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Total Merchant Services Appoints New ISO Executive


Woodland Hills, Calif. (March 08, 2016) – Total Merchant Services, a leader in payment services and solutions, today announced that Allan Lacoste has joined the company as its new Director of ISO. In this role, Lacoste is responsible for managing the overall growth of Total Merchant Services’ ISO and Sales Partner Channel.


With more than 20 years of experience in the payment processing industry, Lacoste brings with him diverse expertise and an innovative mindset. Most recently, Lacoste was the CEO of one of Total Merchant Services’ largest sales partners where he originated, managed and serviced thousands of new merchant accounts. Lacoste’s industry background makes him the ideal candidate to manage and grow Total Merchant Services’ sales channel.


Allan is an energetic leader with many years of experience running ISO sales programs and growing them from the ground up,” said Joe Kaplan, CEO of Total Merchant Services. “Without a doubt, Allan will go above and beyond to ensure Total Merchant Services’ sales partners receive the support they need.”


I am excited to join a team that makes ISO growth a top priority,” said Allan Lacoste. “Total Merchant Services is the perfect place to leverage my sales experience in this industry to grow the partner channel. With our channel partners in mind, I will help shape a sales oriented culture with an emphasis on strategy and building relationships.”


Allan’s previous roles include CEO and President of payments services organizations and highly successful roles in sales and marketing.


About Total Merchant Services

Founded in 1996, Total Merchant Services has helped more than 500,000 businesses with their payment processing needs and currently processes more than $12 Billion in credit and debit card transactions annually. The company is committed to providing small businesses with easy and affordable payment processing solutions. For more information, call 747-888-9000 or visit


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