HOUSTON -– June 29, 2006 -– Since establishing itself as a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), G&A Partners has taken pride in helping small and midsize companies find time to grow their businesses. Now, the firm is receiving accolades for its own strong growth and leadership.
• G&A Partners was recently listed as Houston’s “Largest Minority-Owned Business” by the Houston Business Journal. With over 5,000 employees and revenues of $169,000,000 million in 2005, G&A Partners tops Houston’s list of minority-owned firms for the third consecutive year.
• G&A Partners ranked #42 on the Chronicle 100, the Houston Chronicle’s list of the city’s largest privately-owned companies.
• The firm was listed among the nation’s largest Hispanic-owned businesses by Hispanic Business Magazine for the fourth consecutive year.
• Finally, Tony Grijalva, co-founder and CEO of G&A Partners, is among 32 Houston and Gulf Coast Area finalists for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the category of Service.
As experts in human resources, benefits, payroll, accounting and risk management, G&A takes on integral HR and administrative functions for growing businesses and serves as co-employer for its clients’ employees so they can focus their time, talent and energy on growing their businesses.
“Our client’s growth has always been a fundamental part of G&A’s business strategy. We strive to help our clients grow their businesses by relieving them of some of the administrative tasks associated with managing employees and human resource functions,” said Tony Grijalva. “For more than 10 years we’ve successfully facilitated our clients’ growth, and in the process we have managed to grow our own business.”
 In addition to its own 105 corporate employees, as the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) to more than 200 clients, G&A Partners is also the “employer-of-record” for more than 5,000 employees.