Four Sectors of Credit Card Marketing Across The Globe

Since 1979, Howard Kessler and his team have partnered with leading financial services brands worldwide across four main industry sectors:

  • Affinity
  • Co-Brand
  • Financial Institution / Credit Union
  • Retail

Our client relationships are characterized by both their extraordinary length and depth, and we are proud to have vibrant, ongoing relationships with eight of the 10 largest banks.


American Express
Bank of America
Capital One
GE Money USA
The Hartford
JP Morgan Chase
National Education Association
TD Canada Trust
U.S. Bancorp
Affinion Group
Citizens Bank
Corinthian Colleges
First National Bank of Omaha
Kinecta Federal Credit Union
Kohl’s Department Stores
National Rifle Association
Nationwide Bank
Regions Bank
Royal Bank of Canada
Total System Services (TSYS)

Client Testimonials

The Kessler Group is both proud of and grateful for the acknowledgments it receives from its successful clients and partners. Here’s what they have to say:

“The Kessler Group has been a trusted business development partner since our inception 20 years ago. Kessler’s ability to identify new opportunities, combined with their creativity in structuring new partnerships and their perseverance to get those partnerships completed, has contributed to Elavon’s success.”

- Ed O’Hare, Senior Vice President – Global Corporate Development, Elavon

“The Kessler team translated the needs of our members in a way that senior financial services executives could understand and act upon. Bottom line: their access and insight enabled them to help us achieve something unprecedented.”

- Gary Phoebus, CEO, NEA Member Benefits

“Kessler is a trusted strategic partner that consistently delivers superior direct marketing results. Their data-driven, highly analytic approach ensures that our programs are always optimized and has driven continuous improvement over the last five years. The Kessler team is also very imaginative when it comes to problem solving–they have a real passion for helping me improve my business.”

- Roger Van Duinen, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Corinthian Colleges