SOURCE: North American Bancard

North American Bancard

June 17, 2009 18:25 ET

NAB's Marc Gardner Named to Judging Panel for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year

TROY, MI--(Marketwire - June 17, 2009) - Marc Gardner, president of North American Bancard, honored as the Detroit Region's 2008 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, will serve on the judging panel for the 2009 Awards. This prestigious award celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses at the regional, national, and global levels.

A successful entrepreneur since his days of rehabbing and selling houses at the University of Wisconsin, Marc Gardner brought his entrepreneurial spirit to full fruition in 1992 when he opened the doors of North American Bancard. Last year the company processed more than $7 billion in transactions and now employs over 300 people at its new corporate headquarters in Troy, Michigan.

"In our state, our country, our world, we need entrepreneurs right now. I am very proud to be associated with this award and Ernst &Young's commitment to fostering a spirit of innovation," said Gardner. "The nominees for 2009 are bringing solutions today to Michigan and beyond -- solutions that create jobs, help families, and grow the economy."

About North American Bancard:

Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, North American Bancard provides electronic transaction processing and merchant account management services. Founded in 1992, North American Bancard leads the way in merchant account acquisition service and support, deploying its payment products, services, and acceptance strategies to more than 80,000 clients. These clients process more than $7 billion in credit card, debit card, EBT, check guarantee and conversion, pre-paid/gift, and ATM transactions annually.

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Danielle Crane
    North American Bancard
    1-800-BANCARD, ext. 1034