John King Human Capital Management Specialist


  • Married wife Wendy in 1981
  • Raised three children (Michael, Ryan, and Jennifer)
  • Welcomed granddaughter Sadie Lynne into the family



John has decades of payroll and HCM experience. After graduating from Long Beach State with a degree in business, he spent 32 years at ADP and was at Paychex for three years.



John enjoys spending time with family and getting out in the community. Among his favorite activities are playing golf, wine tasting, snow skiing and taking rides in his Duffy Boat.


  • Loves challenges
  • Great follow-up skills
  • Good listener
  • Trustworthy



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