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Boston, MA, June 17, 2013 – HR Knowledge, Inc., a rapidly growing provider of payroll, benefits brokerage and HR consulting services to clients throughout New England, announces that Melissa M. Gillespie, PHR, has been promoted to Director of HR Services.

Melissa will collaborate with Frank Zych, HR Knowledge’s Vice President of HR Services, to direct all aspects of the company’s comprehensive HR service offerings to help clients develop, implement and manage strategies for regulatory compliance, compensation and benefits, HR recruiting and training, and employee retention. Specifically, Frank and Melissa are working on expanding HR service offerings such as new training programs, enhanced recruiting and hiring assistance through the Hiring Process Management (HPM) service, a new FMLA administration partnership with TASC, and much more.

Melissa Gillespie has been advising and working with HR Knowledge’s clients since 2010 in all areas of HR management, including workplace best practices, organizational enhancement, workforce training, performance measurement and compliance. With over a decade of HR experience, Melissa brings to our clients a real-world perspective having held positions as a corporate HR manager and a consultant. Prior to HR Knowledge, Melissa was most recently an independent HR Consultant. She is a certified human resource professional and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Leadership from Northeastern University. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and New England Human Resources Association (NEHRA). Melissa can be reached at

Jeff Garr, CEO of HR Knowledge, commented, “Melissa is a trusted member of the HR Knowledge team. She has shown true dedication and leadership, and her commitment to service mirrors the culture and commitment that HR Knowledge strives to provide to our clients. We are proud to reward her with this well-deserved promotion.”

About HR Knowledge, Inc.

HR Knowledge, Inc. is an administrative services organization (ASO) that provides clients with integrated, affordable HR services including payroll, employee benefits, and human resources management. Supported by its signature “concierge client service,” HR Knowledge serves clients that lack the internal resources to address the vast array of complex HR issues, including among others, small- to mid-sized businesses, nonprofits, charter and private schools, and high tech companies. By partnering with HR Knowledge, organizations are able to better control capital costs, minimize legal risk, and operate more efficiently.

HR Knowledge is headquartered at 905B South Main Street, Suite 203, Mansfield, MA 02048, with a second office located at 890 Winter Street, Suite 208, Waltham, MA 02451. For more information, contact (508) 339-1300 or visit