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First Data – Community Financial Institution (CFI): Merchant Services Program



The Community Financial Institution (CFI) Solutions program, supported by First Data, offers merchant services that go beyond standard credit card processing. The CFI Solutions program is designed to help community banks grow and generate revenue.




 

 Solution

 

Comprehensive Sales and Marketing Support
  • Access to customized banker training and materials to fit your institution’s unique needs
  • Help to achieve your business objectives with Business Consultants who are aligned with your bank
  • Attract, connect and retain business clients with our 360-degree approach to marketing 
Industry-leading Technology
  • Leverage our technology innovations to establish deeper relationships and engage clients beyond traditional banking services
  • Offer customers a fast and seamless boarding experience
  • Track and manage the merchant acquisition and implementation process via a partner portal 
Award-winning Solutions
  • Enable businesses with the ability to safely and securely accept the most popular forms of payment – Credit/debit cards, EMV® chip and contactless payment (i.e., mobile wallets)
  • Help your customers manage and grow their business with the Clover® platform that brings together cutting-edge hardware, multiple layers of security, cloud-based software and an app market with hundreds of solutions
  • Maximize the value of your relationships with our robust, award-winning point-of-sale (POS) and business management technologies that expand sales and provide data insights to help a merchant improve its bottom line 

Learn more at: www.firstdata.com/cfi

 
 

 Provider

 

Community Financial Institution Solutions are backed by First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The company’s 22,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year.

See more about First Data - CFI


 
 

 Benefits

 

Benefits for Your Commercial Customers
  • Provide your business customers with a range of solutions that help increase sales, lower liability, and manage their business
  • Offer your business customers customizable solutions that are tailored to their industry
  • Meet the needs of your customers, from small and medium-sized business to larger enterprises
  • Give your customers the flexibility to align with how their customers want to do business – in person, online or on-the-go via a mobile device 
  • Benefit from our investment in sales support and our client management infrastructure designed to deliver delightful client experiences

Benefits for Your Bank
  • Trust that your customers are receiving the same level of personalized service from us that they are accustomed to receiving from you 
  • Access to ongoing support for your most valued customers from our client management team that will proactively help to get your customers up and running smoothly
  • Our investment in sales support and our client management infrastructure designed to deliver delightful client experiences
  • Significant revenue share for community banks: 20%, 40%, or 60% based on the business model that best suits the bank
  • Annual marketing funds to promote your bank’s card acceptance program
  • Generous bonus program available to bank employees


 
 

 Contacts

 

ABA Contact

First Data CFI Contact

  • Eric Smith
    855-620-9137


 
 

 Due Diligence Report

 

Due diligence reports  are currently available on select solutions and for bank members only.
Get Report.
 

 Learn About Endorsed Solutions

 

In a rapidly changing landscape, banks turn to the proven expertise of ABA Endorsed Solutions for the most advanced technologies and products to grow their business, cut costs and transform the customer experience.
​Questions? Please contact Ed Gross for more information.