A premier payments company means taking care of your business needs.

And the simple understanding that we grow when you grow.

Anyone can process payments.
but noone can take care of your business like we do.

PonyPay is a financial technology company committed to forging strong client relationships and providing best in class solutions that help businesses grow in today’s digital market.

Our vision is simple - You grow. We grow.

Our commitment to creating the best customer service for our clients is our promise. You will be assigned a relationship manager who is highly trained and will be with you every step of the way. We will tailor our services and solutions to your business. Every business is different and we want to provide you with solutions that fit your business. Expect more when you partner with us.


We believe in helping our clients grow. We believe in integrity and transparency and doing right by our clients, our partners, and our team members. We believe in customer service that goes beyond the expected and treating everyone with the same level of respect and kindness that we want for ourselves.


Why choose PonyPay? One word - Service. We take great pride in our U.S based customer service team. We are commited to finding solutions for each and every customer and to go beyond with our world class service. You can always expect more when you partner with us.

Experience Matters.
Imagine 90+ YEARS of it.
Chief Executive Officer
Shawn Carroll is a native born Kentuckian from Kentucky’s Appalachian Region. Shawn possesses decades of payments industry and financial technology experience and expertise. Shawn entered the Payments Industry in 1996 and has worked with companies such as Electronic Exchange Systems, Electronic Merchant Systems, Retriever Payment Solutions, National Processing Company, WorldPay (now known as FIS Global), Nova Information Systems (now known as Elavon), First Data Corporation (now known as FISERV), TSYS (Total System Solutions), Paysafe, Evolv, SignaPay, and so many more. Shawn sits on several executive advisory boards in the Payments Industry, many of which are Publicly Traded Companies. Shawn is also a member of the Electronic Transactions Association, in Washington, DC. Shawn has continued to thrive throughout the Payment Industry’s many mergers and acquisitions. These mergers, also known as industry consolidation, have crippled many payments companies. Shawn’s relationships with virtually every U.S based credit card processor and the most relevant super ISOs throughout the United States has allowed PonyPay to have continual success. Many of these relationships have been in place with Shawn personally or with one of the many companies he owns for over twenty years.
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Chief Financial Officer
As the Chief Financial Officer and acting COO of PonyPay, Amber is responsible for our ever-growing financial organization. Mrs. Carroll has transitioned much of her attention from her roll as Chief Operating Officer to CFO in order to bring much of her focus and expertise to the daily financial operations..
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Shane Tarvin
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Shane Tarvin joined the PonyPay team in the fall of 2019. After graduating from South Laurel High school in 1993, Shane attended Berea College in Berea, KY. He played basketball for four years and graduated with honors and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. After college, Shane spent the next ten years as a commercial banker and worked as an analyst at First National Bank and Trust in Corbin KY.
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Ryne Beeding
Director of Marketing
Director of Marketing, Ryne Beeding, joined PonyPay’s team in December of 2018. Ryne began his career in the payments industry as a Senior Account Executive for Kentucky Payments. PonyPay’s executive level management quickly recognized Ryne’s potential for a leadership position. Ryne was tasked early on with managing social media and the digital presence for PonyPay and it’s brands. Shortly there after, Ryne was promoted to The Director of Marketing. Ryne continues to be instrumental to PonyPay’s digital presence and an integral part of the team. Ryne edits and oversees PonyPay’s brand management and digital presence. Ryne often finds himself managing relationships around the world with development teams and overseeing multiple software integration projects for ISVs.
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Nelda Carbajal
Director of Operations
Director of Operations and Houston, Texas native Nelda Carbajal has been a part of the PonyPay team since November of 2019. Nelda began her career in the payment processing industry in 2004 with Retriever Payment Systems/NPC as a Bilingual Customer Service Representative. She then became a Quality Assurance Representative and ended as an Operations Research Team Lead. Nelda gained a vast amount of knowledge working with Retriever Payments/NPC for over 7 ½ years.
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Andy Anderson
Director of High Risk, PonyPay VP of Sales, Oklahoma Payments
