Management

Chad Richison, , , , President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Chad Richison has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since he founded Paycom in 1998. He has also served as a member of our Board of Directors since 1998 and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in August 2016. Mr. Richison began his career in sales with a national payroll and human resources company and a regional payroll company prior to founding Paycom. He received his bachelor’s degree in mass communications—journalism from the University of Central Oklahoma. Mr. Richison was selected to serve on our Board of Directors based on the leadership skills, strategic guidance and experience he brings as our President and Chief Executive Officer and operational expertise from his prior experience in the industry.

Craig E. Boelte, , , , Chief Financial Officer

Craig E. Boelte has served as our Chief Financial Officer since February 2006. Before joining us, Mr. Boelte owned an accounting practice that served Paycom. Prior to that, Mr. Boelte spent nine years at Deloitte & Touche where he served as Senior Tax Manager. Mr. Boelte has over 30 years of experience in the workforce management and HR industry. Mr. Boelte is a member of the Oklahoma Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. Mr. Boelte received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and master’s degree in accounting from Oklahoma State University.

Jeffrey York, , , , Chief Sales Officer

Jeffrey D. York has served as our Chief Sales Officer since 2007. Mr. York opened our Dallas location in 2002 prior to joining our corporate executive team. Before joining Paycom, Mr. York was employed by ADP from 1990 to 2002 where he held a variety of sales management positions including Vice President of Sales for the Major Accounts Division. Mr. York earned his M.B.A. from Baylor University and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas Tech University.

Stacey M. Pezold, , , , Chief Learning Officer

Stacey Pezold has served as our Chief Learning Officer since March 2017. Mrs. Pezold previously served as our Chief Operating Officer from March 2015 to March 2017 and as our Executive Vice President of Operations from September 2012 to March 2015. She held various other positions since joining us in 2005, including Executive Vice President, Director of Corporate Training and Regional Manager. Mrs. Pezold has over 13 years of leadership and training experience. Mrs. Pezold earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and broadcasting from Oklahoma State University.