About Us

About Us

Providing frictionless fintech, payment and engagement solutions through technology innovation

Rapid’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) empowers your organization to go beyond payments with a complete suite of fintech, payment processing, card issuing, and mobile engagement solutions, giving consumers greater choice and connection to the services they want and need.

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Rapid Financial Solutions was founded in 2005 as a pre-paid card program manager and processor in the sports industry under the brand name RefPay.

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Niche Solutions

Today, Rapid specializes in niche disbursement solutions for corporations, state and county government associations, municipalities, schools, and sports associations.

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We serve over 1,500+ municipalities, school districts, property managers, and sports associations across the U.S.

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Six Brands

Rapid owns and operates under six different product brand names.

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Today’s Tech

As the leading court disbursements solution, Rapid helps courts step into today’s technology, move away from cash and paper checks, and into electronic payments.

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The Leader

We are the national leader in managing participant and parolee funds for correctional facilities across the U.S.

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Pro Rodeo

We disburse all payouts for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.

What makes Rapid different?

  • In-house account and card fulfillment — ability to customize card carriers and terms and conditions to meet individual needs

  • Direct issuing sponsorship with three U.S. banks — regulated by standard banking rules and regulations

  • We’re a vertically integrated company — we own and operate our proprietary processing platform, which is connected to major credit and debit networks.

  • Payment facilitator (or PayFac) — As a payment facilitator, or PayFac, for over 300 organizations, Rapid can take care of all of your merchant service needs.

  • In-house call center providing all tiers of customer support.

  • In-house IT and development teams, focused solely on fintech

  • White labeled technology — Rapid can help your organization strengthen its brand

Leadership team

Daren Jackson

Daren Jackson
Chief Executive Officer

Brad Labrum

Brad Labrum
President and COO

Kurt Hansen

Kurt Hansen
Chief Financial Officer

Michelle McLaughlin

Michelle McLaughlin
Director of Client Relations

Stuart Long

Stuart Long
EVP Sales

Bret Hansen

Bret Hansen
Director of Product

Bret Hansen

Lisa K. Moore
Director of Marketing

Compliance certifications

PCI DSS V3-2-1 • SOC 1 Type 2 Certified • MasterCard Level 2 • Tokenized IDs

Nice to meet you!

Across the U.S., Rapid is helping businesses, government, associations, and non-profits eliminate disbursement headaches, solve for unique payment processing scenarios, and create more engaging experiences. Interested in learning how we can help you too?

Click the big red button below to start a conversation with one of our fintech, payments, and engagement experts.