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

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 >

4 Ways Core Values Drove Our Crisis Response

Now more than ever, business is about being there for clients and customers, and not just selling products and services. Coastal Payroll is no exception. From day one of this crisis, we’ve asked ourselves, “How can we help?” Read More >

8 Quick Questions With Marvel-Loving Lindsey

Implementation specialist Lindsey Uhl is her own force to be reckoned with. She brings years of experience in payroll and implementation to our team — and wows us and our clients regularly with her powers of processing and application. Read Read More >