Extensive experience delivering solutions that work

NLC Payroll is a people business. We develop and support our employees, creating a culture of collaboration and excellence that brings outstanding results for our clients. Across New Zealand and Australia, you’ll work with a team of experienced specialists – all with an in-depth understanding of payroll and business improvement.

Your business is in safe hands with NLC Payroll.

Hayden Swanson, CEO

Hayden Swanson

CEO

Born and raised in Wellington, Hayden completed a Bachelor in Design at Massey University before his interest in sailing led him to work on racing yachts. Making the most of opportunities, together with hard work, Hayden gained high level managerial experience and was Boating Operations Manager at the Royal Perth Yacht Club before joining the team at NLC. He’s excited to be joining a family run business with a positive reputation in the payroll industry. When not in the office, he can be found on the golf course or sailing and catching fish.

Mike Sherry

Mike Sherry

Consulting Manager (Director)

With a 30-year career in business analysis and payroll consulting, Mike is a leading payroll specialist who has worked on many high-profile contracts for a diverse range of companies, across both the private and public sector. ​Mike’s interest in international trends and advances in payroll HR software has led to NLC Payroll’s alignment with SpinifexIT and Data Inview.

Kellie Bishell

Kellie Bishell

Consulting Manager (Director)

Kellie’s 30-year career spans payroll and includes 10 years’ experience in the remediation of payroll systems (in line with the Holidays Act). Kellie has worked with a wide-range of businesses, from small to large and across both the private and public sectors.

Omar Thani

Omar Thani

Bureau Manager

Omar studied a Bachelor of Commerce and majored in Commercial Law and Accounting so we’re happy to have his financial brain leading our Bureau Team. Omar has a passion for learning, loves football and is an avid supporter of Manchester United.

Karl McKenna

Karl McKenna

Account Manager

Having studied English Literature and History, followed by a teaching stint in Japan Karl joined NLC Payroll as a Bureau Administrator in 2015 when there were only 3 in the team, he progressed to Bureau Manager and is now keeping everyone happy as our multi talented Account Manager.

Caitlin Sherry

Caitlin Sherry

Operations Manager

Caitlin started with NLC Payroll in 2015 as a Payroll Administrator when the Bureau consisted of just 3, later moving to Consultant, utilising her passion for legislation, and became the Operations Manager in 2019. Caitlin was integral in NLC’s expansion into the Australian market, heading up the new Melbourne office. She is currently balancing work and studying for a Bachelor of Business.

Gloria Roche

Gloria Roche

Office Manager

Gloria brings with her 30 years’ experience in the financial sector and 10 years in the transport industry, this explains her plethora of knowledge about anything and everything, she is our administration ninja. Gloria enjoys the youth and team comradery at NLC, and the opportunity to grow with the company. When not buzzing around the office, Gloria can be found out on the field Leisure Marching with other amazing woman.

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