Come payday, Roja Alkanti is every Namely employee's favorite coworker. As a payroll manager, Roja makes sure everyone is paid accurately and on time. Having spent almost four years at Namely, Roja knows all of the ins and out of processing company payroll, but she’s not a one-trick pony. Roja spent years working as a hairdresser, office admin, accounts payables, collections, and more. Luckily, she discovered a passion for payroll and has been with Namely ever since!
Stephen Chapman is one of Namely’s newest account executives. But while he’s a seasoned deal closer now, Stephen wasn’t always sold on a career in sales. Stephen originally thought he wanted to be an actuarial scientist before an internship helped him realize the field wasn’t for him. When a sales position opened up that let him fulfill his dream of living in New York, Stephen jumped at the opportunity and hasn’t looked back.
Doug Chiki is a payroll consultant at Namely’s Atlanta office. A veteran in the HR technology industry, Doug has worked for three software companies around the country before finding a home in Atlanta and at Namely. When he’s not helping clients process payroll, Doug loves spending time with his dog and attending concerts.
Miranda Brokenberry is one of Namely’s managed services all-stars. When she’s not on the phone helping clients, Miranda loves getting to know her team and helping her coworkers. She’s a people person and works hard behind the scenes to help others succeed. That’s why one day she dreams of being a talent manager in the entertainment industry and discovering the next big star.
When Julie Zhang moved to the U.S. 23 years ago, she had no idea she’d find a career in quality assurance (QA). Julie left China to find work as a mechanical engineer in New York City, but was unable to find a job in that field. After balancing multiple jobs, learning English, and attending night school, Julie discovered a new passion: QA. Now, as one of Namely’s talented QA analysts, Julie spends her days testing new product features for bugs and ensuring every product update has no surprises.
Nick Narh always had an interest in technology but decided to pursue a political science and criminal justice degree in college. Nick kept his love for computers alive by working as a computer technician at his school’s IT desk. After teaching himself SQL and learning more on the job, Nick enrolled in a coding boot camp.
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In college, Jeremy Cosme saw HR as a perfect opportunity to combine his love of business and psychology. After having a difficult time breaking into the industry, he decided that a job at an HR tech company was a step in the right direction. Jeremy accepted a position as one of Namely’s client support specialists. Eager to learn all he could, Jeremy quickly moved up the ranks while helping Namely’s people team on the side.
With over 20 years of payroll experience, it’s no wonder that Emmett Swan is Namely’s go-to compliance guru. Emmett joined Namely in 2016 as a Product Manager but his role quickly evolved to incorporate more of his payroll expertise, ultimately earning him the title of Senior Payroll Compliance Manager. When he’s not catching up on new payroll laws, Emmett likes to dabble in local politics and travel the Caribbean.