Press Releases

First Performance Announces Gary L. Palmer as Chairman of the Board

ATLANTA, GA – April 17, 2019 – First Performance, an innovative software company powering next-generation digital engagement, announced that the board of directors has elected Gary Lee Palmer to the board and appointed him as the chairman of First Performance.

First Performance Expands Leadership Team with Appointment of Ben Psillas as Chief Revenue Officer

ATLANTA, GA – April 10, 2019 – First Performance, an innovative software company powering the next generation of digital engagement today announced the appointment of Ben Psillas as Chief Revenue Officer. Psillas will be responsible for leading the company’s global enterprise and channel relationship teams and other customer-facing aspects of the company, such as business development, customer success and revenue operations.

Regions Bank Introduces New Card Management Tool

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – December 6, 2017Regions Bank has introduced an innovative service that gives customers more control over how and when their Regions’ debit, credit and prepaid cards are used. Regions LockIt lets users turn on/off authorizations for certain types of transactions on their Regions personal CheckCards, Credit Cards and Now Prepaid Cards in real time, providing additional fraud mitigation and convenient spending control tools through the Regions Mobile App.

LockIt was implemented using First Performance Global, an innovative technology platform that captures card transaction data in real time.

First Performance Global Announces Partnership with Xceed Group

ATLANTA, GA – August 17, 2017 – First Performance Global, a leading financial technology company, today
announced its strategic partnership with Xceed Group, an IT change consultancy to bring an innovative cards
engagement platform to the UK and EMEA region. The partnership combines First Performance Global’s
breakthrough platform with Xceed Group’s IT change and transformational capabilities, enabling card issuers
in the UK and EMEA regions to reduce fraud and operational costs, create new revenue streams, and increase
customer satisfaction and loyalty.

First Performance Global’s CTO to Speak at NYPAY Event

ATLANTA – June 30, 2017 – First Performance Global, today announced that Sosh Howell, First Performance Global’s chief technology officer will participate in a panel discussion at the SAP hosted NYPAY event in New York, NY. The panel, entitled “How Economics and Technology are Impacting Cardholder Loyalty,” will take place on Thursday, July 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30p.m., at the SAP Leonardo Center, 10 Hudson Yards, New York, NY, and via Live Stream.

First Performance Global Announces Facebook Bot Capabilities

ATLANTA – May 30, 2017 – First Performance Global today announced its new Facebook Messenger bot offering, as an enhanced capability on their innovative card platform. The platform captures card transaction data in real-time and enables card issuers to add value to their payment network by delivering card controls, real-time alerts, and customer self-service capabilities across multiple digital channels including Facebook.

First Performance Global and Nexus S.A. Deliver Card Controls to Chilean Card Issuers

ATLANTA and SANTIAGO – February 14, 2017 – First Performance Global today announced their expansion into Chile by signing a strategic partnership with Nexus S.A. The companies are working together to provide a world-class solution for consumer card controls within the Chilean capabilities across multiple digital channels including Facebook.

First Performance Global and Intelligent Wave Partner to Make Waves in the Credit Card Industry

ATLANTA and TOKYO – October 1, 2016 – First Performance Global today announced their expansion into Japan by the formation of a strategic partnership with Intelligent Wave Inc. (HQ: Chuo-ku, Tokyo). The companies are providing "Budgeting Control," a cloud based platform where credit card users get realtime card control capabilities of the card with a smartphone.

Bradesco Cards and Casas Bahia Brazil Launch Application to Block Online Transactions Using First Performance Global Technology

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA – March 16, 2016 – First Performance Global is pleased to announce that Bradesco Cards and Casas Bahia of Brazil have launched APLICATIVO CARTÃO CASAS BAHIA. Available exclusively to retail credit card holders, the application allows access to various services including percentage of spend, account statements for the last four months, access to the payment code for payment of monthly invoices and real time transaction information. In addition, there is also a feature that is new on the market: the online shopping lock on e-commerce. The customer has the option to block online purchases on the card, using the app to unlock it before purchases are made.