About Allevity HR & Payroll

Our Team

Executive Team

Ann Soinila

Ann Soinila
Director of Insurance

After several years of experience as a licensed insurance broker with an agency specializing in employee benefits, Ann joined Allevity in the spring of 2000. She coordinates all aspects of Allevity’s benefits package including health insurance, 401K and cafeteria plan. Ann serves as the liaison between employees and the various insurance carriers. She puts her skills and knowledge to work for clients and employees to alleviate the uncertainties of the complex and ever-changing arena of employee benefits.

Robert Reddemann

Robert Reddemann
Vice President of Finance

Rob comes to Allevity with over 20 years financial management experience in the private sector spanning a variety of industries including ecommerce, freight-forwarding, gaming, fashion design and construction supply. Rob has a unique skill set that includes technology, marketing, operations, and the customer experience providing a holistic approach to business. Rob is responsible for all aspects of accounting, finance, and payroll. He received his BS degree in Finance and Real Estate from California State University, Long Beach and is an avid baseball fan.

Kevin Ahlswede

Kevin Ahlswede
Business Development
Loss Control Manager

Kevin owned and managed a successful construction company for over 10 years. He joined Allevity in 1999 to manage our division which specializes in the construction and industrial trades. In this division, we cater to clients who do not offer benefit programs to their employees, but still need help with payroll, workers' compensation, labor laws, human resources and OSHA regulations. Kevin's own experience as an employer in the construction industry as well as his continued education in federal and state OSHA regulations help him to be an outstanding Risk Management Manager who assists all of our clients in their various work environments. Kevin provides high quality service to his clients including worksite inspections, safety programs and various training curriculums. Under Kevin's management, Allevity's industrial trades division continues to grow steadily each year.

Craig Ahlswede

Craig Ahlswede
President

Craig has been with Allevity since 1995 in various capacities, most recently as Business Development and Branch Management for the Northern San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to heading up the North Bay Branch, Craig was Vice President in charge of computer information systems and special projects. He leads the arduous process of retooling the company computer systems, website, etc. Craig relocated to Santa Rosa to focus on business development. Allevity has worked with local clients in Santa Rosa for 20 years and decided to expand the Northern San Francisco Bay Area market. W ith Craig's intimate knowledge of the Professional Employer industry and extensive experience, he is exceptionally equipped to lead Allevity HR & Payroll as President to the next level of quality and growth, as well as to assist other businesses in solving the burdensome issues on employment. Craig is focused on organization health as well as providing the highest quality of services to our clients and employees. Prior to joining Allevity, Craig worked as a Technical Contract Recruiter in the Silicon Valley. Craig holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources and a Minor in Psychology from CSU, Chico.

Kent Ahlswede, CPA

Kent Ahlswede, CPA
Founder
CEO

Kent founded Staff Resources, Inc. in 1974 (now known as Allevity HR & Payroll) after devoting twenty years to his successful CPA practice. As a CPA, Kent recognized small to mid-size employers faced payroll, personnel and compliance liabilities that detracted from their ability to effectively manage their businesses. Consequently, SRI was conceptualized and formed. Over the last twenty-five years, he has been instrumental in developing both the California and National Organization, formerly known as the National Staff Leasing Association. Kent has been and continues to be highly active in the development of legislation and regulatory practices on both the state and federal levels.

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