Cliff Torrence Recognized as CEO of Fastest Growing ISO in Nation

Retriever of Jackson/NPC and Cliff Torrence have been awarded the title of fastest growing Independent Sales Organization across the entire nation for closing more new merchant accounts than all other ISO's during the past eight months.

/PressCable/ — Cliff Torrence, founder of Retriever of Jackson (Mississippi) has been distinguished as the CEO of the fastest growing ISO (Independent Sales Organization) in the United States by Approval Payment Solutions, a nationwide supplier of systems for processing credit cards and other payment types for small- to medium-sized companies.An Independent Sales Organization, also sometimes known as a Member Service Provider (MSP), is an organization that is not a Visa or MasterCard member bank – an Association member – but a third party which has a sponsored bank card relationship with a bona fide Association member bank. The relationship includes numerous functions and responsibilities, such as acquiring or issuing cards, soliciting new customers, arranging for leases or purchases of processing terminals, providing customer service to merchants, soliciting prospective cardholders, and so on.This recognition award is a result of Retriever of Jackson expanding its sales faster than all other ISO's in the United States during the past eight months. Over that period, Retriever of Jackson had closed more new merchant accounts than ever before in its history.After being notified of the award, Cliff Torrence stated, “This is a truly extraordinary milestone for our company. We have dedicated ourselves to assisting our customers collect and administer their electronic payments. It is vital for managing a thriving business these days, and we are honored to be a contributor to our clients' success.”Approval Payment Solutions enables retail vendors to accept credit and debit cards, checks, gift cards, EBT cards and fleet cards securely and cost-efficiently. APS also offers clearing of ACH transaction, processing services for online credit cards and prepaid Visa Gift Card. Businesses in many industries opt to use APS for their complete payment processing services. In addition, APS provides point-of-sale equipment and custom solutions for restaurants, supermarkets, utilities, educational institutions, insurance providers and more. Retriever of Jackson was first founded in 2001. The company supplies thousands of credit card processing customers; businesses that range from point-of-sale debit & credit cards and electronic check processing to fully integrated, web-based solutions. In 2013, almost 75% of all payment transactions in the United States were made electronically using credit/debit cards, drafts, or electronic checks.For more information about Retriever of Jackson, please visit their website at

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