The Tandem Family of Companies Welcomes a New CEO

The Tandem Family of Companies (TFC) welcomes Hugh LaRoche as the new Chief Executive Officer beginning June 1, 2021. The Tandem Family, which includes an HR outsourcing company (Tandem HR) as well as a benefits brokerage (Benefits Solutions Group) and Employee Assistance Program (Workplace Solutions), prides itself on its growing presence as the most dominant HR player in the Midwest. Hugh aims to skyrocket TFC’s growth goals by increasing employee and customer satisfaction and considering organic and inorganic growth opportunities. He comes to TFC with a reputation as the consummate business growth leader passionate about creating exceptional workplaces. 


hugh-laroche-ceo-tfc“The Tandem Family has an exceptional reputation in the Midwest as the premier customer-centric HR outsource provider,” says Hugh. “I am honored to join this team of professionals for the next step on the TFC growth journey.” 


TFC famously provides high-touch HR support to many industries and different market segments. Because they customize HR solutions to fit virtually any business’ needs, they have found themselves growing beyond the Chicago area in which they began operations in 1998. Their mission – to provide customized and high-touch human resource solutions to organizations, enabling their growth and creating phenomenal company cultures – now serves clients nationally.


“We are so excited to have Hugh join our team,” says Tanya Yakhnis, CFO at TFC. “His leadership style, industry experience, and passion for our mission will help us achieve our aggressive future growth goals.”


Powered by an incredible team of professionals, the Tandem Family of Companies has been the recipient of countless accolades over the past 20+ years. This includes Best HR Companies, Top Workers’ Compensation & Disability Company, Crain’s Chicago’s Best Places to Work, Fastest 50 Growing Companies in Chicago, and numerous inclusions on the Inc. 5000 list. For more information, visit or call (630) 928-0510 today.



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