An Evergreen Company

How Evergreen Principles Guide PayNorthwest  – Mike Anderson, Founder & CEO One of the less visible, but most impactful, shapers of PayNorthwest is our adherence to the concepts of being an evergreen company. It’s not about our deep Pacific Northwest roots (which we have), or that we actively recycle (which we do), but instead, it’s … Continue

How a C-Level Sabbatical Encourages Team Growth

PayNorthwest Chief Operating Officer Lori Brown has been in the payroll industry for more than a decade, and her deep knowledge and experience in the payroll space make her an invaluable asset to the team around her. Even as PayNorthwest went through periods of high growth – 198% between 2015 and 2018 – our COO Lori … Continue

Racing with Purpose

PayNorthwest at the 36th Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes On May 20th, PayNorthwest employees participated in Nordstrom’s Beat the Bridge 8k run for Type 1 Diabetes research. This event, which attracts thousands of runners, is called Beat the Bridge because the course crosses over Seattle’s University Bridge. Participants race against the clock, … Continue

Kindering Gala – $1.2 million marks a new record!

Congratulations to our client, Kindering, on a record-breaking fundraiser! Last month during their 24th Annual Auction Gala, Kindering, a Bellevue-based nonprofit neuro-developmental center, brought in $1.2 million in donations, doubling their previous record. Founded in 1962, Kindering serves 4,500 infants, children and families annually by providing education and therapy for children up to age 11 … Continue

PayNorthwest Sabbatical Leave Program

What would you do with seven weeks of paid time off? Employees are contemplating that question following the introduction of the new PayNorthwest Sabbatical Leave Program. After seven years of employment, eligible employees can take up to seven weeks of paid time off to focus on something personal to them. This might include volunteering, traveling, … Continue

Farewell to Hard Hat Guy

In Memoriam On this day, March 7, 2018, “Hard Hat Guy”, our stalwart sentinel who served for many years as the face of PayNorthwest’s website, passed into the great beyond. Hard Hat Guy served faithfully as our lead photo image for our now retired website and in fact never missed a day of work, let … Continue

Culture Post #2

PayNorthwest team members rallied in support at an AIDS Walk in Seattle in late September. We enjoy getting out in the community to amplify awareness for the organizations whose work advances medical research and human health.

Culture Post #4

When we got word of the total solar eclipse, we planned a work party for that day, August 21, 2017. Equipped with just the right head gear, we enjoyed the magic of the moment together. A rare occurrence and a welcome break from the ordinary.