SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) - PayNearMe is an electronic cash transaction network that has been enabling government agencies and businesses to accept cash payments remotely since 2009. Today, the company announced the addition of Allison Amadia as general counsel.

A seasoned technology industry veteran, Amadia brings more than 20 years of experience in securities compliance, intellectual property and technology licensing law to PayNearMe.

"Allison's combination of legal acumen, diverse skillset and leadership capabilities make her a valuable addition to PayNearMe," said Danny Shader, PayNearMe's founder and CEO. "We look forward to working with her and leveraging her expertise as we forge into new markets and grow our existing one."

Prior to joining PayNearMe, Amadia served as executive vice president, general counsel, chief compliance office, and corporate secretary for Extreme Networks, Inc.

Previously, Amadia held senior legal roles at Novell, Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company and VeriFone, Inc. and has headed her own law firm, representing public and private technology companies such as Portal Software (acquired by Oracle), Good Technology (acquired by Motorola Mobility), ParAccel (acquired by Action), Bytemobile, DVDPlay, Inc. (acquired by NCR), and Equity Administration Solutions, Inc.

Amadia holds a J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School and a B.A. in Political Science from University of California at Davis. She was also a former lecturer of technology licensing at University of Santa Clara School of Law.

About PayNearMe

PayNearMe has been enabling government agencies and businesses to accept cash payments remotely since 2009. Using PayNearMe, consumers can make payments on their own schedule, in their own neighborhood, at one of nearly 17,000 trusted locations in the U.S., which include 7-Eleven®, Family Dollar® and ACE Cash Express stores. The company processes payments for Greyhound bus, California Department of Child Support Services and the city of Philadelphia's bike share program Indego, among others. For more information, visit or download the free app from the Google Play store and iTunes App Store. Follow PayNearMe on Twitter: @PayNearMe.

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