Alvina Mickel started her career in the Merchant Service/Financial Service Industry back in 1987 with National Bank Card Company as a chargeback specialist, she was responsible for cardholder disputes filed against merchants. She became the Customer Service Supervisor and move into the role of a Relationship Manager in the Banking Services Unit where she was responsible for negotiating contracts, training clients on new products and services.
Alvina continued her role as a relationship manager in 1995, after National Bank Card Company sold its company to First Data one of the largest credit card processing companies in the United States. After First Data sold the banking services unit to iPayment Inc. in 2004, Alvina transitioned with the new company continuing her role as Relationship Manager.
In 2016 Alvina decided with the knowledge she has acquired over the many years in the Merchant Service/Financial Service Industry she would branch out on her own. She partnered with MerchantPro Express (MPX) as an Independent Agent Owner. Alvina has developed card processing solutions for countless businesses, she understands that each business has unique needs and deserves personalized service and support. Alvina is also co-owner of Prostyle Real Estate Investors.
Alvina belonged to several chambers of commerce and is currently a member of the National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC), Lower Township Chamber of Commerce in NJ, NAACP, and other networking groups in New York.