Our team of ISO Payment Certified experts at First American are ready to assist you and your business helping you grow revenue and build value added payments solutions.
John Newton joined First American in January of 2008 as Manager of Strategic Partnerships. He was named Vice President of Sales in 2013 and dedicated to setting the strategic path for the Strategic Partner Channel. Newton has over 13 years of experience in the merchant services industry. He began his career at Chase Paymentech and subsequently left Columbus Merchant Services, a Dallas-based independent sales organization. He is actively involved within the industry, having served multiple times on ETA committees. Newton received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Don Kissock joined First American Payment Systems in August of 2014. He brings nearly two decades of leadership experience in the mobile and payment technologies sectors, where he has been responsible for business development, sales, marketing and operations. Prior to joining First American, Don held multiple leadership positions including Vice President of Business Development for vPromos, Inc., and Vice President of Sales and Business Development for a division of TransFirst. He also spent nine years with Motorola, Inc. in business management roles focused on strategic clients in the North and Latin America regions. Kissock earned his bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University.
Shawn Dalton joined First American Payment Systems in September of 2010 as National Manager of Business Development. He was promoted to Director of Sales in 2014. As Director of Sales, Dalton, manages First American’s day-to-day sales operations, overseeing the company’s business development with ISV’s, ISO’s, Agents and Referral Partners. Dalton has over 15 years of experience in the payments industry and has been responsible for business development, sales, and sales operations as well as training and recruiting. Prior to joining First American, Dalton held leadership positions with First Data and Chase Paymentech.
Ross Paup joined First American Payment Systems in January 2012 as Manager of Training & Development and joined the Strategic Partnership team in December 2014. Paup has over 8 years of experience in the payments industry and has performed national account sales, sales management, training and market development roles during that time. Prior to joining First American, Paup held positions with Chase Paymentech, First Data and Commerce Bank. Paup also spent 7 years as a leader in the telecom industry working with mid-sized and Fortune 500 businesses nationwide.
Kasey is responsible for supporting our established and new strategic high profile accounts. She maintains and cultivates strong business relationships with key decision makers and partners and influences partners towards increased production. Kasey organizes, coordinates, and presents critical data and information to key management within the sales organization.