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Total Merchant Services Ranks Among Top Places to Work on Fortune 100 Lists

High company rankings determined by positive employee feedback


Woodland Hills, Calif. (November 10, 2016) – Total Merchant Services, a leader in payment services and solutions, today announced that it ranks #8 in Fortune Magazine’s Best Medium Workplaces. Earlier this year, the company was ranked #9 on the Best Places to Work in Finance and Insurance list and #31 among the 100 Best Workplaces for Women. All rankings are determined by employee surveys from Great Place to Work-Certified companies.

Companies on the Best Medium Workplaces list are ranked based on input from more than 52,000 employees. The majority of employees answered favorably when asked to evaluate the honesty and quality of communication by managers, degree of support for employees’ personal and professional lives and the authenticity of relationships with colleagues. Based on these assessments, Total Merchant Services was ranked as one of the top ten best places to work among medium-sized businesses.

Total Merchant Services was the only payment processing company that made it onto

Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces in Finance and Insurance list, with its #9 ranking based on feedback from employees regarding trust, camaraderie and respectful treatment.

Based on surveys of 137,762 women, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women list showcases companies where female employees have a voice and their efforts are appropriately acknowledged in the workplace. Total Merchant Services earned its #31 ranking by providing women equitable pay and opportunities to advance their careers.

“We’ve worked hard to build a culture of teamwork, flexibility, open communication, and equality,” said Joe Kaplan, CEO of Total Merchant Services. “Being featured on these lists is an honor and validation that we are reaching our goals as an organization to make Total Merchant Services a place where employees enjoy going to work every day.”

Total Merchant Services was named a certified Great Place to Work early this year.

Methodology: Fortune Best Medium Workplaces

Published together with Fortune partner, Great Place to Work, the Best Small & Medium Workplaces rankings are based on input from more than 52,000 employees at Great Place to Work-certified companies. Results from the survey are highly reliable, with a 95% confidence level and a margin of error of 5% or less. Winning a spot on this list indicates the company has distinguished itself from peers by creating a great place to work for all. Companies between 100 and 999 employees compete for placement on the 100 Best Medium Workplaces list.

Methodology: Fortune Best Workplaces for Women

The 2016 Best Workplaces for Women list compiled by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine is based on surveys of 137,762 women at several hundred Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies. The 100 winning organizations earned their ranking from favorable ratings by their female employees and based on the extent to which women are represented as a total percentage of the workforce and within management.

Methodology: Fortune Best Workplaces

The Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance ranking is based entirely upon feedback from more than 41,000 employees in the Financial Services & Insurance sector who completed Great Place to Work’s Trust Index Employee Survey. Employees answered questions about how frequently they experience the behaviors that create a great workplace, which include management’s honesty and ethics, camaraderie among employees, fair and respectful treatment and clear expectations from management.

About Total Merchant Services

Founded in 1996, Total Merchant Services has helped more than 500,000 businesses with their payment processing needs and currently processes more than $12 Billion in credit and debit card transactions annually. The company is committed to providing small businesses with easy and affordable payment processing solutions. For more information, call: 747-888-9000 or visit:

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