Our leadership team is focused on building a strong company and the most innovative, industry-defining technologies with the best and brightest people. They not only cast the vision and steer the ship, they roll up their sleeves and jump into the trenches with the entire SyncHR team.
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
Senior Technology Advisor & Co-Founder
Chief Financial Officer
VP, Client Services
VP, European Operations
Pam is the CEO of SyncHR. She brings more than 15 years of senior management experience to the role. In recent years, her primary focus has been strategic practice, tactical execution, and solution development, with an emphasis on business plan development, sales and marketing, team development, solution delivery, and overall financial results.
Prior to leading SyncHR, Pam was the Global Practice Lead for PeopleSoft & Oracle Solutions at BearingPoint, and was a partner at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. Pam received her Bachelor of Accounting degree from Kansas State University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Pam has three children and enjoys living in Colorado, taking full advantage of outdoor activities that it has to offer including skiing, hiking, and biking. She is also an avid Broncos fan and loves her golden retriever Sadie.
John is responsible for SyncHR’s product, engineering, and system operations teams. He is focused on streamlining the business processes related to HCM and finance by distributing SyncHR to all members of the workforce and by using patented security and workflow to control these developments. John is also responsible for delivering SyncHR as a cloud based application with “extreme ratio” financial metrics.
He has a background in engineering, workplace applications, and business administration, bringing over 25 years of experience deploying strategic HCM applications. Prior to co-founding SyncHR, John was the CEO of Harbor Technologies, since acquired by Mellon Financial Corporation. Previous to Harbor Technology Group, he spent an internship with the Swiss Bank Corporation in their derivatives pricing and trading group and also worked as a senior manager for the US Navy. John received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and his Master of Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.
John lives in San Francisco and enjoys outdoor sports such as snowboarding, surfing, cycling, and running. He likes to exercise the "other" side of his brain by playing the guitar and piano. John also has two sons that are both currently attending college.
Gary Durbin was founder and CEO of Tesseract, a provider of human capital management (HCM) software that is still deployed by many Fortune 500 corporations. Gary’s visionary leadership guided Tesseract through its complete corporate development life cycle, including its 1993 acquisition by Prudential.
In 1996, Gary founded Seeker Software, a leader in Web Workplace applications. Seeker Software was successfully deployed by many Fortune 500 corporations—including Abbott Labs, Dell Computer, Sprint and Wells Fargo Bank—before its 1999 acquisition by Concur Technologies.
Technical innovations spanning three decades have caused Gary to be recognized as one of the true visionaries in HCM.
As CFO, Chip is responsible for SyncHR’s financial operations, investor relations and administrative functions. He oversees the company’s business systems, human resources, legal and facilities.
Chip has over 20 years of experience working with emerging technology, high-growth companies. Prior to joining SyncHR, Chip was Vice President of Finance, Accounting and Systems for SolidFire, Inc., an all-flash storage technology company, until its acquisition by NetApp in 2016. He also previously served as CFO for Boulder Wind Power and Ion Engineering, and was a partner with KPMG in the firm’s audit practice. Chip has a BS in Business Administration from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
Chip lives outside of Boulder, Colorado where he spends his time with his family, often outdoors hiking, biking and skiing. He is also an avid fan of the CU Buffaloes.
John brings over 20 years of HR software sales leadership to SyncHR. He is responsible for our company’s sales, business development, and partner relationships. As an applications technology veteran, John has led sales teams for some of the world’s best-known enterprise companies.
Before joining SyncHR, John held multiple senior sales leadership roles with Oracle Corporation responsible for HR, ERP, CRM, and BI solutions sales in several vertical business units. He took a break from technology sales a few years ago owning and operating a Tex-Mex restaurant in Colorado, but he came back to his true passion after earning “the most expensive MBA in history”.
John holds a BA in Economics from the University of Texas in Austin. When he is not busy leading our sales efforts, you can find John chasing his three kids around hockey rinks and lacrosse fields in Colorado.
