Partners PEO, LLC. Denver, CO

Our Team

Partners PEO has selected a team of diverse professionals with varying backgrounds, creating an internal culture of family, community, dedication and trust.

When was the last time a sales person promised to follow-up, or a service provider promised a deliverable and didn’t follow through? If you are not completely satisfied with our service; our TEAM will correct the issue or we will refund your fees.

We are pleased to introduce the following Partners PEO team members who will service you with pride.

[The Partners PEO Team]
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Darlene F. Suer

Founder & CEO

Darlene established Partners PEO on the following principle: “When a Trusted Business Owner calls at 6:30 am to report a problem, personally answering the call is what we do. As Founder and CEO, I guarantee your dedicated Business Development Advisor will follow through to resolve your issues immediately, ensuring that your business operations experience minimal disruption and all your employees are paid correctly and on time from their date of hire.”

Darlene is a Senior Business Advisor with over twenty years of experience, during which time she has served hundreds of Colorado businesses with thousands of worksite employees. She has specific expertise in the areas of workers’ compensation, human resource compliance, and employee benefits and is licensed for all insurance lines.

Darlene delights in creating home-baked cookie designs during the holidays. In her free time, she enjoys travel and golf.

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Darrell Suer

Founder & Director of Operations

A proud graduate of Colorado State University’s Impact MBA program, Darrell completed his MBA in 2019. He previously specialized in Information Systems, working for a major auto insurer supporting business critical IT systems. By combining his passion for entrepreneurship with his unique skill set for delivering dynamic business solutions, Darrell works tirelessly to ensure the unmatched quality of our client services.

Proud “girl dad” of two beautiful daughters, Darrell is a Colorado native who loves golf, snowboarding, and enjoying time with his family. During football season, you can be sure to find him in his Broncos gear, rooting for his Mile-High team!

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Austin Mellick

Client Service Manager

As an Infantry Mortarman in the United States Marines, Austin served with 2nd Battalion 1st Marines, Fox Company as a Mortar Section Leader. He personally led over 10 marines ensuring their well-being, growth, and professional development. He also helped provide crucial support and guidance for another 160 Marines, ensuring the success of over 30 training exercises ranging from three to 30 days in length. He brings this passion, dedication, and experience to Partners PEO to deliver his personal ethos, “excellence only,” in every aspect of his work with the company.

A native of Colorado, Austin enjoys hiking, golfing, and spending time with his family. If he is not working hard in the office, you can be sure to find him at the gym.

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Glenn Legacki

Founder & Client Compliance Specialist

As a small business owner himself for over 15 years, Glenn cultivated a strong personal philosophy of “meeting or exceeding expectations,” and thrived by growing his business one relationship at a time. He brings this ethic and drive to his work at Partners PEO, and has worked in the industry since 2009, specializing in Human Resource compliance and Workers’ Compensation. In addition to his outstanding service to our clients, Glenn also serves as our own in-house HR Consultant and proudly holds his PHR certification.

Born and raised in New Jersey, Glenn moved to Colorado in 2009 and is proud to say he’s found his permanent home. He enjoys adventuring in the Rocky Mountains, spending time with his family, playing volleyball and is keen to share in his passion for collecting vinyl.

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Rebecca Hayes

Business Development Advisor

Call her Becky, please! She came to Partners PEO with a 30-year background in food customer service and is steadfastly dedicated to setting a high bar of excellence for her PEO clients. She enjoys (and has earned) a loyal following of customers who have benefitted from her expertise and personalized care. When you’re lucky enough to meet her in person, you can look forward to enjoying her delicious breakfast burritos and other treats in her gift baskets during employee enrollment meetings.

Becky is a native of Colorado who loves to go camping, fishing, and four-wheeling with her husband in the state’s boundless and varied outdoor locations.

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Cindy Squires


Cindy Squires is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience in both small business and larger corporate accounting. A small business owner herself before joining the Partners team, Cindy has lived and worked all over the world, informing her expansive expertise and diversifying her unique skill set.

