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Nacha Names Forte a Preferred Partner for Government Agency ACH Payment Gateways

April 21, 2020

HERNDON, Va. and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 21, 2020 – Nacha today announced it has named Forte®, a CSG® company, a Preferred Partner for Government Agency ACH Payment Gateways.

In becoming a Preferred Partner, Forte joins a select group of innovators that Nacha recognizes for offering products and services that increase or enhance the use of secure ACH payments, information and messaging by financial institutions and end-user entities.

With a 20-year history in processing ACH transactions, Forte is an industry leader delivering innovative and secure payment solutions that help businesses and government agencies reduce transaction costs, mitigate risk, and increase efficiencies.

“As the demand for digital payments grows among businesses and government agencies, we look for Preferred Partners that are dedicated to solutions that provide secure ACH payments that advance the ACH Network,” said Nacha President and CEO Jane Larimer. “Today we welcome Forte as our newest Preferred Partner for Government Agency ACH Payment Gateways.”

In addition to ACH/e-check origination, Forte offers same day ACH, flexible cutoff times for funding, and different fee models to meet business and government agency’s needs. Additionally, Forte’s value-added services, such as bank account validation and check recovery, help merchants maximize revenue and accept e-checks with confidence.

“Payments are our forte and streamlining ACH transactions with our scalable solutions gives us the competitive edge in helping businesses and government agencies deliver seamless payment experiences and accurate balancing reconciliation,” said Fred Gumbel, executive director, Forte. “Forte is proud to be a Nacha Preferred Partner. It is our commitment to accelerate innovation across the ACH landscape and broader payments environment as we look forward to working with other organizations with the same focus and dedication.”

Nacha’s Preferred Partner Program is open to any technology solution provider whose offerings align with Nacha’s core strategies to advance the ACH Network. Learn more about Nacha's growing community of Preferred Partners and how they can support your payments needs. For more information, visit

About Nacha

Nacha is a nonprofit organization that convenes hundreds of diverse organizations to enhance and enable ACH payments and financial data exchange within the U.S. and across geographies. Through the development of rules, standards, governance, education, advocacy, and in support of innovation, Nacha’s efforts benefit all stakeholders. Nacha is the steward of the ACH Network, a payment system that universally connects all U.S. bank accounts and facilitates the movement of money and information. In 2019, 24.7 billion payments and nearly $56 trillion in value moved across the ACH Network. Nacha also leads groups focused on API standardization and B2B payment enablement. Visit for more information, and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

About Forte, A CSG Company

Forte Payment Systems delivers innovative and flexible payment solutions that help organizations maximize the effectiveness of their payment operations and increase revenue. The company offers a scalable and secure suite of payment processing solutions that support ACH and card payments made via any device or channel, enabling companies to transform their payment operations into a competitive business strategy. Forte is a part of CSG’s award-winning suite of innovative revenue and customer management solutions that help companies acquire, monetize, engage and retain customers.

For more than 35 years, CSG has simplified the complexity of business, delivering innovative customer engagement solutions that help companies acquire, monetize, engage and retain customers. Operating across more than 120 countries worldwide, CSG manages billions of critical customer interactions annually, and its award-winning suite of software and services allow companies across dozens of industries to tackle their biggest business challenges and thrive in an ever-changing marketplace. CSG is the trusted partner for driving digital innovation for hundreds of leading global brands, including AT&T, Charter Communications, Comcast, DISH, Eastlink, Formula One, Maximus, MTN and Telstra. To learn more, visit our website at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

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