For the fifth consecutive year, Central Payment (www.cpay.com) has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of America's top 5000 fastest growing private companies, ranking No. 2423 with a growth rate of 159 percent.

"Being on the list five consecutive years is a rare feat for any company, and we are incredibly honored for the recognition. We attribute this to our family of dedicated sales partners and employees," said Zach Hyman, Central Payment's co-managing director. "We are more determined than ever to continue this success by increasing our sales force and merchant base by offering solutions that help businesses grow."

Central Payment is a direct merchant acquirer which services small- to medium-sized merchants. In August of 2012, it formed a joint venture with TSYS, a leading global processor and named by the Ethisphere Institute one of World's Most Ethical Companies of 2013.

About Central Payment

Based in San Rafael, CA, Central Payment is nationally-recognized as a leading provider of transaction processing services and social marketing software, providing support to more than 50,000 small, medium and large businesses across the United States. It processes more than $5 billion in credit card sales annually.

Employing a combination of a broadly-experienced staff and an entrepreneurial business approach, Central Payment provides best in class service based on 24/7 customer care, competitive pricing and technology-based solutions.