Steve Sarowitz is Founder and Chairman of Paylocity, a leading U.S. provider of payroll and HR solutions. In addition, Steve also serves as CEO of Blue Marble, an international payroll provider, and as Director of Payescape, a UK payroll provider. He is also an international philanthropist with an interest in creating unity by promoting universal education and advocating for the elimination of racism, sexism, nationalism and religious prejudice. He also serves on the board of NCAT, an organization that builds state-of-the art training centers in urban areas.
In his second career as a filmmaker, Steve is now a partner with Justin Baldoni in Wayfarer Studios and executive producer of the Disney movie Clouds. Steve served as Executive Producer for the award-winning documentary Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise. Steve also produced a groundbreaking documentary called The Gate: Dawn of the Baha’i Faith, about the Bab, the Prophet Herald of the Baha’i Faith.
Steve is an avid runner who has been inducted into the Chicago Area Runners Association Hall of Fame and is a 3-time winner of the MSE Division in the Chicago Chase Corporate Challenge. Steve is married with 2 children and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Illinois.
Learn more about Steve during his bi-weekly podcast: Humanity Rising VOICES Podcast Series – Creating World Peace Through Unity