3PEA International Names Mark Jacobs Sales Director

a vertically integrated provider of innovative prepaid card programs and
processing services for corporate, consumer and government applications,
is delighted to announce the addition of award-winning sales
professional Mark Jacobs to its team. Jacobs is a veteran of the prepaid
and incentives industry with over 18 years’ experience with achievements
in revenue growth, market expansion and new product launches for his
high-profile clients, including: AAA, Ace Cash, Alcon, Cox
Communications, The Hershey Company, QuikTrip, Rent-A-Center and SBC
Communications. Jacobs joins 3PEA from Hawk Incentives, a Blackhawk
Network business where he was instrumental in the acquisition and
launching of new prepaid incentive programs. Previous to that, Jacobs
was National Sales Manager for epay, a Euronet Worldwide company, where
he was recipient of the Hero Award in 2014. In his new role as Sales
Director, Jacobs is responsible for expanding 3PEA International’s
PaySign® solution to new markets, including customer loyalty
and rebates, employee recognition and engagement, and other corporate
payment solutions.

“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Mark to the 3PEA team,” said
Mark Newcomer, Chief Executive Officer, 3PEA International. “Mark comes
to us with vast knowledge of prepaid and important leadership skills
that will be of great value to our Company. He has a proven track record
of delivering high revenue incentive card programs for a variety of
industries. His ability to open new market verticals and create new
revenue streams will prove invaluable as we continue to grow revenue in
our existing verticals.”

About 3PEA International

3PEA International (OTCQB:TPNL)
is an experienced and trusted prepaid debit card payment solutions
provider as well as an integrated payment processor that has managed
millions of prepaid debit cards in its portfolio. Through its PaySign
brand, 3PEA conceptualizes, develops and manages payment solutions,
prepaid card programs, and customized payment services. 3PEA’s corporate
incentive prepaid cards are changing the way corporations reward,
motivate, and engage their current and potential customers, employees,
and agents. 3PEA’s customizable prepaid solutions offer significant cost
savings while improving brand recognition and customer loyalty. 3PEA’s
customers include healthcare companies, major pharmaceutical companies,
large multinationals, prestigious universities, and social media
companies. PaySign is a registered trademark of 3PEA Technologies, Inc.
in the United States and other countries. For more information visit us
at www.3pea.com
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Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking
information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of
1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are
subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other
than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without
limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives
of the companies, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. There is no assurance that such statements will prove to
be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ
materially. 3PEA undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise
any statements in this release, whether as a result of new information,
future events, or otherwise.


3PEA International, Inc.
Brian Polan, 1-702-749-7234
Financial Officer