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Meet The Team

Aubrey Amatelli

Founder & CEO | Danville, CA

Aubrey, the founder of PayRio, takes great pride in being a first-time entrepreneur in the health & wellness payments industry. PayRio specifically caters to underserved markets within the cannabis, CBD, and alternative medicine sectors.

Aubrey’s journey in the payments field began over a decade ago in the Silicon Valley at J.P. Morgan, where she climbed the ranks from Business Development Associate to an Executive Director in their Merchant Services and Technology Banking group. Before launching PayRio, Aubrey successfully served as the Chief Revenue Officer at a rapidly growing Fintech company, QuickFee.

Aubrey holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Seton Hall University, where she not only excelled academically but also received recognition as an Academic All-American while playing for the Women’s Soccer Team. Additionally, she received an MBA from Chaminade University of Oahu in Non-Profit Management.

Itamar Green

Vice President of Business Development | San Diego, CA

Itamar Green, VP of Business Development at PayRio, is an accomplished professional with a diverse background. He studied business & law at IDC and has almost a decade of experience in the payments industry, including working for a privately owned company that eventually became publicly traded on NASDAQ (RYVYL). Throughout his career, Itamar has held various roles such as acquiring, relationship management, accounting, reconciliation, and even served as the director of risk. Itamar has excelled in the management of hundreds of merchants within the high-risk industries. 

Currently serving as the VP of Business Development at PayRio, Itamar is responsible for creating and maintaining strategic relationships with portfolio managers, who are key clients of the company. He leverages his problem-solving and communication skills to understand their needs and expectations and delivers tailored solutions that align with PayRio’s vision and goals. He is driven by the challenge and the opportunity to contribute to the growth and innovation of PayRio.


Amanda Ferron

Head of Community | Pacifica, CA

Bernadette Keyser

Customer Success | Saratoga, CA

Chase Nightingale

Digital Marketing Manager | San Jose, CA

Christopher Slowik

Account Executive | St. Petersburg, FL

Elise McRoberts

Business Development | Marin County, CA

Eric Albertoni

Account Executive | Walnut Creek, CA
Erin Foden

Erin Foden

Customer Success | Lincoln, CA

Jeremy “JJ” Jordan

Strategic Accounts | Phoenix, AZ

Kennedy Uehling

Strategic Accounts | Boston, MA

Laura Lopez

Administrative Assistant | Danville, CA

Libby Vevers

eCommerce Onboarding Specialist | Volcano, CA

Lori Lynch

Onboarding Specialist | Alamo, CA

Lee Wassem

Onboarding Specialist | San Jose, CA