No. 43 of Cougar100

For the second consecutive year, Flite was honored to made the list of University of Houston's Cougar100 fastest-growing companies in 2017. We were proud to rank in the top 50!


Regions Bank

Flite signs Multi-Site Agreement and Usage License Agreement with Regions Bank for the design, construction and management of (9) nine drive-up ATM facilities located at Supercenter Walmart stores in the Greater Houston Area. The deal includes an exclusive branding license for Regions Bank, giving their customers more 24-hour access to convenient drive-up ATMs.  Under the terms of the agreement, Flite will provide design, engineering, construction and property management services for the bank. 


Walmart: Round 3

Flite enters Denver Market with the expansion of its Walmart ATM Placement Program.  Flite's Denver program will include up to 26 Supercenter Walmart locations where Flite will develop single-lane drive-up ATM facilities for the exclusive branding by financial institutions.


Walmart: Round 2

Flite expands its Walmart ATM development program by signing (9) nine new long term ground leases with Walmart, Inc. for the development of Flite's single-lane drive-up ATM facility in the Greater Houston Area.  With this development, Flite will soon manage 16 drive-thru ATM facilities on Walmart parking lots in the Houston market, each exclusively branded by major financial institution.


No. 1,576 of Inc5000

Flite is named the No. 1,576 of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2017.  This is Flite's 2nd consecutive year to be recognized on the Inc.5000 list.


No. 9 of Cougar100

Flite is named the No. 9 fastest-growing Cougar-led and owned business for 2016 by The University of Houston Alumni Association.


No. 106 of Inc500

Flite is named the No. 106 of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2016.


The Arts in NYC

Flite supports the arts! Via Flite’s collaborative partnership with WincorNixdorf, Columbus Data Systems and Verizon Wireless, Flite supplies Artist Andrew Ohanesian with the ATM technology needed to support his interactive Pierogi West ATM installation in New York, NY.


Flite Technology Conference: 2

Flite holds its second annual invitation-only Technology Conference at the Palazzo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. At this year’s conference Flite’s VAR Reseller Partners and invited financial institutions gathered for a State of the Industry discussion with Hyosung’s SVP Marketing, Matt Williams, a technical demonstration and benefit analysis of the MS500 with Hyosung’s Recycler Product Marketing Specialist, Paul Webber, a technical demonstration of the MX8800 and MoniViewPlus with Hyosung’s Channel Sales Director, Kathie Amadio, and Branch Employee, Customer Implementation and Technology Adoption presentation by Extraco’s CEO James Geeslin.


Flite's First Single-Lane Drive-Up ATM

Flite commences ATM turnkey operations at first of seven BBVA Compass branded ATMs as part of Flite's Walmart ATM Placement Program.

Walmart Store #1409

10750 Westview Drive

Houston, Texas 77043


Flite Technology Conference: 1

Flite holds its First Annual Technology Conference at the Palazzo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. This invitation-only conference is an opportunity for Flite’s VAR network to learn about the latest technologies in the ATM industry. The Conference featured guest speakers, Paul Lewis from DynaCash and Mario A. Perottino from Hyosung USA. The discussion showcased Hyosung’s MoniSafe 400A with DynaCash and Flite’s advanced ATM solution, including image software, and wireless communication.


BBVA Compass

Flite signs branding and operating agreement with Compass Bank for the placement of (7) fully outsourced ATMs at Flite's Supercenter Walmart program.  The deal includes an exclusive branding license for Compass Bank ("BBVA Compass"), giving their customers new 24-hour ATM locations in the Greater Houston Area.  Under the terms of the agreement, Flite will provide property and ATM management services, including first line and second line maintenance, secure wireless data communications, transaction processing, deposit-image processing and integration, vault cash supply and management, brand management and digital media content.  This will be one of the most comprehensive outsourced solutions provided by an ATM vendor for a major financial institution in the U.S. 


Walmart Program

Flite signs long term ground lease agreements with Walmart, Inc. for the development of Flite's single-lane drive-up ATM facility at (7) seven 24-hour Supercenter Walmart locations in the Greater Houston Area.


ExxonMobil Corporate Campus

Flite signs 25-year deal as the exclusive ATM service provider for the ExxonMobil Corporate Headquarter Campus in Spring, Texas.  Flite installs 6 ATMs and allows any financial institution to join the nectarATMTM network to give their customers surcharge-free transactions.

Flite Wireless Data

In an effort to provide our clients with the highest level of secure data communications, Flite establishes its private wireless network on the Verizon enterprise platform.


Flite Launches Nectar

Flite commences operations of nectarTM surcharge-free network of Flite owned and operated ATMs in the Houston market with locations at Flite's Upper Kirby multi-bnak drive-thru facility and The Shops mutli-bank walkup facility.

Flite Acquires ATM Ventures

Flite acquires 100% of the assets and operations of Spring Interest, LLC (dba ATM Ventures), a well estastablished ISO servicing the Texas market and a distributor of Hyosung USA, Inc. and Triton Systems ATM products and Heritage Industries custom ATM kiosks and enclosures. 

Walk-up ATM Vestibule

Flite expands its multi-bank ATM facilities with the launch of Flite's walk-up retail ATM vestibule at The Shops of Houston Center, Houston's premier downtown retail center.  The unique design of our Shops ATM facility provides easy access for customer usage and high-security for ATM technicians and armored personnel servicing the facility.

Drive-thru ATM Facility

Flite constructs its first 6-lane Multi-bank drive-thru ATM facility in the Upper Kirby District of Houston, Texas.  Our first financial clients for this location were JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Frost Bank.  We later added TDECU, one of the largest credit union in the gulf coast region and Amegy Bank of Texas, a leading Houston-based financial institutions and now a subsidiary of Zions Bancorporation.

The Beginning

Flite Banking Centers, LLC is established as a Texas limited liability company by Founder and Managing Member, R. Michael Villarreal, to develop the concept of a "Multi-Bank ATM Facility."  The primary benefits of the concept were to give banks and credit unions of any size an economical opportunity to place a drive-up ATM in a professionally managed ATM facility and provide the ATM user a convenient and safe place to access their bank ATM for daily transactions.