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Dustin Niglio

CEO, Payment Logistics

Dustin Niglio began Payment Logistics, a payment technology company he founded with brother, Britton, in 2003. They saw a need for reliable and secure merchant account services that also addressed the technical needs of the complex electronic payment processing industry. What started as a full-service merchant account provider has evolved into a payment technology company. In 2016, Niglio’s Payment Logistics formed a partnership with POS software developer, ASI, and another payment technology, Vantiv Integrated Payments, to install an EMV-certified POS system in ASI’s Restaurant Manager 19.1 software. Dustin Niglio has also enjoyed recognition as San Diego’s Top 40 under 40.

ALMA MATER: San Diego State University

FAVORITE: Besta-Wan Pizza House in Carlsbad.

ADVICE: “When negotiating, start with the hard line first and change your mind and tone later.”

AFTER HOURS: He enjoys scuba diving, surfing and spending time with his family.