TROY, Mich., Jan. 23, 2014 - North American Bancard (, a credit card processing leader for more than two decades, and PayAnywhere (, a leading mobile payment solution, announced today that they have partnered with residential and commercial repair, maintenance, improvement and renovation experts Mr. Handyman, International ( This forward-thinking new partnership means Mr. Handyman franchisees will soon be able to grow their businesses by accepting credit and debit cards wherever and whenever.

“We are thrilled that Mr. Handyman has chosen us as their one-stop shop for both storefront and mobile payment processing,” says Gene Schenberg, Vice President of Sales for PayAnywhere. “66% of all point-of-sale payments are now made with credit cards. By partnering with North American Bancard and PayAnywhere, Mr. Handyman is now poised to provide this in-demand payment option to their clients.”

The first of the Service Brands franchises to get full-service payment processing through North American Bancard and PayAnywhere will be North America’s premier handyman providers – Mr. Handyman.

“The home improvement sector is expected to continue to grow over the next five years. This partnership will allow Mr. Handyman to take advantage of that growth through seamless credit and debit card acceptance both over the phone and in the home – all at a lower processing rate than any other merchant services companies could offer,” says J.B. Sassano, vice president of Operations for Mr. Handyman, International.

About North American Bancard and PayAnywhere

A trusted name in payment solutions since 1992, North American Bancard ( processes more than $16 billion in transactions for more than 250,000 merchants each year. A true all-in-one payment processor, NAB provides a full spectrum of payment options including but not limited to: credit/debit card acceptance, EBT, check conversion and guarantee, gift and loyalty cards and more. North American Bancard is headquartered in Troy, Michigan and employs 3,000 dedicated Sales Partners and 600 Team Members.

A leading mobile payment solution powered by North American Bancard, PayAnywhere’s innovative card reader and award-winning app transform smartphones and tablets into credit card processing terminals, allowing merchants to accept payments anytime, anywhere.

About Mr. Handyman, International

Mr. Handyman is part of a network of independently owned and operated franchises with nearly 200 units in North America that provide commercial and residential property maintenance and repair services. Founded in March 2000, Mr. Handyman is a member of Service Brands International, a group of service companies that provide a variety of time-saving services ideally suited for today’s active consumer. Mr. Handyman is seeking qualified franchise candidates in strategic communities throughout North America. Entrepreneur magazine has consistently recognized Mr. Handyman as one of America’s fastest growing, service-oriented franchise systems and the No. 1 handyman service. For more information, visit