Jonathan Gallagher CEO

MILESTONES

  • Joined the BBB Board of Directors in 2012
  • Training for his first triathlon in June 2016
  • Finally slept through the night without having 1 of his 4 children ninja their way into mom & dad’s bed (2015)
  • Purchased the pickup truck that he’s been wanting since he was a kid.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Co-founded Coastal Payroll in 2007 after spending over six years with national corporations such as ADP and Sallie Mae. After studying at James Madison University, Jonathan moved to San Diego and has since been working to help make Coastal Payroll the most respected HCM provider in California.

Jonathan Gallagher

PERSONAL NOTES

When Jonathan is not helping build and lead the team at Coastal Payroll he is building and leading his family of six at home. In between coaching little league football, driving to gymnastics, and attending PTA meetings Jonathan enjoys working out, a good round of qolf, and spa days at La Costa with his wife Traci.

KEY STRENGTHS

  • Numbers-driven
  • Charismatic
  • Energetic
  • Ability to motivate others

OUR MOST RECENT POSTS

4 Reasons This Is Our Favorite Award

Coastal Payroll has been selected as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal! We are as thrilled by this announcement as we were the first year we made the list.  Read More >

What Makes This Inc. 5000 Listing So Special?

We’re just thrilled to let you know Coastal is on the Inc. 5000 list again! In fact, we’ve been on the list multiple years in a row as one of the fastest growing privately owned companies in America. For the last few years, when we received Read More >

Why Is HR More Important Now Than Ever?

It’s been stated again and again—2020 is a truly unprecedented time. And with all the changes comes increased exposure for the HR profession. Now more than ever, people are turning to our profession for expertise, guidance, and the latest Read More >