Leadership

Steve Beauchamp - CEO

Steve Beauchamp

CEO

As CEO, Steve oversees every aspect of our business. Since joining Paylocity in 2007, Steve led the way in getting Paylocity to where it is today. From customer service to sales to product development, he's ultimately accountable for the vision and execution of our entire operation.


Steve's experience in the industry spans more than 15 years. Prior to joining Paylocity, Steve spent several years at Paychex, having served as VP of Product Management and was a Corporate Officer. In his role there, Steve was responsible for all product strategy and development as well as all corporate acquisitions. His resume also includes having served as Vice President of Payroll Operations for Advantage Payroll, the fourth-largest payroll company in America at that time, managing 21 offices and serving more than 50,000 clients across the country. Additionally, Steve spent three years in operations management with ADP Canada, where he was named 1997 "Employee of the Year."


A proud native of North Bay, Ontario, Canada, Steve holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master of Business Administration from Queen's University. Both universities are located in Ontario, Canada.

Steve Beauchamp - CEO
Michael Haske - President & COO

Michael Haske

President & COO

After joining Paylocity in 2007, Michael began a national expansion strategy as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In 2017, Michael assumed his current role as President & COO. In this role, Michael oversees Sales, Marketing, Operations, Recruiting, and Learning & Development. Michael is responsible for aligning go to market sales and marketing activities with our operational teams who are focused on delivering an industry leading implementation and service experience to our customers across the country.


Michael joined Paylocity following a successful career in the payroll and HR industry. He served as Director of Marketing and Business Development for Paychex, managing a team of more than 300 employees. In addition, Michael held the role of Regional Manager with Paychex Major Market Services, where he managed sales for the western half of the United States. Prior to Paychex, Michael held multiple roles with Automatic Data Processing (ADP) including District Manager & Corporate Sales Trainer.


A native of Michigan, Michael did his undergraduate work at the University of Michigan, where he earned his degree in marketing and finance.

Michael Haske - President & COO
Toby Williams - Chief Financial Officer

Toby Williams

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer at Paylocity, Toby leads the company's finance, accounting, information security, investor relations and corporate development functions. He joined Paylocity in 2017 and brings with him a breadth of software, corporate finance and strategy experience, having served most recently as Chief Product and Strategy Officer at global higher education software leader Ellucian.


Toby also brings significant payroll and HCM industry experience. As Director of Corporate Development at Paychex, he led all mergers & acquisitions and corporate development efforts from 2006 to 2011. He started his career as a securities and M&A lawyer in D.C. and New York, and also worked as an investment banker at Citigroup in New York.


Toby earned a B.A. from Houghton College and an M.B.A and J.D. from The Ohio State University.

Toby Williams - Chief Financial Officer
Brad Schaufenbuel  - Chief Information Security Officer

Brad Schaufenbuel

Chief Information Security Officer

Bradley serves as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Paylocity. Prior to his current role, he held security leadership positions at Sidley Austin LLP, Midland States Bank, FirstMerit Bank, Midwest Bank, Zurich Financial Services, Experian, and Arthur Andersen LLP. Bradley is the author of multiple books (including two "For Dummies" titles) and has had numerous articles published in professional journals on a wide variety of topics related to information security and governance. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar.


Bradley holds 22 professional designations in the areas of information security management, IT compliance, fraud examination, IT audit, computer forensics, ethical hacking, business continuity planning, project management, cloud security, and process improvement, including the C|CISO, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCSP, CIPP, CSSLP, PMP, CRISC, CGEIT, ISSMP, ISSAP, CFE, C|EH, CBCP, CCSK, DFCP, CIFI, CSOXM, CSOE, ITIL v3 Foundation, and Six Sigma Black Belt. He holds an MBA from DePaul University's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and a JD and an LLM in information technology and privacy law from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

Brad Schaufenbuel  - Chief Information Security Officer
Mark Kinsey - SVP of Operations

Mark Kinsey

SVP of Operations

As SVP of Operations, Mark leads all operational and customer support efforts for Paylocity to drive seamless service experience to our clients. Mark joined Paylocity in 2015.


