Melody Lashmar brings a diverse perspective to the payment
Melody Lashmar was named Executive Vice
President of FirsTech, Inc. With nearly 20 years of experience in
the financial services industry, Melody developed a deep knowledge
across multiples payment channels by providing solutions that
businesses need to effectively manage and grow their operation.
Melody embraces payment innovation, validated by her previous
experience unveiling Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment
services to companies and Financial Institutions at Metavante, now
FIS, followed immediately by the roll out of the next innovation:
Check 21 processing.
"Melody has a sound background of being on
the leading edge of payment innovations," says Howard Mooney,
President & CEO of FirsTech, Inc. "Her demonstrated hands-on
leadership style and aptitude for creating solutions for billers
will be integral in the continued growth of FirsTech."
"I am motivated by the challenge of using
my knowledge and experience to solve real issues for companies,"
says Melody Lashmar, Executive Vice President. "FirsTech, with its
boutique approach to service, allows me to provide individualized
solutions to clients with the help of a dedicated team committed to
Melody earned an Honors Bachelor of
Mathematics - with a concentration in Business Administration,
Information Systems - from the University of Waterloo, Ontario.
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FirsTech Inc. provides innovative payment processing solutions
to the government, insurance, utility, healthcare, telecom, cable
and finance industries. FirsTech processes millions of transactions
per year using the Fusion payment processing platform - which
provides industry leading bill payment channel integration for
walk-in bill payment processing at its 3,000 agent locations in 36
states - lockbox, online bill pay, IVR, mobile, CSR, bank bill pay
concentration (e-lockbox/e-box). For 30 years and counting,
FirsTech provides custom payment solutions to clients with a focus
on efficiency and execution. This results in higher customer
satisfaction and lower payment processing costs.
FirsTech is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Busey Bank through
First Busey Corporation-a diversified financial holding company
headquartered in Champaign, Illinois. More information about First
Busey Corporation can be found at busey.com.
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