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Welcome to Ad-VANCE Talent Solutions, we are happy to have you become part of our team!



We are now your employee of record and are excited to have you with us.



For 23 years Ad-VANCE has had a long successful history of coordinating large hiring initiatives and creative sourcing programs for its clients. Our partnership mentality and integrity set us apart from the competition which allows us to build mutually beneficial relationships with both clients and employees.


The Ad-VANCE companies consist of Ad-VANCE Talent Solutions, our temporary and temp-to-hire staffing, division, Ad-VANCE Recruiting LLC our Professional and Executive Search division, and Hospitality Associates which specializes in hospitality and event staffing. Combined, we offer our clients the flexibility to effectively outsource in a variety of areas.


As evidence of our continued success please note the following awards and accolades:


2014 – 2017 “Top 5 Recruiting FirmsTampa Bay Business Journal

2012- 2017 “Top 25 Permanent Placement Firms Tampa Bay AreaTampa Bay Business Journal

2011- 2017 “Top 500 Companies Gulf Coast Business Review

2002, 2005, 2014, 2016, & 2017Best Staffing Agency” Readers’ Choice Awards





Ad-VANCE opened in 1995 and quickly became a local leader in temporary staffing and recruiting services. By 2000 Ad-VANCE had expanded into the Sarasota market and had developed exclusive and primary vendor relationships with the area’s best employers. We are proud to list Pasco County Government, Sarasota County Government, Manatee County Government, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, State College of Florida, City of Bradenton and City of North Port amongst others as key references.


Ad-VANCE Recruiting LLC was formed in 2013 to focus on increased opportunities for Professional and Executive Search, and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) services.


In addition, Hospitality Associates was formed in 2014 to focus on the hospitality and event staffing needs of the Gulf coast marketplace and has quickly become the industry leader. Michael’s on East, IMG, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles, and Saks off Fifth are prime examples of our great client base.






  • Your pay rates will not be affected
  • You may find that your health and benefit program may improve
  • Your YTD hours worked through Source2 will be honored toward any vacation and holiday benefits
  • Your current assignment will remain same
  • You will report to the same supervisor/manager
  • You will be paid on a weekly basis without any interruption!



We utilize an online time keeping system that is easy and efficient. You will be able to access your pay stubs and W2’s electronically through your personalized employee portal. We will be sending out documents with instructions on how to use your new employee portal and online timekeeping.




Direct Deposit/Pay Cards Ad-VANCE offers FREE direct deposit service is available to all employees. We also offer a free Pay Card option, for employees that prefer not to have a bank account, through Global Cash Card. This program allows employees to have their pay directly credited to a pay card that can be accessed at most large retailers and all ATM’s.



Medical Insurance Ad-VANCE provides major medical insurance through FL Blue.

Employees have the option to choose from three open access plans. All plans comply with the Affordable Care Act. The annual deductibles, coinsurance, medical and pharmacy copays accumulate toward the annual calendar year Out-Of-Pocket Maximum.


gardianDental Insurance Ad-VANCE Dental PPO Plan allows you to utilize a nation-wide network and see providers both in and out of network. If you see a provider outside of network, payment of your claims will be based on the highest 90th percentile of usual and customary charges. See plan descriptions below:


gardianVision Insurance Ad-VANCE offers a vision plan that helps offset the cost of routine exams, lenses, contacts, and frames. It gives you both in and out-of-network benefits. By choosing to stay in-network, you will maximize your benefits and have access to both private optometrists as well as retail chain providers.


When we meet, we will provide more information to you regarding your coverage.


Paid Time Off (PTO) Employees earn one week of vacation pay after 1,500 hours worked in a calendar year. This is paid at time of request by the employee and does not have to be taken in “real” time off. Pay rate for this is averaged over the career hours worked. Use of PTO must be coordinated with supervisor. PTO accruals do not carry over from calendar year to calendar year. PTO will only be paid in full day increments. PTO will be paid at current hourly rate. Request for paid days off must be submitted 2 weeks in advance of the days to be paid.


Holiday Pay Ad-VANCE pays one day of holiday pay based on average hours worked daily for the following holidays:


  • New Year’s Day (qualifying hours from previous year)
  • Day After New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King’s Birthday
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July


  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Day After Christmas



Safe Harbor 401K Plan Ad-VANCE 401(k) program is structured to allow employee participation after (12) twelve months and (1,000) one thousand career hours.  As a “Safe Harbor” plan, participants will be entitled to a match of $1 dollar for each dollar deferred on the first three percent of pay and 50 cents per dollar on the next two percent of pay.  All employer contributions will be 100% vested immediately.