Mark brings extensive operational leadership experience, most recently as President of Online Data Collection at Ipsos from 2012 to 2015. Prior to joining Ipsos, he held several positions at The Nielsen Company from 2002 to 2012, including Head of North America Consumer Operations and Global Product Leader of Consumer Household Panel Services. Before joining The Nielsen Company, Mark was a consultant in the general practice with AT Kearney, a management consulting firm. He holds a B.S. in finance from Ball State University and an M.B.A. from Indiana University.

Mark Kinsey - SVP of Operations
Ted Gaty - SVP of Product & Technology

Ted Gaty

SVP of Product & Technology

Ted serves as the Senior Vice President of Product and Technology at Paylocity. In this position, Ted oversees all aspects of Paylocity's innovative software solutions and infrastructure. His strategic agenda includes accelerating product speed to market, scaling the organization to significantly expand product development capabilities, scaling our infrastructure, continuing a fundamental shift to a mobile-first development paradigm, and expanding the set of actionable analytics provided to customers.


Ted's experience in the industry spans more than 20 years. Prior to Paylocity, Ted worked at Aon Hewitt where he most recently served as the Chief Information Officer, Benefits Administration. In this capacity, Ted led a global team of over 1000 technologists fueling nearly $1.5B in revenue. He pioneered the firm's entrance into mobile solutions, an innovation recognized in the InformationWeek 500 in 2011, and was a member of the Aon Hewitt Senior Leadership Team.


A proud native of upstate New York, Ted did his undergraduate work at Kalamazoo College where he earned his bachelor's degree in economics with a minor in mathematics, and is a member of the college's Hall of Fame as part of the NCAA Division III championship men's tennis teams in 1992 and 1993. He earned his master's degree in information technology from the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University.

Ted Gaty - SVP of Product & Technology
Rob Goldstein - VP of Technical Services

Rob Goldstein

VP of Technical Services

Rob works as the Vice President of Technical Services, where he leads a group of professionals who are truly unique to the payroll outsourcing industry. Rob's team is comprised of talented and experienced software engineers, accountants, and payroll specialists who consult with customers to create integrations to general ledger systems, customized reporting, and payroll process modifications to support unique business requirements. Rob also works closely with his teams to implement Paylocity's time & labor management solution and provide data integration services with Paylocity's large network of Partners.


Rob started his career programming for and installing margining, accounting, and regulatory reporting systems for the futures and options trading industry. He then spent several years working for a software consultancy firm to customize or build ERP, plant production, and warehousing systems. After several years within the consultancy industry, Rob went to work for a Fortune 500 print service company as the Application and Project Manager. In 2005, Rob joined Paylocity's Technical Services function where he has proudly led his team through the company's unparalleled growth.


Rob graduated with honors from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. with a degree in economics and political science. For his postgraduate, Rob earned his master's degree with Distinction in management information systems in a joint program between DePaul University's School of CDM and the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.

Rob Goldstein - VP of Technical Services
Christina Moriarty - VP of Tax & Compliance

Christina Moriarty

VP of Tax & Compliance

Here at Paylocity, Christina serves as the Vice President of Tax and Compliance. Under her direction, Chris' team of professionals is responsible for compliance, tax filings, deposits, notice resolution, amendments and payroll operations.


Chris has spent her entire career in the payroll industry. When she began, she worked as a Payroll Manager for Stein Roe and Farnham, Inc. in downtown Chicago. After starting a family, Chris returned to the industry as the Manager of Tax for a small, local provider before joining the Paylocity team in 2008 as the Director of Tax.


Chris also plays an active role as a member of the IRS Reporting Agent Forum and National Reporting Consortium, where she is able to advocate on behalf of Paylocity's customers while also staying abreast of upcoming legislative changes.

Christina Moriarty - VP of Tax & Compliance
John Taylor - VP of Client Services

John Taylor

VP of Client Services

As VP of Client Service, John leads all aspects of the client experience at Paylocity, including overseeing the daily client experience and helping clients maximize their use of Paylocity solutions. Prior to joining Paylocity, he spent more than 20 years at Paychex in various roles. John started his career managing retirement plans and helped fuel the organization’s rapid growth to become one of the largest 401(k) providers.

