Clayton, Mo, April 16, 2012 - FirsTech, Inc., a payment
processing provider who works to meet the needs of today's biller
through its comprehensive suite of services, will be presenting at
NACHA's Payments conference on Monday, April 30.
Karen Gilhooly, Executive Vice President, in conjunction with a
representative from Missouri Gas Energy (MGE), will present a case
study examining the introduction of FirsTech's Mobile Bill Pay
application to MGE customers and the process behind MGE's decision
to move forward. The presentation will highlight MGE's business
objectives and explore the current level of customer demand.
The session will also recognize the significant role that adoption
programs play in driving consumer adoption.
"In addition to flexibility and resourcefulness, our company
strives to be a leader in innovation. We believe that the work
we've done at MGE is an example of that," said Howard Mooney,
President and CEO. "The time was right to provide a mobile
solution at MGE. This functionality will be a game changer
for our industry."
In addition to discussing the impact of adding a mobile channel
payment option, the presentation will also highlight other
advantages of a deploying a robust payment strategy. "We are
in a changing environment where payment channels are evolving,"
said Karen Gilhooly, Executive Vice President. "For the
majority of billers, the critical path of a successful payments
program involves the right balance of innovation and risk. We look
forward to sharing those insights during the
The NACHA Payments 2012 event is a premier venue for today's
payments professionals. Regardless of industry or global
location, these sessions are designed to provide the vital and
actionable information needed to address the myriad of issues and
opportunities associated with our challenging economic
environment. The conference will be held in Baltimore, MD,
beginning April 30, concluding May 2.
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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