ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Dec. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Paylocity Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:PCTY), a cloud-based provider of payroll and human capital management software solutions, today announced a new alliance and sponsorship with seasoned PGA Tour player, Kenny Perry.
A PGA Tour member since 1987, Perry boasts 14 PGA Tour and 8 Champions Tour victories, including 3 Majors. Along with Tiger Woods, Perry is the only player to win Jack Nicklaus’ tournament three times. He was a member of the 2004 and 2008 Ryder Cup teams and a member of the 1996, 2003, 2005, and 2009 President’s Cup teams. A resident of Franklin, Kentucky, Perry was inducted into the Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame in 2003, he is a member of the Western Kentucky University Hall of Fame and in 2009 he was awarded the prestigious Payne Stewart Award.
Perry brings a new level of accomplishment to the Paylocity PGA and LPGA Ambassador team. “When the opportunity to work with an iconic and accomplished player like Kenny Perry arose – we just couldn’t pass that up. Kenny has a history of accomplishment and success,” said Michael Haske, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Paylocity. “It aligns perfectly with Paylocity’s relentless commitment to changing the payroll and HR software industry. We couldn’t be happier to welcome Kenny Perry to the Paylocity family.”
Perry agrees the fit is ideal. “Throughout my career I’ve had the pleasure of working with wonderful sponsors, and this is no exception. Paylocity is committed to supporting the PGA and LPGA Tours, and they also have shown tremendous ability to deliver payroll and HR software that really makes a difference for their clients. It’s going to be a great partnership!”
Paylocity has had success sponsoring PGA and LPGA Tour players. Paylocity currently sponsors PGA professionals Brooks Koepka and Patton Kizzire and LPGA professionals Victoria Elizabeth and Jennifer Kirby. The addition of Kenny Perry extends the Paylocity brand into the PGA’s Champions Tour.
Paylocity is a provider of cloud-based payroll and human capital management, or HCM, software solutions for medium-sized organizations. Paylocity’s comprehensive and easy-to-use solutions enable its clients to manage their workforces more effectively. Paylocity’s solutions help drive strategic human capital decision-making and improve employee engagement by enhancing the human resource, payroll, and finance capabilities of its clients. For more information, visit www.paylocity.com.
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