FirsTech, Inc. - an innovator in payment processing solutions
with service centers in Decatur, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri -
understands the importance of evolution in business. For more than
30 years, FirsTech has evolved to meet the payment processing needs
of businesses and consumers nationwide.
Herald & Review in Decatur featured FirsTech and its
advances in technology in a recent
Mooney, President & Chief Executive Officer of FirsTech,
looks back at changes in the industry as the organization
celebrates three decades in operation.
"FirsTech began its operations in 1984-serving the lockbox
processing needs of large utilities," says Howard. Payment by paper
checks remained the primary source of payments FirsTech processed,
making up 95 percent of transactions, through 1997. "Since then,
the method has nearly flipped with 93 percent of FirsTech's
transactions done by some type of electronic payment channel," says
With changes in technology, FirsTech develops innovative
products and services to meet the needs of clients. "Our
progressive developers allow us to transform ourselves to stay in
front of the current demands of the market," says Howard.
Today, FirsTech processes millions of transactions annually
through a comprehensive suite of solutions, including: electronic
bill presentment, online
bill pay, mobile bill
customer service payments, direct
automated phone payments, walk-in
payments and payments delivered by the automated clearing house
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call 1.800.800.1594 to learn about the products and services
FirsTech provides various industries.
FirsTech Inc. provides innovative payment processing solutions
to the government, insurance, utility, healthcare, telecom, cable
and finance industries. FirsTech processes millions of transactions
per year using the Fusion payment processing platform - which
provides industry leading bill payment channel integration for
walk-in bill payment processing at its 3,000 agent locations in 36
states - lockbox, online bill pay, IVR, mobile, CSR, bank bill pay
concentration (e-lockbox/e-box). For 30 years and counting,
FirsTech provides custom payment solutions to clients with a focus
on efficiency and execution. This results in higher customer
satisfaction and lower payment processing costs.
FirsTech is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Busey Bank through
First Busey Corporation-a diversified financial holding company
headquartered in Champaign, Illinois. More information about First
Busey Corporation can be found at busey.com.
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