Safety Bonus Ad-VANCE rewards employees monthly for working in a safe and efficient manner. Cash drawings, gift certificates and employee lunches are used to thank our employees for following specific safety guidelines.


Employee of the Month Ad-VANCE recognizes those employees that have gone above and beyond the call of their assignment by treating them and their direct supervisor to lunch, certificate of achievement and picture on our website. Employees are made eligible through our quality control calls made to the client each Friday.


Referral Bonus Program Ad-VANCE has several different bonus programs to reward our employees for referrals. The bonus programs remain in effect even if you are hired full-time by one of our clients, or do not need our services.

Type Bonus Requirement
INDIVIDUAL REFERRAL $50-$200 Referring an individual that works a minimum of 160 hours.
CLIENT REFERRAL $500 Referring a company that places a minimum 160-hour order(s).



MeMDEmployees create a secure account, then log in for a webcam consultation with one of MeMD’s medical providers. Speak with a board-certified MeMD medical provider who is licensed to practice medicine Florida. After the consultation, follow your personalized treatment plan.


LegalshieldLegal Shield is a team of lawyers ready when our employees need them. Services offered vary from advice & consultation to personal document review and credit protection.


Legal Shield Member Perks offers for discounts on apparel, auto buying, beauty & fragrance products, books, movies music, cell phones, education, electronics, food, flowers, gift giving, health & wellness programs, home services, jewelry, pets, sports, tickets & entertainment, travel and many more from national retailers.







Ad-VANCE offers it employees AFLAC’s supplemental insurance coverage offered in a variety of options and is available after the first payroll deduction. AFLAC pays cash benefits directly to assist with absence for accidents, cancer, illness, life, hospital and more.


Life and AD&D Insurance Ad-VANCE provides all benefit eligible employees with group term life and matching Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance in the amount of $20,000 through Guardian.


Section 125 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Services Ad-Vance offers employees FSA services which allows an employee to set aside a portion of his/her earnings to pay for qualified expenses as established in the FSA plan, most commonly for medical expenses but often for dependent care or other expenses. Money deducted from an employee’s pay into an FSA is not subject to payroll taxes, resulting in payroll tax savings.







Ad-VANCE, in conjunction with a business partnership through Regions Bank, offers its employees FREE checking and financial workshops to assist with financial goals and achievements. Our banking partner, Regions Bank, offers a free checking account for employees who participate in our direct deposit program.


Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Ad-VANCE offers its employees “WorkLifeMatters”, a confidential guidance and counseling service for personal issues that the employee may be facing and information about other concerns that affect life, whether it’s a major life event or occurs on a day-to-day basis.






  • Unlimited free telephonic consultation with an EAP counselor available 24/7
  • Referrals to local counselors – up to (3) three sessions free of charge
  • State of the art website featuring over 3,400 helpful articles on topics like wellness, training courses, and a legal or financial center

WorkLifeMatters can also offer assistance with:


  • Education
  • Lifestyle & Fitness
  • Dependent Care & Care Giving
  • Management Working Smarter
  • Legal and Financial




Brion Sunseri


Expertise: Business Leadership, Business Opportunity Maximizing, Creative Problem Solving, Community Development, Strategic Planning

3911 Golf Park Loop, Unit 103, Bradenton, Fl 34203




 lisa-pierce Lisa Pierce, CSP

Director of Talent Acquisition

Expertise: Recruitment Process Management, Talent Sourcing, Contingent Workforce Management.

3911 Golf Park Loop, Unit 103,   Bradenton, Fl 34203





 julianne-sunseri-recruiting Julianne Sunseri, CSP

Vice President of Talent Acquisition & Client Services. Owner – Ad-VANCE Recruiting

Expertise: Professional & Executive Search, Talent Sourcing, Process Quality Assurance & Best Practices

3293 Fruitville Rd, Suite 102, Sarasota, FL 34237




 christopher-strait Christopher Strait

Onsite Recruiter/Manager

Expertise : Recruitment & Talent

*3911 Golf Park Loop, Unit 103, Bradenton, Fl 34203






 karrie-heberle Karrie Heberle

Accounting & Payroll Manager

Expertise: Accounting & Payroll Administration, Employee Report Generation

3911 Golf Park Loop, Unit 103, Bradenton, Fl 34203




Kenzie Ralston

Onsite Recruiting Assistant

Expertise : Recruitment & Talent

*3911 Golf Park Loop, Unit 103, Bradenton, Fl 34203