Speaker Bios L-M

 

Rahul Lakhanpal
Senior Manager – Workday Payroll Time and Absence Product Marketing

Rahul Lakhanpal is responsible for the Payroll, Time and Absence Product Marketing function at Workday. He has 10 years of experience in Strategy, Product Management and R&D related positions, with track record in delivering results. Before Workday he worked for organizations like SAP and Honeywell in their Product Management and Product Strategy teams.

His role at Workday focuses on defining the strategic positioning for Payroll, Time and Absence, converting vision into action and working with interdisciplinary teams to deliver sustainable results.

He has presented at multiple conferences and is currently responsible for the messaging of Workday PATT – Payroll, Absence and Time Tracking – at key conferences and events.

Rahul holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering and a Master in Business Administration.

 


 

Danita Lewis
Global Account Director, iiPay

Danita Lewis has more than 15 years Human Resources experience working as an HR practitioner in several Fortune 100 companies. Danita transitioned to Business Development providing competitive intelligence, partner, and alliance management for a Fortune 500 IT Outsourcing company. Danita then moved into a role as a Sales Executive and managed the sales cycle for large $50M+ opportunities to provide ITO services for global clients. While expanding her business development career she also sold an HCM Suite of products for the world’s largest payroll provider and for a large technology consulting firm for five years. In her current position with iiPay, Danita works as a Global Account Director, helping clients large and small with best practices and decisions on consolidated global payroll services.

Danita is accomplished in program management, process and content development, budgeting, and managing multiple projects to successful completion. In her current role, her vast knowledge and previous experience in HR management provides her with keen insights to working with her clients’ business requirements and supports her ability to become a trusted advisor in global payroll.

 


 

Natalie Lopez, CPP
Sr. Manager, Global Payroll, American Bureau of Shipping

Natalie Lopez, CPP is the Senior Manager, Global Payroll for American Bureau of Shipping. She has been in payroll for 22 years, most of this in the oil & gas sector. Natalie has worked in various lead or management positions for companies such as Nabors Drilling, Expro Americas, Pride International, and Ensco, Inc. Through her tenure she has worked on projects for process optimization, system enhancements and numerous global payroll implementations. These projects have allowed her to travel to countries such as Canada, France, UK, Netherlands, Israel, Portugal, Brazil, Malta, Libya, China, and Singapore.

Natalie has been a member of the American Payroll Association since May 2008 and passed the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam in 2007, recertifying in 2013. She is currently serving as the President for the Houston Chapter of the APA and was awarded Payroll Professional of the Year for 2016. She previously served for 4 years on the Texas Payroll Conference Board of Directors where she participated on various committees for including Speakers, Registration, BOD Selection, Volunteers, and the TPC Chapter Advisory Council. She currently volunteers with APA National on the Hotline Committee, CHAMPS Committee, Social Networking Committee, Certification Item Development Task Force, and the Strategic Payroll Leadership Task Force for Global Issues. She was nominated to serve on the APA Education Grant Committee starting in May 2017. In 2017, Natalie was awarded the APA Education Grant for Complete Payroll Training Package.

 


 

Veronica McGeachy
Investigations Auditor, Department of Homeland Security

Veronica McGeachy is an Auditor with Homeland Security Investigations. She has worked at DHS for over 25 years and has a vast amount of government experience. During her tenure, she has held positions in various fields to include internal/external auditing, human resources, finance and accounting and logistics. In addition to a Master’s in Business Administration, she is also a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Business Manager.

Ms. McGeachy enjoys spending family time with her husband and two active kids. During her free time, she also enjoys running marathons.

 


 

Adam McInturff

Assistant Vice President of Sales, TimeClock Plus

Adam McInturff has been with TimeClock Plus since 2009 and is the Assistant Vice President of Sales. Previously he has held the roles of Sales Director, Account Executive, and Account Manager. He is married with three boys and in his free time enjoys spending with family, leading worship at his church, and playing guitar in Unnecessary Overtime, the TimeClock Plus band.

 

 


 

Tracy Micchie

Commerical Development/SVP Growth & Strategy, Immedis

Tracy is the SVP of Growth & Strategy with Immedis and is based in Raleigh – Durham, North Carolina. She has over 20 years of experience in the global payroll industry. Tracy works with clients to leverage their global HCMs and streamline the end to end payroll process providing invaluable advice and expertise across industries.

 


 

Amber Morris

Business Development Manager, Immedis

Amber is US Business Development Manager with Immedis and based in the New Jersey office. She has extensive experience in global payroll and is highly regarded within the industry by clients and partners alike. Amber is committed to delivering the right global payroll solution for multi national organisations around the world with the help of the service delivery team and iConnect platform.

 


 

Thomas Mudd
Equifax Workforce Solutions

Tom joined Equifax in August of 2011 and has held positions in finance, operations, and sales. In his current role as regional manager, employment tax services, Tom assists companies in analyzing tax consequences and reporting requirements associated with mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, and similar business transactions. By leveraging his expertise in federal, state and local employment tax laws, Tom has identified and recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars in overpaid taxes for his clients.

Tom graduated with honors from the University of Missouri—St. Louis where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

 


 

Teresa Mulkey, CPP
Payroll Consultant & Sole Proprietor/Trainer, Unique Solutions

Teresa Mulkey has more than 30 years of payroll experience including payroll tax, system implementation and management. She has been employed as payroll manager for multiple Fortune 500 companies. Currently, Teresa is working as a payroll consultant and trainer for her own company, Unique Solutions.

Teresa earned and has maintained her Certified Payroll Professional accreditation since 1995. She has been a member of the Dallas Chapter over 20 years serving 10 years on the chapter board in various positions including Education Director and President.

Teresa has been awarded Texas Payroll Conference’s 2014 Payroll Professional of the Year, Dallas Chapter Payroll Professional of the Year for 2001 and 2016 and Dallas’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.