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Petersen, King to Speak at Panama Global Banking Summit

Wednesday March 1st, 2017

TEMECULA, Calif., March 1, 2017 — National Merchants Association (NMA), a global merchant advocacy group and a leader in merchant services, announced today that Chief Executive and Founder Heather Petersen and Director of Partner Relations Alexis King wil...


Brian Randolph Named Chief Operating Officer at NMA

Monday February 13th, 2017

TEMECULA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017 — National Merchants Association, a global merchant advocacy group and bankcard leader, today announced that Brian Randolph would assume the position of Chief Operating Officer. Randolph has served in the role of Chief ...


Jacob Bennett Tapped for Chief Risk Officer at NMA

Monday February 13th, 2017

TEMECULA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today named Jacob Bennett as Chief Risk Officer. Bennett has previously served in the role of Vice President of Risk and Underwriting since jo...


NMA Names Jason Holderness as Chief Technology Officer

Monday February 13th, 2017

TEMECULA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today named Jason Holderness to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Holderness has served in the role of Director of Software Develo...


National Merchants Association Nominated for TVCC’s Platinum Business of the Year Award

Wednesday February 1st, 2017

TEMECULA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2017 — National Merchants Association (NMA), a global merchant advocacy group and a leader in merchant services, National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, was honored by the Temecula Valley Ch...


National Merchants Association Congratulates Moneris on Sale

Thursday December 22nd, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Dec. 21, 2016 — National Merchants Association (NMA), a global merchant advocacy group and a leader in merchant services, congratulates its processing partner Moneris USA on its announced acquisition. “On behalf of myself and NMA, I ...


National Merchants Association’s CEO Heather Petersen to Speak on “The Current State of Digital Transactions” at the CES Digital Money Forum

Tuesday December 13th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Dec. 13, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced that its CEO Heather Petersen will speak on “The Current State of Digital Transactions” panel at the CES Digital Money Forum. ...


National Merchants Association Recognized on 2016 Inland Empire Top Workplaces Award List From Press-Enterprise Newspaper

Tuesday December 6th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a global merchant advocacy group and a leader in merchant services, has been ranked in the Top 10 of the 2016 Inland Empire Top Workplaces list from the Press-Enterprise newspaper. This awar...


National Merchants Association Names Marcy Grimm Vice President of Partner Relations

Wednesday November 30th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a global merchant advocacy group and a leader in merchant services, today announced the appointment of Marcy Grimm to vice president of Partner Relations. National Merchants Association is ...


National Merchants Association’s Heather Petersen, Jacob Bennett and Alexis King to Speak on Payments Processing at ADSUM

Tuesday November 22nd, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced that Heather Petersen, CEO; Jacob Bennett, vice president of Risk and Underwriting; and Alexis King, director of Partner Relat...


National Merchants Association and dLocal Ink Deal to Provide Payments Processing Services Throughout Latin America

Monday November 14th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, and dLocal (https://dlocal.com/), the leader in delivering a payments platform for Latin America and emerging markets, today announced a partn...


National Merchants Association Expands European Presence Inking Partnership Agreement With Borgun Bank

Tuesday November 8th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2016 — National Merchants Association today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Borgun Bank of Reykjavik, Iceland, to provide payments processing services for merchants throughout Europe. “Our partnership...


National Merchants Association Streamlines Application Process, Eliminating Need for Voided Checks and Bank Verification Letters

Tuesday November 1st, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2016 — National Merchants Association today announced that it has eliminated the requirement for merchants to include voided checks or bank verification letters with their applications for payments processing services. It is one ...


National Merchants Association Launches New Chargeback Control Platform for Its Merchant Members

Tuesday October 25th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a global merchant advocacy group and a leader in merchant services, today launched its new Chargeback Control Platform™ (CCP). CCP is a tool designed to intercept inbound disputes before th...


National Merchants Association Hosts Payments Industry Agent Partners at Fire & Ice Event

Wednesday October 12th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a global merchant advocacy group and a leader in merchant services, recently hosted the Fire & Ice event, which was held Sunday, Oct. 9, through Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Temecula Creek In...


National Merchants Association CEO Heather Petersen to Address Congress on Payments Industry Issues as Part of Electronic Transaction Association’s Capitol Hill Fly-in

Monday September 19th, 2016

Focus on EMV Migration, One Year After the Liability Shift TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 19, 2016 — National Merchants Association CEO Heather Petersen will address Members of Congress and federal regulators on payments industry issues, with a focus on EMV m...


National Merchants Association’s Alexis King to Present on Payment Processing at Electronic Retailing Association D2C Convention

Thursday September 8th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced that Alexis King, director of Partner Relations at National Merchants Association, will present on a panel entitled, “Getting ...


National Merchants Association’s Jacob Bennett to Present on “Big Data” Panel at Western States Acquirers Association Conference

Tuesday September 6th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced that Jacob Bennett, vice president of Risk and Underwriting at National Merchants Association, will present on a panel entitle...


