TROY, Mich., April 26, 2013 - North American Bancard (, an industry leader in credit card processing, today announced its President and CEO, Marc Gardner, will be speaking at the 2013 ETA Annual Meeting & Expo at the New Orleans Convention Center, April 30–May 2, 2013.

Marc is a featured speaker on two separate panel sessions during the conference.

ETA 2013 Investment Community Forum
                 •Who: North American Bancard President and CEO, Marc Gardner
                 •What: Session Title: Mixing it Up! The Debate Over Which Trends and Technologies     Will Win
                 •When: 2:45-4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013
                 •Where: The New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

ETA 2013 ISO Disruption Luncheon – Mobile Technologies
                 •Who: North American Bancard President and CEO, Marc Gardner
                 •What: Session Title: Disruption Luncheon – Mobile Technologies
                 •When: 12:00-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013
                 •Where: Great Hall B, The New Orleans Convention Center, New Orleans, LA

The 2013 ETA Annual Meeting & Expo is the premier business and networking event of the year for the payments industry. With nearly 200 exhibitors and more than 3000 top industry executives, 2013 is set to be the biggest event in ETA’s history, reflecting the rapid growth of the $3.6 trillion electronic payments industry.

On Tuesday, April 30, Marc will speak on a panel session during the Investment Community Forum, a one-day conference designed to bring the payments industry together with the investors and investment companies that can help fund the innovations and entrepreneurial energy that drive the future of payments. During the session titled, “Mixing it Up! The Debate Over Which Trends and Technologies Will Win,” Marc and his fellow panelists will discuss where they would put their investment dollars. The panel will be moderated by Greg Cohen, Chief Revenue & Strategy Officer for Merchant Warehouse.

Marc will also speak at the conference’s ISO Disruption Luncheon on Wednesday, May 1. Marc and his fellow panelists will examine how the payments landscape continues to evolve, and how mobile endpoints are challenging industry participants to find ways to address these new markets where merchants and consumers are interacting in new and different ways. Sponsored by the ETA ISO Practices Committee, this panel discussion with industry leaders will be moderated by Brian Goudie of First Data.

North American Bancard will have the following resources available for those in attendance at the ETA conference:
                 •Online press kit
                 •Media availability of North American Bancard President and CEO, Marc Gardner

To receive future news from North American Bancard or to arrange a meeting with Marc Gardner at ETA 2013, contact Melissa Burns at +1-208-850-5939 (mobile, can receive text messages). All North American Bancard media contacts can be reached by email at payanywhere(at)mobilitypr(dot)com.

About North American Bancard

Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, North American Bancard is a multi-faceted payment solutions provider dedicated to providing the latest technology as well as committing to the highest service levels. As a registered MSP/ISO since 1992, North American Bancard provides its clients with a full suite of products and services including Credit, Debit, EBT, Check Conversion and Guarantee, ATM, Gift and Loyalty Cards and Online Payment Gateway solutions. NAB processes over $13 billion in electronic transactions annually for over 230,000 merchants nationwide. For more information, visit