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TransNational Overview

Rosemont, IL
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
As a leading Electronic Payments Processor headquartered in Rosemont, IL., TransNational maintains an A+ Rating with the BBB and has been voted runner up for one of the industry's highest honors, the 2013 National Electronic Payments Sales Organization of the ... Read more

TransNational – Why Work For Us?

For almost two decades, TransNational has continued to evolve the fast-paced merchant services industry with cutting-edge technology and unmatched customer support. Whether you are looking to expand e-commerce business across borders, or streamline your local mom & pop boutique, we are a payment services provider you can truly rely on.

Our Story

After 16 years of dedicated sales experience, John Pitzaferro began TransNational as a company that would provide a breath of fresh air into the merchant services market. With John's deep understanding of the industry and its workings, he and his leadership team saw TransNational as an opportunity to revitalize the merchant services reputation and create a positive work environment. We broke the industry mold by putting our customers first and created a full-disclosure environment built on honesty and integrity. We make payments simple so you can focus on what makes your business great. We not only dedicate ourselves to handling payments, but also recognizing the leadership of our staff. Our sales and operations teams are always on their game - able to assist each merchant's unique business requests. This character of the TransNational family has allowed us to build long-lasting relationships with our clients and our community. In addition to our headquarters in Chicago, TransNational has expanded to open offices in Tampa Bay and Orlando. We hope to continue to better the payments industry by educating and servicing business owners at the highest certified manner.

We Do It For Our People

Our only focus is not just on the people we serve, but also in recognizing the accomplishments of our staff. Voted a Chicago Tribune Top 100 Workplace for three consecutive years, we've built an environment that encourages growth, collaboration, and above all, one that has a whole lot of fun. The staff at TransNational not only succeed in the workplace, but also outside our 9 to 5. We boost employee involvement in community service and increase awareness for several local, national, and international non-profit organizations. We're also one of the few offices that give each employee a paid volunteer day to better the community and their character. How cool is that?

We Do It For Our Community

At our core, we're a company that prides itself in contributing to the community beyond the walls of the workplace. From partnering with national community outreach organizations to organizing scholarships for local high schools, TransNational aims to share the same enthusiasm we have with merchant services with that of service to society. It's our responsibility to serve and respect our society as citizens of one world. Our clients and customers can take pride knowing they are partnering with a positive force in the community.

Organizations We Support

For over 15 years, ORPHANetwork assists over 300 orphaned children through six orphanages across Nicaragua. Each year, we are proud to support their efforts by sending employees to Nicaragua for a week of volunteer work and service. Our yearly joint fundraiser, Party with a Purpose, raises awareness to provide medical care for at-risk children in Nicaragua. In the event's fifth year in 2015, the event raised almost $300,000, and in total has helped provide 1.6 million meals, along with health assessments and holistic care, which have collectively reduced the malnutrition rate from 36% to 6%. Read more about the event here.

Fellowship Housing
Based out of the suburbs of Chicago, Fellowship Housing has been assisting homeless single mothers and children for over 20 years. Their transitional housing programs offer mentoring, financial counseling, and help in securing employment for its members. The program has resulted in a 90% success rate, serving over 200 families and 600 individuals.

Wounded Warriors Project
TransNational is honored to be an annual contributor to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and their initiatives. For over ten years, WWP has helped over 70,000 injured veterans and military members and over 11,000 family members through a variety of support services.

Habitat for Humanity
Since its founding in 1976, Habitat for Humanity has rehabilitated or preserved more than 800,000 homes around the globe, making them the largest not-for-profit builder in the world. TransNational lends a hand in the community through Habitat’s annual BlitzBuild initiative.

Special Olympics
Founded in 1968, Special Olympics is the largest global sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing training and competitions to over 4.4 million athletes in 170 countries. TransNational employees participate in local fundraising and volunteer events annually, including the Polar Plunge and Plane Pull events in Chicago. Additionally, TransNational’s corporate giving program backs a dollar-for-dollar match for each employee donation.

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    This is a great place to work. Great team spirit and really feels like a big family. We work hard but celebrate success. Employees have the opportunity to grow and learn new skill sets. Strong leaders make it a positive experience to come to work each day.


    We are a small company competing with the big guys, but we do a great job. We are somewhat challenged from a brand perspective but are working to gain traction in the payments space.

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    Continue to drive success by creating clear goals and a solid foundation and road map to get there.

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    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at TransNational (New York, NY).


    Simple and effective. Spoke with recruiter and after initial call I spoke with the area manager. I then set up and interview and it went well. I met the VP of sales briefly as it was a Friday afternoon and everything went well.

    I recieved a call from the in house recruiter a few days later with an offer.

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TransNational Awards & Accolades

  • Chicago's Top 100 Workplaces, Chicago Tribune, 2015
  • Chicago's Top Workplaces, Chicago Tribune, 2012
  • Entrepreneur of the Year® Finalists, Ernst & Young, 2012
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