We leverage the extensive HR/Payroll and Public Sector experience of our team members to bring you an impressive level of support and professionalism. You can trust us to provide you with the best payroll product, as well as the highest quality customer service.
Learn about some of our team members below.
DARREN VALLADARES BBUS
President and Founder
Darren’s vision for HRPLINK began when he saw the need for a new concept of automation while working with Ontario School Boards. His hands on approach in overseeing all aspects of the development of HRPLINK’s software ensures that his extensive knowledge of the unique and complex needs of Public Sector HR and Payroll have been masterfully incorporated into the end product.
GINA CROGNALE MSED, CPM
SME Payroll & HRIS
Gina provides proven support and strategic direction in the design of HRPLink system ensuring compliance and functional results with various stakeholders in mind. She is a trusted frontrunner in Ontario in the areas of Payroll and HRIS with more than 30 years of school board managerial and system migration experience. She is also an instructor with the Canadian Payroll Association and teaches the certification courses including the Payroll Legislation Compliance course.
SILVIE BELANGER BFA
Silvie’s flare for envisioning the modern look and feel of HRPLINK software comes from her attention to detail and a special eye for design. But it doesn't stop there. Her mantra is that successful user experience hinges on the sense of satisfaction and pleasure that Payroll and HR administrators feel as they go about their day to day tasks using HRPLINK software. Silvie has been working with IT business systems since 1997 and with Ontario school boards since 2005.
SHERWIN CUA BSC
Sherwin brings more than 20 years of software development experience to HRPLINK as well as his extensive expertise of HR, Payroll and Finance systems within the Ontario Public Sector. Sherwin oversees our development team and ensures that we only release the highest quality work.
Groundswell Technology Inc (GSTI) is a software development and consulting company incorporated in 2012 by Darren Valladares. GSTI's flagship product is Informer which includes tools to create custom electronic forms, queries, workflows, automated emails, internal reqruiting and online training courses. The entire suite of Groundswell products has been incorporated into HRPLink.