Award Honors Excellence in Women’s Leadership, Advocacy and Service
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 6, 2017
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(TRAVELERS REST, SC) Pamela Evette, the president and chief executive officer of Quality Business Solutions, Inc. (QBS), an outsourced payroll, human resources and benefits firm, was recently honored with the ATHENA Leadership Award® from the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Awarded to women from cities across the country, this prestigious award honors individuals who assist women in reaching their full leadership potential; demonstrate excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession; and, provide valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community.
Founded in 2000, QBS delivers customized payroll, human resources and back office solutions to a diverse national group of clients. With a deep bench of expert consultants and HR practitioners, the company offers scalable solutions for smaller to very large organizations. Under Evette’s leadership, QBS has experienced growth of nearly $300 million over the past three years, making it a $1 billion enterprise and one of the 5000 fastest growing companies in the United States.
Outside of work, Evette serves as a mentor for other small business leaders and women-owned businesses both in her local community and nationally. She is deeply involved with national women’s leadership organizations, including the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). She is also a frequent speaker and nationally published author, penning articles and offering advice on effectively managing small businesses, evolving leadership direction, maintaining compliance and leveraging better hiring and HR practices to facilitate growth.
Evette is also a very active in philanthropy and public service, supporting causes in education and health care and serving on the Small Business Regulatory Review Committe for her home state of South Carolina.
“Receiving this award is very humbling because of the caliber of women who have won it in the past and the platform it gives me to continue what I believe to be my most important work,” said Evette. “I am incredibly proud of the company we have built and the work we do each day to help our customers succeed, but I am most passionate about empowering other women to overcome their fears and reach their fullest potential both in business and in life.”
About QBS A 100 percent woman-owned business founded in 2000, Quality Business Solutions, Inc. (QBS) offers a wide and comprehensive range of integrated PEO/ASO services, including payroll administration, unemployment management, insurance, benefit administration, human resources, workers’ compensation and tax reporting, that can be tailored to meet each company’s individual needs. The company employs a team of experts familiar with the most innovative and advanced business processes and strategies in these areas, providing a cost-effective outsourced solution for non-core business functions. From insight to implementation, QBS is focused on taking the burden of this type of work away from its clients, allowing them to focus on what’s most important to their business and creating long-term, cost-conscious and turnkey solutions that improve productivity, minimize risk and drive value. For more information, visit www.qualitybsolutions.net.