Joe is responsible for SyncHR’s professional services, customer care, and reporting and integration business functions. He has over 20 years of experience of large-scale ERP, HCM/Payroll, business intelligence, and custom solution implementations.
Prior to joining SyncHR, Joe built and led multimillion-dollar industry verticals and solutions for ProKarma Consulting and Hitachi Consulting. He received his Bachelor of Accounting degree from Kansas State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Joe is married to his high-school sweetheart and they have 2 children. He is an avid cyclist and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities.
Milen leads our Sofia, Bulgaria office and oversees multiple technical product development teams. He is also a part of the Technical Architecture Group and provides contributions to the product team when designing or improving application features.
Milen brings over fifteen years of experience as an IT executive. In recent years, he has focused on the best Agile Management approaches and the cutting-edge technologies needed to build the ultimate Web application. Before joining SyncHR, Milen held the lead technical executive positions at Business Analysis & Development (Sales automation) and Ciela (Legal and reference software). He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master of Science degree in Enterprise Information Systems from Sofia University in Bulgaria.
Milen loves travelling, has a passion for extreme sports, and is an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. At the moment, most of his free time is spent playing with his baby daughter.
Scott is responsible for the Solutions Consultant team and is a key contributor and liaison with the Marketing and Product organizations. He has over 20 years of experience in the HCM/Payroll outsourcing industry where he has served in several leadership roles as well as several consultative roles providing key functional and system design expertise.
Prior to joining SyncHR, Scott worked as a consultant where he helped HCM providers design, implement and market enterprise-class systems and services. He also spent 14 years at Ceridian where he managed their Professional Services and Solutions Consultant organizations. Scott has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
Scott lives in Boulder, Colorado where he is an avid trail runner and likes to spend his weekends running in the Rocky Mountains.
Cynthia Phillips brings over 25 years of experience to SyncHR. She is responsible for the vision, strategy, planning, execution, measurement, and optimization of all marketing and corporate communications initiatives for the company.
Prior to joining SyncHR, as an executive and consultant Cynthia worked with emerging technology and high-growth companies to achieve maximum profitability, target revenues, brand recognition, and market share goals. She has been involved in over 50 acquisitions and worked for companies from start-ups to large global corporations such as Computer Associates, Ping Identity, Philips Electronics and others. Cynthia has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, Cum Laude, from the University of Notre Dame.
Cynthia is a native of Colorado and loves anything that involves the outdoors, cooking, and eating. The most important aspects of her life are her faith, family, and friends.
Morgan is an operations leader with over 25 years of experience, having worked across the spectrum of the software development lifecycle. He is responsible for system operations, bringing a focus on process improvement, security, automation and scalability to ensure the company can grow and succeed.
Prior to SyncHR, he was Director of Operations at PowerReviews, a major SAAS provider in social commerce, where he worked to bring new technology to life, while simultaneously migrating legacy software on servers to microservices in the cloud. He was also Senior Release Manager for Modius where he prepared and released all public and internal releases of commercial products.
Morgan studied architecture, raced bicycles and found a passion in delivering software results. He coaches a regional high school mountain bike team in his spare time.
Ben leads our US Engineering team and is responsible for development process, strategy, and overall quality. He has over 15 years of experience as a senior technology executive. In recent years, Ben has focused on innovative and strategic application development.
Before joining SyncHR, Ben led product development teams at Pluq (collaborate systems), Bricsnet (corporate real estate management applications), Commerce One (supply chain integration), and Xerox (digital catalog applications). He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Rochester.
Ben is an avid mountain biker and skier who loves spending time with his family in Tahoe.
“You build trust with others each time you choose integrity over image, truth over convenience, or honor over personal gain.”
- John Maxwell
Our leadership team cares about our customers, partners, and employees. Our ability to lead an industry is dependent upon the quality and character of our people. As leaders, we take our responsibility to steward our resources and team seriously – but not too much to take away from the fun of the adventure we are on.
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