David A McDougal, CEO and Founder
Upon graduation from Brigham Young University (BYU), David was named Director of Development at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. For the next four (4) years, David planned and directed a capital campaign resulting in contributions of over $3 million – the first successful fund raising effort in the school’s 20-year history.
Returning to Utah, David co-founded The Allen Group, Inc., a national professional training company. As Executive Vice President, he oversaw strategic planning, finance, marketing, and legal activities. For five (5) years, The Allen Group and its faculty taught more than one (1) million people in the United States and Canada. Experts in investment, time management, business and finance taught classes ranging from single evening sessions to three-day conferences.
A pioneer in distance learning, David formed Visendus, Inc. (“things worth seeing” in Latin). Staffing by an outstanding team of talented and experienced people, Visendus launched a national satellite network dedicated to live distance learning. As Chairman and CEO, David raised $4.5 million of venture capital and established offices and studios in Salt Lake City’s Triad Center with Bonneville International. He developed contracts with United Artists Theatres to provide satellite hookups and downlink facilities, and to install electronic projectors and interactive response equipment for real time Q&A between the speaker and his widely dispersed national audience. Under David’s leadership, Visendus produced and distributed high-quality content from some of America’s leading educators.
David launched Teamworks Professional Employer, LLC in 1996. David has a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University (BYU).
Mike Dunaway, Director of Operations
Mike joined Teamworks in 2001 and has over 20 years of experience in the PEO/Payroll Service industry. Prior to Joining Teamworks, he worked with the May Company department stores in Human Resources and Operations for eight years before helping start a successful PEO in Joplin, Missouri in 1990.
In his career, he has served as an instructor for the Internal Revenue Service’s small business payroll tax seminars in Kansas City, participated in various steering committees for the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO), and sat on the User Group board of a major software provider to the PEO industry.
At Teamworks, Mike oversees information systems, payroll tax compliance, and financial processes, and is a member of the senior management team. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a degree in Business Management.
Zac Nelson, Director of Insurance Services
Tiffany Hall, Payroll Services Manager
With over a decade of experience in payroll administration, Tiffany has brought a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Teamworks since 2000. She is well versed in all aspects of payroll practice, including wage & hour compliance and garnishment/levy management. However, beyond her years of experience, Tiffany’s real strength is customer service. She is regularly the subject of praise and accolades from her clients, and has the unique ability to make the individual client feel like she only works for them. She is a member of the American Payroll Association and continually strives to remain current with payroll laws and regulation.
Ruth Johnson, Payroll and Benefits Specialist
Ruth has been with Teamworks since 2013. She provides support throughout the organization in compiling and analyzing data for our clients. In addition to payroll support responsibilities, she oversees the reconciliation of all client benefit and retirement plans.
Kathi Rogers, Benefits Coordinator
Kathi joined Teamworks in 2008 and has over 22 years of experience in Payroll, Human Resources, and Benefits Administration. Her prior history includes key experience gained as an employee of The United Way. In her role as Benefits Coordinator, Kathi expertly balances the demands of servicing individual employees and coordinating efforts with the payroll department to ensure a positive experience for individual plan enrollees.
Jim Stritikus, Controller
Jim has been an employee of Teamworks since 2002, and holds an MBA in accounting from University of Phoenix. He manages the complex accounting chores that a client-centered payroll service naturally generates. He helps ensure that client obligations, such as benefit plan invoices and workers compensation premiums, are paid timely and accurately. Jim also coordinates Teamworks’ critical banking relationships. He has implemented many controls and procedures over the years that provide maximum security and protection for our clients.
Renee Goodman, Insurance Support Specialist
Renee joined the Teamworks staff in 2010 with a broad background spanning a variety of work and life experiences. She coordinates the vast amounts of forms, invoices, and other documents associated with the insurance business. She also provides valuable data analysis for workers compensation and benefit plan audits.
Jameson McDougal, Employment Specialist
Jameson has been with teamworks full time since 2011. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business Management, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resources from Brigham Young University. During his studies, he served as VP of development for the BYU Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Prior to joining Teamworks, Jameson was a Project Manager at DecisionWise, a leadership consulting company. Jameson focuses on employment and unemployment laws and policies. He is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR).