A West Fargo business whose building has been a beauty mark on northern Sheyenne Street since 2005 has been sold and will move to Fargo.

In a press release sent this month, it was announced Darcy Pope-Fuchs and husband Todd Fuchs held a stock sale of their companies Payroll Express and Overland Payroll, which was founded in 1999).

Both companies have been on Sheyenne Street in West Fargo since 2007.

Payroll Express, Inc., which was founded in 1995 is a professional employer organization. It manages payroll, employee benefits and human resources as a one check solution for small businesses.

Overland Payroll, Inc., founded in 1998, is a firm that provides customized payroll and human resources outsourcing services.

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“We chose Preference because, like us, they are a small, local company striving for excellence in providing customer service for their clients," Darcy Pope-Fuchs said in a release. "They have many core functions and expertise in the business staffing sphere, that they can now extend to our existing clients. We have known and worked with them for over 15 years.

“It was important to transition our clients to a local company we know and trust.”

Preference Employment Solutions started in 1987 and is a 100% employee-owned recruiting, staffing and executive search firm, local to the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo region.

The business celebrated its 33rd anniversary in November. The firm has administrative, industrial, professional and healthcare divisions that recruit, evaluate, and hire the right talent for businesses.

“It’s a pleasure working with Darcy, Todd, and their talented team," said David Dietz, president and CEO of Preference Employment Solutions. "We appreciate this opportunity to add value for our clients. Adding the payroll, benefits, and human resources services of Payroll Express and Overland payroll, allows Preference to be a full-service solution for the businesses in our community.”

In 2020 Preference was named a top three finalist in The Chamber Choice’s “Young Professionals Best Places to Work” and has been voted “No. 1 Staffing Agency” by Local’s Love Us, five years running.

Payroll Express and Overland Payroll will be moving to the Preference building located on south 42nd street in Fargo and can be reached by calling 701-293-6905 or 701-282-0619.