Where We Came from and Where We’re Going


The professionals and staff at Paytime Integrated Payroll Solutions are proud of our achievements, but realize we must not stand still. We continue to improve and add to our product and service offerings to provide the right business solutions.

 

The 1980s

1981

Paytime is founded by a group of local accountants and service bureau specialists. Mary Ann Shamis and John Nasea are hired to run the start up, as well as sales and operations from an office in South Euclid, Ohio. Mary Ann Shamis is named president.

1982 

The first customer payroll is processed manually.

1983 

Paytime hires its first employee, purchases a mainframe computer, and acquires a small payroll company with 15 large clients.

1984 

Paytime moves to Beachwood, Ohio.

1988

Hires Carol Heiss, who is our current tax manager.

1989 

Moves to current offices in Solon, Ohio, occupying 1250 sq. ft. with six employees.

The 1990s

1992 

Robert Gialamas joins Paytime to head our IT operations and oversee the conversion of our program and technology from mainframe to PCs.

1993 

Payroll services are expanded to handle 401(k), section 125 plans, and direct deposit.

1994 

Paytime begins to provide full tax service.

1997 

John Nasea is named president of Paytime as Mary Ann Shamis steps down to spend time with her young family.

1998 

Joetta Humphrey joins as office administrator and later becomes general manager/HR administrator.

1999 

Paytime partners with Mpay software and uses Millennium software.

The 2000s

2000

Paytime adds remote entry by clients and tax impounding to its services.

2001

To accomodate continued growth, Paytime expands to larger, 5,000 sq. ft. offices in Solon, Ohio.

2002

Robert Gialamas becomes president of Paytime.

2003

Conversion to M3 platform is implemented.

2006

Paytime enters agreement to offer web-based payroll and timekeeping services – Payentry and Timeforce respectively. It expands to current 10,000 sq. ft. and 35 employees.

2008

Began to offer HR services by partnering with HR Answerlink.

2009

Partners with National Crime Search (NCS) to offer background check capabilities. Becomes a Weatherhead 100 winner as one of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio. It introduces paperless payrolls to the Paytime services porfolio.

2010

Winner for the second consecutive year of the Weatherhead 100.

 

 

 

The foundation of Paytime’s payroll services is its payroll software, the most powerful and flexible Windows-based solution on the market. But software is only as good as the people who use it. Many of our professionals are FPC or CPP certified by the American Payroll Association. We were also named Weatherhead 100 award winners in 2009 and 2010.

 

Our relationships with clients are built on quality and integrity. Paytime is a member of the Independent Payroll Providers Association (IPPA), an organization that provides uniform rules and principles of professional conduct and ethics, including client service standards, confidentiality of customer information, and fiduciary responsibility.