DETROIT, December 6, 2016 – Detroit-based, International Bancard, an industry-leading payment acceptance provider, announced its partnership with Lathrup Village-based Michigan First Credit Union, effectively offering the financial institution’s loyal business account members more user-friendly and secure ways of accepting multiple payment methods.
International Bancard helps grow businesses of all sizes by providing payment acceptance solutions, including credit and debit card processing, mobile payments, ACH, check acceptance, and gift card programs. Businesses all over Michigan and the United States rely on International Bancard’s market insight, data security knowledge, and client care to deliver exceptional service to more customers in more locations.
"It is important to International Bancard that we partner with Michigan-based businesses,” said International Bancard’s founder and CEO, David Iafrate. “We have worked hard to help businesses throughout the state realize their full growth potential and the key role payment acceptance plays in a successful business.”
“Michigan First is committed to offering top-tier services to our members, and as the technology and payments industries continue to evolve, this partnership was the next logical step to continue a positive growth trajectory for our organization and for our members,” said Michael Poulos, Michigan First President and CEO. “Together with International Bancard, we are helping to eliminate financial risks by providing businesses with the tools and resources needed to offer increased convenience in a safe and secure environment for their current and future customers.”
The partnership will provide Michigan First Credit Union’s members with International Bancard’s cutting-edge payment acceptance solutions, including:
- EMV-certified equipment
- Surcharging abilities
- Online payment acceptance with a virtual terminal
- NFC contactless readers for ApplePay, Google Wallet, and more
Michigan First Credit Union is currently celebrating its 90th year of business and has more than 15 branches located throughout the start of Michigan.
About International Bancard
Whether our clients serve 50 customers or host 100,000 fans, we provide payment acceptance solutions that help their businesses grow, while giving their customers a great experience. As a nationally recognized leader in the payment acceptance industry, organizations depend on International Bancard's market insight, payment security knowledge, client care, and business relationships to help guide them toward sustainable growth. For more information visit InternationalBancard.com.
About Michigan First Credit Union
Celebrating its 90th anniversary, Lathrup Village-based Michigan First Credit Union delivers world-class service to more than 122,000 members at 14 branches throughout Michigan. A supporter of financial education, the credit union offers expanded financial services for every life stage through its Michigan First Mortgage and Young & Free Michigan brands, as well as its 365 Live Call Center. Currently, the credit union has over $780 million in assets. To learn more about Michigan First and its award-winning team, visit www.MichiganFirst.com.
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