Oasis Outsourcing Announces Acquisition of Doherty Employer Services

West Palm Beach, FL (December 21, 2015) – Oasis Outsourcing, the nation’s largest privately held Professional Employer Organization (PEO), has acquired Doherty Employer Services (DES), a Minneapolis-based PEO. Doherty has provided comprehensive human resources and employment-related services to its diverse client base for more than 20 years. Oasis now serves almost 6,000 clients and 200,000 worksite employees nationwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“As Oasis continues to build our business, strategic acquisitions are a critical component of our overall growth strategy,” said Mark Perlberg, President and CEO of Oasis Outsourcing. “Our acquisition of Doherty Employer Services provides us with the opportunity to significantly expand our Midwest presence, allowing Oasis to continue our mission of providing innovative products and services to our client base. We are excited to welcome an experienced and talented team of Doherty professionals to the Oasis organization. Effective immediately, Rebecca (Becky) Woods has been named Vice President and General Manager of our Midwest Region. Becky has demonstrated extraordinary leadership in helping to build the DES business and we are delighted to have her join the Oasis management team.”

“We are thrilled to enter into this relationship with Oasis,” said Valerie Doherty, Owner and CEO of Doherty Employer Services. “As a leading PEO focused on innovation and service, we’ve found that Oasis shares the same strategic vision and values as DES. I’m confident that our clients will benefit from this affiliation in a number of ways, while enjoying the same high level of service that DES employees have always provided.”

DES’s sales and service team will continue to work out of the Minneapolis location, providing clients with uninterrupted service. While retaining its current offerings, DES will now have access to Oasis’ expanded array of products and services.

Doherty Staffing Solutions (DSS), owned by the Doherty family, will continue as a standalone business and is not part of the acquisition.


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About Oasis Outsourcing Holdings, Inc.

Oasis Outsourcing is a Florida-based Professional Employer Organization (PEO) serving almost 200,000 employees and 6,000 clients nationwide. Founded in 1996, it specializes in providing human resources services, employee benefits administration, healthcare reform support, payroll and tax administration, risk management services and staffing solutions to small- and medium-sized businesses throughout the United States. Oasis is accredited by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation (ESAC), ensuring the highest level of ethical, financial and operational standards in the PEO industry and has received SOC 1 Type II (formerly SAS 70) certification for its high level of accuracy and performance. Offices are located in Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Boca Raton, FL; Boston, MA; Boulder, CO; Charlotte, NC; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Edison, NJ; Hartford, CT; Houston, TX; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL; Long Island, NY; Los Angeles, CA; Manhattan, NY; Miami, FL; Minneapolis, MN; Nashville, TN; Orlando, FL; Phoenix, AZ; Queens, NY; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Sarasota, FL; St. Louis MO; Tampa, FL; and West Palm Beach, FL. For more information about Oasis Outsourcing, visit www.oasisadvantage.com.

Doherty Employer Services Now Known as Oasis DEG

Effective December 2016, Doherty Employer Services has been rebranded as Oasis DEG, an Oasis Outsourcing Company. Oasis DEG’s sales and service team  continue to work out of the same Edina, MN location. For more information, click here.

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