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Payment Sponsorship Services

Who we are...

Bay Bank has provided payment sponsorship services for over 20 years.  We are a member of 9 debit networks and our clients include companies recognized as payment industry leaders, small and medium businesses (SMBs) and entrepreneurial/start-up businesses.  Our sponsorship services, in partnership with our clients, supports over 85,000 merchants processing over three billion debit transactions annually.  

The Bay Bank difference...

The payment industry continues to evolve with new technology, creating new opportunities along with changing rules and regulations.  Working with a sponsorship partner with a deep understanding of technology, risk management and compliance, (e.g., payment card industry (PCI)) can help you understand and navigate these areas which are critical factors to successfully grow your business.

Our hands-on approach with our clients and industry expertise, while providing innovative solutions to grow your business, sets us apart.  Our commitment is to exceed expectations, one client at a time. 

Services provided...

  • Acquirer Sponsorship
  • Independent Sales Organization (ISO) Sponsorship
  • Encryption Support Services (ESO) Sponsorship
  • Other sponsorship services needed?  Let's discuss your business strategies!

Experience supporting every aspect of Payment Sponsorship...

Jacinthia Lawson - Senior Vice President | Payments Program

 Jacinthia Lawson
Mrs. Lawson has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services and payment industries.  She has held leadership positions at Fortune 100 organizations and SMB businesses.  Her experience includes leading the Risk/Compliance department of an industry leading payment processor ("processor") with emphasis on supporting strategic growth.  In this role, Mrs. Lawson supported all business units, including Business Development, IT, Information Security and Operations to provide merchant processing services.  In addition, during her tenure, she led the processor's annual audits to retain PCI Data Security Standard certification and implemented a merchant PCI DSS and web content monitoring program supporting over 2,000 merchants.  Also, Mrs. Lawson maintained positive and collaborative relationships with the processor's two bank sponsors, all credit payment networks, qualified security assessors and merchants to maintain compliance with bank sponsors, payment networks, regulatory, and merchant specific (e.g., PCI) requirements.  Mrs. Lawson leverages this in-depth knowledge and experience leading Bay Bank's Payment Sponsorship Services.  

Please contact Mrs. Lawson for more information regarding our Payment Sponsorship Programs.
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