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Leadership Summaries


Jeff Mullins - President and CEO. Jeff, a Mullens, WV native, has over 20 years experience in the PEO industry. Jeff has owned and operated multiple successful businesses. His vision of the PEO industry directed him to sell his previous PEO and open EIN. EIN focuses on providing one solution to business owners for their Payroll, HR, Risk Management and many other needs. The key to EIN’s success is to provide these services while having an unprecedented commitment to customer service. A hands-on approach to strategic planning has ensured that this commitment is shared by every employee of EIN. His vision and dedication to the advancement of the PEO industry led to the passage of Bill 4079 that regulates our profession in West Virginia. Jeff is active in the day-to-day operations and business development activities of the company.  Jeff is a proud graduate of Bluefield St. College where he was an all-conference basketball player.

Gary Bowling CPA - Vice-President and CFO. Gary, also from Mullens, is a CPA with 20 plus years of service in the area of payroll management within the PEO industry. His extensive knowledge of EIN’s accounting and payroll system make him an invaluable member of the team. Gary oversees all financial decisions and payroll functions on a daily basis.  Gary is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Accountants as well as the WV Society of CPA's.  Gary is a graduate of West Virginia University with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.

Brandi Lusher – Chief Operating Officer. Brandi, from Hurricane, WV, has over 20 years of experience in payroll and accounting. She spent much of her career as a leader in a fortune 500 company in the Health Care industry.  Brandi held positions of Chief Staffing Officer and Area CFO at a company based in Texas.  She oversees the efficient operations of the payroll department on a daily basis, ensuring that all payrolls are processed timely and accurately. Brandi and her staff handle the payroll and associated tax responsibilities for all clients.  She received her bachelors of Business Administration/Accounting from Marshall University.

Kristina Brooks PHR – Director of Training & Development. Kristina, from South Charleston, WV, has a diverse background in sales, operations management, personnel management and over 15 years of human resource and risk management experience, 14 of which are specifically within the PEO industry. She is supported by a team of experts in the areas of HR, WC, Benefits, Unemployment and Risk Management. Kristina oversees all training and development for our clients, specializing in customitzed client training. Kristina received her bachelor's degree from West Virginia State University.

Joe Lefkay - Sales Manager.  Joe, from Wheeling, WV, has over 14 years experience in the PEO industry and has been with EIN since 2008.  He oversees all aspects of the sales and marketing department.  Joe is very hands on and involved with the review of all prospective clients, helping to assure a smooth transition to our services.  Joe is currently serving on the West Virginia Better Business Bureau Advisory Council as well as NAPEO's Marketing & Communications Committee.  Joe received his Bachelor's in Business Administration from West Liberty University and Masters in Sports Administration and Management from Saint Thomas University in Miami, FL. 

Hope Settle PHR, SHRM-CP – Human Resources Manager.  Hope, from Charleston, WV, has over 18 years of Human Resource experience that covers all HR Disciplines.  This includes payroll, employee engagement programs, performance management, and handling of complex reorganizations within a large multinational company.  Hope joined EIN over 5 ½ years ago as a Payroll Specialist and was recruited to the Human Resource department for her skills and talents. She has become a great asset to our team.  Her current role as HR Manager is to assist our clients in complex employee issues.