TransFirst® and NIADA Announce Exclusive New Payment Processing Agreement
Hauppauge, New York (June 12, 2014) – TransFirst, a leading provider of transaction processing services
and payment enabling technologies, and the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association
(NIADA) announce that they have agreed to a new, exclusive relationship for payment processing
TransFirst acquired a long-standing non-exclusive agreement to provide processing solutions to NIADA
members, which has now become exclusive, with TransFirst providing the same level of service plus
additional enhancements including a full suite of credit card processing services, American Express® Card
transactions at the same rate as other payment cards, 24/7/365 U.S.-based live customer support, and
state-of-the-art payment processing software and equipment.
“TransFirst is excited to expand upon our relationship with NIADA with this exclusive agreement to
deliver cutting-edge payment processing solutions to its members, and we look forward to a long and
mutually beneficial relationship with them,” says John Shlonsky, president and CEO of TransFirst.
“TransFirst is a highly-valued, long-time NIADA member benefit provider who has exceeded our
expectations across all aspects of what we look for in a valued member benefit provider,” says Scott D.
Lila, Senior VP, Member Services, NIADA. “They have made substantial investments in our program to
ensure first-class service, best-in-class merchant services solutions and leading-edge technology services
for our members to take advantage of. In recognition of these accomplishments and their long-time
commitment to excellence within our member benefit program, we are honored to enter into an exclusive
NIADA merchant services provider alliance with them.”
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 strong 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; 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.
TransFirst, LLC is a registered ISO/MSP of: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Walnut Creek, CA and Synovus
Bank, Columbus, GA for Visa and MasterCard transactions only. For additional information, please call
800.745.2659 or visit www.TransFirst.com.
About NIADA (www.niada.com/)
The National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA), has represented the used motor
vehicle industry since 1946. NIADA assists its members in becoming more successful and is the
industry’s legislative representative for protecting dealer and consumer interests. The association
consistently generates valuable industry education and information, along with services and benefits
designed to prepare members for an ever-changing marketplace. As a consumer-friendly association,
automotive consumer information can be found at autoconsumer.tv.