Jim Peer

Company: Paychex

As the Director of the Paychex Program Office, Jim Peer is an integral leader ensuring the strategic alignment of programs to the goals and vision of the organization.

He successfully coordinates the development and implementation of PMO processes, motivates program management staff, and works in collaboration with other department leaders to define and prioritize all initiatives.

A key strength for Jim is his ability to ask the provoking questions to drive sound strategic decisions and then turn them into an executable plan. He also:

  • Advances business strategy through roadmap planning and execution across key initiatives encompassing software, infrastructure, BAU, security and platform enhancements, and resiliency.
  • Creates a culture of accountability by mentoring leaders to continuously improve processes, procedures, and productivity.
  • Inspects and monitors the scheduling, velocity, and quality of the program teams to achieve on-time and on-budget project delivery.
  • Develops relationships with vendors in order to maximize value and ensure consistency of Paychex standards.