About Us

Our Company Co-Founders


Advantage Merchants Systems LLC was Founded in 2018 by serial entrepreneurs Danny Hockenberger and Dr. Charles Dudley.

Danny has 30 years experience as both a national sales trainer, financial services consultant and owner in the brick and mortar business to business marketplace. 

Dr. Dudley actually began in the merchant services industry in 1999, and has been a business owner in the real estate industry, online marketing, a national sales trainer and business consultant since 2007.

Advantage Merchant Systems LLC was formed in 2018 with the mission to help business owners drastically lower their credit card processing costs and gain quick access to more of their hard-earned profits and revenues that they need and deserve for their business success.  

We are a 100% U.S. Veteran-owned company and are passionate about helping more business owners become profitable and successful.

Our Parent Company, over 50 years of experience in the industry

Advantage Merchant Systems LLC's primary business partner and parent-company has been in business since 1999 and has a solid reputation, knowledge base, and rich history of helping merchants and ISOs (Independent Sales Organizations) nationwide.

After an extensive vetting process, we selected Advanced Merchant Services to serve as our primary partner and financial backing. Advanced Merchant Services is recognized as an industry leader for 24/7 support for their regional ISOs and their respective merchants, with the highest levels of integrity and professional, world-class service.  

For more information about our premier business partnership with Advanced Merchant Services and our professional 24/7 client support system click here.

Nationwide Capacity with Local Service

We are rapidly expanding nationwide with regional Agencies and sales support offices in multiple cities across the U.S., with our National Training and Operations Center based out of Dallas, TX. We have a west coast regional office in Southern CA and our customer support center is based in Jacksonville, FL. Many of our Business Financial Consultants and Agency Partners around the country work directly with us to serve the businesses in their respective local communities face-to-face.