It is a great accomplishment that First American has been able to grow our business during the largest economic contraction in 80 years;
Fort Worth, TX (Vocus) September 14, 2010
First American Payment Systems, L.P. (“First American”), one of the fastest growing electronic payments processors in the U.S., ranked number seven for top private companies in Tarrant County by the Fort Worth Business Press.
“We are excited to have moved into the top 10 privately held businesses in Fort Worth,” said Neil Randel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First American. “Fort Worth is a strong, supportive city and a great place to own and operate a business.”
Founded as a small credit card acquirer in 1990, First American has grown into a full-service, international payment processor. The company offers solutions to multiple channels and industries, including independent sales organizations and financial institutions.
Merchants who process through First American have access to a full suite of in-house payment products including credit, debit, EBT, check, ACH (recurring), e-commerce and gift card processing. Merchants can also purchase or lease best-in-class payment equipment, including ATMs and can take advantage of support services including online reporting and 24/7 in-house customer service.
“Being in the top 10 private businesses for Tarrant County is extremely rewarding,” said Randel. “It is a great accomplishment that First American has been able to grow our business during the largest economic contraction in 80 years; and it is a testament to all of our employees and their hard work that we can still provide an exceptional payment product and service to our customers.”
The company attributes its success to its emphasis on reliability, honesty, partner relationships, and a conservative approach to growth. Two decades after inception, the company employs approximately 400 people in Downtown Fort Worth and more than 1,400 people in the United States and Canada.
About First American
First American Payment Systems, L.P. is a rapidly growing international payment processor that provides comprehensive electronic transaction processing services for more than 120,000 merchants throughout the United States and Canada. In addition to credit, debit and EBT card processing, First American also offers a complete line of proprietary products and services to businesses and non-profits, including Secur-Chex® check services, FirstAdvantage® gift cards, FirstPay.Net™ e-commerce solutions, FirstFund® ACH software, Govolution® government e-payments, national ATM sales, and Merimac Capital® point-of-sale equipment and ATM leasing. For more information, visit http://www.first-american.net.