Nacha Announces First Data as a Preferred Partner for Digital Commerce ACH Enablement

HERNDON, Va., April 12, 2018 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® announces First Data as a Preferred Partner for Digital Commerce ACH Enablement. Nacha Preferred Partners are a select group of providers and innovators that contribute to Nacha’s strategic efforts and the payments ecosystem by removing friction, increasing ease, accessibility and efficiency, or supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments. First Data was selected as a Preferred Partner based on its robust suite of digital commerce solutions that enable ACH origination for merchants and billers through various digital channels including mobile and online.
“We are pleased to introduce First Data as our newest Preferred Partner,” said Jane Larimer, chief operating officer of Nacha. “Retailers, merchants and billers customers want to provide their customers with convenience and choice when it comes to payments. The digital solutions offered by First Data enable businesses to provide the payment choice customers seek.  Solutions like these, which provide flexibility and versatility, will continue to advance the adoption and use of ACH payments.”
First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions globally. First Data’s digital e-commerce solutions help businesses more effectively and efficiently serve customers, automate processes, and ultimately grow their business.   

“Today’s consumers want seamless, easy and convenient payment options and First Data is committed to providing a frictionless experience for both merchants and their customers,” said Debra Rossi, Global Head of Network & Payment Relations, First Data. “We are delighted to be recognized as one of Nacha’s preferred partners for digital commerce and look forward to continuing to work with Nacha to grow acceptance.” 

First Data, as the Preferred Partner for Digital Commerce ACH Enablement, joins a growing list of Nacha Preferred Partners working to better support the payments ecosystem.

Current Preferred Partners include:

To learn more about Nacha’s Preferred Partner Program, visit

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