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American First Bancard | About American First Bancard


American First Bancard’s singular goal is to provide the best in payment processing and merchant accounts through our superior customer service, dependability, and integrity. We do processing the way it was meant to be—no-nonsense with a delivery on promises made and 40+ years experience in the financial industry. Read further to learn more about the people who have laid the groundwork for American First Bancard.

    Russ Salerno is an experienced business owner who has resided in Central Florida for over fifty years. Having been in banking since 1985, he brings knowledge and passion to American First Bancard. That same passion has brought him successes throughout his lifetime, from when he graduated high school, throughout his undergrad and graduate degrees at Florida Technological University (UCF) and into his professional career. Russ is also a dedicated community member, acting as board member for the Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida as well as supporting the Edgewood Children’s Ranch for 40 years. Recently awarded UCF’s “Alumnus of the Decade for the ‘70s” , he has also served on the board of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce since 1994. Currently Russ resides with his wife, Mazie, in Clermont, Florida.


    Jeffrey P. Milhausen is a shareholder at Miller, South & Milhausen, P.A. in Orlando, Florida.  He is a valuable asset to American First Bancard. Mr. Milhausen has been with American First Bancard as the General Counsel since it’s conception and has helped implement many ideas and projects to make American First Bancard better for our Merchants as well as our Agents. Mr. Milhausen has an extensive background in business and financial law which is listed as follows: Bar Admissions: 1994, Florida; 1996, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. Education: University of Florida (B.S. Finance, 1990); University of Florida Law School (J.D., 1994); Fraternal Organizations: Phi Delta Theta.; Founding Member University of Florida Entertainment and Sports Law Journal. Member: The Florida Bar; Orange County Bar Association; American Bar Association - Business Law Section; West Orange Chamber of Commerce; Board of Trustees; West Orange Committee of One Hundred and One, Inc., Board of Directors. General Counsel: American First Bancard, LLC.; SIG Logistics, Inc.; VMS Builders, Inc.; Upland Development, Inc.; West Orange Country Club, Inc. Board of Directors: American First Bancard, LLC.; Florida state Distributors, Inc.; Horizon’s West Community Trustees; West Orange Committee of One Hundred and One, Inc.; West Orange Chamber of Commerce. Practice Areas: Real Property Law; Residential and Commercial Financing and Development; Banking; General Corporate; Entertainment; Intellectual Property. Jeffrey P. Milhausen can be reached via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)