Jamal Ayyad

Head of Product Management

Three ways the product management team supports SurePayroll customers

  1. We design an easy, efficient, and effective customer experience
  2. We help create online features that customers use to manage their payroll
  3. We support the delivery of additional services that help customers take care of their employees, including 401(k), worker’s comp, health & benefits, timeclock and more


Three words that describe our customers

Hard-working, forward thinking, and industrious


My secret to building and sustaining business relationships

Work hard to make things easier for customers


Three words people in my life use to describe me

Calm under pressure, funny, and incapable of getting better at golf


My personal motto

Always show up. Being present—mentally or physically—is a key to success.


Life outside SurePayroll (something fun – hobbies, activities, accomplishments, family, other)

Married with two daughters; cooking (especially on my Big Green Egg); golf; platform tennis; watching the NFL (especially the Chicago Bears); lifelong Chicago Cubs fan


How I give back

Pack and deliver holiday meals to families in need


My career before SurePayroll

Co-founder of an eCommerce computer hardware business that posted annual revenue of $24 million and employed 50 employees; led the service organization for a medical device company,



B.S., Economics, Northwestern University