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June 16, 2017

Chauffeur Driven Magazine Features Chosen Payments

Chosen Payments is honored to be featured on the cover of Chauffeur Driven​ Magazine. The feature article shares the vision of our CEO, Jeff Brodly from the inception of Chosen Payments to the present time. It highlights our commitment and dedication to the ground transportation industry. We invite you to click the link below and learn more about our story. With more than 1100 transportation companies processing with us, we want to say, THANK YOU to the ground transportation industry for supporting us. You sure have our support.  

June 8, 2016

Wells Fargo Launches Mobile Wallet Pay

Wells Fargo Bank announced at the end of May that it is launching a “mobile wallet” that would be incorporated into the Android version of its existing Wells Fargo banking app. The use of mobile banking is gradually becoming more commonplace as the public continues to embrace the convenience of electronic banking while letting their fears subside. The implementation of a mobile wallet by Wells Fargo could become a major selling point for the bank and cause people currently banking elsewhere to move their accounts to Wells Fargo for the convenience factor. It could also be the catalyst for getting...Read more

May 18, 2016

VoIP Phone Systems Benefit Small Business In A Big Way

Imagine receiving text messages to your main phone line or sending reminder texts to clients or staff that was programmed days in advance. Imagine transferring a call from a client who is lost at the airport directly to his chauffeur’s cell phone with the push of a button. Was there a dispute over the communication between the lost client and the chauffeur? Send the client a recorded clip of the call via email so you can listen to it together. Does all this sound futuristic? I bet you are thinking there is no way you could afford a system like...Read more

April 16, 2016

Chosen Payments Featured in National Magazine

Chosen Payments is proud to be featured in the April 2016 issue of Business Solutions Magazine.  The nationally distributed B2B magazine is dedicated to educating IT resellers in a variety of markets including credit card processors, managed service providers, software developers and integrators. Chosen Payments was presented with a unique challenge of providing a point-of-sale solution for a luxury auto spa doing business inside a Los Angeles Four Seasons Hotel.  The Chosen Payments solution had to integrate into the hotel’s computer system to pass through guest transactions originating from the auto spa, Levaggio.  Levaggio also wanted the ability to process...Read more

February 28, 2016

Jim Luff joins Chosen Payments

Jim Luff has recently been appointed Marketing Manager of Chosen Payments and its sister company, The Chosen Technology Group.  Luff is well known in the ground transportation industry as an operator, a feature writer for LCT Magazine and a consultant to many small operators across the nation.  He joined the industry in 1990 as a private chauffeur and in 1993 began a 23-year career as the CEO of The Limousine Scene in Bakersfield, Calif.   Luff will be responsible for marketing management, public relations, corporate communications and the continued partnership between Chosen Payments and the limousine industry for both Credit...Read more

July 29, 2015

Credit Card Processor Turned Super Sleuth for the Livery Industry!

In this month’s Chauffeur Driven Magazine, there was a great article on one of the biggest fraud stings in our industry.  Our own President, Jeff Brodsly and the Chosen Payments team were instrumental in foiling an ongoing credit card scam brought about by Charlie Barbero.  His “M.O.” was using expired credit cards to stay at high-end hotels and book luxury chauffeured transportation. When the card would come up as declined when the company would attempt to run the card, Barbero would claim to contact the credit card processor company, and would provide a so-called “offline authorization,” which was fake. The credit card processor would...Read more