Message from the CEO

AffiniPay's CEO, Amy Porter
Amy Porter
FOUNDER & CEO

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 CEO

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.

John Porter, AffiniPay PRESIDENT & CFO
John is responsible for the company’s business development activities including integrated partnerships, corporate development, and other strategic initiatives. John also collaborates with the various CPACharge departments to seamlessly and efficiently execute the company’s vision.
John Porter
PRESIDENT & CFO
Tom West, AffiniPay CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER
Tom is a career growth business leader, having led multiple businesses as CEO and President. As Chief Growth Officer at CPACharge, he is responsible for guiding all channels and working across all teams and departments to take growth at CPACharge to the next level.
Tom West
CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER
Teri Harwood, AffiniPay VP OF PRODUCT
Teri leads the company's product and platform strategy, guiding a team that is dedicated to building and shipping the right products. Her team is also responsible for collecting and prioritizing customer feedback and delivering that to the technology team to ensure customers have a great experience with our product.
Teri Harwood
VP OF PRODUCT
Greg Haney, AffiniPay VP OF OPERATIONS
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
VP OF OPERATIONS
Erin Brooks, AffiniPay FINANCE & PR DIRECTOR
Erin and her team oversees the financial and accounting functions for CPACharge. Erin also serves as the company’s People Resources Director. In this role, she ensures the members of our team uphold the high quality and standard of service you have come to expect from CPACharge.
Erin Brooks
FINANCE & PR DIRECTOR
Greg Kattawar, AffiniPay VP OF ENGINEERING
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
VP OF ENGINEERING
James Sparrow, AffiniPay VP OF TECHNOLOGY
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
VP OF TECHNOLOGY
Stephen Perez, AffiniPay VP OF CUSTOM SOLUTIONS
Stephen leads the solutions engineering team at AffiniPay. His team communicates directly with our users to discover their unique payment needs and build custom solutions that allow them to process payments in the applications and workflows they prefer.
Stephen Perez
VP OF CUSTOM SOLUTIONS
Lance Looper, AffiniPay VP OF CREATIVE SERVICES
Lance leads the creative strategy for LawPay, working with a team of designers, writers, and marketing pros to create brand value for all stakeholders. He brings nearly 20 years of experience to this role, along with a track record for delivering results through integrated campaigns.
Lance Looper
VP OF CREATIVE SERVICES
Claude Ducloux, AffiniPay EDUCATION & COMPLIANCE
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
EDUCATION & COMPLIANCE
Mike Mitchell, AffiniPay OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
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
OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Janelle Benefield, AffiniPay CLIENT SUCCESS DIRECTOR
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
CLIENT SUCCESS DIRECTOR
Tracey Gavin, AffiniPay AFFINITY PROGRAMS DIRECTOR
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
AFFINITY PROGRAMS DIRECTOR
Amanda Huyck, AffiniPay PARTNER INTEGRATIONS DIRECTOR
Amanda supports our partners to create additional value through CPACharge’s integrated solutions. Her efforts drive key strategic initiatives and ensure all partnerships are successful for both the organization and our mutual clients with regards to marketing, end user support, and technology.
Amanda Huyck
PARTNER INTEGRATIONS DIRECTOR
Amy Funk, AffiniPay TALENT ACQUISITION MANAGER IN FINANCE & HR
Amy is responsible for all aspects of talent acquisition, including the implementation and support of competitive compensation and benefits packages. She also oversees employee development, and handles all matters involving employee relations.
Amy Funk
TALENT ACQUISITION MANAGER IN FINANCE & HR
Amber Bonander, AffiniPay SALES DIRECTOR
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
SALES DIRECTOR
Abby Drake, AffiniPay EVENTS MANAGER
Abby leads our marketing events team, managing a calendar of over 200 live events across multiple brands. Her team fosters a unique presence at each event to increase brand awareness and maintain growth. She is also tasked with planning all internal events, including the company's quarterly and annual meetings.
Abby Drake
EVENTS MANAGER
Amy Mann, AffiniPay COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Amy leads a team of MarCom professionals responsible for developing communication strategies and creating content for a variety of short and long-form projects. Her team works across the organization on internal and external initiatives, developing thought leadership and marketing collateral to increase awareness, lead generation, and adoption.
Amy Mann
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Jill Denney, AffiniPay CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Jill leads our team of creative professionals and develops the visual strategy for LawPay. Her team works across the organization to support all initiatives, develop marketing collateral and drive brand awareness.
Jill Denney
CREATIVE DIRECTOR