Garry Bradford

President and Chief Executive Officer

Garry Bradford founded UniqueHR and Unique Employment Services in 1991.

With his visionary leadership, UniqueHR and Unique Employment Services have become industry leaders offering relief from burdensome Human Resource activities to our clients.

Prior to founding Unique, Garry was a Store Manager and District Manager of Men’s Divisions and a Corporate Buyer for the J.C. Penney Company. Simultaneously, Garry spent thirty years serving our country on Active and Reserve duty with the United States Army, retiring with a rank of Colonel. His military training included the Basic and Advanced Infantry Officers Course, Basic and Advanced Military Intelligence Officers Course, and Command and General Staff College. Garry is also an Eagle Scout.

In addition to UniqueHR’s memberships and national accreditations, as a whole the company continually strives to set the standard for Professional Employer Organizations (PEO) nationwide. In this effort, Garry has served on the NAPEO Board of Directors for multiple terms, served as the National Government Affairs Committee Chairperson for two years, and was the President of the Texas NAPEO Chapter for a total of four years. Garry also received NAPEO’s esteemed Michaeline A. Doyle award for his visionary leadership, education of PEOs to the marketplace, and established business practices in our industry. Garry is one of only 16 recipients to have ever received this top honor. Additionally, in 2006, Garry was awarded NAPEO’s Government Affairs Leadership Award. He is one of only 12 recipients to have ever received this award.

Garry was also one of the four originating PEO members who founded the Best Practices Workers’ Compensation Certification Institute (CI) and served as the very first Chairman of the Board. UniqueHR has been certified by the CI since 2003 and also by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation (ESAC) where Garry served on the ESAC Board of Directors for a total of four years. Additionally, UniqueHR has been certified by the Center for Fiduciary Excellence(CEFEX) since 2008.

Garry received his B.S. in Natural Science and Business Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He completed his M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. In addition, he took advanced management studies at Harvard Business School and New York University. Garry has also attended courses through PEO University (NAPEO’s Education System) to include over ninety hours of professional courses and seminars. Some of these courses were: Workers’ Compensation Insurance, Health Care Insurance, Risk Management, Human Resources, Payroll Taxes, Payroll Systems, E-Commerce, Claims Management and Legal Issues Related to PEO’s, and many more.

Garry has been a tireless advocate and supporter of the PEO industry. He has been instrumental in our home state of Texas developing and maintaining regulatory certainty in the state. Through his role as a leader in our industry, Garry continually helps to ensure the long-term viability of the PEO industry as a whole.

We've Helped Businesses Just Like Yours

Laura "Unique Employment Services truly understands my needs. I actually had an emergency and they had someone in my office within 15 minutes! I was blown away. I now use Unique for all of my temporary and key-employee searches. Their service and response times are second to none in Corpus Christi." OWNER, INSURANCE COMPANY Laura Nancy “Our company has used Unique Employment Services for several years and we’ve been completely satisfied on all levels. Their staff is pleasant, professional and very dedicated to finding exactly what we need. It is very evident that the applicants are thoroughly screened based on our needs which saves our team a lot of time and resources. And I just really enjoy working with them which is always nice.” HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER, HEALTHCARE COMPANY Nancy Gary “Over the last few years we have depended heavily on Unique Employment Services to fill our staffing needs. Unique has excellent follow through with exceptional attention to detail. Needless to say, we get excellent service and look forward to working with them for many years to come.” SAFETY DIRECTOR, CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Gary Lisa “As a manager in a busy multi-physician clinic, I am sometimes faced with the challenge of making sure that I have enough staff to accommodate our fast-paced environment. It is such a comfort knowing that I can reach out to Unique Employment Services to assist me with finding reliable and qualified professionals quickly. They always listen to my needs and provide the best possible candidates for the positions. I am extremely satisfied with our partnership with Unique!” MANAGER, FAMILY MEDICINE CLINIC Lisa Justin “As a Business Manager of a high traffic medical practice, it had always been difficult finding the right temporary employees through other local agencies. Without exception, Unique Employment Services has always been able to provide our office with exactly what we need. In fact, many of whom we thought would be temporary placements, became full time employees in our practice. They are just that good! Their attention to detail and keen listening skills has helped us greatly!” BUSINESS MANAGER, MEDICAL CLINIC Justin Lisa “As an Office Manager at a busy dermatology clinic, I do not have time to review applications and schedule numerous interviews. It is such a relief to know that I can rely on Unique to immediately take action when we need it. And their contagious personalities make them fun to work with, yet they are complete professionals who are totally committed to getting us the right applicants. I highly recommend the team at Unique!" OFFICE MANAGER, MEDICAL CLINIC Lisa Bob “I have used The Wilson Group, now a Division of Unique Employment Services, for more than 16 years. Anne is exceptional at conducting pre-interviews and screenings so that I get great candidates with verified skills, in a timely manner. I appreciate her professionalism and that she does not use 'high pressure' tactics. We have a great relationship that hopefully will last well into the future.” BANK EXECUTIVE Bob Darrel “What a stellar performance history! For decades we have called on The Wilson Group, a division of Unique Employment Services, to place a wide variety of positions—from clerical to the COO. Because of their thorough vetting process we have found employees who are happy, successful, and here for the long-term. We plan to keep calling on Unique for decades to come!” PRESIDENT, ENERGY COMPANY Darrel

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