About Us

Overview

Valiant Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based Payroll and Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions. Our comprehensive, easy-to-use HCM suite of products is designed specifically to meet the unique needs of companies with a large hourly workforce. Clients using our HCM solutions realize verifiable cost savings and margin improvements while automating and streamlining operations, increasing efficiency and implementing best practices across their organizations. For more information about Valiant, please visit us at www.valiant.com


Anthony Petraco, Founder/CEO         

Anthony began his career at New York City based OCS Security and Investigations which had 100 employees and $ 1 million in revenue. In 1987, Anthony founded OCS Group and introduced new outsourced employee staffing solutions. As the business expanded Anthony recognizing the need for a comprehensive labor management solution to handle Time and Attendance and Payroll in a single solution. By 1989, Anthony had developed his first workforce management software solution to help manage his growing business. At the time of his departure in 1993, OCS Group had grown to over $ 30 Million in annual revenue and 2,800 employees providing a multitude of outsourced staffing services.

In 1994, Anthony founded Valiant Software to provide companies with a large hourly workforce the same comprehensive Labor Management Software he developed during his tenure at OCS.

A year later, Anthony founded Valiant Payroll Service to provide companies that did not want to process their payroll in-house or were un-happy with the products and services available from the industry leaders ADP and PAYCHEX.

Anthony received his Bachelor Science Degree in Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.


Donna Collins, Chief Operating Officer

Donna brings more than 20 years of senior operations management experience in payroll and HCM, from industry leader Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP). As Division Vice President of Business Engineering Services, Donna reported directly to President of the ADP’s $2 Billion Major Accounts Division.

She was responsible for the development and implementation of mission critical service initiatives to increase both revenue and net operating income. In the process of supporting the Major Account strategic objectives, Donna was recognized for her ability to develop and drive best practices throughout the entire organization.

As Chief Operating Officer at Valiant, Donna oversees all ongoing business operations within the Company. Donna received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major of Accounting from Hofstra University.


Jeff DiDomenico, Vice President Partner and Client Relations         

Jeff's entrepreneurial experience began in 1984, as co-founder of TDI, a typewriter rental company which grew over 13 years to one of the nation’s leading distributors of computer supplies (1984 revenues of $68,000 to 1997 pre-acquisition revenues of 19.7 million). Recognized by MetLife as vendor of the year, as well as IBM, Lexmark and 3M. In 1997 TDI was acquired by office product giant OfficeMax (formally Boise Cascade)

In October of 1999 Jeff DiDomenico joined Valiant as the director of sales and lead Valiant to securing over 50% of the nation’s top 30 private security firms as clients. In 2006 moved to director of marketing, where he built Valiant’s social media program, content marketing strategies, as well as integrating the PCS payroll acquisition. After 6 years he became responsible for the area Strategic Partnerships and Client Services.

Jeff has served on the board of Board of Trustees of the Nature Conservancy, a member of Energeia Partnership at Molly College, and committee member for fundraising with Harbor fields SEPTA and Variety Children’s Learning Center. Jeff received a Bachelor in Business Marketing & Management from St John University


Joe D'Onofrio, Chief Revenue Officer         

Joe D’Onofrio, Chief Revenue Officer

Joe brings more than 25 years of management and sales leadership experience in the payroll and human capital industry. Prior to joining Valiant Joe was with Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) where he was a Senior Sales Executive within ADP’s Major Accounts Division leading the Northeast Area Sales Team for over a decade. Most recently, Joe was in ADP Corporate Sales Operations spearheading several key revenue initiatives throughout the United States and Canada.

As Chief Revenue Officer at Valiant, Joe oversee all revenue generating areas. He is responsible for directing its salesforce as well as align marketing, customer support, pricing and several other key revenue expansion opportunities.


Michael Busch, President Payroll Operations         

Michael founded PCS, a payroll service and HR provider for the restaurant industry, in 1988. After 22 years the company was acquired by Valiant. He now heads up Valiant’s restaurant division. As a 25 year plus industry veteran, and well respected thought leader, Michael is responsible for providing the direction, strategy and client engagement for the future growth of the restaurant division. Valiant currently processes payroll for over 1000 restaurants, the majority of which are based in the metropolitan NYC area.

Michael is a frequent blogger and author, as well as a speaker at many payroll and accounting seminars. He is considered an expert when it comes to practical solutions in compliance for the restaurant industry.


William Kelly, Vice President | Controller          

Bill started his career in commercial lending and banking. He is a detail-focused, highly organized financial professional with a graduate degree in Accounting. Bill comes to Valiant with over ten years of experience as a Controller in Technology/PaaS companies. He has a proven track record in developing and improving processes in mature companies as well as startups.

Bill received a Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Business Management State University of New York/College at Plattsburgh, NY and he is holding a Masters of Business Administration in Economics (MBA) and an additional Masters of Business Administration in Accounting (MBA) from St. John’s University, NY.


Yussef Elsirgany, Chief Technology Officer          

Yussef joined Valiant in 2010 as Chief Technology Officer. Prior with over 15 years of experience as Chief Executive Officer of NY Business Link, a NYC software development firm, providing solutions to mid-market clients. During his tenure there, Yussef produced a series of Social Media applications for large marketing & political campaign firms, including applications for Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media platforms. Yussef developed a dynamic, multi-tenant social media platform which was used in various marketing campaigns for clients such as Nike, Baskin Robins, political candidates for Governor, State Senate, County governments, local candidates and political action groups.

As Chief Technology Officer Yussef is responsible for the entire product group which includes; Product Management, Software Engineering, Quality Assurance and Network Operations. Yussef is a graduate from CW Post, Long Island University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a minor in Math.