PolyPay is a provider of merchant processing services founded in 2013 in San Luis Obispo, California. In 2021, PolyPay opened their second office in Columbus, Ohio to support their ongoing multi-state customer base and grow their Midwestern and Eastern located opportunities. We have continued to grow our reach to businesses across a variety of different industries in the United States, supporting them with simple and cost-effective processing solutions to accept payments.

 Jamie Barlett founded PolyPay to address this need for businesses to advocate for their own financial health. Business owners have much to oversee and deserve a partner like PolyPay who can ease the burden of processing payments for them.

Businesses require flexibility in the different ways they accept payments, whether through traditional terminals, software integrations, E-Commerce tools and mobile solutions. We have developed a deep knowledge base which allows us to tailor solutions that best fit each business’s operations.

Offering processing services is a critical component for any type of business and it is imperative that business owners choose a partner that will ensure the process is smooth and consistent. PolyPay was founded on the principles of transparency, honesty and education to differentiate ourselves from our peers and remain trustworthy to our customers.

If you are a new or existing business; if you are unhappy with your current processing provider; if you have questions or want to educate yourself further about what would work best for you – please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to helping you and learning more about your business so we can add to your success.

We will provide you with a perfect payment solution tailored for your business.

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Meet Our Team

Jamie Barlett

Jamie Barlett founded PolyPay in 2013 to provide businesses with a partner who offers them honesty, transparency, customer support and savings for merchant processing. She draws on her experience in consulting, finance, HR, technology and leadership development every day at PolyPay.

She is originally from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and attended Wellesley College earning a degree in English and Economics. She also received an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Jamie loves interacting with customers and learning more about how they started their business and what is important to them.

She lives in Arroyo Grande, California and Columbus, Ohio with her fifteen-year-old rescued Silky Terrier Spike.

Ross Sprague

Ross Sprague joined PolyPay in February of 2017, bringing a background of accounting, finance, management, and national sales experience to his role as Vice President of Sales for PolyPay.

He grew up in Coalinga, California and later attended California State University Fresno where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.

Ross likes to share his knowledge of numbers and processing with business owners, in a manner that is clear and coherent to understand.

He lives in San Luis Obispo with his wife Chelsea, his daughter Blair, and their dog Lucy.

Ryan Hakes

Ryan Hakes is the current Director of Solutions at PolyPay and the most tenured member of the team.

Ryan graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing and a minor in Music. After having multiple jobs in the service and support field before and during that time, he knew he would fit right into his role at PolyPay.

Since joining PolyPay in 2015, Ryan has developed a wealth of knowledge in the card processing industry through his hands-on work with PolyPay’s customers, sales team and partners. This has allowed him to become a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to resolving support issues and addressing his team’s and customers' questions.

In his free time, Ryan enjoys watching and playing sports, attending live music shows and searching for tasty beers at local breweries around “SLO.”

Doug Sawyer

Doug Sawyer is the newest member of the PolyPay team as a Strategic Revenue Executive. Involved in all things revenue, Doug will be signing up new accounts with PolyPay, promoting the Referral Advocate program, and developing the Donation Wheel, a novel referral-donation program designed to provide a steady stream of donations to non-profits.

Doug brings with him three decades of sales experience working in a variety of industries such as semiconductor, medical, finance, and education. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is where Doug conferred his Business degree and is also where he teaches Intro to Sales to Cal Poly students. Ironically, this is the very same Sales class he took as a Freshman. Doug also owns a charitable deduction website called CharityDeductions.com.

Doug likes to spend his free time exercising either in Masters swimming, Orange Theory, surfing the California waves, or riding the local trails on his mountain bike. Doug lives in San Luis Obispo with his wife Jennifer, his three kids Owen, Griffin, and Charlotte, as well as Jasper the dog.

Communities We Belong to

We are proud to be members of a handful of upstanding associations and chambers located throughout the United States. We regularly attend their conference calls, monthly mixers and other educational events.