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International Bancard Honored as One of Metro Detroit's 2016 Best and Brightest Companies

Posted by Kerry Wezner on Sep 26, 2016 3:04:00 PM
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DETROIT, Sept. 23, 2016 - International Bancard, a Detroit-based payment acceptance solutions provider, has been named one of the Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2016. The winning companies will be honored by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) during a luncheon at the Detroit Marriott in the Renaissance Center on Friday, September 23, 2016.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the Michigan Business and Professional Association that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, and Nationally. 

“On behalf of the entire organization, we are extremely thrilled that International Bancard has been recognized as one of Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” said International Bancard’s President, Gary Rutledge. “I am proud of my passionate, hard-working team, and am overjoyed they are receiving the recognition they deserve and stand behind the company we all believe in.”

International Bancard has also been named one of 2016’s Best and Brightest in Wellness, and offers company-wide Fitbit activity trackers, in-house massages and yoga sessions, flex time to encourage work-life balance, healthy food options, and continued education, among other perks.

“We are honored to recognize the efforts of this year’s 'Best and Brightest' companies. These companies have created impressive organizational value and business results through their policies and Best Practices in human resource management. This award has become a designation sought after by hundreds of Metropolitan Detroit area companies and is a powerful recruitment tool in the drive to attract and retain exceptional employees,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of MBPA.

The National Association for Business Resources (NABR), who establishes the winners, connects, educates, and empowers businesses across the country through focused programs, groundbreaking studies, and field-leading support.

Founded in 2001, International Bancard is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year and has built a reputation for exceptional 24/7 client service as well as keeping clients up-to-date with the latest credit card processing technology.

International Bancard is relocating its headquarters to the newly named International Bancard Building in downtown Detroit.  

The complete list of award winners for the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2016 can be found here.

About International Bancard:
International Bancard helps businesses accept payments – credit, debit, ACH, check, and gift cards. 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

About MBPA:
The Michigan Business and Professional Association boasts a statewide sphere of influence that no other organization of its kind can claim, leveraging a depth of programs and community initiatives that positively impact more than 150,000 businesses. Visit them online at 

About NABR:
The NABR, established in 1996, fosters a collaborative environment in which companies and leaders learn best practices, trends, and vital information benefiting the company and its employees well beyond the finances. Through the Best and Brightest programs, the National Association for Business Resources provides specialized business services, education and resources for businesses throughout the United States.


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