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You can access immediate funding for your small business through the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program forgivable loans. We are here to help you get the information you need to apply.

The Small Business Administration has released the application and guidelines for small business to immediately access loans for payroll and operating costs. We are here to help you quickly access the information you will need to apply. Consult with your CPA to see if this program is right for you. A list of participating lenders can be found at www.sba.gov. Check back frequently for updated information on the Paycheck Protection Program.

Michael Gioja

Senior Vice President, IT and Product Development

Michael Gioja

Mike Gioja is the senior vice president of IT and product development at Paychex. He leads the development of all Paychex applications including the company’s full-scale human capital management (HCM) offering, Paychex Flex. Committed to delivering highly available, effective, and secure solutions to help clients and Paychex employees succeed, Gioja also oversees all internal corporate applications, IT projects, and security processes. Combining innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology, and a mobile-first design, with the strong culture of service at Paychex, Gioja looks to empower America’s businesses with solutions that help them do what they want – when, where, and how they want.

Gioja has more than 35 years of experience in product management and strategy, as well as software and information technology. At Paychex, he’s led his teams through the creation of product road maps and the launch of the cloud-based Paychex Flex, which offers a streamlined and integrated approach to HCM. Gioja and his team have also orchestrated an agile transformation to drive innovation and cultural change at Paychex. Throughout his career, Gioja has led the implementation of large-scale enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms, as well as best-of-breed SaaS applications. Prior to Paychex, he held senior leadership positions with companies including IBM, American Express, Fidelity, SAP, and PeopleSoft.

Gioja is a member of the board of directors for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. He also serves on the advisory board for the State University of NY at Oswego, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science.