3Pea's executive management team is made up of highly motivated and dedicated entrepreneurs. As some of the original founders of 3Pea Technologies Inc., these individuals retain the necessary skills and knowledge required to successfully manage and grow the company. Together, they coach a team of talented employees that have considerable experience in the financial and healthcare sectors.
Mark R. Newcomer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Newcomer serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of 3Pea International and has served as a Director since March 2006. From February of 2001 to present, Mr. Newcomer has served as Chairman and CEO of 3Pea Technologies, Inc., a payment solutions company he co-founded in 2001. Mr. Newcomer continues to be a driving force in guiding the company's growth through technology investments, acquisitions, new product lines, and strategic partnerships. Mr. Newcomer attended Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo where he majored in Bio-Science.
Arthur De Joya, C.P.A., Chief Financial Officer
Mr. De Joya serves as Chief Financial Officer of 3Pea International and has served in this capacity since October 2007. Mr. De Joya has over 13 years of experience in both public and private accounting mainly working with publicly traded companies. Mr. De Joya's experience in the private sector includes serving as financial advisor and chief financial officer for various publicly traded companies. Mr. De Joya's experience in public accounting includes being employed with KPMG LLP working with many large publicly traded companies. Mr. De Joya is a partner and co-founder of De Joya Griffith & Company, LLC (PCAOB registered firm), a certified public accounting and consulting firm primarily working with publicly traded companies. Mr. De Joya received his B.S. in B.A. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Nevada. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Christopher E. Newcomer, Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Newcomer serves as Chief Technology Officer of 3Pea International. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Newcomer has played a key role in software development and architecture of 3Pea's processing platforms. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Newcomer served as Founder and President of Newcomputing, a technology service provider and network design company specializing in the development and implementation of business software. Mr. Newcomer received his B.S. in Computer Science from California State University San Bernardino.
David R. Weiler, Director
Mr. Weiler serves as a Director of 3Pea International and has served as a Director since March 2006. Mr. Weiler has served as a Director of 3Pea Technologies, Inc., since August of 2002. Mr. Weiler began his career in 1979 as Systems Engineer and Systems Management Specialist for IBM, and continued his career as Management Consultant for Touche Ross & Co., and Senior Marketing Associate for LaSalle Partners, Inc. In 1988, Mr. Weiler relocated to Nashville, TN, to begin a career in the Healthcare Information Industry, including positions as Vice President, Sales for Inforum, Inc., Vice President, Sales for Criterion Health Strategies, and Vice President, Sales and Client Services for the MedStat Group. Mr. Weiler has earned a BA in Economics and an MM in Marketing, Quantitative Analysis, and Managerial Economics from Northwestern University.
Anthony E. DePrima, Esq., Secretary, Director
Mr. DePrima serves as Secretary and as a Director of 3Pea International, and has served as a director since October 2009. Mr. DePrima is a highly experienced attorney licensed in Arizona with broad corporate management experience. He has been an active member of the State Bar of Arizona since April 1967 to the present, and a former member of the American Bar Association. During this time he served as a Member of the U.S. Department of Commerce District Export Council for District of Arizona, and Chairman of the International Section of the Arizona Bar, Chairman of the Legal Advisory Committee of the Arizona Mexico Commission, and Director of the Arizona Mexico Commission. His law practice has included Corporate, Commercial, Business, International Trade and US Customs Law, as well as general trial practice with numerous court and jury trials. Mr. DePrima is currently a member of Lerch & DePrima PLC, attorneys. He is a Director and General Counsel of Coal Brick Oven Pizzeria, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Grimaldi's Pizzeria chain of restaurants). For over 20 years he has been Director and Secretary of Media Concepts, Inc., an Arizona corporation which publishes Native Peoples Magazine. Through the years he has held positions of Director, Chief Executive Officer, President, Secretary, Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer of medium sized publicly traded companies. Mr. DePrima has a BS in General Business from Arizona State University School of Business, and Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona.
Daniel H. Spence, Chief Information Officer, Director
Mr. Spence serves as Chief Information Officer and as a Director of 3Pea International, and has served as a director since March 2006. Prior to founding 3Pea Technologies, Inc. in 2001 with co-founder Mark Newcomer, Mr. Spence designed and developed secure middleware for Internet financial processing systems in various contract positions. From 1995-1997 Mr. Spence was Systems Manager at The Associated Press, From 1997-1999, Mr. Spence was Director of Technology Planning at The Associated Press, the world's largest news gathering organization with over 4000 employees in 227 countries. From 1984-1994, Mr. Spence was with Coca-Cola in Australia implementing financial and line of business systems for Coca-Cola operations worldwide. He has 20 years experience deploying large-scale technology solutions for major international corporations.