After leaving Military service as an Army Master Diver, Andy made a successful career as a Senior Manager and “Turn-a-Round” specialist, where he helped countless failing businesses and projects turn themselves back to being efficient and profitable. Andy has also enjoyed being an airshow pilot, flying jet fighters in airshows around the country and the world for nearly ten years. Andy had also been a longtime Department of Defense contractor and flight instructor for the United States Air Force.
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Joe Caldwell
Relationship Development, GiftHorse
Joe Caldwell had been a local businessman in the Danville community for over 24 years, prior to joining the PonyPay team. Joe owned and operated a local music shop and worked as a precious metals broker and high end vintage guitar dealer.
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Shane Myers
Customer Service Manager
As the head of PonyPay’s Customer Service Department and a military veteran, Shane has been instrumental in providing PonyPay’s customers with an unmatched level of service that is considered second to none in the payments industry. As a testament of Shane’s willingness to serve, he enlisted into the United States Army after graduating High School, serving his country in four tours of duty, one of which was in Iraq during “Operation Iraqi Freedom”. After much time away from his family, he decided it was time to come home. Shane obviously found it nothing short of an honor to serve his country, but serving as a husband and father has become the most rewarding accomplishment of his life.
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Yvonne Brown
VP of Sales, Alabama Payments
Seasoned media & digital marketing sales professional Yvonne Brown brings over 20 years of proven experience leading high growth sales to the PonyPay team. In January 2020 Yvonne joined as a Senior Account Executive for PonyPay and was responsible for revenue growth with PonyPay’s TicketPony program. In this role, she was responsible for educating and training merchants on the latest ticketing technology while driving their event sales through social media platforms and social media influencing.
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Matthew T. Lombardo
VP of Sales, Kentucky Payments
Matthew Lombardo, has been a part of the PonyPay family for over 5 years. Matt holds a Journeyman Plumbing License, as well as a degree in Industrial Maintenance, Welding and Electrical Technology. Prior to PonyPay, Matt worked as a crew leader in road construction for many years. However, the dangerous nature of this trade was sure to eventually catch up with him. For that reason, Matt decided to try a different career path as a Journeyman Plumber.
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VP of Sales, Louisiana Payments
Jerry Conley is an USAF veteran and a business professional with a unique insight into what it takes to operate a successful business. Jerry’s experience as CEO of Wildcat Fuels (1993-2013) and current CEO of Vampire Airshows helps him identify day to day difficulties that businesses face and understands successful strategies to efficiently resolve them.
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Maxwell Boures
VP of Sales, New Jersey Payments
Maxwell Boures joined the payment industry in 2018 and then joined the ranks of PonyPay in April 2021. Maxwell graduated from Centenary University where he majored in Finance and Business. He also played on the Lacrosse and Golf teams while he was there, forming the understanding of teamwork and business. After graduating, Maxwell served as an account executive for TAS Insurance Agency working with Personal and Commercial Businesses. After learning as much as he could there, he chose to broaden his skills by working for Enterprise and ADP in years after. These two opportunities gave him the understanding of running the business and the backend expenses that influence business flow. A little while later, Maxwell returned to TAS Insurance Agency to run the Personal Lines Department and help them expand into newer markets. When coronavirus threatened businesses and forced many to shut down, Maxwell decided to find a way to help companies not only save on expenses but also have a new sense of freedom.
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Dar Place
Southeastern U.S. Territory Manager
Dar Place is a high energy ambitious business professional, entrepreneur, investor, and business owner.  Dar’s ability to see the business landscape that is unfolding allows him to position his clients to take advantage of the opportunities while identifying and mitigating the risks associated with an ever changing market.
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Amy Preston
Senior Account Executive
Senior Account Executive Amy Preston joined the PonyPay team in the fall of 2021 after being introduced to CEO Shawn Carroll.
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Join our team only if you want to succeed.

We only work with great people! Great at what they do and only those with a solid set of values. We only look for those individuals who are considered exceptional and those that posses exceptional attention to detail and service. We believe in nurturing our team members and creating opportunities for growth: both personally and professionally. We strive to create a family environment with a dose of fun but always with a sense of mission that exceeds our client’s expectations.

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