“I have known Allan Payne personally and professionally for more than two decades, first as a co-worker at Cincom in Human Resources, and now as a consultant to Cincom on a variety of people and talent issues. He continues to bring unique human resources expertise and talent management tools to our workplace. I highly recommend Allan for any company desiring to be on the front edge of talent and performance management.” –- Ron Chilcott, Director of Human Resources, Cincom Systems, Inc.

"I gladly recommend Allan Payne and 5 Star Talent Management, LLC.  Allan has been a valuable consultant as a member of our President’s Advisory Board at CCU. I'm confident that others will benefit as we have from his insights and resourcefulness." -- David Faust, recent past-President, Cincinnati Christian University

"I have known Allan Payne for many years, first as a business partner and now as a consultant to my qualitative research company. I can say he brings quality ideas to my company, great products in the talent arena, a bottom-line orientation, and most importantly, he works extremely well with me, my business partner, and my employees.” Jerry Haselmayer, CEO, Seek Company

"Allan Payne and I worked on a project together for the first time to deliver a compensation project to a digital global education firm. Upon completing this project, he tuned me in to his Talent Snapshot® performance management system. I knew immediately it was the kind of innovative system that the marketplace needs and that I will be taking to my customers. I haven't yet seen anything else like it from another talent management firm." -- Owner/CEO of an international human resources consulting company

“Allan has been a valuable business partner. Providing clients with tools to help improve work- place effectiveness and staying on top of trends in the training and development industry has positioned him as a leader in our Inscape Publishing community. – Julie Straw, Vice President, Wiley