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Association of Minnesota Counties and Diversified Check Solutions to offer payment processing software and services to Association members

Next-generation technology enables county governments to accept and aggregate credit, debit, ACH and check remittances from anywhere.

ST. CHARLES, Mo., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Paul, Minnesota based Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) endorsed the credit card and check processing aggregation program with Diversified Check Solutions (DCS), a leading provider of end-to-end, payment processing systems.

"We are very pleased to be a strategic partner with AMC, to provide its member counties with payment solutions," said Sam Ackley, managing partner of Diversified Check Solutions. "The program allows counties a way to achieve lower per transaction costs by aggregating all credit, debit, ACH and check payment volume. This is a very powerful system."

AMC will refer its member counties to DCS to provide not only a credit card processing solutions, but the ACHeck21® Product Suite for ACH and check processing as well. The broad range of hosted services involved in this program includes free software. AMC members will further benefit by having all processing volume count toward reduced rates.  

"The DCS referral agreement helps our members aggregate their payment processing volume for checks and credit cards resulting in lower rates and more efficient service," said AMC Executive Director, Jeff Spartz. "This program benefits all parties: DCS gets new referrals, Minnesota county governments get better processing and aggregating technology and AMC reinforces its mission. We are really excited about this partnership."

For more information on this agreement, contact Rick Kothe at [email protected]

ABOUT DCS and ACHeck21®

At DCS Holdings Group, LLC d/b/a Diversified Check Solutions and ACHeck21®, we are devoted to always providing our customers with the most advanced technology in the ACH, check and credit card processing industry and at the same time requiring ourselves to always achieve the highest rankings in customer service.  Credit Card Merchant Services are provided by Priority Payment Systems, a registered ISO/MSP/TPP of Wells Fargo Bank NA, Walnut Creek, CA.  DCS is an authorized reseller for Priority Payment Systems. 

Our flagship product - ACHeck21 - represents an advanced, robust and comprehensive solution for any individual, group or company that wants the convenience and security of accurate ACH and check processing whether from their internet connected computer, a web site or through web services. The technology is extremely versatile allowing customers to easily initiate ACH, scan checks, make deposits, update accounts receivable systems, manage returns and archive checks and data. Other products in the ACHeck21® Suite include, PCI compliant virtual terminal, remittance processing software, hosted Interactive Voice Response, Check Scanning technology and more.  

Additional information about DCS and ACHeck21 is available at,, or on Twitter @ACHeck_21.

About Priority Payment Systems

Priority's unique transaction platforms support both business-to-consumer and business-to-business transactions. The 2012 Nilson Rankings places Priority among the top 40 consumer transaction processors by volume and as one of the industry's fastest growing processors over the past five years. 


The Association of Minnesota Counties is a voluntary, non-partisan statewide organization that has assisted the state's 87 counties in providing effective county governance to the people of Minnesota since 1909.  The association works closely with the legislative and administrative branches of government in seeing that legislation and policies favorable to counties are enacted.

Additional information about AMC is available at

Media Contact:
Sam Ackley
Managing Partner
Diversified Check Solutions
[email protected]

Becky Pizinger
Communications Coordinator/Webmaster
Ext. 332
Direct: 651-789-4332
[email protected]

SOURCE Diversified Check Solutions

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