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Brands that pair flexible payments solutions with innovative technology are fulfilling the demand for seamless and enjoyable customer experiences better than their competition. Look no further than the wildly popular Starbucks rewards app, which boasts more than 15 million US members and has cracked the code on combining an engaging loyalty program with mobile ordering… Read More

More than half of all organizations globally report having difficulty retaining some of their most important employees[1], and as the labor market continues to tighten, those issues will only get worse. This leaves HR professionals and company leaders with an uphill battle to better engage and retain employees. Benefits programs including PTO and family leave… Read More

Birmingham, Ala., July 10, 2018 – Prepaid Technologies, a leading provider of payment and rewards solutions announced multiple leadership changes today. Long-time prepaid industry executive Steve Fussell was hired as president and former president Stephen Faust has been promoted to CEO. Company founder and CEO Thomas Mcculley will now serve as executive chairman. “Steve Fussell… Read More

In a day and age where online experiences and social media seem to get the majority of our engagement, we may be getting less…social. Online, a simple “like” has become the equivalent of a casual hello, and we give them out so easily; while reserving our comments and shares for more sincere, involved forms of… Read More

  No matter what industry you’re in, chances are good that you or your company has hired a “gig worker” in recent years. Also known as contractors or freelance workers, the number of workers in the “gig economy” is rising dramatically and transforming payroll and other payment practices. McKinsey & Company reports that up to… Read More

It’s been said many times that people are a company’s most valuable resource—valuable in the results that they deliver, and valuable with regard to the investments you make in compensation and ensuring they are successful. Recruiting, hiring, and retaining the right people is a critically important investment for every organization. As a human resource professional,… Read More

The world of digital payments is growing and evolving, and so is Birmingham-based Prepaid Technologies. The digital payments company is expanding its operations with more staff and new technology in response to strong demand for more streamlined and real-time payment options. The company, which raised $5 million in 2016 from Ballast Point Ventures, has grown… Read More

Coleman Beale

Birmingham, Ala, July 5, 2017 – Prepaid Technologies Company Inc., a national provider of electronic payment solutions utilizing prepaid cards, is pleased to announce that Coleman Beale has joined the company as chief financial and development officer. Beale will oversee Prepaid Technologies’ finances as well as work closely with business development activities for the Birmingham-based… Read More

The Birmingham Business Journal has unveiled its 2017 Top 40 Under 40 – a distinguished group of up-and-coming business leaders who will shape Birmingham and their industries for years to come. Some are entrepreneurs. Others are key executives for major companies. All are individuals who have compiled a list of impressive accomplishments before their 40th… Read More

November 14, 2016 – A Birmingham company is poised to capitalize on nearly two decades of steady growth and innovation in financial technology, thanks to a $5 million venture capital investment from Florida-based Ballast Point Ventures. Prepaid Technologies in October announced the investment, just months after it teamed up with Visa to provide wearable tech payment… Read More