News & Company Updates

February 18, 2021

WAKEFIELD, MA – Thrive Payments today announced a new annual donation program which will benefit the Passenger Vessel Foundation (PVF), based on annual revenue generated by its clients that are members of the Passenger Vessel Association (PVA). The first donation was made in February of 2021.

“We are excited to help support the work of the PVF,” said Ted Keith, CEO of Thrive Payments.  “Our commitment to PVA members extends beyond being an active PVA Associate Member and providing world class service for payment acceptance to passenger vessel operators. It also demonstrates one of our company core values, “Be a Good Citizen”, which aligns with the mission of the PVF.”

“The PVF appreciates the recent donation made by Thrive Payments and the commitment to provide an annual donation to show support to the members of the Passenger Vessel Association”, said Rob McMahon, President of the Passenger Vessel Foundation.

Thrive Payments is a full-service merchant services provider with extensive expertise providing safe, fast, and cost-effective payment acceptance for passenger vessel operators at all points of sale, including contactless, online, and mobile payment options for the purchase of tickets, cargo, shipping, parking, or food/drink – on water or on land.

For more information about how Thrive Payments can help your organization, please contact Scott Hansen at, visit or call (855) 794-2602.

About Thrive Payments

Thrive Payments is a leading provider of merchant services, payment processing and business solutions for merchants, financial institutions, and franchise systems across the U.S.  Thrive promises to provide merchants with fair, transparent and honest pricing, products designed to make payment acceptance easy, secure and affordable and world-class 24/7 customer service.

Thrive Payments, a division of T.K. Keith Company, Inc., is a registered ISO of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Concord, CA.