Certifications & History

Elite Merchant Solutions is a nationally registered ISO partnered with Fortune 500 Companies since 2002. Over time, many of Elites employees have earned the designation of Certified Payments Professional, joining an exclusive community of electronic transactions professionals. This designation is the equivalent of a PHD in payment processing and showcases an individuals extensive knowledge of the industry. Less than 1% of the payment processing workforce has the coveted certified payments professional designation. As a company, we are honored and proud Elite has been recognized in Inc. 500’s fastest growing privately held Companies edition four years in a row. This is an annual award that showcases the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. Elite Merchant Solutions has been on this list since 2008. In 2013, Elite was named the 11th fastest growing private business in Los Angeles and 2nd fastest in the San Fernando Valley by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Elite Merchant Solutions was featured in The Nilson Report as one of the top 100 processing companies in the U.S. The Nilson Report provides information on companies, products, and services in the payments industry and highlights those companies with the highest ratings. Elite is a member of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. We have maintained this rating by providing the highest level of customer satisfaction. This is indicated by our industry-low attrition rate of less than 1%.