TransFirst and National Funeral Directors Association Announce Exclusive Processing Agreement
Hauppauge, New York (May 19, 2014) – TransFirst®, a leading provider of transaction processing
services and payment enabling technologies, announces that it has been endorsed by the National Funeral
Directors Association (NFDA) as its new provider of payment processing solutions. NFDA entered into
the exclusive agreement with TransFirst on April 1.
Under the agreement, TransFirst’s innovative products and 24/7, U.S.-based merchant support are offered
as part of a comprehensive program that can help NFDA members save money and grow their business.
Some of the TransFirst benefits available to NFDA members include processing of major credit cards,
debit cards and electronic checks (ACH); state-of-the-art security and data protection technologies; wired,
wireless, mobile and Internet-based processing options; industry-compliant processing equipment and
software; pricing structures for businesses of every size and comprehensive online reporting available
“TransFirst is excited to team up with NFDA to deliver cutting-edge payment processing solutions to its
members,” said John Shlonsky, president and CEO of TransFirst. “We look forward to a long and
mutually beneficial relationship.”
“Payment processing is a highly-valued NFDA member benefit and, after an extensive search, we found
that TransFirst exceeded our expectations across all aspects of what we look for in an endorsed provider,”
said Anna Bernfeld, CAE, NFDA vice president of member services. “They are committed to delivering
top-notch customer service and best-in-class merchant services solutions to our members.”
NFDA members can call TransFirst at 800.613.0148 for a free merchant statement analysis to see how
much they may be able to save by switching processing providers. Additional information about the
agreement can be found at www.nfda.org/endorsedproviders or by calling the NFDA member services
representative at 800.228.6332.
About TransFirst (www.TransFirst.com):
A leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies,
TransFirst offers innovative products and services designed with financial institution, independent sales
organization, healthcare, e-commerce, government and merchant customers’ unique needs in mind. By
collaborating with our customers and utilizing deep industry knowledge, we can help them grow their
businesses. Founded in 1995, TransFirst continues to attain significant market share and world-class
expertise in growing and profitable industry segments. Built on a platform of personal service, customer
commitment and flexible pricing, TransFirst is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, and has
operations facilities in Aurora, Colorado; Broomfield, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; Overland Park,
Kansas; Franklin, Tennessee; and Cypress, California; and executive headquarters in Dallas, Texas.
Company-wide, TransFirst currently processes approximately $48 billion in annual sales volume for
approximately 200,000 merchants and financial institution partners. For additional information, please
call 800.745.2659 or visit www.TransFirst.com.
About The National Funeral Directors Association (www.nfda.org)
The NFDA is the world’s leading and largest funeral service association, serving 19,700 individual
members who represent more than 10,000 funeral homes in the United States and 39 countries around the
world. NFDA is the trusted leader, beacon for ethics and the strongest advocate for the profession. NFDA
is the association of choice because it offers funeral professionals comprehensive educational resources,
tools to manage successful businesses, guidance to become pillars in their communities and the expertise
to foster future generations of funeral professionals. NFDA is headquartered in Brookfield, Wis., and has
an office in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit http://nfda.org/.