National Merchants Association Celebrates the Grand Re-opening of the Newly Designed Temecula Headquarters

Tuesday September 6th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 6, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a merchant advocacy group and leader in merchant services, will host a Grand Re-opening of its newly designed corporate headquarters with a VIP ribbon cutting ceremony, headquarters tours a...


National Merchants Association Ranks Number 466 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 With Three-year Sales Growth of 816 Percent

Thursday August 18th, 2016

6th Fastest-growing Financial Services Company in California, 34th Nationwide TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2016 — National Merchants Association (NMA), a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, ranks Number 466 on the 2016 Inc. 5000 with three-year ...


National Merchants Association’s Butch Hildebrand to Speak on Choosing Merchant Services at San Diego Small Business Expo

Monday August 15th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced that Butch Hildebrand, director of Sales, will speak on “The Process of Processing; Choosing your Best Merchant Services,” at ...


National Merchants Association Jacob Bennett to Present on “EMV: Blessing or Curse?” Panel at Mobile Payments Conference

Monday August 15th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced that Jacob Bennett, vice president of Risk and Underwriting, will present on a panel entitled, “EMV: Blessing or Curse?” at th...


National Merchants Association Hires 67 New Employees in First Half of 2016, Workforce to Double in 2016

Wednesday August 3rd, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 3, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a merchant advocacy group and leader in merchant services, has hired 67 new employees during the first half of 2016 and plans to hire an additional 85 employees this year. This growth in job...


National Merchants Association VP Brian Berkenbile to Speak on “Forming Your Payment Processor Alliance” at RSPA: Retail Now

Tuesday July 26th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., July 27, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced that Brian Berkenbile, VP of Sales and Customer Service, will speak on “Forming Your Alliance with a Payment Processor” at RSP...


National Merchants Association Names Brian Berkenbile VP, Sales and Customer Service

Tuesday July 26th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., July 27, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced the appointment of Brian Berkenbile to vice president of Sales and Customer Service. National Merchants Association is activel...


National Merchants Association Names Tim Reynolds Director of Member Support

Wednesday July 6th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., July 6, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced the appointment of Tim Reynolds to director of Member Support. National Merchants Association is actively hiring to double its ...


National Merchants Association Names Butch Hildebrand Director of Sales

Tuesday June 21st, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., June 21, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced the appointment of Butch Hildebrand to director of Sales. Hildebrand is charged with developing and implementing strategic sal...


National Merchants Association Names Angelo Ponzi Chief Strategy Officer

Tuesday May 17th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., May 17, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced the appointment of Angelo Ponzi to chief strategy officer. Working closely with CEO Heather Petersen, Ponzi is charged with spe...


National Merchants Association VP Jacob Bennett to Speak on EMV and Fraud at CNP Expo

Wednesday May 11th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., May 11, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, today announced that Jacob Bennett, vice president of Risk and Underwriting, will speak at the CNP “Card Not Present” Expo being held May 23–26...


National Merchants Association Hiring Expansion Brings New Jobs to Temecula, Local Workforce To Double in 2016

Tuesday May 3rd, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif. – May 3, 2016 – National Merchants Association, a merchant advocacy group and leader in merchant services, is actively hiring to fill over 85 open positions, effectively doubling its workforce and bringing new jobs to Riverside County and...


National Merchants Association CEO Heather Petersen to Speak at the Electronic Transactions Association’s Transact 16

Wednesday April 13th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., April 13, 2016 — National Merchants Association CEO Heather Petersen will be a featured speaker at the MagnaCarta executive briefing on the future of payments, entitled “Great Leap Forward: Making the Case for Small Business EMV,” at the...


National Merchants Association to Invest $20 Million to Acquire Agent Portfolios of All Transactional Volumes

Monday April 11th, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif., April 12, 2016 — National Merchants Association, a bankcard leader and merchant advocacy group, has announced plans to acquire residual portfolios of all transactional volumes. It plans to invest $20 million for low-risk residual portfol...


National Merchants Association joins ETA Payments Fly-In on Capitol Hill

Wednesday September 16th, 2015

Washington, DC, September 16, 2015 – National Merchants Association executives join The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) Payments Fly-In on Capitol Hill. Heather Petersen, CEO, Brian Randolph, CTO, Alexis King, Director of Sales Support, and Jaco...


National Merchants Association CEO Wins Award at Transact 15

Monday April 6th, 2015

TEMECULA, Calif. – April 6th, 2015 – Heather Petersen, Chief Executive Officer of National Merchants Association, was honored as Committee Volunteer of the Year at the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) Star Awards Gala, held March 31st, 2015. ...


National Merchants Association integrates with PAY.ON to extend their cross-border capabilities and utilize industry-leading monitoring and reporting tools

Tuesday March 24th, 2015

Munich, Germany / Temecula, California, USA –March 24, 2015 — National Merchants Association (NMA), experts in credit card processing and merchant services, are partnering with PAY.ON, the leading white label global payment gateway, to expand their gatew...


