Meet the Team Behind

Visionaries, Industry Veterans and Senior Leaders

With deep payments, healthcare and technology expertise.

Anthony Lucatuorto serves as President, Integrated Health & Payments. He is responsible for full P&L management, including strategy, business development, sales, operations, marketing, and technology. He has over 25 years of experience leading and growing fintech organizations having held executive roles at First Data/Fiserv & TSYS/TransFirst.


Anthony Lucatuorto

President, Integrated Health
& Payments

Tom Bannon serves as Chief Operations Officer and is responsible for driving innovation and efficiency in business operations. For over 30 years, he has held executive roles at companies such as Chase Paymentech, WorldPay/Century Payments, and more.


Tom Bannon

Chief Operations Officer  

Andrew Immerman serves as Chief Technology Officer. With over 25 years of technology leadership experience, Andrew is responsible for all aspects of revenue generating technologies. Andrew has an extensive background in financial and healthcare technologies, including the development, operation, and compliance of secure, high availability, & high performance systems.


Andrew Immerman

Chief Technology Officer

Ryne Natzke is SVP of Growth and Strategy, where he is responsible for managing the integrated health and payments strategy and largest, strategic accounts across our key verticals, including both large merchants and software partners. Previously, he worked with early-stage digital health companies at HealthX Ventures and managed partnerships at Epic.


Ryne Natzke

Senior Vice President,
Growth & Strategy

John Welch is Senior Vice President of Product, where he leads the Product organization and drives the roadmap for Sphere's payment and healthcare focused product suite. He has over 15 years of experience working for some of the largest payment providers and banks in the world, including leadership roles at Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, WorldPay, and MasterCard.

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Johnathan Welch

Senior Vice President, Product

Robert Thayer, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, leads the business development and cultivation of strategic payment partnerships for the Sphere Integrated Division. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the payment processing industry, serving in organizations such as TransFirst, TSYS and ProPay.


Robert Thayer

Vice President,
Strategic Partnerships

Taylor Frank is Vice President of Enterprise Sales and is responsible for the management of the sales teams, base of current clients and executing a strategy for growth across all sales segments. Prior to joining Sphere, he held leadership roles at a major merchant services card payments acquirer.

Taylor Frank

Taylor Frank

Vice President,
Enterprise Sales

Eric Muckelroy serves as Vice President, Implementation & Account Management, and leads a team of Account Managers responsible for the growth and retention of key accounts. He has more than 21 years’ experience in the payment processing industry between TSYS Acquiring (Vital) and Sphere (TrustCommerce).


Eric Muckelroy

VP, Implementation &
Account Management

As Marketing Director, Melody Hendricks is responsible for developing and executing TrustCommerce marketing and communication strategies. She delivers the brand strategy across all channels, provides creative direction, and establishes marketing programs to meet organizational objectives and facilitate growth.

Melody Hendricks Marketing Director at Sphere

Melody Hendricks

Marketing Director