TriNet Company History Timeline


Founded in 1988 in the San Francisco Bay Area


At the same time, the company went through its own rounds of equity financing, including an investment by U.K.-based staffing firm Select Holdings, LLC (later renamed as Vedior). In 2000, the company incorporated as TriNet Group.


In 2004, Vedior sold its minority interest in TriNet to General Atlantic, a growth equity firm.


Since 2008, Burton M. Goldfield has served as president, CEO and board member of TriNet.


In March 2014 TriNet launched its initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange with ticker symbol TNET and became a public company.


Catherine Wragg joined TriNet in 2017 and serves as senior vice president of Human Resources,


Michael Mendenhall joined TriNet in March 2018 as senior vice president and chief marketing officer / chief communications officer.


Alex Warren has held the role of senior vice president, customer experience at TriNet since May 2020.

Kelly Tuminelli joined TriNet in September 2020 as executive vice president of finance and was appointed as chief financial officer on October 26, 2020.


Jonathan LeCompte joined TriNet in May 2021 and serves as senior vice president and chief sales officer.


Samantha Wellington has served as executive vice president, business affairs, chief legal officer and secretary of TriNet since April 2022.

TriNet, a leading provider of comprehensive human resources for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs), today announced the addition of four new speakers to its roster of thought leaders and influencers for TriNet PeopleForce 2022.

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TriNet is 35 years old.

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Martin Babinec founded TriNet.

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