VP of Real Estate & Procurement
Jay joined Paylocity in August 2013 as Vice President of Human Resources, where he assumed responsibility for people and human resources strategy. Jay was instrumental in designing our Schaumburg tower floor plans and workspaces and in 2018, he transitioned roles to become Vice President of Real Estate and Procurement.
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.