VantageOne Credit Union Selects Payfirma to Provide Omnichannel Payment Processing to Members

Vancouver, Canada – October 11, 2017 – Payfirma, one of Canada’s leading payment processing companies, today announced a partnership with VantageOne Credit Union to provide their white labelled omnichannel credit and debit card processing platform to VantageOne members. Through this partnership, VantageOne business members will enjoy:

  • Seven ways to accept payments, including a virtual terminal, mobile payments, recurring billing, traditional terminals, eCommerce, integration APIs, and electronic invoicing,
  • 24×7 customer support,
  • Preferred member pricing, and
  • Detailed payments analytics.

“Payfirma is dedicated to providing merchants with simple and secure payment services, and VantageOne is dedicated to meeting their business members’ expanding needs,” said Chris Farmer, Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Payfirma. “This partnership naturally aligns both organizations by providing a cohesive solution that enables our shared customers to increase their revenue at competitive rates.”

Since its inception in 1944, VantageOne Credit Union has been a trusted partner to local business communities across the Okanagan. From personal to small business banking solutions, VantageOne has strategically diversified their services to meet their members’ expanding financial needs.

“We are excited to collaborate with Payfirma and bring their innovative technology and lower rates to our business members,” said Glenn Benischek, CEO of VantageOne Credit Union. “Partnering with Payfirma allows us to deliver greater convenience and fully cater to the financial needs of our business members with best in class merchant services.”

Payfirma’s partner program for financial institutions is built to support banks and credit unions with a first-of-its-kind white label payments platform, master pricing agreement with Central 1, and streamlined member onboarding process. This partnership with VantageOne is Payfirma’s fifth financial institution partnership in 2017, including Canadian Western Bank, Sunshine Coast Credit Union, Your Neighbourhood Credit Union, and Interior Savings Credit Union.

For more information about Payfirma’s payment processing solutions for financial institutions, please visit For more information about VantageOne Credit Union, visit

Founded in 1944 in Vernon, BC, VantageOne Credit Union is dedicated to the financial well-being of its members, clients, employees and communities. Offering more than traditional banking and borrowing solutions at six branches in the Okanagan, VantageOne has also strategically diversified its services to meet over 12,000 members’ expanding financial needs.

The financial advisory and wealth management division, VantageOne Financial Corp., offers financial planning, investment and insurance services. VantageOne Realty Inc. offers members with the resources and tools needed to take care of every element of purchasing or selling a home. Through VantageOne Leasing Inc., business members access equipment leasing services. For more information, please visit

Payfirma is an award-winning payments company providing powerful payments technology for credit unions, banks, and other financial institutions across North America from one platform. We help our financial institution partners with innovative payments technology, increased revenue, and dedicated support that our partners and their members can count on. Visit us at or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


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