Management

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

Mr. Richison has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since founding Paycom in 1998. He has also served as a director of the company since 1998. Mr. Richison began his career in sales with a national payroll and human resources company and a regional payroll company prior to founding Paycom. Mr. Richison 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 because of 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

Mr. Boelte has served as Paycom’s Chief Financial Officer since February 2006, bringing more than 28 years of experience in various facets of the human resources and workforce management field. Before joining the company, 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. A member of the Oklahoma Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs, he received both his bachelor of science in business administration and master of accounting degrees from Oklahoma State University.

Jeffrey York, , , , Chief Sales Officer

Mr. York has served as Paycom’s Chief Sales Officer since 2007, having opened the company’s Dallas location in 2002 before joining the corporate executive team. He came to Paycom after 12 years at ADP, where he held a variety of sales management positions including vice president of sales for the major accounts division. Mr. York earned his MBA from Baylor University and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas Tech University.

William X. Kerber III, , , , Chief Information Officer

Mr. Kerber has served as Paycom’s Chief Information Officer since July 2007 and has been with the company since 1999. Mr. Kerber is a founding team member, bringing more than 18 years of software development and network design experience. Prior to this role, he served as a lead software developer and network architect. He attended the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics and received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Oklahoma’s engineering/computer science program, where he is currently a member of its board of advisors.

Stacey M. Pezold, , , , Chief Learning Officer

Mrs. Pezold has served as Paycom’s Chief Learning Officer since March 2017. She previously served as Paycom’s Chief Operating Officer from March 2015 to March 2017 and Executive Vice President of Operations from September 2012 to March 2015. Mrs. Pezold held various other positions after 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 and earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and broadcasting from Oklahoma State University.