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Paychex Names Beaumont Vance as Senior Vice President of Data, Analytics, and AI

March 12, 2024

Beaumont Vance

Rochester, N.Y. (Mar. 12, 2024) - Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human capital management software solutions for human resources, employee benefits, insurance services, and payroll, announced today that Beaumont Vance has joined the company as senior vice president of data, analytics, and AI. In this role, he will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s data strategy, including the use of business intelligence, advanced analytics, and AI-driven automation to drive both business performance and enhanced customer value through the use of data and AI in the company’s technology and advisory solutions.

“As we continue to expand our over decade long journey with AI and accelerate our strategy to be the AI and digitally driven HR technology company, the time has come for Paychex to invest in leadership that will take us to the next level,” said John Gibson, Paychex president and CEO. “Beaumont brings tremendous experience and expertise in data science and will continue to advance our data strategy with integrity, innovation, and a strong focus on leveraging these new capabilities to help our customers succeed. His record of leading data transformation and driving automation over the last two decades will be critical as we accelerate our data and AI journey at Paychex.”

Vance comes to Paychex from WestCap Partners where he served as managing director of AI and investments. Prior to WestCap, he spent time at TD Ameritrade, Fidelity, Sun Microsystems, and Vicorp Restaurants primarily in data science, risk management, and AI leadership roles.

Vance holds a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University. His appointment at Paychex begins immediately.

About Paychex 
Paychex, Inc. (Nasdaq: PAYX) is an industry-leading HCM company delivering a full suite of technology and advisory services in human resources, employee benefit solutions, insurance, and payroll. The company serves approximately 740,000 customers in the U.S. and Europe and pays one out of every 12 American private sector employees. The more than 16,000 people at Paychex are committed to helping businesses succeed and building thriving communities where they work and live. Visit to learn more.

Tracy Volkmann

Tracy Volkmann

Tracy Volkmann began working at Paychex in July 2014 and currently manages public relations for the company. In this role, she is responsible leading the PR function, protecting the company's reputation, and driving positive earned media coverage for Paychex. Tracy is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University and started her career in collegiate athletic communications, having spent seven years at West Point.


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