Director of Payroll
Jodi L Parsons, CPP begins her 6th season with the Royals as Director of Payroll. Jodi oversees the club's payroll by ensuring accuracy and compliance as well as the 401(k) retirement plans and non-uniformed personnel pension plan.
Jodi joined the Royals in June 2014. Parsons spent time as an assistant track & field coach at the University of Iowa before transitioning to the accounting field in 1997. Prior to joining the Royals, Jodi was the Payroll and Accounts Payable Professional in the Des Moines, IA area. She has over 20 years of experience as a Payroll Professional.
Jodi will serve President of the American Payroll Association (APA) beginning in May 2019 and currently serves as Member At-Large of the Greater Kansas City APA Chapter. In addition, Jodi has recently join ADP's Client Advisory Council. She previously served as the President of the National Iowa Varsity Club, the University of Iowa's letterman's club.
Jodi holds a Bachelor of Science in sports, health, leisure and physical studies with a business minor from the University of Iowa where she was team captain and a 4 year letter winner while participating on the women's track & field team. She became a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) in 2002. In May 2014, Jodi was named the APA Payroll Woman of the Year in and was previously name the 2011 American Accounts Payable Woman of the Year. She lives in Greenwood, MO.