Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Product Management
Tom Hammond assumed the role of vice president of corporate strategy and product management in January 2017. With more than 30 years of experience at Paychex, Hammond leads an organization that develops strong, intuitive, and relevant Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions for America’s small and mid-size businesses. He also shapes and directs the execution of the company’s strategic vision that enables Paychex and its customers to succeed in an increasingly competitive market.
In his role, Hammond has been instrumental in delivering innovations that help entrepreneurs and HR leaders simplify the complexities of running a business by bringing to market powerful HR, payroll, benefits, and insurance solutions to more than 730,000 clients.
Earlier in his Paychex career, he oversaw the creation of Paychex’s flagship payroll application, CORE Advanced, and has since played an integral role in its evolution into what is now Paychex Flex, the company’s SaaS-based HR application.
Hammond holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John Fisher University in Rochester, N.Y. Hammond was named a Top 100 HR Tech Influencer by Human Resource Executive® magazine and HR Technology Conference® in 2023 for his leadership and impact on the human resource industry. Active in the community, he serves on the board of directors for the Mary Cariola Children’s Center, a leading provider of education and life skills solutions that serve children and young adults with complex disabilities.