Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 03, 2013
First American Payment Systems is proud to announce its new partnership with the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT). As an endorsed merchant services provider, First American will offer customizable merchant services programs and support to a network of Texas community banks. These services include a people-based model that supports merchants with marketing, customer service and security features.
"Texas community banks use a people-based business model, and IBAT is endorsing First American because we believe it shares the same values as IBAT member banks," Curt Nelson, president of IBAT Services, said.
First American is dedicated to providing partner banks with secure solutions, a dedicated marketing team, in-house customer service, and detailed online processing reports. Cody Yanchak, director of sales for financial institutions at First American, led the IBAT partnership initiative and will directly work with bank partners to initiate growth.
First American has longstanding partnerships with Texas Banks, providing service-centric solutions that clients need. “We’ve partnered with First American Payment Systems for the last three years because of its customizable approach to our institution along with superior support for merchant services,” Shon Cass, senior vice president and founder of Texas Security Bank, said. “I’m proud to partner with a company that values security, service, and technology -all of which fully support our growth,” he added.
"IBAT was looking for the right fit for Texas community banks- a provider that not only focuses on exemplary customer service and security, but also offers strong marketing resources and support," Chris Williston, president and chief executive officer of IBAT, said, "First American exceeded our expectations all around.
Since 1990, thousands of national merchants have relied on First American for quality payment solutions. With competitive transaction processing rates, support for the latest point-of-sale equipment, software and VARs, First American securely processes billions of dollars in transactions each year.
IBAT exclusively represents Texas’ community banks and branches, located in more than 700 towns, cities and rural areas across the state. Formed in 1974, IBAT is directed by volunteer leaders and a dedicated and experienced staff. IBAT members range in size from $10 million to $20 billion with combined assets of nearly $165 billion.
About First American Payment Systems
First American Payment Systems, L.P., based in Fort Worth, Texas, is a payment processor that provides comprehensive electronic transaction processing services for more than 140,000 merchants throughout the United States. In addition to credit, debit and EBT card processing, First American offers a complete line of proprietary products and services to businesses and non-profits, including M+Terminal® mobile solution, 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.