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TouchSuite announces appointment of seasoned payments professional as newest member of team

Jeffrey Fortney joins TouchSuite as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Partnerships


Jeffrey-Fortney-Senior-Vice-President-of-Business-DevelopmentBOCA RATON, FL. July 9, 2018 —TouchSuite, a financial technology industry leader, announced that Jeffrey Fortney has been appointed Senior Vice President of Business Development and Partnerships.

With more than 25 years of experience in the payments industry, Fortney will focus on strengthening TouchSuite’s corporate partnerships, evaluate new business, and corporate development while driving long-term strategic growth for the company.

“Jeff’s extensive experience across multiple payment verticals as well as his involvement with industry thought leaders will be key as we focus on broadening our ties with strategic partners.” said Sam Zietz, Founder and CEO of TouchSuite.

Prior to joining TouchSuite, Fortney served for 12 years as Vice President of ISO Channel Management for Clearant LLC. Jeffrey’s career in the financial services sector spans back over 35 years. He has been active in various aspects of the payments industry including direct sales, indirect sales and portfolio management.

“We are very excited to have Jeff take on the role of Senior Vice President of Business Development and Partnerships for TouchSuite,” said Michael Forst, TouchSuite Senior Vice President of Sales. “Jeff brings an incredible wealth of knowledge, experience and proven leadership in the payment processing world, we look forward to Jeff expanding TouchSuite’s footprint.”

In addition to his involvement in the processing industry, Fortney is a regular contributor to The Green Sheet, a payment industry publication with focus on ISO and merchant level salespeople. “I am excited to be joining Touchsuite. Their entrepreneurial focus positions them well in today’s ever-evolving payments world. Their purpose and core values align with my personal approach to talent acquisition extremely well.” Fortney comments.

Jeff has served as Vice president of the National Association of Payment Professionals, County Planning Commissioner of San Joaquin County in California and was a member of the board of Directors for the San Joaquin Chamber of Commerce.

About TouchSuite:

Headquartered in Boca Raton Florida, TouchSuite is a leading financial technology company that delivers business solutions for small to mid-sized companies across different industries. Offerings include point-of-sale systems, payment processing services, SEO solutions, working capital and marketing services. TouchSuite positions itself as the entrepreneur’s partner, delivering solutions that help business owners thrive within the community.


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