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Ryan Hallett

Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

Ryan Hallett is responsible for developing and managing Payroc’s strategic referral partner business in the United States, working with financial institutions, association and accounting firm partners, and more. Hallett entered the payments industry right out of college, joining cousins Nicholas and Adam Oberman to as co-founders of Retriever of Chicago, a fledgling independent sales organization. The company incorporated in 2007, hiring its first office staffers and developing a sales agent channel with a focus on serving merchants with integrity and trusted advice while building lasting, personal relationships.


Hallett focused on business development, cultivating relationships with major merchants and national accounts, especially field service organizations, restaurant chains, and B2B manufacturing companies, as well as managing Payroc’s sales agents and referral partners. Most recently, he was Payroc’s chief revenue and marketing officer. Hallett’s efforts through the years have been instrumental in Payroc achieving significant growth. Prior to the company’s four-way merger with Payscape, NXGEN, and BluePay Canada, Payroc served more than 30,000 merchants processing over $10 billion in annual charge volume. While serving on the Electronic Transactions Association Certified Payments Professional (ETA CPP) committee, Hallett authored portions of the Association’s credentialing curriculum and certification exam.

He led the company’s charge to ensure all Payroc Payments Professionals are equipped with adequate knowledge and skill to help clients and prospects successfully navigate the complexities of payments through ETA CPP certification. Hallett is a frequent speaker at partner conferences on the topics Payment Processing and FinTech. Hallett earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and entrepreneurship from Illinois State University and has earned his ETA CPP industry credential.