Julie Counterman Joins Bluefin Payment Systems as SVP, Business Development and Sales

  Julie Counterman Joins Bluefin Payment Systems as SVP, Business Development
  and Sales

 Bluefin welcomes seasoned executive with over 25 years of payment experience
 and a proven track record of creating integrated partnerships and increasing
                                   revenue

Business Wire

ATLANTA -- June 18, 2013

Bluefin Payment Systems announced today the addition of Julie Counterman to
their senior management team. Julie will serve as Senior Vice President of
Business Development and Sales, overseeing the company’s Integrated Software
Vendor (ISV), E-Commerce, Inside Sales and Relationship Management teams.

Ranked as the 6^th fastest growing private company in the U.S. by Inc.
Magazine in 2012, Bluefin is a leading payment processor in the U.S. and
Canada, integrating their PayConex^TM payment gateway with ISV, SaaS and
enterprise management platforms, while serving major E-Commerce merchants
directly.

“We are very excited that Julie has come onboard with Bluefin to lead our
business development and sales teams," said John Perry, CEO.“She is the
perfect candidate to fill this role – she has an impeccable track record as a
leader of multiple high-level organizations within the payment sector. As
Bluefin continues to grow our integrated software and E-Commerce partnerships
and sales, Julie will undoubtedly bring increased momentum to our team.”

Prior to joining Bluefin, Julie served as the Executive Vice President of
Sales and Marketing at Accelerated Payment Technologies (APT) where she was
instrumental in increasing net revenues and EBITDA growth; Accelerated was
acquired by Global Payments Inc. in October 2012.

Prior to Accelerated Payments, Julie was the SVP of Sales and Marketing at
Recordant, VP of Sales and Marketing for Harland Financial Solutions(acquired
by M&M Worldwide), Chief Marketing OfficeratInterCept, Inc. (acquired by Pay
By Touch) and Vice President of Marketing at Spectrum (acquired by Metavante).
She has also held senior level positions at Elavon (formerly NOVA) and MCI
WorldCom.

“I am very pleased to join the Bluefin team. Their proprietary payment gateway
technology and security features, as well as their position as a leader in the
integrated payments industry, provide a great platform for strategic ISV
market expansion and organic growth,” said Ms. Counterman.“Iam very much
looking forward to adding my vision to theteam.”

About Bluefin

Bluefin Payment Systems is a leading provider of secure payment technologies
to integratedsoftware vendors (ISVs), SaaS providers and major U.S. and
Canadian merchants. Through thecompany’s PayConex payment gateway, partners
and merchants enjoy all major processingproducts, such as credit/debit/ACH,
with the convenience of acceptance through the point-of-sale (POS), virtual
terminal or hosted E-commerce pay page. Bluefin’s security suite supports
thePayConex gateway and includes point-to-point encryption (P2PE),
transparent redirection and tokenization. The company is partnered with over
100 softwarecompanies in verticals ranging from health/fitness, to
non-profit, to legal, and serves 15,000merchants in the U.S. and Canada.
Bluefin Payment Systems is headquartered in Atlanta, GA,with offices in New
York, Chicago and Tulsa. For more information, see www.bluefin.com.

Contact:

Bluefin Payment Systems
Danielle Duclos, 678-894-2638
Chief Marketing Officer
dduclos@bluefin.com
 
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