Media Contact: Sherri Fishman, Fishman Public Relations, 847.945-1300, email@example.com Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Former First Data Executive Creates New Credit Card Processing Company Franchise Payments Network Geared Toward Franchise Community Orlando, FL – Thomas Epstein, former Vice President of National Sales with First Data, has announced the formation of Franchise Payments Network (FPN), the only credit card processing company dedicated entirely to the franchise segment. FPN combines the buying power of all clients to achieve a more cost-effective solution for a franchise system. By partnering with three of the top five credit card processing services in the nation, FPN is uniquely positioned to offer franchisors the ability to select the best possible solutions for their systems. “We make it possible for our clients to take advantage of the best products and services from the top processors in the country,” said Epstein. “They can combine the best features from each to customize a truly world class solution to meet their needs both domestically and internationally.” Working as a liaison to insure maximum penetration of these services into the system, FPN focuses on complete customer support and satisfaction. FPN understands the franchise business model and works to align payment processing solutions to meet individual franchisors’ needs. About Franchise Payments Network Franchise Payments Network is the only credit card processing company that focuses entirely on the franchise industry. A partner with three of the top five processors, FPN gives its franchise clients the flexibility to customize a solution that best suits the needs of the franchise system. Services include processing credit cards, gift/loyalty cards, checks, and payroll. To learn more about becoming a member of the network, please contact FPN at (866) 420-4613 or visit the website at www.franchisepayments.net.