Allegiance Merchant Services Appoints R. Scott McFarland President

Posted On: 10/8/2019

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CHARLOTTE, NC -- Allegiance Merchant Services has named payments industry veteran R. Scott McFarland president.

McFarland's career in financial technology has included a number of strategic, operational and industry accomplishments. He was part of the founding management team for Payment Alliance International, serving ins several executive roles including chief revenue officer prior to the company's acquisition by Further Global Capital Management in early 2019. McFarland's skill at coaching and mentoring gave associates the fundamental building -blocks to catapult their careers in merchant services.

One such individual is Allegiance co-founder and chief sales officer Abby Brant, who worked under his guidance at Electronic Data Resources and PAI nearly 15 years ago. "Bringing Scott aboard is a little like getting the band back together," said Brant. "He is a natural leader, and I'm confident we will scale Allegiance to achieve the shared vision of our executive team. Scott provides the fuel and personal grit for a truly exciting future."

Allegiance Merchant Services, which recently marked its 10th year in business, brings its customers the latest payment technologies, know-how and a commitment to helping them grow their bottom lines. Full-service options include debit and credit card processing, electronic gift card processing, e-check, merchant cash advance programs and e-commerce solutions.