John Cumbee

General Manager


Setting the vision

SurePayroll is a valued payroll and benefits partner to small  business owners, household employers, and CPAs and bookkeepers. Our customers process payroll and taxes accurately with a few simple clicks. We monitor labor law and tax regulations, and offer workers' compensation, 401(k) plans, health insurance and HR services, leaving our customers more time to build or grow their business, care for employees, deliver great client service, or keep the household organized and running smoothly.


Three words that describe our customers

Determined, resilient, and brave


My secret to building and sustaining business relationships

Listen, learn, and find ways to increase people, teams, and organizations


Three words people in my life use to describe me

Loyal, competitive, and focused


My personal motto

Surround yourself with people who challenge your thinking


Life outside SurePayroll

Family, supporting the various athletic endeavors and activities of my kids, and golf


How I give back

Youth baseball and wrestling coach for more than 10 years


My career before SurePayroll

Multiple leadership positions within finance at Baxter Healthcare; led the finance/accounting/operations functions for a transportation startup



M.B.A., Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

B.S., finance and economics, Miami of Ohio University