TROY, Mich., Oct. 19, 2015 – North American Bancard (NAB), an industry leader in credit card processing and provider of the PayAnywhere mobile point-of-sale solution, is pleased to announce that vice president of human resources Julia Kellogg won the Michigan’s Top HR Professional Award. The award is presented by the Michigan Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (MISHRM), an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Now in its second year, the prestigious award recognizes outstanding achievement in the HR field and is presented to the HR professionals who best exemplify the highest standards of the profession. This year’s winners were announced on October 16, 2015 at the closing luncheon of the MISHRM Conference at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Kellogg is an experienced human resource management professional with extensive background in the field. She is a certified Professional in Human Resources, a member of SHRM and currently serves on the board and is a past president of Detroit SHRM. Kellogg also held positions on Detroit SHRM including vice president Member Services and served on the Audit/Finance Committee. Kellogg’s capabilities and skills in the HR field are well recognized; she has been a speaker at industry conferences, including the FMLA Keynote Speaker at the Conference for the Michigan Housekeeping Counsel and guest speaker for Oakland University’s SHRM chapter. She was also elected to the Governance Counsel for former Michigan Governor John Engler’s School to Work Program. Furthermore, Kellogg was the Vice President and Membership Committee Chair for the San Diego chapter of ZONTA International, a non-profit organization committed to advancing the status of women worldwide.

“Julia’s nomination for Michigan’s Top HR Professional is a well-deserved honor,” said Kirk Haggarty, CFO of North American Bancard. “She is a tremendous specialist who is dedicated to her field and to NAB. Julia is passionate about creating an atmosphere of success for both our employees and our business.”

Kellogg graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan – Flint, with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior. Kellogg is certified in DDI Content, Vital Smarts Crucial Confrontations and Predictive Index.

About North American Bancard 

Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, award-winning North American Bancard is an industry leader in credit card processing, providing a variety of merchant services that help client companies of all sizes develop solutions for payment processing, including credit, debit, EBT, check conversion and guarantee, gift & loyalty cards and more. As an MSP/ISO since 1992, North American Bancard is dedicated to offering the highest service levels, exceptionally competitive pricing, and the latest technology to its client companies, including Pay Anywhere, its proprietary point-of-sale (POS) solution. With over $34 billion worth of payments processed for more than 250,000 businesses every year, North American Bancard is determined to help American businesses prosper. For more information, visit