO of Escalon. “As Escalon works to expand its People Operations practice throughout the world, her expertise will be integral to our success, and we are thrilled to have her on the team,” Pal said.

“I was attracted to Escalon because we share a mission of utilizing proven people operations strategies to fuel growth across sectors and geographic regions,” Hasenauer said. “I am elated to join Escalon as the firm continues to make a difference in the lives of business owners, its staff members, and the community,” added Hasenauer.

About Escalon Services

Since 2006, Escalon has shepherded over 4,000 companies across many verticals and in 22 countries. We have helped businesses grow from one person in the garage to IPO and beyond, and we have been named to Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list twice over the past three years. We provide a one-stop shop for the integrated solutions we call Essential Business Services (EBS). EBS gives clients a seamless, audit-ready solution for Financial Ops, People Ops and Risk.

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