Brentwood, Tenn. - Jan. 23, 2014

Paybefore has selected Comdata Payroll MasterCard® as a 2014 Paybefore Awards winner in the Outstanding Pay Solution category.  

Comdata Payroll MasterCard® Named Winner in 8th Annual Paybefore Awards

January 23,2014

Brentwood, Tenn. - Jan. 23, 2014

Paybefore has selected Comdata Payroll MasterCard® as a 2014 Paybefore Awards winner in the Outstanding Pay Solution category.

For eight years, Paybefore Awards has been regarded as the most prestigious recognition of excellence in the worldwide prepaid, mobile and emerging payments industry. The awards are presented annually by Paybefore, whose publications are the leading source of industry information for alternative payments executives.

Mark Schatz, executive vice president at Comdata, expressed his delight in being chosen as a Paybefore Awards Winner for the Comdata Payroll MasterCard.

“We are pleased that our feature-rich electronic pay solution and proactive approach to communications and program management has been recognized by the industry," Schatz said. "Comdata is committed to reducing expenses for our clients, to continuous investment in technology, and to ongoing investment in knowledge.”

Comdata Payroll MasterCard® was selected by a panel of five industry experts who served as judges for this year’s competition, which—once again—included a record number of entries from around the world. Loraine DeBonis, Paybefore editor-in-chief and chair of the judging panel noted that an industry is only as good as its innovators.

“This year’s Paybefore Awards have demonstrated that prepaid, emerging and mobile payments companies always find new ways to address consumer, government and business needs,” the group from Paybefore said. “We are proud to recognize Comdata Payroll MasterCard® contributions to advancing the industry.”

Marilyn Bochicchio, Paybefore’s CEO added that the companies and programs recognized in the 2014 Paybefore Awards are great of examples of what can be accomplished when innovators apply thoughtfulness and payments technology to address real-world needs.

The Comdata Payroll MasterCard is a feature-rich electronic pay solution, combined with focused, proactive training which drives higher employee adoption rates and double digit savings for our clients.  

Comdata Payroll MasterCard® now will vie for Best-in-Category distinction, which will be announced during the Paybefore Awards ceremony on March 4 at the All Payments Expo. For the second year, visitors to will have a chance to vote on Best in Category. The outcome of this vote (counted as one-sixth of the total) will be combined with the five judges’ picks to determine Best-in-Category honorees.

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