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About Card Marketing, Inc.

Card Marketing, Inc. was founded in 1995 by Marilyn Lippold to provide consultative services to financial institutions wishing to provide their own credit card issuing services and merchant services. They also provided assistance to local law enforcement agencies and attorneys with matters relating to financial fraud.

As time evolved, the need to provide credit card processing, and other merchant services, to small and mid-sized businesses became evident and Card Marketing has since formed relationships with several processors and is now an independent agent for three companies.

Today, Card Marketing, Inc. through its business channels, provides merchant services to hundreds of local small to mid-size businesses, helping merchants in the Midwest and South regions increase their business income and reduce the costs of credit card processing. Additionally, they provide assistance with financial security issues and PCI Compliance. Financial institutions partner with Card Marketing, Inc. to provide their customers with the responsive services of a local expert in the field.

About the Owner

Marilyn has 33 years of experience in the credit card processing industry. She holds an MBA and BSBA from Southern Illinois University and a graduate degree in Retail Banking from the University of Wisconsin. She has served as an instructor for the American Institute of Banking and has also taught classes at DePaul University in Chicago. Marilyn has years of experience partnering with financial institutions and merchants throughout the Midwest and is an experienced partner that can help your business.

In addition to serving as President and CEO of Card Marketing, Inc., Marilyn volunteers as a small business mentor with SCORE, where seasoned business professionals help entrepreneurs start businesses, grow companies and create jobs in local communities. She is a frequent speaker and publisher on the subject of transaction activity.