Heartland Payment Systems was founded in 1997 by Robert O. Carr.
Today the company provides debt, prepaid, and credit card processing, e-commerce, mobile commerce, billing services, security technology, marketing services, and check processing.
Heartland Payment Systems’s customers include 300,000 businesses such as restaurants, convenience stores, and professional service providers, and education location. The company’s Payroll Solutions provides payroll processing including check printing and direct deposit, to 10,000 customers.
The company trades publicly in the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol HPY, is a member of the S&P 600, is a member of the Russell 2000, is #937 in the Fortune 1000, has 3.700 employees, and had $2.31 billion in revenue in 2014.