Our People

At First Data, it is our people who fulfill the promise behind the First Data brand and make us a premier leader in the marketplace. We recognize, appreciate and utilize our employees’ skills and knowledge to set us apart from the competition. The First Data team delivers best service to our clients, and we hire only the best people to achieve just that.

We believe the inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences will bring the competitive advantage First Data delivers to our clients. Our client base is worldwide. Therefore, our 25,000 employees that span 35 countries across the globe must be as diverse as the clients we serve.

We have been honored for our continued support of the INROADS Internship Program—a program that trains and develops talented high school and college minority students through internships within many of North America’s top corporations, firms and organizations.


Vision, Mission and Values


The shape the future of global commerce by delivering the world’s more secure and innovative payment solutions.


Around the world, every second of every day, we make payment transactions secure, fast and easy for financial institutions, merchants and their customers. We leverage our unparalleled product portfolio and expertise to deliver solutions that drive our customers’ revenue and profitability.


  1. Put customers first

    Create value for our customers in everything we do.
  2. Empower our people

    Encourage and support each other to learn the grow in our careers.
  3. Act with integrity

    Build relationships based on honesty, trust and respect with our customers, colleagues and communities.
  4. Deliver excellence

    Innovate and challenge the status quo to achieve exceptional results.
  5. Enjoy the journey

    Take pride in our work and succeed together as part of a diverse, global team.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

First Data provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, pregnancy or any other factor that may be protected by law. This policy extends to all employees and includes all aspects of the employment relationship.