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 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.

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.

Justin Long, , , , Executive Vice President of Operations

Justin Long has served as our Executive Vice President of Operations since April 2022. Mr. Long previously served as Paycom’s Director of Implementation from October 2018 to April 2022 and Director of Implementation Strategy from June 2018 to October 2018. Before joining Paycom, Mr. Long worked as Director of IT Business Systems at Love’s Travel Stops from December 2014 to June 2018 and as Manager of IT Business Delivery at Love’s Travel Stops from August 2010 to December 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Long served in various roles at Musket Corporation and CITGO Petroleum. Mr. Long earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Oklahoma and master’s degree in business administration and management from the University of Tulsa.