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Marketing Director Andrew Donahey leads a dedicated group of digital marketing specialists that generates relevant content for the financial services sector. He also collects vintage “anything” and has a Golden Retriever kennel.

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Debbie Harlin Keene Promoted to Controller at CrossCheck

Posted by Andrew Donahey on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:00 AM


Petaluma, Calif. (April 24, 2017) — CrossCheck, a payments guarantee company, has promoted Debbie Harlin Keene to the position of controller. She reports directly to Executive Vice President of Finance Dave Kilat.

Harlin Keene is an accomplished tax and accounting professional with 14-plus years in the field and 20-plus years of business experience. She joined CrossCheck as the assistant controller in September 2014, gaining hands on experience with all key accounting functions, processes and reporting requirements of the company.

CrossCheck“Debbie’s previous experience has been instrumental in assessing the tax implications of the company’s growth strategies as well as ensuring our compliance with states’ filing requirements,” said Kilat. "She has proven to be a strong leader with exceptional planning skills and accountability as well as a great work ethic.”

As controller, Harlin Keene will be responsible for the further refinement of CrossCheck's tax preparation and planning, ensuring compliance with federal and state tax regulations and researching state filing and registration requirements.

"CrossCheck has provided me with the opportunity to continue developing my tax skills while gaining knowledge of company operations," said Harlin Keene. "I look forward to the challenge of helping the company remain successful as we negotiate the ever-changing complexity of tax codes in the years to come."

Harlin Keene is a licensed California CPA and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs. Harlin Keene earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Loyola University Chicago and her Masters in Taxation from Golden Gate University. 

About CrossCheck

CrossCheck, Inc., an established leader in the payment solutions industry, processes billions in check-transaction dollars annually throughout the United States. Since 1983, it has helped increase profits and reduce risk for businesses in verticals such as automotive, auto aftermarket, building materials, home furnishings, specialty retail, medical-dental and veterinary by providing efficient and affordable check verification, guarantee and conversion services. CrossCheck’s suite of services includes check conversion technology, web-based transactions, remote deposit capture and premium products for specific industries and applications. The company has offices in Petaluma, California and Irving, Texas.



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CrossCheck Celebrates 32 Years of Success

Posted by Andrew Donahey on Thu, Oct 15, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

J. David Siembieda, CEOPETALUMA, Calif.CrossCheck, Inc., the nation's leader in guaranteeing payments made by check turns thirty-two years old today. As a nationwide provider of check processing services to any merchant accepting checks, CrossCheck continues to lead the way in check authorization and payment processing technologies since opening their doors in Petaluma, California in 1983.

For over three decades, CrossCheck has worked with thousands of merchants to provide check authorization services including check guaranteecheck verification, remote deposit capture and Multiple Check. Check authorization services benefit merchants by mitigating risk, saving time and money, increasing sales, and improving customer satisfaction.

“The payments industry has evolved immensely over our thirty-two-year history, but the one thing that remains the same is that tens of thousands of businesses trust CrossCheck with their payment guarantee needs,” said CrossCheck’s President and CEO, J. David Siembieda. 

CrossCheck was one of the first check processing companies to provide their merchants with electronic check conversion for deposit without a trip to the bank, saving merchants time and money. Premium services such as Multiple Check provide payment flexibility for customers needing extra time to pay, thereby increasing sales and customer satisfaction.

CrossCheck's reach is national, with corporate headquarters in Petaluma, California, and additional sales offices in Texas and Arizona. The privately held company has over 200 employees, all of whom regularly contribute to the American Cancer Society, the American Red Cross, the ALS Association, and many other charitable organizations.

CrossCheck is a member of payment industry associations including the Electronic Transaction Association (ETA), an international trade association that serves transaction processing products and service providers, retail associations including the North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) and many automotive business associations. CrossCheck has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

About CrossCheck, Inc.
CrossCheck, Inc., an established leader in the payments industry, processes and approves billions of dollars worth of check transactions annually for retail and dealer outlets throughout the U.S. For more than 30 years, its goal has been to increase merchants’ profits by providing efficient and affordable check approval, guarantee and conversion services that can help increase sales and reduce risk. The company has offices in Petaluma, California, Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas. Their suite of services includes check conversion technology, ACH, web-based transactions and remote deposit capture products.


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Automotive News Spotlights CrossCheck's Multiple Check Product

Posted by Andrew Donahey on Mon, Mar 03, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Written by David Barkholz and published in Automotive News on March 3, 2014 

Automotive News

Customers Get Help Paying for Service

Service orders and profit have jumped at Garber Buick in Saginaw, Mich., since the store started offering ... read the full article spotlighting multiple check here 

hold check, multiple check

Tags: Auto Aftermarket, Auto Dealerships

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