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Meet the Contributors

Luca Aniasi
Founder, Managing Partner at HRIT (
Luca Aniasi is the Founder, Managing Partner at HRIT. He is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Auditor, member of the ODCEC (Ordine dei Dottori Commercialisti ed Esperti Contabili), and Technical Consultant registered with the Ordinary Criminal Court of Rome. 
Janelle Barlow, Ph.D.
Janelle Barlow, Ph.D., is a businesswoman, author, media spokesperson, keynote speaker, and seminar leader with more than 30 years of experience in the global marketplace. She is President and Owner of TMI US and TACK-USA, both partners with a multi-national global training and consulting firm.
Richard Cant
Dezan Shira & Associates
Richard Cant is an Australian solicitor and consultant at Dezan Shira & Associates with over 20 years’ experience specializing in international taxes and foreign direct investment practices in China and Asia (his last 10 years has been spent working in China). Richard’s experience includes advising foreign firms on all aspects of establishing, expanding, and maintaining their business operations in Asia.
Kerry Cole
American Payroll Association
Kerry Cole is a writer and editor for the American Payroll Association and for the Global Payroll Management Institute. He has more than 25 years of experience in journalism and corporate communications.


Tom Lickess
Tom Lickess provides tax advisory and controversy services to a wide range of clients. He is an expert in international tax laws, with extensive knowledge of U.K. and Australian corporate tax rules. Prior to joining Radius, Tom worked at both EY and Deloitte in London and Sydney. Based in Bristol, England, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Samantha Mann, MAAT, MCIPPDip
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals
Samantha Mann, MAAT, MCIPPDip, is a Senior Policy & Research Officer for the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) who has more than 30 years’ experience working within payroll in the SME sector. Sam uses her wealth of experience to provide technical support to the Advisory service, writing technical articles, and writing and delivering presentations.
Frank J. Mendelson
Publishing Resources, Inc.
Frank J. Mendelson is an Acquisitions Editor for the Global Payroll Management Institute. He has been working with the American Payroll Association since 2009 as an editor for PAYTECH magazine, and has presented workshops at the Annual Congress on effective communication.
David Nicholls
David Nicholls is the Head of Payment Solutions and Alliance North America for OFX, the largest independent international payments operator by volume globally. He has more than 12 years’ experience in foreign exchange markets, and is a qualified Technical Analyst.
Adam Stern
Infinitely Virtual
Adam Stern is founder and CEO of Infinitely Virtual, a company specializing in virtualization and cloud computing. Infinitely Virtual helps businesses move from obsolete hardware investments to an IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) cloud platform, providing them the flexibility and scalability to transition select data operations from in-house to the cloud. Prior to founding Infinitely Virtual, Adam worked for CallOne, Inc., a value-added reseller of computer equipment. 


Sarona-Lee Wilde, CPP, PCP
Ecova, Inc.
Sarona-Lee Wilde, CPP, PCP, is the Payroll Manager for Ecova, Inc., and has been the recipient of an American Payroll Association Meritorious Service Award in 2000 and an APA Special Recognition Award. She has also served on the APA’s Certification Board, Fundamental Payroll Certification Committee, and more.