Smart-Tek Automated Services Inc. Names COO

Mowrey Staffing and PEO Industry Vet

Jan 12, 2010, 09:00 ET from Smart-Tek Automated Services Inc.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart-Tek Automated Services Inc., a subsidiary of Smart-Tek Solutions Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board : STTN) has appointed Kelly Mowrey as COO.

Mowrey, who received BA from Stephens College, Magna Cum Laude, has over nine years experience in the PEO and Staffing Industry. Mowrey, most recently served as the Vice President of Corporate Sales for Allegiant Professional Business Services, Inc. In this role, Mowrey significantly increased by targeting large staffing firms and developing relationships with large brokers within the PEO industry. Mowrey has had over nine years of executive sales experience with public companies in our industry and provides a track record of developing a sales strategy to increase sales to over $200 million in annual payroll revenue.

At Smart-Tek, Mowrey will be responsible for creating and implementing short and long range goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures. "Smart-Tek is positioned for tremendous growth. In today's business climate, a greater number of business owners are realizing the benefit of outsourcing and Smart-Tek is poised to provide excellent products and services with a high-touch, high-tech feel. I am truly excited about this opportunity and look forward to working with the great employees and clients of Smart-Tek."

"Kelly's sales, operation & leadership skills makes her an ideal choice for this position today. I am confident that she will have an immediate impact on implementing our strategy for success in making Smart-Tek a leader within our industry," said Brian Bonar, CEO.

Smart-Tek Automated Services Inc. provides financial services to small and medium-size businesses, relieving our clients from many of the day-to-day tasks that negatively impact their core business operations, such as payroll processing, human resources support, workers' compensation insurance, safety programs, employee benefits, and other administrative and aftermarket services predominantly related to staffing -- staff leasing, temporary staffing and co-employment. It not only provides core services but a wide selection of employee and employer benefits and aftermarket products.

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