MILESTONES

  • Obtained CPA license in 2000
  • Promoted to Senior Manager at Ernst and Young in 2006
  • Co-founded Coastal Payroll in 2007
  • Board member & Past President of the Independent Payroll Providers Association

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Co-founded Coastal after spending 8 years in accounting and management consulting at Ernst and Young. Began his career in Washington D.C. and transferred to sunny San Diego in 2001. Since 2007, Craig has helped lead the team at Coastal with a primary focus on operations and delivering world class customer service to clients.

PERSONAL NOTES

Craig enjoys spending free time with his family, loves motivational quotes and learning about successful people and businesses. He is also an avid golfer and can usually be found near a pool or at the beach.

KEY STRENGTHS

  • Project management
  • Loves to learn and develop others
  • Problem solver
  • Ability to ‘stay cool’ in the face of challenges

OUR MOST RECENT POSTS

We Made the List — Again

We just heard the great news. We’ve been selected as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies for 2019 by the San Diego Business Journal! Our phenomenal growth is a direct result of our amazing clients, who stick with Read More >

Phil Gilreath Joins Coastal Payroll as VP of Operations

Operations champion Phil Gilreath has joined Coastal Payroll as Vice President of Operations. We look forward to the vision and expertise he will bring this role and how his skills will help to shape our success down the road.  Phil Read More >

Are You In Compliance with Local Minimum Wage Laws?

On July 1, 2019, minimum wage increases will impact a number of municipalities throughout California. Are you doing business in one of those cities or counties? We’ve included a chart below so you can check.  Keep in mind that this Read More >