Go Mart Adds Huntington Bank ATMs

Major West Virginia retailer deploying 88 units by mid-March

Published in CSP Daily News

GASSAWAY, W.Va. -- Go Mart Inc. is adding Huntington Bank ATMs at 88 convenience store locations throughout West Virginia. The first ATMs will be placed in Go Marts beginning in early March. All are expected to be placed by mid-March.

"Huntington is committed to making it easier for our West Virginia customers to have access to their accounts," said Huntington Bank West Virginia president Andrew Paterno. "Go Mart is a well-respected retailer and the No. 1 gas provider in the state. Our customers will be able to use these ATMs at no charge, giving them added convenience as they stop at a Go Mart for groceries and gas."

One Point Financial (OPF), an ATM operator based in Atlanta, finalized an agreement with Huntington Bank to brand the ATMs.

"One Point Financial strives to develop convenient, cost-effective delivery channels for ATM placements," said David Bagley, CEO of One Point Financial. "Strategies that deliver an inviting customer experience are imperative for driving usage at the ATM and allowing the financial institution to fully maximize its brand. One Point Financial's model incorporates customer-centric goals as well as budget objectives into a comprehensive plan that enables financial institutions to grow their retail delivery channel in a lean and challenging economy."

Huntington Bancshares Inc. is a $56 billion regional bank holding company based in Columbus, Ohio.

Gassaway, W.Va.,-based Go-Mart helps drivers stay on the go with convenient gas and food. The company operates about 100 Go-Mart branded combination convenience stores and gas stations in Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia. Customers can find coffee, fresh food, and drinks while filling up on gasoline or diesel fuel. Owned by the Heater family, Go-Mart was founded in 1914 as the Heater Oil Co. by Frank Heater.