With a Two-Year Revenue Growth of 90 Percent, NMA Ranks No. 47 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Rocky Mountain Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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Companies on the 2023 Inc. 5000 Regionals: Rocky Mountain list had an average growth rate of 414 percent

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"This marks the fourth time we’ve been recognized by one of Inc.’s prestigious award programs and once again, it proves our business strategies and innovative technology roadmaps within the FinTech sector and electronic payments ecosystem are on point," said Heather Altepeter, CEO of NMA.

Inc. magazine today revealed that National Merchants Association (NMA), an innovative FinTech company, pro-business advocate and payments acquirer transforming the financial services industry, ranked No. 47 on its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Rocky Mountain list. This list is the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Rocky Mountain private companies, based in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. Developed from the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, this regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Rocky Mountain economy’s most dynamic segment–its independent small businesses. To view the full Rocky Mountain list, click here.

“We’re honored to be included in Inc’s list of the Rocky Mountain region’s fastest-growing private companies this year,” said Heather Altepeter, CEO, founder and owner of NMA. “This marks the fourth time we’ve been recognized by one of Inc.’s prestigious award programs and once again, it proves our business strategies and innovative technology roadmaps within the FinTech sector and electronic payments ecosystem are on point.”

As an Inc. 5000 regionals winner, NMA showcased a remarkable growth rate across the FinTech industry in the Rocky Mountain region. Between 2019 and 2021, the private companies had an average growth rate of 414 percent and, in 2021 alone, they added 3,399 jobs and nearly $1.3 billion to the Rocky Mountain region’s economy.

“This year’s Inc. 5000 Regional winners represent one of the most exceptional and exciting lists of America’s off-the-charts growth companies. They’re disruptors and job creators, and all delivered an outsize impact on the economy. Remember their names and follow their lead. These are the companies you’ll be hearing about for years to come,” said Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. magazine.

NMA is an innovative merchant services provider, pro-business advocate and payments acquirer that has been transforming the FinTech industry for nearly 20 years, one payment at a time. As a premier card-not-present service provider and trusted partner to brick-and-mortar businesses across the globe, NMA continues to create a seamless payment experience for merchants, agents and consumers.

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About National Merchants Association (NMA)
National Merchants Association (NMA) is a powerhouse in the payment processing industry and a merchant advocacy group that champions for every merchant, regardless of their risk level, to ensure fair and affordable electronic payment options for businesses of all sizes. As a premier card-not-present service provider and trusted partner to brick-and-mortar businesses across the globe for nearly 20 years, NMA has revolutionized the payment processing space by creating a trusted and easy-to-use payment experience for merchants, agents, referral partners and consumers. NMA has achieved remarkable success since its inception – securing a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies for three consecutive years and landing partnerships that afford exclusive access to innovative FinTech and payments solutions. For more information about NMA, visit NationalMerchants.com.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Regionals

Methodology
The 2023 Inc. 5000 Regionals are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2019 and 2021. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2019. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2021. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2019 is $100,000; the minimum for 2021 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons.

About Inc. Media
The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com/.

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