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PEO University

PEO University is back in session!


On November 2, our speakers kick off the series with a 1-hour general session webinar to preview the subsequent session topics. Starting November 3, sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 2 pm ET through December 1. The sessions will cover topics like: Contracts, Finance/Taxes, Risk Management, Sales, Cybersecurity, and more! Get the full list of sessions on the PEO University event page.

2021 PEO University Dates and Topics: 

November 2: History of the PEO/Where We Are Now – Dan McHenry & John Polson 
November 3: Contracts/Operations- Rob Rice & Jean Goldstein
November 9: Finances/Taxes/Benefits - Sheldon Blumling & Jeff Solis
November 10: Risk Management/WC- Torben Madson & Jeff Rendel 
November 16: Sales- Clay Kelley
November 17: Cybersecurity/Payroll- Gordon Berger & Jenna Marceau
November 22-24, Thanksgiving Break, no session.
November 30: Workplace Issues- Brian Nugent & Melissa Cizmorri
December 1: Wrap-Up/Q&A with all speakers

(all sessions virtual and dates subject to change)

Register today!

2021 PEO University Speakers:

  • Brian Nugent, Partner, Akermam 
  • Clay Kelley, Chief Results Officer,
  • Dan McHenry, Business Advisory Group Practice Leader, McHenry Consulting
  • Gordon Berger, Partner, Fisher Broyles
  • Jean Goldstein, Principal, PEO Advisory Services, Inc.
  • Jeff Rendel, CEO, Stonehenge Insurance Solutions, A Gallagher Company
  • Jeff Solis, Principal, UHY, LLP
  • Jenna Marceau, Chief Information Officer, Syndeo 
  • John Polson, Partner, Fisher Phillips
  • Melissa Cizmorri, Associate, Akerman
  • Rob Rice, Shareholder, Rice & Associate, PC
  • Sheldon Blumling, Partner, Fisher Phillips
  • Torben Madson, Partner, The PEO Law Firm
Series Pricing:
Members: $175
Non-Members: $350

Group Discount! If you have 5 or more employees from your organization to register, the price per person drops to $125 for the series. If you are interested in this option, please contact Connie Samuels directly. 

About PEO University
NAPEO's PEO University is a multi-part series that features PEO industry experts, leaders and innovators who cover a new issue each week. It's a great opportunity for new industry entrants and seasoned veterans alike to learn new information, strategies and share insight with peers covering a different topic area each week. You will have the chance to ask questions and interact with the presenters during these Zoom sessions. 


Who should attend PEO University? This series is great for anyone new to the PEO industry or anyone wanting to get a refresher on content essential to building, managing, and working with/for a PEO; all are welcomed!

How long will each session be? The sessions will be 75 minutes with 60 minutes of content and 15 minutes for Q&A.

If I miss a session, will I be able to re-watch it later? Yes, all the sessions will be recorded and sent to all paid participants after each session.

How much does it cost to attend? NAPEO Members: $175; Non-Members: $350

Can I purchase sessions individually? No, sessions will not be sold individually. You must purchase the entire series; however, you will have access to all sessions as a paid participant.

Are participants eligible for continuing education credits? Yes, participants are eligible for HRCI, SHRM, SC CPE, and APA credits.

How do I register? Please register by logging into your NAPEO account or clicking here to start your registration.

Are there group discounts available? Yes! If your company has 5 or more employees attending PEO University, you will be eligible for a group discount. Please email for more details.

What is the registration cancellation policy? All cancellations, additions, and changes must be submitted to NAPEO via email to Refunds will be issued for cancellations made through Friday, October 29th. A $50 processing fee will apply to all cancellations to cover administrative and event preparatory costs. No refunds will be given after October 29th. 


PEO University is sponsored by



Looking to learn more? Check out our PEO University video library

Check out NAPEO's other event pages to see what virtual events we have planned!
Leadership Council Forums
Town Hall Series

Questions? Contact Connie Samuels.

Interested in sponsorships?
Contact Nancy Benoudiz, Director of Service Partner Accounts, at or (703) 739-8169