President & Chief Operating Officer
After joining Paylocity in 2007, Michael began a national expansion strategy as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In 2017, Michael assumed his current role as President & COO. In this role, Michael oversees Sales, Marketing, Operations, Recruiting, and Learning & Development. Michael is responsible for aligning go to market sales and marketing activities with our operational teams who are focused on delivering an industry leading implementation and service experience to our customers across the country.
Michael joined Paylocity following a successful career in the payroll and HR industry. He served as Director of Marketing and Business Development for Paychex, managing a team of more than 300 employees. In addition, Michael held the role of Regional Manager with Paychex Major Market Services, where he managed sales for the western half of the United States. Prior to Paychex, Michael held multiple roles with Automatic Data Processing (ADP) including District Manager & Corporate Sales Trainer.
A native of Michigan, Michael did his undergraduate work at the University of Michigan, where he earned his degree in marketing and finance.