Management Team

“To satisfy our customer’s needs, we’ll give them what they want, not what we want to give them”

Andy Frankel – President / Chief Executive Officer

Andy Frankel is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of APEX Merchant Group. Andy started his payment processing career in 1993 for a well-known MSP/ISO in the payment processing Industry, which was later obtained in 2003 by a large acquirer in Texas. Andy was then named President of Certified Payment Processing and remained in that capacity until forming APEX Merchant Group in January 2008. Under Mr. Frankel’s leadership APEX’s core business merchant processing was transformed from serving a narrow base of national retailers to providing comprehensive merchant processing services to customers nationwide. Mr. Frankel, with over 20 years of sales management and 16 years of Credit Card Processing experience, brings an extraordinary record of success and ethics with him to APEX. He believes with a sturdy business plan, great management team and hardworking employees that APEX is poised for success.

Arthur Banks – Chief Operations Officer

Arthur Banks joined APEX Merchant Group as Chief Operating Officer in May of 2008. Most recently he served as Senior Director of Operations for one of the largest MSP/ISOs in the payment processing arena. With more than 11 years of operational management experience within the Electronic Payments Industry, Arthur brings a vast amount of knowledge to the day-to-day operations at APEX. Arthur received his business administration degree from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1998.

Brant Noland – Sr. Vice President of Sales

Mr. Noland is Vice President of Sales for APEX Merchant Group. Mr. Noland brings a very extensive sales resume to APEX which includes over 8 years of electronic payments experience. Prior to joining APEX in mid 2007, Mr. Noland was Director of Sales for a large MSP/ISO. Mr. Noland is responsible of day to day management of the direct and non direct sales divisions within APEX as well as being part of the long term strategic plainning team. Mr. Noland brings a vibrant background of success with him to APEX.

Patrick Grubbs – Vice President of Telemarketing

Mr. Grubbs has over 13 years of sales and management experience, with 7 of those spent within the credit card processing industry. Patrick served as Call Center Director and Director of Operations for one of the largest MSP/ISOs in the payment processing field. He has managed the startup as well as the expansion of call centers ranging from 30 to 150 agents. Patrick received his Bachelor of Science in industrial Management from the University of Arkansas.