Jason Dates is the most recent addition to the Approval Payment Solutions team. After earning his BA from the State University of New York, Jason joined First Data in 1995 and spent nine years in various VP roles, developing and managing a sales force to service 350 bank branches across seven states.
In 2008 Jason joined a startup processing company as the Vice President and played an integral part in growing the new portfolio to 2.3 million in annual revenue and zero to 2000 merchants in just 1.5 short years. Since then, he has worked as the Vice President or Executive Vice President of Sales for World Pay, Clark Brands, and Payment Processing Consultants where he demonstrated a unique ability to show as much as 81% growth in various aspects of production and sales. He joined Approval Payment Solutions as the Regional Director of Agent Bank Relationships for the North East.