Oasis Outsourcing Management Team
The Oasis Outsourcing Management Team is comprised of PEO industry veterans and functional experts in a variety of disciplines. With decades of PEO-specific and various industry combined experience, the team has been assembled to provide the vision and expertise required to provide the highest level of service-obsession in the industry.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Perlberg has been the President and CEO of Oasis Outsourcing since October 2003. Throughout his career, Mr. Perlberg has demonstrated outstanding leadership and sales strategy development across a wide array of industries, including business services, utilities and financial institutions. After beginning his career as a business litigation attorney, Mr. Perlberg co-founded and was a key architect in growing a utility bill payment processing business and negotiating its sale to Western Union, where he spent six years in management roles with rapidly expanding responsibilities. Mr. Perlberg later spent four years as an officer of the John Harland Company. Prior to joining Oasis Outsourcing, Mr. Perlberg was the Chief Operating Officer of PRG-Schultz, the world’s leading recovery audit firm. At PRG-Schultz, Mr. Perlberg planned and successfully implemented key growth strategies, including creating and leading an integrated sales, operations, IT and client service platform. Mr. Perlberg is a magna cum laude graduate of both the University of Rochester, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and Boston College Law School, where he was named a member of Order of the Coif (top 10%).
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Castell joined Oasis Outsourcing in September of 2016 as Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for driving value creation and providing strategic and operational leadership in the areas of Operations, Sales, Marketing and Information Technology. Prior to joining Oasis, he was the Senior Vice President of Client Services and Portfolio Management for First Data Corporation. Additionally, he was an officer in the U.S. Navy for many years and currently serves as the Executive Officer of the Naval Cooperation and Guidance for Shipping Unit in San Diego, as well as continuing to serve in the U.S. Navy Reserves. Mr. Castell earned his Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from Florida State University, Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Saint Leo University, and his Master of Business Administration from Troy State University.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Mayotte has been Oasis Outsourcing’s Chief Financial Officer since its inception in 1996 and has been a key architect of the Company’s business model and strategic direction. Prior to joining Oasis, Mr. Mayotte was Treasurer of The Wackenhut Corporation. As Treasurer, he supervised Wackenhut’s banking and cash operations, M&A, risk management and tax activities. During his tenure at Oasis Outsourcing, Mr. Mayotte oversaw the building of the Company’s technology platform. He installed the company’s financial systems and controls and supervised the negotiation of key supplier relationships, such as Aetna for the Company’s principal group health insurance and Zurich Financial for the Company’s Workers’ Compensation programs. Mr. Mayotte received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Emory University.
Executive Vice President of Human Resources
Ms. Calicchio became Oasis Outsourcing’s Executive Vice President of Human Resources in January 2017. Prior to joining Oasis, she held global and national human resources leadership positions at Merck & Company, Johnson & Johnson, Carnival Cruise Lines and Bayada Home Health Care, where she established an HR function and helped the company more than double its revenues during her tenure. She brings vast experience in large change management initiatives such as mergers and system integration projects. At Oasis, Calicchio is responsible for Talent Management, Organizational Development and overall HR Operational Excellence. Ms. Calicchio holds a Master’s in Human Resources from New York University, a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Kean College of New Jersey and is certified as a Society of Human Resources Management Strategic Professional.
Chief Sales Officer
Mr. Viola, a successful industry veteran, joined Oasis Outsourcing at its inception in 1996 and was instrumental in building the Company’s sales, marketing and client services platform. Prior to joining Oasis Outsourcing, he was the #1 performing Regional Sales Manager at Paychex Business Solutions, where he drove unprecedented PEO Sales. Before joining Paychex, Mr. Viola had a successful career in banking, serving as Vice President of Corporate Banking for both Citicorp and Sun Trust. Mr. Viola currently has responsibility for new client acquisition and sales force training and development. He is also actively involved in developing several new markets to further expand the company’s national footprint. Mr. Viola received a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration degree from Stetson University.
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Mr. Steigelfest, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, joined Oasis Outsourcing in February 2016, and brings more than 25 years of information technology management and strategy experience to the company. He is known for being a business enabler and accelerator who can leverage emerging technologies to help drive sustainable competitive advantage. Prior to joining Oasis, Mr. Steigelfest served as Chief Information Officer for Cross Country Home Services. At Oasis, Mr. Steigelfest is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive IT strategy, which includes leading the IT organization, executing technology investments, and overseeing system reliability, reporting, business analytics, and contingency planning. Mr. Steigelfest received his Bachelor of Science from Tulane University and his MBA from the University of Miami.
Ruth Trezevant Cyrus
Senior Vice President of Marketing
Ms. Cyrus was named Oasis Outsourcing’s Vice President of Marketing in February of 2005. Ms. Cyrus brings a varied background of experience to Oasis, previously serving as Director of Small Business Marketing-North America for Office Depot. Prior to Office Depot, she led successful strategic marketing programs for Rexall Sundown and Tyco/Sensormatic Electronics. Ms. Cyrus has developed Oasis’ marketing programs with increased focus on key segments to drive sales. Her responsibilities include New Product Development, Market Research, Website Optimization, Brand Management, Public Relations and Advertising. Ms. Cyrus holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Pace University.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. Fidel, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, joined Oasis Outsourcing in April of 2013. Mr. Fidel is a respected expert in the PEO industry with experience, not only in legal matters but also in human resources, regulatory compliance, governance, insurance, benefits, acquisitions and risk management. Prior to joining Oasis, he served as General Counsel for Strategic Outsourcing, Inc. At Oasis, he is responsible for all legal and compliance matters. Mr. Fidel received his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Shimer College, his Master of Arts from DePaul University and his juris doctor from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign.
Mary Anne Tate
Senior Vice President of Client and Partner Management
Ms. Tate joined Oasis Outsourcing in February 2017 as Senior Vice President of Client and Partner Management. Ms. Tate brings more than 25 years of customer relationship management experience to the company. She previously held Senior Vice President roles at Bank of America Merchant Services, First Data Management Corporation and Chase Merchant Services. In her role at Oasis, Ms. Tate oversees all aspects of client service, as well as channel partner strategic relationships. Ms. Tate earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing Management from Florida State University.
Senior Vice President of Operations
Ms. Woods was promoted to Oasis Outsourcing’s Senior Vice President of Operations in February of 2017. Ms. Woods has more than 20 years of operational experience in the PEO industry, with a strong focus on human resources and customer service. She joined Oasis in 2015 as Vice President and General Manager as part of Oasis’ acquisition of Doherty Employer Services. At Oasis, Ms. Woods is responsible for the operational areas of the business including payroll, benefits, implementations and compliance. Ms. Woods received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Metropolitan State University and is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).