Odyssey Merchant Services Announces Branding Change To Thrive Payments

WAKEFIELD, Mass.―T.K. Keith Co., has announced a branding change of its merchant services division from Odyssey Merchant Services to Thrive Payments, effective July 1, 2016.

"This change reflects the business objectives we design in the products and services delivered to our clients, to help them succeed and thrive," said CEO Ted Keith, Jr. "We ensure each client has the payment acceptance product set which best suits their needs and growth initiatives. There are many aspects of payment acceptance which businesses find painful, including understanding complex pricing, PCI-DSS data security requirements and new technologies, such as EMV-chip acceptance and digital enablement services such as Apple Pay. We help our clients manage through every aspect of these issues so they are utilizing the best design for their business."

Keith noted that Thrive Payments offers a broad array of payment products and services, including NCR Silver tablet-based POS systems, AprivaPay Plus mobile acceptance, Verifone hardware, five different processing platforms, Apriva secure gateway services and concierge data security services from Payload Networks, LLC.

Thrive Payments is active in the museum industry and is a member of all six regional museum associations in the U.S. Thrive Payments also offers a wide range of products to financial institutions, including merchant services referral programs, consumer loan payment services, branch cash advances and deposit account funding. Credit card, debit card and private label card processing services are offered through Primax, also a division of T.K. Keith Company.