John also has administered S125s, FSAs and HSAs as a leader in the HR outsourcing division at Paychex. He was the Regional Manager for the Southwest Payroll operation, servicing more than 70,000 customers. Most recently, John was the Director of Shared Services and led the Data Analytics, Real Estate, PMO Office, and Client Communications teams.

John is a native of upstate New York and received his bachelor’s degree in business economics from SUNY Oneonta.

John Taylor - VP of Client Services
Jenifer Page - VP of Learning & Development

Jenifer Page

VP of Learning & Development

A Paylocity staff member since 1998, Jenifer was among the first employees hired. In her tenure, Jen has overseen the successful expansion of our operations department from a mere handful of employees in 1998 to hundreds of employees today.


Passionate about exceptional customer service, Jen is responsible for the client retention rate Paylocity has maintained during her tenure. She has implemented rigorous standards and comprehensive employee training programs to help ensure Paylocity continues to provide industry-leading service. Jen is a certified Net Promoter trainer and is responsible for driving Paylocity's client loyalty initiatives with a goal of making every client a raving fan! Jen understands company culture, and making Paylocity a great place to work is paramount to its success. Creating a great working environment equals happy employees which equals high employee retention. As such, Jen has led the way in creating programs here at Paylocity that have led to us being named one of the best places to work in Illinois year after year.

Jenifer Page - VP of Learning & Development
Jay Schedler - VP of Human Resources

Jay Schedler

VP of Human Resources

Jay joined Paylocity in August 2013 and is the Vice President of Human Resources, assuming responsibility for people and human resources strategy.


Jay is an HR executive with more than 20 years of domestic and international professional services and consumer product experience working alongside business executives to align HR and business strategies. Jay brings experience from internationally known companies such as Ipsos Research, Nielsen Company and Maytag.


Highlights of Jay’s career include serving as SVP of HR for Ipsos Research, the third-largest global marketing research company, with 45 offices throughout North America. Jay led the transformation and rebuilding of the HR Staff and the post-acquisition integration of Synovate associates into Ipsos. Prior to Ipsos, Jay was a VP of HR for the Nielsen Company, supporting the North American Client Services division. His accomplishments include globally developing the services, leadership, and operations capability for Global Business Services, Operations, Call Centers and the Information Technology business units. 


In addition to his deep human resources experience, Jay offers expertise in business management, large-scale project and program management, and steering all aspects of M&A integrations.  Jay holds an M.S. in organizational development and a B.S. in human resources from Northeastern Illinois University.

Jay Schedler - VP of Human Resources
Mitch Hood - VP of IT Operations

Mitch Hood

VP of IT Operations

As VP of IT Operations, Mitch oversees all aspects of information technology at Paylocity. From data management and network operations to end-user computing and software release management, Mitch’s team is responsible for scaling and maintaining Paylocity’s infrastructure.


Prior to joining Paylocity, Mitch served as Senior Director of Client Implementations and Services at CVS Health, where he was responsible for servicing new health plan clients onto the company’s PBM application platforms. Mitch also spent more than 10 years at Aon Hewitt, with his last position being Vice President of Application Hosting Services. In this role, he managed infrastructure operations, technology solutions, and 24/7/365 support in a complex, global technology environment. Mitch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the DeVry Institute of Technology.

Mitch Hood - VP of IT Operations
Joe Busald - VP of Talent Acquisition

Joe Busald

VP of Talent Acquisition

As VP of Talent Acquisition at Paylocity, Joe leads all hiring for the company’s Operations, Technical and Sales organizations.


Joe began his payroll career as a Regional Sales Manager with ADP. Thereafter, he began an executive search business supporting clients within human capital management and medical devices. He contracted for Paylocity, where he grew the salesforce to more than 100 representatives on a national level. After joining Paylocity full-time in 2012, he not only continued expanding the Sales organization, but took on all other areas of Talent Acquisition, building the team from four to 31 employees.


Joe holds a communications degree from Northern Illinois University. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife and three daughters.

Joe Busald - VP of Talent Acquisition