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

Welcome to CPACharge! Our goal is simple—offer an easy-to-use payment technology for the modern CPA practice. As your payment partner, our team is dedicated to delivering a high level of personal service and payment expertise to your firm. CPACharge also enhances the experience your own clients have, contributing to the long-term success of your practice.

For over a decade we’ve built a trusted reputation as the preferred solution for more than 50,000 professionals. Combining an unsurpassed customer experience with our commitment to innovation, we have become one of the fastest-growing financial technology companies in the country.

Thank you for trusting your payments to CPACharge!

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

The CPACharge leadership team

We are committed to offering the highest level of service and support to our clients 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 legal 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 CPACharge 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 CPACharge'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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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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Mike leads the support team to ensure your firm has an exceptional CPACharge experience. This group includes: New Client Services, Technical Support, and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance. The team is currently responsible for supporting over 50,000 professionals—a number that's 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 CPACharge account management team that consults and advises new clients on the CPACharge Solution.

Amber Bonander

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Tracey leads our Affinity Programs team, promoting CPACharge to national, state, and local CPA societies as a value added benefit program for their members. Tracey’s team supports more than 20 partnerships and endorsements, and works closely with our events team to coordinate more than 200 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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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