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Meet the Contributors

Read about the subject matter experts who made this issue possible.


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.
Paul Bartlett
Paul Bartlett is CEO of CloudPay, a global payroll and payments solution for multinational organizations. Bartlett has deep experience helping companies improve the efficiency and scalability of their operations using technology and services. As CEO, Bartlett spearheads corporate innovation and product development initiatives focused on automating client workflows and minimizing manual practices.
Trevor Brown
World First USA, Inc.
Trevor Brown works in Strategic Partnerships—Payments & Payroll at World First USA, Inc., where he manages their cross-border payroll product. Trevor is also responsible for managing partners and educating clients on the use of World First USA’s currency exchange software platform.
Stuart Buglass
Stuart Buglass is the VP Consulting at Radius. Qualified as a lawyer, he started his career as a fast track graduate trainee with Lloyds-TSB. Stuart later went on to specialize in employment law and HR at Lloyds-TSB, attaining his CIPD qualification and operating in a number of leadership roles prior to joining Radius (formerly Nair & Co.) in 2001.
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.
John Galvin, MA, ACA
Galvin International
John Galvin, MA, ACA, Principal and Founder of Galvin International, has over 20 years’ experience as a CFO and other senior roles for multinational companies such as Dow Jones & Company, Thomson Reuters, and smaller high-growth companies. Currently, he works with a global portfolio of clients in accounting, tax, and payroll to help them achieve their global strategic goals.
David Leboff
CPA Expaticore Services, LLC
David Leboff, CPA, is the President of Expaticore Services, LLC, a global payroll solutions provider based in New York. David has 30 years of experience in international human resources and expatriate program management. In 2002, he formed Expaticore to serve organizations of all sizes seeking support with their global mobility policies and programs.
Nicole A. Hoffert
CPP Wells Fargo
Nicole A. Hoffert, CPP, is a Tax Manager for Wells Fargo Global Payroll Services Regulatory Specialties Center of Excellence. Her team manages special projects and reporting including tracking and reporting of short-term business travel, trailing liabilities for cross-border relocating team members, and project management of the domestic year-end process.
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 of experience working within payroll in the SME sector. Sam uses her wealth of knowledge to provide technical support to the Advisory service, writing technical articles, and writing and delivering presentations.
Kiko Martinez
American Payroll Association
Kiko Martinez is a writer and editor for the American Payroll Association and for the Global Payroll Management Institute. He has 15 years of experience in journalism and public relations.
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.
Sharon Tayfield, MCIPP
Praxima Holdings
Sharon Tayfield, MCIPP, is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Praxima Holdings, a company that markets payroll/HR software to an international client base, and is also taking the software to the market as a SaaS and hosted solution. Sharon ensures that clients remain compliant in all the regions in which they operate, and most importantly, that their clients’ employees are paid on time.