Medal of Honor Recipient and Retired Colonel, Donald E. Ballard Becomes A Proud Endorser of Swypit.


Credit Card Processing Company, Swypit is honored to be endorsed by U.S. military hero and Medal of Honor recipient Colonel Donald E. Ballard.

Frisco, TX –September 9, 2020 – Kevin Hodes, CEO of Swypit announces the company’s newest endorser, Col. Donald Ballard, a Medal of Honor recipient. The Congressional Medal of Honor is the highest U.S. military decoration, awarded by Congress to a member of the armed forces for gallantry and bravery in combat at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty. Swypit is honored to be endorsed by an American hero and recipient of the highest regard our country can bestow on an individual.

Col. Ballard, along with Swypit continue their efforts to help support veterans and their families by providing free burials spaces for veterans. Including those veterans that do not qualify for government benefits.  Col. Ballard who himself served as a police officer for 8 years and retired as a Captain, Fire Fighter EMT, makes sure that first responders are treated the same as military veterans.  Col. Ballard owns two cemeteries and two funeral homes, both the Chapel of Memories Funeral Home, MO & Funeral Services of Independence MO, which provides funeral discounts and free burial spaces for veterans and former first responders to provide the families of civil heroes, comfort and support. 

Swypit continues to be committed in the mission to support military families with The American Fallen Soldiers Project and Folds of Honor.

The American Fallen Soldiers Project helps provide comfort and healing to the grieving family members of our fallen soldiers by working diligently to restore a sense of life and presence of their fallen hero on canvas in hopes to provide a place where they can spend time with their loved one when they need them most.  To learn more about The American Fallen Soldiers Project, please visit

Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission. To provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members.  To learn more about the Folds of Honor, please visit

About Colonel Donald E. Ballard:

Donald Everett Ballard is a retired colonel of the Kansas National Guard and former member of the United States Navy. As a hospital corpsman in the Vietnam War, he received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions on May 16, 1968.

Ballard’s heroic actions and selfless concern for the welfare of his companions served to inspire all who observed him and prevented possible injury or death to his fellow marines. His courage, daring initiative, and unwavering devotion to duty in the face of extreme personal danger, sustain and enhance the finest traditions of the U.S. Naval Service.

To learn more about Colonel Donald E. Ballard please visit

About Kevin Hodes:

Since 1999, owner and founder of Swypit, Kevin Hodes, prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the world of credit card processing.  Swypit provides much more than just a service. Swypit takes great pride in assisting their clients with growing and managing their business, while directly and successfully contributing to their client’s profitability.  His expertise in the merchant service industry is sought out and he has been seen on ABC, NBC, CBS, A&E, E!, and Bravo networks.

In an industry that is rife with third party providers who are often more intent upon selling equipment than providing an effective solution for your business, Swypit ensures that their clients feel like more than just a number and receive an unparalleled level of communication and customer support.

Kevin Hodes is a three time Best‐Selling Author and Executive Producer of the following documentaries, “Maximum Achievement: The Brian Tracy Story”, “The Jay Abraham Story, Getting Everything You Can Out Of All You’ve Got ” and the Emmy Award winning movie “Folds of Honor, A Fighter Pilot’s Mission to Deliver Healing and Hope to America.”

You may obtain further information about Frisco, Texas-based Swypit by visiting the website: or by calling: 1-877-379-9748.