Our Vision

A vision of growth, anchored in a passion for client service.

Simplicity at Work

We provide our clients with the most competitive Human Capital Management products on the market. While our products are sophisticated, the experience of using them is simple, fluid and intuitive. Our cloud-based solution is constantly evolving and it updates automatically, so clients don’t need to download new features or upgrade; it’s all done for them.

Rapid Growth

The results speak for themselves: in 2016, we grew 30%, ending the year with $188 million in total revenue.


Engaged employees guided by shared principles is the secret to exceptional client service.

Inspired Design

We challenge ourselves every day to "design better." Everything—from user interface design to the entire customer experience.

Our Leadership Team

Meet the people who have led Paycor to decades of success.

Bob Coughlin

CEO & Founder
Paycor was founded in 1990 when Bob, at the age of 28, raised money from friends and family by selling $500 shares of stock and pledging his personal assets.

Stacey Browning

Since 2001, Stacey has played an integral role in every aspect of Paycor’s operations. As president, she fosters collaboration across the business and ensures executional excellence in product development and service delivery.

Karen Crone

Chief HR Officer
Karen is responsible for scaling Paycor’s people practices in support of its rapid growth and for reinforcing its strong culture across an evolving geographic footprint.

Scott Rudy

Chief Sales Officer
Scott joined Paycor in October 2012. Prior to Paycor he held senior leadership positions at SAP America and Salesforce.com and, most recently, SAVO Group.

Zhen Tao

Chief Technology Officer
Zhen is responsible for Product Management, Development and Information Technology. Zhen holds an MBA from the Wharton School, an MS degree from Kansas State University and a BS in Physics and Computer Science from Peking University.

Chris Power

Chief Financial Officer
Chris brings more than 20 years of financial, strategic and operational expertise helping drive profitable expansion in high-growth, high-tech environments at companies including Salary.com, Monster Worldwide and Nortel Networks.

Glenn Cross

Chief Marketing Officer
As the first-ever CMO at Paycor, Glenn is responsible for developing Paycor’s SaaS and SMB marketing and advertising strategies to accelerate revenue growth and ensure a high-performing sales organization.

Christine Kowalczyk

Christine Kowalczyk

Chief Customer Officer
Christine is responsible for creating an Amazing Client Experience for Paycor's more than 30,000 clients.