PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heartland Payment Systems® (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation’s largest payments processors, has named Moriah Murphy as a director of marketing. With broad marketing experience from her work with various companies and Florida associations, Murphy will lead Heartland’s launch of city-specific immersive marketing and recruitment campaigns, while also pursuing state government and other niche market business in the Tallahassee, Fla., region.
Prior to joining Heartland, Murphy worked with the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, founded the Florida Association of Beauty Professionals, co-owned and operated a small craft beer company, and worked as a marketing consultant for a leading insurance carrier. As a testament to her leadership skills, Murphy delivered the keynote address at Florida International University’s “Women Who Lead” Conference in 2008.
A resident of Tallahassee, Murphy has also written numerous stories in various newspapers, trade and consumer magazines, websites and newsletters. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English and communications from Florida State University.
“Moriah’s previous roles in membership, sales and marketing for prominent trade associations, and as an entrepreneur herself, have given her a keen understanding of how to relate and market to business owners, especially in the Tallahassee market” said Heidi Goff, Heartland’s chief marketing officer. “Her experience will be a significant asset to helping Heartland expand its city-focused marketing campaigns and grow our state government business model.”
About Heartland Payment Systems
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE: HPY), the fifth largest payments processor in the United States, delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, gift marketing and loyalty programs, payroll and related business solutions to more than 250,000 business locations nationwide. A FORTUNE 1000 company, Heartland is the founding supporter of The Merchant Bill of Rights, a public advocacy initiative that educates merchants about fair credit and debit card processing practices. The company is also a leader in the development of end-to-end encryption technology designed to protect cardholder data, rendering it useless to cybercriminals. For more detailed information, visit HeartlandPaymentSystems.com or follow the company on Twitter @HeartlandHPY and Facebook at facebook.com/HeartlandHPY.
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