Our Leaders

Business Consulting

A leader, steward, and champion of operational excellence, Joe develops operational and sales structures that support business achievement and improve employee engagement. He brings scalability to startups and growing companies with a focus on payments and FinTech firms. Previously, Joe was the VP of Deutsche Bank, EVP of Strategy at Comdata, and Paysafe Payments COO/General Manager

Market Research

A technology executive, Mark transforms business ventures into successful operations by identifying viable opportunities for IT innovation. While Chief Technology Officer at Meritus Payment Solutions, he architected and implemented the global CRM and credit and risk systems currently utilized by major payment processors. Presently, Mark is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating Amare Global's technological resources as their CTO.

Risk Management

As an entrepreneur with proven track record, he launched Meritus Payment Solutions in 2008 as Co-Founder/Principal. He gained Meritus the name of one of OC's Fastest Growing Businesses and was acquired by Optimal Payments in 2014. He went on to become Co-CEO of Paysafe Payments (formerly Optimal) and resigned in 2017 to launch his latest venture, Amare Global.

Bond & Commodities

Alan is Founder and CEO of Elevado Group, an investment firm focused on real estate development and early-stage technology companies. Previously, Alan was Co-Founder and Principal of Meritus Payment Solutions. Alan also acted as Co-CEO of Paysafe Payments through 2016.