The National Merchants Association office is expanding – both in office space and in Team Members!

Wednesday June 18th, 2014

Temecula, Calif.- June 18th, 2014- The National Merchants Association office is expanding – both in office space and in Team Members! Already occupying space within the corporate building loc...


NMA at the 2013 Annual Meeting & Expo

Tuesday February 11th, 2014

National Merchants Association (NMA), a leading provider of worldwide merchant processing solutions, today announced that it will have a significant presence at the 2013 Annual Meeting & Expo, the premier business and networking event of the...


National Merchants Association’s Global Expansion Continues Into Australia

Friday March 29th, 2013

Explosive International Growth Propels Merchant Services Leader Onto Second Continent San Diego, Calif. and Sydney, Australia – May 29, 2013 – National Merchants Association, the leading provider of high risk merchant services accounts, ope...


Shower Your Business with Loyal Customers through Custom Branded Gift/Loyalty Cards

Thursday March 21st, 2013

Your doors are open but where are the people? What they need is an incentive to come back!  Give them what they want by implementing a simple and inexpensive Custom-Branded Gift/Loyalty Card and increase your revenue by 50%!Gift and loyalty cards can...


National Merchants Association and Future POS announce strategic dealer partnership

Friday March 1st, 2013

LOS ANGELES- National Merchants Association and Future POS today announced a strategic dealer partnership that combines the nationwide scale and merchant reach of National Merchants Association with Future POS’s technology platform to give merchants...


National Merchants Association (NMA) is proud to announce a charitable partnership with Rancho Damacitas through the NMA Give-It-Back donation program.

Tuesday January 1st, 2013

Temecula, California January 2013 -  National Merchants Association (NMA) is proud to announce a charitable partnership with Rancho Damacitas through the NMA Give-It-Back donation program. Their mission statement: “At the heart of Rancho Damaci...


Local Temecula businesswoman Heather Petersen, CEO and founder of National Merchants Association (NMA) was announced on Friday (November 9, 2012) as a 2012 Silver winner for the Stevie Award's Female Entrepreneur of the Year.

Monday November 12th, 2012

Temecula, CA, November 12, 2012Local Temecula businesswoman Heather Petersen, CEO and founder of National Merchants Association (NMA) was announced on Friday (November 9, 2012) as a 2012 Silver winner for the Stevie Award's Female Entrepreneur of the Year...


GIVE-IT-BACK

Tuesday October 23rd, 2012

Temecula, Calif.- June 18th, 2014- The National Merchants Association office is expanding – both in office space and in Team Members! Already occupying space within the corporate building loc...


National Merchants Association Revolutionizes Mobile Payments With Free Swipe Platform

Friday July 13th, 2012

Temecula, CA July 13, 2012… According to a 2012 study conducted by Juniper Research, mobile payments are expected to rise to $630 billion over the next two years. In an effort to meet the growing needs of small businesses, National Merchants Associ...


National Merchants Association Wins Two Bronze Stevies® at NY Awards Show

Monday July 2nd, 2012

Temecula, CA, November 12, 2012Local Temecula businesswoman Heather Petersen, CEO and founder of National Merchants Association (NMA) was announced on Friday (November 9, 2012) as a 2012 Silver winner for the Stevie Award's Female Entrepreneur of the Year...


National Merchants Association Wins 2012 Small Business of the Year

Wednesday June 6th, 2012

Burbank, CA, June 6, 2012…National Merchants Association (NMA) was awarded the 2012 Small Business of the Year by the United Chamber of Commerce on June 1, 2012 at the Chamber’s annual breakfast that brings together leaders from throughout So...


National Merchants Association Prepares Furniture Retailers As The Year Of The Dragon Ignites Online Sales

Monday May 7th, 2012

Burbank, CA, May 7, 2012... According to Forbes, online furniture sales are expected to soar by 28% this year as young couples begin to purchase new homes due to the “Year of the Dragon’s” promise of fortune. Bankcard expert Heather Pete...


National Merchants Association Helps Business Owners Transition Smoothly Into Online Commerce

Friday March 9th, 2012

BURBANK, Calif., – March 9, 2012 – What’s drawing consumers to the internet?  Are business owners ready for online shoppers?  Heather Petersen, CEO of the National Merchants Association (NMA), says “Our organization prep...


NMA Welcomes New Member Stacy Furniture & Design

Friday February 17th, 2012

Furniture merchant underscores NMA’s leadership position as the bankcard expert for small-to-mid-sized businesses  BURBANK, Calif., – February 17, 2012 – National Merchants Association (NMA) is please...


National Merchants Association to Participate in 4th Annual Valley Business Expo

Thursday February 16th, 2012

National Merchants Association (NMA) will be an exhibitor at the Valley Business Expo scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2012 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. Expo 2012 will showcase products, ser...