SWBC PEO Provides Richer Benefits for a Better Rate

Laura Paredez, Director of Business Services for Hill Country Pain Associates, boasts hefty experience in managing the daily operations of a business in the medical industry. Her daily responsibilities go far beyond overseeing the stability and financial soundness of the business. She’s also responsible for creating a positive experience for both employees and patients. So, Laura takes advantage of every second of the day to pour herself into creating an efficient, well-oiled machine that offers a place of relief for patients and an atmosphere that her employees want to come to everyday. Partnering with SWBC PEO has allowed Laura to lean on the experts for HR-related support and shift her focus on the business—while taking comfort in knowing that her company’s best interests are at the forefront of SWBC PEO’s mind.

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Hill Country Pain Associates

Director of Business Services: Laura Paredez

Business started: 2005

Industry: Medical 

Years with SWBC PEO: 7 years

Numbers of employees (at start of PEO): 10

Number of employees now: 28

Stage of Business: Stable business

70% of business owners experience increased revenues after becoming a PEO client.

The Importance of Choosing a Reliable PEO That Fits Your Needs

Feel confident when working with SWBC PEO, knowing that you're working with a well-established, customer-centric, credible PEO. 

Headquartered in Texas

Employer Services Assurance Corporation (ESAC) accredited

Certified by the Certification Institute that SWBC PEO's risk management program meets proven insurance industry risk management best practices

Certified Professional Employer Organization (CPEO) by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)*

Audited financial statements (during the last 12 months) to demonstrate that financials are accurate, complete, and fair

Meets Texas PEO licensing requirements

SWBC PEO is an Industry Leader

Offering payroll services, HR assistance, health insurance, benefits administration, workers’ compensation insurance, and loss control services, to our clients located throughout Texas and in 27 states.

As a business owner, managing day-to-day HR responsibilities can be time consuming, tedious, and take you away from what you love to do. From creating a smooth onboarding experience to processing payroll and remaining compliant with federal and state labor laws­, you need a partner you can trust to handle these complex HR tasks. SWBC PEO's dedicated HR team is ready to provide you comprehensive guidance and support to help you when you need it, so you can get back to what’s important—growing your business.

SWBC PEO understands the value your employees bring to your business. We partner with you to ensure that you are providing your employees and their families comprehensive health and ancillary benefits, and a 401(k) package that is equally important in recruiting and retaining a great staff. With the rise in medical costs and premiums each year, you need a partner that can customize a benefits package that fits your business, budget, and employees. We can offer access to all major medical plans, dental, vision, supplemental insurance, and a low-cost 401(k) program so you remain a competitive employer within your industry.

SWBC PEO payroll and employee tax services are flexible to fit the needs of your business. Whether you have five or 500 employees, we can customize our payroll and timekeeping services to give your employees immediate access to a secure web-based payroll software system, HR experts, and superior customer service.

SWBC PEO understands that every business carries its own unique risks and that accidents happen. As your partner, we can provide you the tools and resources you need to build a safe workplace. We can help provide on-site training to address specific needs your business is facing that’s more convenient and cost-effective than sending employees off-site to a training class that can typically be costly. All of our trainings are aligned with the latest state and federal laws, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Our loss control experts are here to help minimize risks and keep you and your employees safe. 

98% of business owners who are PEO clients would recommend a PEO to a small business colleague. 

Frequently Asked Questions


Absolutely none. You retain total control of your business operations and workforce. SWBC PEO simply assists with your HR-related tasks.  


A PEO, also called a Professional Employer Organization, provides comprehensive HR-related services for businesses of all sizes. SWBC PEO offers payroll, HR assistance, workers' compensation coverage/loss control services, health insurance, and benefits administration. 


SWBC PEO works with businesses of all sizes—ranging from businesses with as few as five employees and up to 750 employees. Typically, the rule of thumb is if you have to hire an HR professional to handle your HR-related tasks, you'll benefit from working with SWBC PEO. 


Typically, SWBC PEO is able to negotiate better group rates since we have stronger negotiating power, working with large groups of people. 


SWBC PEO works with clients across all industries, from construction to manufacturing to professional practice groups, etc.   


Aside from giving business owners time back, SWBC PEO offers various training classes that cover a variety of topics that benefits all employers, including some that may be specific to your industry—from diversity training to ladder training. 


The answer can differ among business owners, but the consistent feedback from our PEO clients is that working with SWBC PEO frees up the business owner to better manage their operations and growth strategies.  


When you work with SWBC PEO, your employees become shared. Your employees are, technically, employed by the PEO (as it relates to HR activities such as payroll, benefits, etc.). However, you remain the common law employer and continue to direct all of their day-to-day activities, such as their work responsibilities, schedules, etc.

About Hill Country Pain Associates

Hill Country Pain Associates is a group of physicians that practice interventional pain management, providing relief to patients with chronic long-term pain. Their mission is to understand the pain and provide a comprehensive treatment plan, often through less-invasive procedures than surgery, with a goal of helping patients find their path to relief. Dr. Murphy and Dr. Vigil are board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management; they are trained and qualified to deliver the most modern treatments, injections, and implant therapies. 
HCPA has three locations to deliver care throughout Texas—San Antonio, New Braunfels, and Fredericksburg. To learn more about Hill Country Pain Associates, visit www.hillcountrypain.com.

Hear What SWBC PEO's Clients Have To Say

“As a young entrepreneur, I highly recommend SWBC PEO. Their guidance, patience, and dedication to ensure all procedures are running smoothly is the reason I will continue to utilize them. They make you feel like family and I know my company is well cared for that that have my best interest in mind.”

Kasey Hanlon
Salata Franchise Owner and Operator
"It’s essential that every one of our employees come to work to a place that is well run, has strong resources, and offers support in the work they’re doing. For us, a huge part of those offered resources is provided through our relationship with SWBC PEO."
Blair Thompson
Managing Director, Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas
"If I hadn’t partnered with SWBC PEO years ago, CROSS wouldn’t be where we are today."
Craig Scott
President, CROSS


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