INTEGRITY

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ACCOUNTABILITY

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PARTNERSHIP

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RESPECT

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INNOVATION

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SERVICE

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1998

Advance Partners is founded in Cleveland, Ohio. 

"Since inception, Advance Partners has funded nearly $20 billion in the staffing industry, and today we process more than $60 million in and out of our operation each week. This transaction volume is an incredible responsibility, and we manage it with the upmost integrity and detail on behalf of our clients, their customers and their employees."                  

              --Lisa Huff, Controller

2002

Advance receives "Strategic Partner of the Year" award. 

"Advance Partners was named "Strategic Partner of the Year" by a Fortune 100 company in 2002. We were incredibly proud of the moniker and honored to be recognized as a strategic partner. We hold ourselves deeply accountable to being a true partner to our clients and to help them achieve their growth." 

           --Adam Stern, Senior Director & General Manager

2010

Advance assists clients in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

"In the face of the devastating Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster on the Gulf Coast in 2010, many new and existing clients reached out to Advance Partners for funding and strategic support. Through this show of partnership, Advance Partners was instrumental in allowing them to immediately onboard thousands of workers and help clean up a tremendous amount of the affected shoreline." 

           --Danny Goldstein, Senior Manager, Client Credit

2012

Advance reaches $1 billion in annual funding. 

"We have incredible respect for the entrepreneurial spirit that drives our clients to succeed every day. Whether a start-up company, or a well-established staffing firm, their committment to excellence inspires our team to help them reach their goals. 2012 marks the year we reached $1 billion in annual funding." 

              --Jeremy Bilsky, Senior Corporate Counsel

2015

Advance is acquired by Paychex Corporation. 

"Now as a wholly owned subsidiary of Paychex, Inc., Advance Partners gains incredible flexibility and ability to implement even greater innovative solutions for our clients." 

             --Joel Adelman, Founder & Senior Director

 

2018

Advance celebrates 20 years of business. 

"20th Anniversary of Advance Partners: Continuing in our commitment to providing excellent service to our clients, 2018 is a celebration of our success together." 

          --Adam Stern, Senior Director & General Manager

Jeremy Bilsky

Senior Director & General Manager

I first joined Advance Partners in 2004 in the role of General Counsel. Now as Sr. Director and General Manager, I have overall P & L responsibilities, but I've made a big part of my focus a ...

Craig Cohen

Director of Sales & Marketing

As head of the Marketing and Sales team, I see it as my job to make sure we're always representing who we are to the staffing world. That's easy to do when you have a culture like ours, which is ...

Jeanne Michaelides

Director, Client Experience

Jeanne is responsible for the Client Experience efforts of Advance and brings with her over 20 years of marketing and public relations experience.

Known for her engaging ways, she ...

Tiffany Steppenbacker

Sr. Manager, Portfolio Management

I started at Advance in 2004 overseeing our cash functions. I have a bachelors and masters degree in accounting from Cleveland State University.  I currently lead our credit, cash and ...

Shanna Tomon

Sr. Manager, Client Service

I joined the Advance Partners team in April 2020 after being with Paychex for 10 years, leading various service teams across the country. I have a Bachelor’s degree ...

Jennifer Angersola

Senior Manager, Credit

With over 18 years of experience in credit underwriting - 12 of them here at Advance Partners - Jennifer brings expertise and industry knowledge to her role as the Senior Manager of Credit. She is ...

Scott Muehleisen

Senior Manager, IT Operations

After 9 years as a computer technology consultant, Scott joined Advance in 2006 as Director of IT.

Always thinking, his quiet, insightful manner belies a keen humor and unique ...

Robin Weinstein

Manager, Client Service

With over 25 years of accounting experience, Robin serves as Director of Funding and is responsible for one of the key service divisions of Advance.

After earning her Bachelor’s ...

Sam Boadu

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

I joined Advance as Manager, FP&A, responsible for financial forecasting, planning, analysis, and reporting.  I subsequently took over the management of the Accounting and Treasury ...

Steve Shandor

General Counsel

Steve has over 10 years of experience working with banking and financial companies as a corporate lawyer. He comes to Advance Partners from a prestigious Northeast Ohio law firm, and even spent ...

Gary Paparizos

Senior Relationship Manager

Gary has been helping Advance Partners clients grow for over 10 years and is proud of the relationships he has built in his career here. Before coming to Advance, he was a senior staffing manager ...

Sue Benuck

Senior Relationship Manager

Sue has been helping clients get funded at Advance for the past two years. Prior to coming to Advance, Sue worked at Madison Resource Funding for 25 years as the National Sales Director. In her ...

Mary Jane Luparello

Senior Relationship Manager

Mary Jane has been in the funding industry for over 25 years and has been helping clients at Advance Partners for the past six. Prior to Advance Partners, she held many positions at Sterling ...

David Garson

Senior Relationship Manager

David has been helping clients exceed their growth goals at Advance Partners for the past two years. Prior to Advance Partners, he worked for 10+ years selling for Fortune 500 companies like ...

Jacob Hamilton

Senior Relationship Manager

I've been with Advance Partners over three years and I'm focused on helping staffing firms grow. I really love being able to help my clients get the funding to take on more opportunities. I've ...

Matthew Fox

Relationship Manager

I joined the Advance sales team in 2018 after a few stints working for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and a minor league affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, the Captains. I started in sales ...

Rocco Mango III

Relationship Manager

I've been with Advance Partners for over a year focusing on helping startup staffing firms turn a great idea into a successful business. I love the excitement I see from new business ...

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Staffing Industry and Business Associations

Advance Partners works with some of the nation’s top staffing, finance and other business growth associations to stay on top of industry trends and provide the best funding solutions for our clients. Check out our staffing and business associations below:

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International Factoring Association

The International Funding Association provides information, training and purchasing power to members of the Factoring community.

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Commercial Finance Association

The Commercial Finance Association is the international trade association dedicated to the asset-based lending and factoring industries.

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Acsess

Acsess is a national Canadian staffing association that represents all facets of the employment, recruitment and staffing services industry.

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American Staffing Association

The American Staffing Association and its affiliated chapters advance the interests of staffing and recruiting firms through legal and legislative advocacy, public relations, education and professional practices.

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Staffing Industry Analysts

Staffing Industry Analysts is the global advisor on contingent labor, offering proprietary research, data, support tools, publications and executive conferences for temporary staffing firms.

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Florida Staffing Association

The Florida Staffing Association is the premier trade association for staffing firms in the state of Florida.

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TempNet

TempNet is an association of independently owned and operated temporary staffing companies that come together to offer education, best practices, business support and camaraderie.

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Anserteam 

Anserteam is the only WBENC-Certified alliance of independently-owned staffing companies serving all of North America.

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Better Business Bureau 

BBB accreditation is an honor, and not every company is eligible. BBB only accredits businesses that pass a strict review process and maintain BBB’s high standards.

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National Minority Supplier Development Council

NMSDC is one of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations designed to support minority-owned organizations.

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Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of businesses that are owned, controlled and operated by women in the United States.

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Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council

The OMSDC is dedicated to providing a direct link between Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and its Corporate Members.

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TechServe Alliance

TechServe Alliance is the premier IT & engineering staffing association dedicated to advancing excellence and ethics within the IT & engineering staffing and solutions industry. 

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Avionte Preferred Partner

Advance Partners is a preferred partner of Avionte, a provider of temporary staffing software focused on people, relationships 
and partnerships.

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