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Leadership Team

Bill Perez

Chief Executive Officer

Since 1994, Bill has been engaged in the profession of providing Business Process Outsourcing, is responsible for managing the company, and formulating and executing long term strategies. He is the primary decision and policy maker, setting the tone for the company’s values, ethics, and culture.

Bill exemplifies MatrixOneSource’s commitment to helping its clients achieve high performance. He is a proven leader with a passion for building outstanding client teams and a disciplined focus on operations and execution.

Ralph J. Perez


In his role as President, Ralph heads the MatrixOneSource growth initiatives while expanding the company’s sales and support teams. As President, Ralph is leveraging his proven leadership skills, new business development acumen, and hands-on management approach to help the company’s current and future clients. Since 1996, Ralph has been engaged in progressive leadership roles in the outsourcing industry. His primary goal is to redefine how businesses operate by constantly challenging his team to solve its clients’ biggest internal challenges and enabling MatrixOneSource clients to do what they do best.


James W. Marshall

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Marshall earned a BS in Accounting from the University of Kentucky and has been a controller/CFO for various organizations for more than 25 years. Mr. Marshall’s employment history includes 15 years as a controller in Cincinnati, OH. He spent nine of those years as the controller of The Dapper Co., a construction supply company, the remaining six years were as the controller of Reliance Resources, Inc., a Professional Employer Organization. He has been the CFO for MatrixOneSource for the last 10 years.

Melissa Ash

Vice President of Operations

Melissa began with Matrix in 2002. Through her years in the PEO industry, Melissa has worked in various departments holding various positions which include Director of Payroll and Unemployment, Director of HR, and General Manager, and is currently Vice President of Operations. Melissa brings over 16 years of operations experience in the Payroll, HR and PEO space. Her current responsibilities include overseeing the daily operations of MatrixOneSource’s Payroll, Human Resources, Unemployment and new client services departments. Melissa is also continuously evaluating processes and procedures to ensure operational quality throughout the entire company.

Brian Pincket

Vice President & General Counsel

In his capacity as General Counsel of MatrixOneSource, Brian is responsible for providing and managing the legal support for all of the affiliated entities and operating divisions of MatrixOneSource. Brian has over 28 years of experience representing large and small businesses in the areas of corporate governance, human resources, acquisitions, commercial finance, and regulatory matters. Before joining MatrixOneSource, Brian served as outside counsel with Akerman LLP and as in-house counsel to Bank of America, Bombardier Capital, and Southeast Toyota Distributors. Brian is a graduate of the University of Miami, Florida (Presidential Scholar; BBA-Finance, cum laude, 1982) and The Florida State University College of Law (JD, With Honors, 1985).

Cory J. Strahler

ARM, Director of Risk Management

Mr. Strahler, a graduate of Slippery Rock University, has 20 years’ experience in the risk management profession. Mr. Strahler’s experience includes working for Pittsburgh Brewing Company as a corporate safety director, the State of Florida Division of Safety as a safety consultant, RISCORP/ Zenith Insurance as a field loss control specialist, and Sunshine Companies as a risk management consultant. Mr. Strahler was a risk consultant with Pivotal Risk Management, Inc. and had developed the Professional Employer Organization market. Mr. Strahler maintains an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation, Florida General Lines Insurance License (2-20) and is currently pursuing an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) designation.

Jay Ashe

Vice President of Business Development

Jay has 10 + years of Sales and Business Development experience at MatrixOneSource since joining in 2004.  As Vice President of Business Development Jay is responsible for meeting the needs of all clients, new and existing, to assure the clients’ expectations of MatrixOneSource products and services are met.  As part of the company’s requirements, Jay has held a Property and Casualty 2-20 license for the past 6 years with bi-annual CE credits to remain in compliance with the Department of Financial Services.

Prior to joining MatrixOneSource, Jay had a successful 15-year career in the Industrial Construction arena.  In this field he performed Construction Management on various levels in the Pulp-Paper & Petro-Chemical Industries for several National and International Clients & Service Providers.

Jay has been an instrumental part of the company’s continuous growth and credits his drive and commitment to the MatrixOneSource vision.