Not All Credit Card Processors Are Equal: What to Look for When Choosing One Focus Of May WNET Meeting

Debra Angarano, NYS Rep and Merchant Advocate for Tsys Merchant Solutions, will discuss why all credit card processors are not created equal and what you need to look for when choosing one, at the next Women’s Network for Entrepreneurial Training (WNET) monthly breakfast meeting  May 3, 8 a.m. at the SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center in the Oswego County Industrial Park, Phoenix (exit 14, State Route 481).

During this seminar, you will learn the difference between Processor and ISO, what the Durbin Amendment means to merchants, the ins and outs of PCI Compliance, and the new technology and equipment that is available.

Angarano is a Merchant Advocate for Tsys, assisting merchants with the many ways to accept credit cards. She works with her clients to review cost, as well as efficiency. Much of her time is spent setting up processing with associations, credit unions and small banks. Angarano has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years. Prior to this position, she was a Business Banker with M&T Bank, where she worked with startup businesses, as well as established ones, focusing mainly on lending.

Through networking, presentations and information sharing, WNET provides professional development and personal growth for women business owners.

The cost for each seminar is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. The WNET 2011-2012 (Sept. 2011-Aug.2012) membership cost is $25. Each seminar includes a light breakfast.

WNET is supported locally by Operation Oswego County, SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center, Alliance Bank, BeautiControl, and By Detail.

Pre-registration is required for each seminar, and may be made by calling Operation Oswego County, weekdays, at 315-343-1545, or via e-mail [email protected] Payments can also be made via Credit Card on our website.

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