Our Exec Team

Our Executive Team

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Brandon Spear

President

BSC Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand (with distinction)
MSC Engineering, University of Witwatersrand (with distinction)
Executive MBA, University of Manchester

Brandon serves MSTS as president and has a background in managing large global teams, from diverse multi-cultural backgrounds, and with operating revenue of ~$150 million. His strength is discerning and focusing on the most important challenges facing an organization at a particular point in time and unifying all stakeholders behind accomplishing a set of specific goals. Brandon has a unique ability to connect across all levels of an organization, motivate staff with diverse skill sets, while ensuring a common alignment and results.

Prior to MSTS, Brandon served at SAP where he was senior vice president of Global Cloud Organization. He also served in officer-level roles at Ariba and Quadrem.

Joined MSTS in 2014

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Dan Zimmerman

Chief Product and Information Officer

BS in Computer Information Systems, Strayer University
MBA, University of Colorado

Dan serves MSTS as chief product and information officer and is responsible for strategy, innovation, and engineering for the company’s software product lines. Dan has over 20 years of experience leading technology, product, and software engineering teams concentrated in the card and payment processing industry including senior roles at TSYS, Western Union and vice president of technology at Nordstrom Bank. Over his career, Dan has led the launch of multiple SaaS applications, led three successful agile transformations, and won two CIO 100 awards.

Joined MSTS in 2015

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Jim Goge

Senior Vice President, Global Sales

BS, University of Maryland College Park
MBA in Marketing, Mount Saint Mary’s College

Jim serves MSTS as the senior vice president of global sales and is responsible for accelerating growth in different business lines throughout the company. He brings an impressive 30-year track record of successfully deploying cloud-based supply chain solutions.

Throughout his career Jim has built global sales organizations, brought innovative supplier collaboration solutions to market, and successfully scaled global electronic trading communities. Prior to joining MSTS, he served in various leadership roles at Aeroxchange, SAP, Quadrem and more.

Joined MSTS in 2016

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Michele Wills

Senior Vice President

BA in Business Administration, Avila College

For over two decades, Michele has been an integral leader in architectural management and new business development at MSTS. As senior vice president, Michele is responsible for multiple aviation software management offerings as well as card processing in the business and general aviation arena.

Michele began her career at MSTS in 1989 and has since played a number of managerial roles in customer service and program management. Michele was integral to the establishment of the company’s Australian subsidiary in 1997. She also led the launch of multiple MSTS lines of business across air, sea and land segments in the transportation and logistics industries.

Joined MSTS in 1989

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Martha Salinas

Senior Vice President

BA in Economics and International Business, St. Louis University
MA in Economics, University of Missouri – St. Louis

Martha is a strategic thinker and dynamic leader for MSTS. Since 1996, she has spearheaded the company’s collaborative efforts to launch custom billing and payment solutions with clients including Best Buy, PACCAR and United Airlines. Since her promotion to vice president in 2001, Martha has led worldwide private label program business development efforts, including new client acquisitions and strategic alliances.

Martha also oversees account management, project management and account services for the private label division with a constant focus on program growth and commercial billing and payment innovation.

Prior to joining MSTS, Martha taught economics at the university level and lead efforts to contract with foreign universities and the U.S. Government. As a result of these initiatives, Salinas implemented various international programs and services which proved successful in increasing funding and revenues for the university.

Joined MSTS in 1996

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Doretta Watson

Vice President

BS in Accounting and BA in French, Wichita State University
C.P.A. Certification

Doretta celebrated her 30th anniversary at MSTS in 2016. Beginning her career in 1986 as a special projects accountant, she earned the title of controller in 1988 before taking on the role as vice president – controller in 1995. In 1992, Doretta assumed business line responsibility for Multi Service Fuel Card. In this role, Doretta oversees sales, customer service, program management and other day-to-day operational functions for the fuel card program. In 2008, Doretta’s business management duties expanded to include the Open Road Drivers Plan®.

Prior to joining MSTS, Doretta was a staff accountant at Ernst & Young, primarily conducting audits in the financial services industry.

Joined Multi Service in 1986

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Curt Klus

Chief Financial Officer

BA in Economics, University of Michigan
MBA in Finance, Western Michigan University
Masters Certificate in Project Management, George Washing University
C.P.A, State of Colorado

Curt serves MSTS as Chief Financial Officer. His primary responsibilities include managing all financial and accounting operations, financial reporting, pricing, analytics, accounting systems, controls and budgets. He oversees operations of MSTS’s mid-office payment transactions business including payment processing and reconciliation activities.

Prior to joining MSTS, he spent more than 20 years in various roles focused on strategic financial planning with Western Union, Aon Hewitt, and APAC.

Joined Multi Service in 2015

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Brendan Lacy

Managing Director – MSTS Australia

University of Melbourne Australia

Brendan has been an instrumental leader for MSTS since the establishment of the company’s Asia-Pacific office in 2000. As a member of the MSTS systems architecture team, he ensures consistent methodologies in systems development and advises on new project initiations and approaches. Brendan leads resource management and direction of IT projects for MSTS Australia. Additionally Brendan is directly responsible for business development efforts in the region.

Brendan studied medicine at the University of Melbourne before finding his niche in information technology. He now has more than 20 years of information technology expertise. Throughout his career in the finance, telecommunications and utilities industries, he has acquired an expertise in balancing project management in conjunction with business objectives.

Joined Multi Service in 2000

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Tammy West

Senior Director, Human Resources

BA in Behavior Sciences, National Louis University
Fielding Graduate Institute

Tammy serves MSTS as senior human resources director and strategic business partner. She has the proven ability to create and implement people strategies that improve business performance. She brings more than 15 years of experience and excels in leadership development, recruitment, employee engagement, talent management, and more.

Prior to joining MSTS, Tammy held various HR positions including senior director and consultant with TSYS and American Express.

Joined MSTS in 2015

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Aaron Decker

Director, Sales and Marketing

BA in Journalism, Kansas State University

Aaron serves MSTS as Director, Sales and Marketing. He helps create organic opportunities that transform and grow the business through integrated marketing campaigns, lead engagement and pipeline development strategies, and brand awareness. He ensures that the marketing team provides support and drives sales across the eight different business lines as well as helps stimulate MSTS corporate culture. He serves as the embedded technology lead for the World Fuel Services marketing leadership team and reports to the WFS chief marketing officer.

Prior to joining MSTS, Aaron worked in various roles with Intermedia Outdoors, Primedia, and AOL.

Joined MSTS in 2012