Meet the Team

Message from our Founder

Amy Porter, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of
        Directors
Amy Porter
FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

From day one our goal has been simple—to provide easy-to-use payment technology for professionals. As your payment partner, our team is dedicated to providing you with the highest levels of personal service and payment expertise.

For more than a decade we’ve built a trusted reputation as the preferred solution for more than 100,000 professionals. Combining an unsurpassed customer experience, our proprietary technology, and our commitment to innovation, we've become one of the fastest-growing financial technology companies in the country.

Thank you for trusting AffiniPay with your transactions.

-Amy Porter, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors


The AffiniPay Leadership Team

We are committed to offering the highest level of service and support to our association partners and this mindset starts with our leadership team. Learn more about the individuals who are leading our team and helping establish creative solutions for improving payments.

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Dru Armstrong is the CEO, bringing over 17 years of experience in consumer and product technology development and management. She is a proven high growth leader with a history of creating strong customer experiences while fueling technology growth and market expansions. Armstrong leads with innovation, diversity and inclusion, and verticalized software.

Dru Armstrong

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Christian serves as the company's chief financial officer, overseeing all accounting and finance activities and team members. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the payments industry to the team.

Christian Fadel

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Meg Swanson is the CMO at AffiniPay with 20+ years of sales and technology marketing expertise. Meg ensures the customer is at the center of everything AffiniPay does. She leads the sales, business development, and marketing teams to power the market leading brands of AffiniPay for Associations, CPACharge, ClientPay, and LawPay.

Meg Swanson

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Bryan Thompson is the CTO at AffiniPay with 25+ years of experience building financial services technology platforms. Bryan oversees the team of engineers and developers that power the technology behind market leading brands of AffiniPay for Associations, CPACharge, ClientPay and LawPay.

Bryan Thompson

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Greg Haney is VP of Operations at AffiniPay and brings 24 years of experience in electronic payments and banking operations to the company. Greg is responsible for scaling and optimizing operational efficiencies to ensure clients are provided with the best product and experience possible.

Greg Haney

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Greg leads our talented in-house software development team. His team created our proprietary AffiniPay application, which provides a modern, simple, and user-friendly interface developed specifically for professional services industries.

Greg Kattawar

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James is responsible for the architecture of AffiniPay's platform and applications. For the past 19 years, he has specialized in building large scale, mission critical software for the telecommunications and financial services spaces, where security and data privacy are of paramount importance.

James Sparrow

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Vinay Nilakantan is the VP of Product at AffiniPay. With over 15 years of Product Management experience across enterprise and consumer software companies, Vinay and his team are responsible for building out the Affinipay Product Vision while creating positive user experiences and increasing customer value.

Vinay Nilakantan

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As the VP of People Resources, Erin focuses on all aspects of our recruitment, retention, staff development, and FUN. She has been with AffiniPay for over ten years and she works hard to make our culture diverse, inclusive, and Surprisingly Great for everyone on our team!

Erin Brooks

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Stephen leads our Business Development team which is responsible for creating partnerships with third party software companies that would like to make their products and solutions available to the LawPay user base. The team promotes our technology and ensures it is used to its fullest potential by our partners.

Stephen Perez

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Tracey leads our Affinity Programs team, creating and promoting AffiniPay member benefits programs to national, state, and local associations. Tracey’s team supports more than 180+ partnerships and endorsements, and works closely with our events team to coordinate more than 300+ events every year.

Tracey Gavin

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Janelle is tasked with maintaining our high quality customer service experience for new and existing clients. Her role is focused on customer communication strategies, ensuring that all client needs are met in a friendly, timely, and professional manner.

Janelle Benefield

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Mike leads the support team to ensure your association has an exceptional AffiniPay experience. This group includes: New Client Services, Technical Support, and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance. The support team is currently responsible for over 50,000 clients and growing every day.

Mike Mitchell

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Amber works hand in hand with all departments throughout the company to drive revenue and growth. In addition, she leads the AffiniPay account management team who consult and advise new clients on the AffiniPay Solution.

Amber Bonander

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Dustin is responsible for leading demand generation, SEO and website initiatives across all AffiniPay brands, as well as overseeing the CPACharge brand's overall go-to-market strategy and partnership efforts.

Dustin Hall

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Abby Drake the Director of Event Experience at AffiniPay. Abby manages event marketing for all AffiniPay brands spanning across 300 industry events and 20 company-wide events a year.

Abby Drake

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With 39 years of law practice and Board Certifications in Civil Trial and Civil Appellate Law, Claude serves as an industry liaison and our director of education. In addition, he is past Chair of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as well as the Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism.

Claude Ducloux

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Amy leads our Talent Acquisition Team with the goal that every candidate has a Surprisingly Great experience with AffiniPay. She is responsible for ensuring that we have a competitive strategy for attracting the best and brightest talent from a variety of different backgrounds and sources.

Amy Funk

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Alon serves as the company’s Controller and is responsible for settlement and all other accounting functions. He is a Certified Public Accountant, bringing more than 30 years of accounting and 15 years of payment card experience to the team.

Alon Kindler


The AffiniPay Board

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Amy Porter

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John Porter

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Matt Flake

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Stuart Harvey

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Robert Alvarez

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M. Roy Burns

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Clara M. Jackson

Come Join Us!

If you're ready to join a growing, passionate team and help transform the way professionals get paid, check out the career options available at AffiniPay.