Goal driven, she has a keen focus on helping others succeed professionally, always keeping in mind that success has a myriad of definitions. A personal goal that drives her philosophy is to learn something new every day and strive to be a light in others’ lives. Cindy has three beautiful children and loves to travel the world, learn new languages, and embrace all the good that life has to offer.

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Devin Gutierrez

Client Service Specialist

Devin Gutierrez is a firm believer in the power of personal customer service. She will always go above and beyond in her role to answer all of your questions and troubleshoot potential problems to ensure her clients’ lives and jobs are made easier by her presence. She proudly holds her degree in Business Management, earning her bachelor’s from Colorado’s own Metropolitan State University in 2021. Ambitious and driven, she is committed to growing Partners PEO and nurtures a dream of one day opening a business of her own.

Devin lives in Colorado and takes full advantage of its distinct seasons, snowboarding through the winters and hiking in the summer days. She enjoys painting as a hobby and is committed to self-development in her physical, mental, professional, and spiritual life.

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Jeanne Gadbaw

Client Service Specialist

Jeanne has worked extensively in client relations and brings over 15 years of experience as a Human Resources professional to her role at Partners PEO. Proud of her education, she holds multiple degrees and strives to always model the highest levels of her strong work ethic.

Jeanne is an avid fan of the beach and travels to her beloved oceans whenever she can. When she's landlocked, she can often be found with her two grown children, watching or attending baseball or football games. She is rarely to be found without a piece of memorabilia (including her beautiful body art!) from her hometown Rockies or Broncos, and she always makes time to cheer for the Tennessee Lady Vols!

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Susan Meyer

Client Service Specialist

Susan Meyer has been in the Payroll service industry for over 5 years, in that time she has had the opportunity to handle both high-volume and high-complexity payrolls. This experience gives her insight into the finer points of payroll processing while also supporting her capacity to deliver excellent customer service. As a member of the Partners PEO team, Susan brings a passion to serve her clients well, and the knowledge to succeed in that effort.

When not at work, Susan is an avid reader, and loves cooking. If not pursuing one of her hobbies, Susan can be found enjoying time with her family and caring for her four dogs.

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Dominic Miller

Benefit Admin Specialist

Dominic has an enviable resume that he brings to bear for all his interactions with his clients and colleagues alike. From directing a celebrity start-up in Hollywood to managing luxury boutique hotels, his focus is always on providing a VIP experience for anybody lucky enough to be in his orbit. Task-centric and detail oriented, Dominic finds his greatest professional fulfillment in smooth and professional service.

Dominic is a world traveler, and any free time is spent planning for or adding to stamps in his passport. At home in Colorado, he's happiest laughing with his friends and indulging in a good movie or a binge-worthy new show with his family & pets.

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Austin Trahern

Client Compliance Specialist

Austin is a Client Compliance Specialist with expertise in client relationship management, customer satisfaction and retention. He is an enthusiastic and outgoing professional who enjoys working with people while providing insightful and honest business guidance. While managing a family-owned business, he decided to go back to school for an MBA in order to be able help all Colorado businesses in an everchanging economy.

Austin is a proud Colorado native and has lived all over the state while enjoying an abundance of outdoor activities. He enjoys hiking with his wife and dog, playing golf, and being a pro-sports FANatic.

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Sarah McGuire

Admin Support

Sarah McGuire joins Partners PEO with a professional background in government contracting and customer service. Sarah is highly attentive to detail which makes her an ideal candidate to support the daily RTB workflows of the Partners PEO team. As a military spouse, Sarah has lived all over the world, and has broad experience collaborating with people from all walks of life.

As a part time stay-at-home Mom, Sarah can often be found corralling 3 beautiful children when she is not at work. That includes chauffeur services to ensure her kids make it to competitive hockey and cheer events year-round.