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About Us

Mission: At GMS, our mission is to provide our clients with the HR tools and resources vital to help their business grow and succeed.

Innovation

Innovation

We champion a culture of innovation by harnessing a forward-thinking mentality and challenging the status quo.

Dedication

Dedication

Our dedication to our employees, our clients, and our service offerings continuously leads to how every action is handled.

Integrity

Integrity

Our workplace culture is built on the premise of transparent actions and honest relationships.

Promise

Promise

Our promise is to make your business operations simpler, safer, and stronger.

Who We Are

GMS is a professional employer organization (PEO) and a Benefits Administrator. We serve companies of all sizes nationwide. GMS was founded by Mike Kahoe in 1996 and has helped thousands of companies take control of their HR functions.

What We Do

As HR professionals, we take on the administrative burdens that companies don’t have the time or expertise to manage effectively, including:

How We Benefit You

We make employee management simpler, safer, and stronger. We save you time and money. You retain full control over your employees, and regain the opportunity to focus on growing your business. Leave the HR details to us.

Our Timeline

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1996

GMS was established by owner Mike Kahoe

2000

Our first headquarters opened in Valley View, Ohio

2004

GMS grew and our headquarters relocated to Richfield, OH

2006

Our Columbus, OH location opened 

2008

Our Cincinnati, OH location opened

2014

We became self-insured in Ohio

2015

Our Atlanta, GA office opened

2016

We opened offices in both Cherry Hill, NJ and Charlotte, NC

2017

We again expanded, this time opening offices in Fort Myers, FL and Indianapolis, IN

2018

Our team continued to grow, so much so that we built a new headquarters on Timberlake Drive in Richfield, OH - where we remain today

2018

Our Detroit, MI office opened

2019

We joined the Cigna PPO network

2020

We acquired the Georgia-based PEO, Corporate Business Solutions

2021

We acquired another PEO, Synergy - expanding our footprint into Chicago, IL

2021

We celebrated 25 years in business

2022

We opened new offices in Phoenix, AZ, Denver, CO, Tampa, FL, Pittsburgh, PA, Charleston, SC, Raleigh, NC, Kansas City, MO, Austin, TX, Buffalo, NY, and San Diego, CA

2022

We acquired Venture Workforce Solutions, a California-based PEO

Awards & Recognition

Don't just take our word for it, check out some of our accolades. 

Let’s Get In Touch

Want to learn more? Give us a call at 330-659-0100 today or contact us online.

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