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About Us

Our People - Our Place

Our Charlotte headquarters is in the vibrant and fast developing neighborhood of Plaza Midwood.
With walkable access to restaurants and shops, there is never a dull moment. Allegiance is a place of fun and family.

Our Core Values

At Allegiance, our Core Values act as the basis for our work and unify our team. They are seen in individual team member’s work and while working with our valued merchants.






Our Leadership


Chief Operating Officer

Scott McFarland


Scott started as President of Allegiance Merchant Services in 2019. As a seasoned electronic payments professional, Scott brings to Allegiance the disciplines of executing with excellence and inspires his employees to be their best while driving positive results to the organization and its customers.

Prior to joining Allegiance, Scott served more than 15 years as an executive of Payment Alliance International (PAI), where his career culminated as the Chief Revenue Officer, until the company’s acquisition in early 2019.

While at PAI, Scott was responsible for Sales, Marketing, Product Management and Sales Support functions. In the final five years at PAI, his management led to a 90% increase in revenue, taking top-line revenue to $150 million from $79 million, and a 22% increase in customer locations.

Earlier in his career, Scott helped to build an outsourced sales division of Cydcor International. He developed business with card issuing giants such as Citibank, Discover Card, American Express and many large retail private label cards for Target, Kmart and Walmart. It was in 1999, while with Cydcor, that Scott entered the merchant acquiring arena by developing business with Cardservice International.

Scott’s passion for coaching and mentoring his business associates throughout his career provided the fundamental building blocks that launched many individuals into the merchant services and electronic payments space who are enjoying personal success today.

In his leisure time, Scott enjoys golf, cooking and enjoying the outdoors in the Carolinas.

MegAN Parks

Chief Operating Officer

Megan joined Allegiance in 2018 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Allegiance Merchant Services, Megan was the Executive Vice President for the Home Builders Association of Winston Salem (HBAWS). Before her 10 years with the HBAWS, she was the Community Relations Director for CT Communications and also Director of Communications & Public Relations for Southern Shows, Inc.

With over 20 years of experience, Megan brings a wealth of knowledge in corporate operations, non-profit executive management, public relations, and communications. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications while specializing in public relations at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Megan inspires team Allegiance to put their best foot forward, day after day.

In her spare time, she helps run the family farm, spends quality time with her family and friends, plus teaches a youth Sunday school class at church.