Brent Tilson is a nationally recognized entrepreneur, industry leader, and civic advocate. From his start as a CPA, he has been a champion for small businesses and entrepreneurs. He is the owner and CEO of Tilson, originally founded in 1995 in Greenwood, Ind. Brent has grown Tilson into a nationwide business with operations in 49 states, including a second office in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been very active in supporting his industry both on a local and national basis. During his tenure as chairman of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO), he was at the helm for the watershed passage of federal legislation for the industry. In his community, as the president of the Redevelopment Commission, he is leading the way to make his community a better place to work, live, and play.