Segpay Named Woman-Owned Business of The Year

South Florida Business Journal honors Segpay at the 2023 Business of the Year Awards.

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (April 13, 2023)– Segpay, a pioneer in digital payment processing, announced today that the company has been named South Florida Business Journal’s top woman-owned business of 2023. Segpay CEO, Cathy Beardsley, and others business honorees were recognized during an awards program today at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida.


The awards recognize businesses across all industries in South Florida that set the standard for growth, service, quality, innovation, and execution of an outstanding business strategy.  The South Florida Business Journal Awards are broken into six categories based on revenue and honoree awards, with Segpay winning the honoree title of Woman-Owned Business.


“When I started Segpay in 2005, it was on the premise that we were going to do things the right way and that would help us earn the respect of our clients, acquirers, and card brands,” said Beardsley.  “The team at Segpay works hard every day to get results for our merchants and we are so honored to receive this award from the South Florida Business Journal.”

The Segpay team helps online merchants (many considered high-risk by traditional banks and credit card companies) navigate payment processing, fraud mitigation, and subscription-based billing.  Just last month, Segpay’s CEO, Cathy Beardsley was honored as one of South Florida Business Journal’s Influential Business Women. Earlier, Ms. Beardsley was also named one of Forbes 50 over 50: Money.

This is the 26th year of the South Florida Business Journal’s Business of the Year Awards.  The program was created to give recognition to organizations that build the South Florida economy through solid business practices, dedication to the community and social growth. The awards are sponsored by Bank United and Littler.  For a full list of the 2023 nominees click here.

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