Surprise, surprise! Despite being a native of Surprise, AZ, Juba’s role at Upward as Sr. Payroll Manager is to prevent unexpected surprises by providing strategic direction and ensuring pay is processed efficiently, timely, accurately, and in compliance with all applicable labor laws and regulations across multiple states and markets. A graduate of Grand Canyon University, Juba says the soundtrack of his live is ‘family’ and he loves spending time with his wife and young children, hiking and exploring the great outdoors.