Atlanta, GA and Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) April 23, 2013
Ruston Miles, SVP of Bluefin Payment Systems, will participate as a speaker at Bishop T.D. Jakes’ International Pastors & Leadership Conference, April 25-27 in Dallas, TX.
Since 1995, Bishop T. D. Jakes’ Pastors and Leadership conference has helped equip pastors and leaders with strategies and resources to thrive in leadership and ministry. Last year’s conference was attended by approximately 8,000 pastors and leaders from over 40 states and 26 international countries. Organizers expect up to 10,000 attendees for 2013.
“This is a cutting-edge conference for the leadership and ministry field,” said Mr. Miles. “Speaking on Technology in the Church is a great opportunity to discuss today’s technological challenges and to equip pastors and leaders with payment technology solutions.”
Bluefin Payment Systems is a leading provider of secure payment technologies. The company is partnered with over 100 software providers and serves 15,000 U.S. and Canadian merchants, including 1,200 faith-based and non-profit organizations. Bluefin was recognized in 2012 as the #6 Fastest Growing Private Company in America by Inc., 500.
“Bluefin brings a wealth of knowledge and best practices to the table,” said Lance Goudy, Director of Information Technology for T.D. Jakes Ministries and The Potter’s House. “After moving to Bluefin, utilizing their tools, and leveraging their expertise, we saw a drastic drop in customer service issues. It's nice to know we have such a partner in our corner.”
Bishop T. D. Jakes serves as the senior pastor of the 30,000-member church—The Potter’s House located in Dallas—and has been named “America’s Best Preacher” by Time Magazine.
Ruston Miles founded Bluefin in 2002 and serves as Senior Vice President. He has 14 years of experience in payment processing technology. Ruston is a Certified Payment Professional (CPP), Certified Internet Business Strategist (CIBS), and an active member of the PCI Security Standards Council.
About Bluefin Payment Systems
Bluefin Payment Systems is a leading provider of secure payment technologies to integrated software vendors (ISVs), SaaS providers and major U.S. and Canadian merchants. Through the company's PayConex payment gateway, partners and merchants enjoy all major processing products, such as credit/debit/ACH, with the convenience of acceptance through the point-of-sale (POS), virtual terminal or hosted E-commerce pay page. Bluefin’s security suite includes point-to-point encryption (P2PE), transparent redirection, tokenization and store & convert processes. Bluefin is partnered with over 100 software companies and serves 15,000 merchants. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, with offices in New York, Chicago and Tulsa.