Oklahoma Department of Labor Awards Paycom Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

Award Honors Entrepreneurs Who Create Job Opportunities in Oklahoma


OKLAHOMA CITY, June 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello presented Paycom the Oklahoma Entrepreneurial Excellence Award. The award was presented to Paycom founder and CEO Chad Richison during a presentation on May 31 2012, at Paycom corporate headquarters located in Oklahoma City.

"In my first year as Labor Commissioner, I traveled the state promoting our OSHA Safety Pays Consultation Program," said Commissioner Costello. "While traveling, I visited some amazing companies and each business owner had a unique story about why they started their company and how it has evolved over the years. Chad Richison embodies this entrepreneurial spirit with his commitment to creating opportunities for other Oklahomans."

Paycom pioneered the online payroll market in 1998 and is currently one of the fastest-growing payroll companies in the country with offices in 19 cities and customers in all 50 states. They provide multiple payroll and human resource tools through easy-to-use web-based software. Since 1998, Paycom has created over 550 jobs across the nation with most of the jobs located in the 90,000-square-foot corporate headquarters located in Oklahoma City.

"We are honored to be selected for this award," said Paycom founder and CEO, Chad Richison. "Starting and growing our business in Oklahoma was the right decision. The state of Oklahoma and Oklahoma City provided us the incentives we needed to build our headquarters and to hire a great workforce. We are adding at least 20 new jobs each month and Oklahoma is rich with bright, hard-working, dedicated employees."

For more information:

Kathy Oden-Hall

Chief Marketing Officer

800.580.4505 or c. 405.603.4401 405.203.5742


About Paycom: Oklahoma City-based Paycom www.PaycomOnline.com pioneered the online payroll market in 1998 as the first 100 percent online payroll provider. Now with a robust suite of HR tools, Paycom is the largest and fastest growing exclusively online provider of full-service payroll in the U.S. Paycom serves customers in all 50 states from 19 offices across the country.

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