TransFirst and VGM Club Announce New Strategic Alliance

Aug 18, 2015, 14:51 ET from TransFirst, LLC

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TransFirst®, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, and VGM Club, the nation's premier member service organization for the club industry, announce a new strategic alliance agreement.

Under the terms of the agreement, TransFirst was selected as VGM's preferred vendor for merchant services. The alliance offers VGM Club members access to TransFirst's comprehensive array of payment processing products and services at a discounted processing rate.

"TransFirst appreciates the opportunity to align with a company that shares our core values of commitment to its sales partners and merchants," says John Shlonsky, TransFirst's president and CEO. "We are confident VGM Club members will welcome TransFirst's secure payment processing solutions that can potentially help their businesses streamline operations, save money and increase revenues."

"We are excited to bring this relationship with TransFirst to our clients in the club industry. The commencement of our arrangement could not have happened at a better time with the sweeping changes happening with card processing," says VGM Club's Chief Operating Officer Kent Dierks. "TransFirst is the right company to offer as an option to our 3,000+ clubs. They offer simple solutions, upfront pricing, and best-in-class service which are all staples of what we look for with the services we promote."

About TransFirst, LLC
A leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, TransFirst offers innovative products and services designed with financial institution, independent sales organization, healthcare, e-commerce, integrated partners, government and merchant customers' unique needs in mind. By collaborating with our customers and utilizing strong industry knowledge, we can help them grow their businesses. Founded in 1995, TransFirst continues to attain significant market share and world-class expertise in growing and profitable industry segments. Built on a platform of personal service, customer commitment and flexible pricing, TransFirst is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, and has operations facilities in Aurora, Colorado; Broomfield, Colorado; Franklin, Tennessee; and Cypress, CA. For additional information, please call 800.745.2659 or visit

About VGM Club
Established in 1994, VGM Club is the nation's premier member service organization for the club industry. VGM Club has over 450 supplier and distributor partners who offer their 3,000 members volume discounts, improved terms, cash rebates and other incentives for all areas of operations.

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