Joe Baker Joins PCI Compliance Provider ControlScan as Vice President, Business Development

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Payments industry veteran provides leadership and expertise to enhance business growth

ControlScan (, the leading provider of PCI compliance solutions specifically designed for small- to mid-sized merchants, today announced that Joe Baker has joined the company as vice president, business development, for the company’s North American operations.

Baker brings more than 20 years of experience to ControlScan, including executive management and sales positions in the payments industry. In his new role at the PCI compliance solutions provider, Baker is responsible for developing partnerships with processors and merchant banks and driving sales growth within ControlScan’s North American operation.
“ControlScan has done an incredible job of tailoring their PCI Compliance solutions to meet the needs of Level 4 merchants,” said Baker. “As ControlScan anticipates continued growth in 2011, I look forward to evaluating market expansion and strategic partnership opportunities to support this goal.”

Prior to joining ControlScan, Baker was senior vice president of business development at Atlanta-based CRE Secure Payments, where he was responsible for guiding strategy and directing all CRE business development activities, such as identifying and establishing strategic partnerships with Tier 1 processors.

Prior to CRE, Baker held several senior management positions at Norcross, Ga.-based CheckFree Corp. for more than a decade, serving as vice president of corporate business development; vice president of strategic partners, software; vice president of strategic alliances, electronic commerce; vice president of client operations, software; and vice president of sales, software at the provider of financial electronic commerce services and products.

“Having substantially grown our acquirer and ISO partnerships and our merchant base over the past few years, we are poised to continue delivering quality PCI compliance solutions and personalized support to ISOs, acquirers and their Level 4 merchants nationwide,” said Jethro Felton, executive vice president of business development, ControlScan. “As we continue to grow, Joe is poised to help us expand into new markets in North America. His extensive knowledge and experience in the payments industry positions ControlScan for continued expansion.”

About ControlScan
Headquartered in Atlanta, ControlScan provides Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance solutions that fit the specific needs of small- to medium-sized merchants (defined by Visa as “Level 4”). The company helps simplify PCI compliance and reduce risk for acquirers by achieving high PCI compliance rates for their merchants. As a market leader in PCI compliance, ControlScan offers its acquirer partners the unique benefits of an exclusive focus on servicing Level 4 merchants, programs that work based on the needs of each acquirer and a track record of success in achieving high PCI compliance rates. For more information about ControlScan and its solutions visit or call 1-800-825-3301.


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