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Jacob Hardin


Jake Hardin’s 20 years of PEO operational expertise and extensive experience in reengineering and strategic development has been instrumental in the development of PEOPLE’s  unique, client-centric service delivery model.  He’s responsible for the cost effective and efficient delivery of services to customers served Globally.  Mr. Hardin has a keen eye for talent and a knack for maximizing ability.  He’s effectively amassed the best Professionals the HR industry has to offer to carry out PEOPLE’s Mission to Encourage business success and prosperity by delivering smart solutions resulting in measurable value to American enterprise

Prior to joining PEOPLE, served as Southeast Operations Director, Strategic Development & Chief Process Delivery Officer for SCI Companies. He oversaw SCI’s process delivery systems and was responsible for improving operational efficiencies and ensuring customer service quality & satisfaction.

Prior to joining SCI, Mr. Hardin spent 15 years at Florida Power and Light Company. While there, Mr. Hardin’s expertise in problem solving and guidance in instilling management practices helped lead Florida Power and Light to the Deming Prize in 1989.  Mr. Hardin has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami. He is the former president Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center Association. He is a former Member of the Board of directors for Alpha House of Tampa and Chairman of the Dale Mabry Elementary School Advisory Counsel