Sunday business notebook: TSYS expands services with Navy Federal Credit Union

March 22, 2014 

TSYS Merchant Solutions has inked a contract with Navy Federal Credit Union to give its customers the ability to use credit and debit cards.

The deal expands the Visa and Mastercard services already offered by Columbus-based TSYS, a global credit-card processor, the company said. That includes statement processing, card embossing, accounting and settlement, fraud prevention, member service and collection operating systems, correspondence, and risk mitigation.

Navy Federal Credit Union oversees more than $56 billion in assets for its 4.5 million members through 245 branches. It employs 11,000.

Synovus to release earnings report April 22

Synovus Financial Corp. has set the date for the release of its first-quarter earnings report.

The Columbus-based regional bank will issue its information April 22 before the stock market opens that day. Synovus shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

The firm is the parent company of Columbus Bank and Trust.

Synovus oversees about $26 billion in assets through its banking divisions in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee.

Preservation for Profit workshop set for Thursday

It's an event called Preservation for Profit and it is coming up Thursday.

The workshop, which is being paired with a Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce eye-opener breakfast, will take place 7 a.m.-noon at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center, 901 Front Ave.

Cost is $100 for the full program and $20 for breakfast only.

Don Rypkema, principal of PlaceEconomics, is the keynote speaker, while Clay Chapman, a blogger for Hope for Architecture, and Josh Rogers of Historic Macon are scheduled to speak.

Continuing education credit will be made available for Realtors and architects, organizers said.

For more information, call 706-322-0756 or visit

-- Tony Adams

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