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.

Holly Faurot, , , , Chief Sales Officer

Holly Faurot, 36, has served as our Chief Sales Officer since April 2021. Mrs. Faurot previously held the role of Paycom’s Senior Executive Vice President of Sales and Client Relations after serving as Paycom’s Vice President of Client Relations from March 2016 to February 2021. Prior to these positions, Mrs. Faurot served as Paycom’s Regional Vice President of Sales from July 2011 to March 2016, Sales Manager from January 2009 to July 2011, Sales Training Manager from July 2008 to January 2009 and Senior Sales Consultant from February 2007 to January 2009. She earned her bachelor’s degree in management and a minor in marketing from the University of Oklahoma.

Jon Evans, , , , Chief Operating Officer

Jon Evans has served as our Chief Operating Officer since April 2018. Prior to his COO role, Mr. Evans was Paycom’s Senior Executive Vice President of Operations from March 2017 to April 2018 after serving as Executive Vice President of Accounting from December 2016 to March 2017 and as Director of Accounting from December 2014 to December 2016. Before joining Paycom, Mr. Evans served as the Chief Operating Officer of Chickasaw Nation Industries-Commercial, Inc., a holding company with businesses in multiple industries including business support services, defense logistics and manufacturing, from March 2011 to December 2014. Mr. Evans has over 31 years of senior financial and operations management experience. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Oklahoma State University.

Brad Smith, , , , Chief Information Officer

Brad Smith has served as our Chief Information Officer since April 2018. Mr. Smith previously held roles as Paycom’s Director of Software Development from January 2012 to April 2018 and as the Director of Information Technology from May 2005 to January 2012. Before joining Paycom, Mr. Smith served as Senior Technical Consultant at BearingPoint from October 2003 to May 2005 and as Manager of Software Development and Business Intelligence at Fleming Companies, Inc. from May 1995 to October 2003. Mr. Smith has over 27 years of information technology and software development experience. He earned his bachelor’s degree in management information systems from Oklahoma State University.