Payment Alliance International Receives WorldPay US Top Distributor Award

ISO Awarded First Place Division One Honors for Highest Organic Growth

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Payment Alliance International (PAI), a leader in electronic payment processing solutions, was named Division One Top Distributor by WorldPay US at its 12th Annual ATM Distributor Conference. The Conference took place Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 18-19, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. An awards dinner was held at The World of Coca Cola in downtown Atlanta that Wednesday evening to honor the top distributors in several divisional categories. The prestigious Top Distributor Award is based on customer growth and business performance with Division One distinguished as the highest tier.

“We are thrilled to receive the Division One Top Distributor Award and are grateful to WorldPay for their support throughout this past year. WorldPay is an outstanding organization filled with talented professionals who have worked hard to help us grow,” said John J. Leehy, III, PAI president and chief executive officer. Leehy added, “This award is further proof that our customers and market partners continue to be at the heart of our success, and it’s their dedication and commitment that drive our business forward.”

“PAI has been a great customer and trusted partner of ours for years,” says Michael Cowart, vice president of ATM and ISO merchant service processing for WorldPay. Cowart continued, “WorldPay is delighted to present PAI with the Division One Award. The competition is fierce, so to win this award speaks volumes about PAI’s growing business. It is with great pride that we congratulate the PAI team once again for this tremendous accomplishment.”

About Payment Alliance International (PAI)

Payment Alliance International is a leading provider of payment processing solutions for businesses nationwide. As the nation’s largest deployer of ATMs, PAI provides ATM processing and maintenance services, ATM equipment sales and support, and ATM branding programs. PAI also offers comprehensive payment and small business solutions including credit, debit and prepaid card acceptance services, remote deposit capture and check processing, ecommerce solutions, ATM/email/mobile marketing, and loyalty programs…all designed to maximize customer success and make business easy. Payment Alliance International is based in Louisville, Ky., with offices in West Palm Beach, Fla., Jackson, Miss. and Billings, Mont. For more information, please visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About WorldPay

The second-largest ATM processor in the US, WorldPay is a global card payment acquiring business operating in over 30 countries which allows customers to accept card payments both at point of sale and over the Internet. The company offers services across the entire payment value chain, including transaction capturing, merchant acquiring and transaction processing. For more information, please visit

Payment Alliance International
Terri Newton
Strategic Marketing Director
WorldPay US
David Carter
Vice President of Marketing

Source: Payment Alliance International

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