Leadership Team

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Our leaders introduce a fresh, innovative approach to delivering value to our clients. We combine the years of experience you would expect to find in Payroll, Human Resources, Employee Benefits, and Risk Management along with advanced technology, management consulting, and a timely appreciation for the emerging changes in digital communications. Our converged approach to investing in our capabilities enables us to think about our clients’ needs in an entirely different manner. Simply put – we combine deep experience to deliver better solutions, based entirely on the unique needs of every client.




Darrin Fedder, Chief Executive Officer

Darrin J Fedder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is the visionary behind CEOHR, Inc., bringing decades of experience to his role. As the President and Partner of the company Professional Employee Management, Fedder used his expertise and experience to build PEM from three internal employees and four clients to one of the most successful PEO’s in the history of the industry. PEM was sold in 1997 to The Wackenhut Corporation (TWC) having grown to over 150 internal employees. PEM was TWC’s largest acquisition in its history.

After the sale of PEM, he has served as a board member and private equity investor in various start-ups as well as established companies. He developed commercial properties in multiple states which he still manages.

Darrin earned his Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications from Manchester University. Florida Controlling Person License CO1212



Celeste Dockery, Chief Operating Officer

A PEO industry founder, Celeste has over 3 decades of operational, financial, insurance, sales, and regulatory expertise. The founder of PEM, an industry leader sold to a Fortune 500 firm. She is the former Chair of the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR) Board of Employee Leasing Companies, serving 17 years. A founder and former President of, with 11 years of service to, the Florida Association of Professional Employer Organizations (FAPEO) and Board Member of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO).

Celeste earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Florida Controlling Person License CO007