HOUSTON – April 17, 2007 – G&A Partners, a fully-integrated Houston-based Human Resource (HR) and administrative services company, announces the appointment of Jose Laurel as a Director with G&A Partners, and as a Principal in G&A’s affiliated CPA firm, Grijalva & Allen P.C. In his new role, Laurel will oversee both firms’ client advisory and consulting services.
“We are excited to add Jose Laurel to our ever deepening pool of executive talent,” said Tony R. Grijalva, CEO, G&A Partners. “Laurel will be working directly with our clients to design, implement and measure growth strategies for their businesses.”
Grijalva added that G&A has always been dedicated to helping its clients grow their businesses. Now, with Laurel focusing specifically on clients’ strategic planning, people development and succession planning, as well as marketing and sales strategies, G&A is better positioned than ever to assist its clients successfully manage their growth.
Laurel’s professional experience spans more than 16 years in management, operations, marketing and international commerce. Prior to joining G&A, Laurel served as country manager in Latin America for a multi-national corporation where he had direct oversight of the operations, sales and distribution channels. Laurel also served as a partner in a mid-sized professional services group where he established and operated a consulting team focused on near-shore and in-bound international business. Most recently, Laurel worked as a senior manager for a large, publicly traded professional employer organization where he led business expansion into new markets. Laurel attended both The University of Texas and the University of Houston where he received his BS degree in Marketing.