Lee Roberts was recently elected to the Independent Payroll Providers Association (IPPA) board of directors at the organization’s annual business meeting in Minneapolis on October 3. Roberts is a shareholder at BerganKDV where he serves as Director of Sales. Prior to being elected to the board, Roberts served as the chairperson for the 2019 IPPA National Sales Conference.
IPPA is a leading nationwide trade association consisting of privately held companies whose primary function is the preparation of payroll and payroll taxes for employers of all sizes, processing nearly $200 billion in gross wages annually.
“Thanks to Lee’s leadership, BerganKDV has experienced record breaking client growth in our payroll software platform,” said President Earl Edeburn, “Lee’s deep understanding of the payroll industry will be a great asset to IPPA as they work diligently to share best practices and collaborate on industry trends and challenges through their national conferences and other continuing education programs.”
With more than a decade of service to clients as a business consultant, Roberts has been key in growing BerganKDV’s outsourced services division from a seven-person organization in 2006 to more than 130 full-time professionals today. In his firm-wide role as director of sales, Roberts helps the sales teams in each market to become even better listeners to uncover impactful solutions for clients.
Roberts holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota. In addition to IPPA, Roberts is active in the Cushing Big Lake Sportsman’s Club as well as other civic and nonprofit organizations throughout the Midwest.