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John Morphy

  • Independent Director
  • Finance, Risk Management and Audit Committee Member

Mr. Morphy joined the Company as a director in May 2016. Mr. Morphy previously served as senior vice president, chief financial officer, secretary and treasurer of Paychex, Inc. (Nasdaq: PAYX), a leading provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small to medium-sized businesses, from October 1996 until June 2011, at which time he was appointed vice president of finance at Paychex until he retired in January 2012. As chief financial officer of Paychex, Mr. Morphy reported directly to the chief executive officer and was responsible for all finance, legal, shareholder relations, purchasing, real estate and travel functions. Prior to joining Paychex in 1995, he served as the chief financial officer of Goulds Pumps, Inc., a then publicly traded global manufacturer of pumps for industrial, commercial and water supply markets, from 1985 to 1993, and as group vice president over industrial products at Goulds through 1995. From 1976 to 1985, Mr. Morphy was vice president and controller for Computer Consoles, Inc., and before that he was an accountant at Arthur Andersen & Company, an accounting firm. Mr. Morphy also previously served as a director of Inforte Corp., a then publicly traded customer and demand management consultancy, from April 2003 to August 2004. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from LeMoyne College and his Certified Public Accountant certificate in 1973. Mr. Morphy was originally appointed to the Board pursuant to a prior agreement with a former significant stockholder.

Mr. Morphy brings extensive financial, accounting and industry experience to the Board. His more than 20 years of financial leadership experience for various public corporations and experience in many facets of finance within varied environments, including rapid growth companies, global Fortune 500 industrial companies and major accounting firms, provide substantial knowledge and insight that are valuable to the Board.