First Annapolis Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

July 20, 2016

First Annapolis Marks its 25th Anniversary with a Donation to The Light House, a Homeless Prevention Support Center

Annapolis, Maryland: First Annapolis Consulting, Inc., a management consulting and mergers & acquisitions advisory firm serving the electronic payments industry, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. To commemorate the firm’s 25th year anniversary, First Annapolis is making a $25,000 donation to The Light House, a Homeless Prevention Support Center.

“We are proud to celebrate our 25th anniversary and are grateful for the many loyal clients who rely on First Annapolis as their trusted advisor. It is exciting to celebrate our anniversary at such a pivotal time in the history of electronic payments with unprecedented levels of innovation occurring in every segment of the market. At the same time, it is an honor for us to mark this milestone by making a contribution to the Light House to further endorse their mission here in Annapolis,” shared John Grund, a Partner at First Annapolis.

“Through this donation, First Annapolis is helping The Light House implement innovative solutions for preventing homelessness,” said Elizabeth Kinney, Executive Director of The Light House. “We want to thank First Annapolis for partnering with us to build our workforce development training programs. This grant will allow us to continue our transformative work leading to employment and housing for clients of The Light House. With great gratitude, we recognize First Annapolis for their commitment to this community.”

About First Annapolis Consulting:

First Annapolis is a management consulting and M&A advisory firm with a primary focus on the electronic payments industry. Our clients include U.S. and international financial institutions, payment networks, service providers, retailers, affinity groups, wireless companies, manufacturers, trade associations, and government agencies. We offer a full range of services including strategy development, benchmarking, portfolio/risk management, strategic sourcing, and marketing support. In addition to supporting traditional payment products, we advise clients on mobile/digital initiatives, Fintech opportunities, and payments innovation. First Annapolis also offers a suite of specialized M&A advisory services to complement our consulting practice. For more information, visit, LinkedIn, and @FirstAnnapolis.

About the Light House:

The Light House works in partnership with local employers who hire their workforce development program graduates. The organization strives to be a model of caring for the homeless with transformative programs, employment training, opportunities for housing and a commitment to innovative community engagement. For more information, visit

For more information, please contact:

Lindsey Bauer, Marketing Manager
First Annapolis Consulting, Inc.
Phone 410-855-8500


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