AppTech Corp. Overview
AppTech Corp is an information technology and financial services company. With electronic payments at its core, the company offers an array of service lines to both business and consumer markets through its branded subsidiaries, Transcendent One and TransTech One.
Transcendent One is a leading business service provider of electronic transaction processing technologies and associated merchant services. TransTech One offers commercial and residential IT services through its regional TransTech One Retail Service Center expansion. The company prides itself as the only information technology services company that offers merchant services and vice versa.
AppTech Corp has also developed a proprietary mobile wireless technology strategy to compete in the ever-growing mobile payments industry. Through its subsequent joint ventures and acquisitions, the company will complement its current product channels and continue its growth as a technology and finance leader.
Transcendent One, Inc. (“T1”) began operations in August of 2006. The company is a leading business services provider of electronic transaction processing technologies and associated merchant services, including credit card processing, electronic check & ACH processing, gift & loyalty card programs, and
merchant cash advance services.
The company has not only innovated a dynamic growth model in the payment processing industry, but has scripted one of the most compelling stories of uniting, empowering, and rewarding the efforts of American Small Business Owners.
Transcendent One is the first and only “Merchant-Owned” company that offers clients the opportunity to earn stock based on their processing volume. The company’s Merchant Equity Program has not only delivered a unique offering in value to business clients, but the creation of a vested interest with
clients has proven to be an excellent retention vehicle in a competitive landscape riddled with merchant attrition.
Headquartered in Carlsbad, CA the company works with numerous financial institutions, associations, and independent professionals across the country. In 2012, Inc. magazine ranked Transcendent One No. 105 on its 31st annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing companies.
For more information please visit http://www.transcendentone.com
Mr. Luke D’Angelo, Executive Director
Mr. D’Angelo began his career in commercial and residential real estate. His career evolved to become an investment banker and has more than 15 years of experience in venture capital and investment banking with several private equity firms. He has worked with several payment processing companies at all levels, which led him to join Transcendent One in 2006. As Executive Director, he is responsible for overseeing the company’s growth initiatives.
Mr. Steven Cox, President
Mr. Cox has over 6 years of experience in the payment processing industry, including sales, underwriting, and risk management. His extensive knowledge of industry logistics and processing systems provides the company with invaluable expertise. In his role at the company, he leads organizational communications towards merchants, sales representatives, and shareholders. He also oversees the company’s development efforts, such as the advancement of new corporate strategy, proprietary software, training, and business development. Mr. Cox earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from San Diego State University and is currently studying for his AAP (Accredited ACH Professional) accreditation.
Mr. Virgil Llapitan, Director of Merchant Services
Prior to joining Transcendent One in 2008, Mr. Llapitan served as Director of Sales, President, and Chief Operating Officer for HIMC Corporation, where his responsibilities included building key financial alliances and business relationships as well as sales and marketing of payment processing services (ACH and check processing) for ITI Internet Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of HIMC. He has recruited, managed, and directed ISOs worldwide, and coordinated with merchants’ IT staff to ensure the integration of payment interfaces to the merchant’s internet platform. Mr. Llapitan has also spent more than 15 years with PEMCO Insurance, where he owned and operated a successful independent insurance agency with a book of business that included personal and commercial lines.
Ms. Melissa Ham, Director of Corporate Relations
Ms. Ham began her career in residential and commercial real estate financing and sales in 2001. She joined Crossfire Marketing Group as a loan modification manager in 2006. Ms. Ham was later introduced to the company and payments industry in 2008 where she began writing merchant accounts for Transcendent One. She now has over 5 years of payments industry experience at all levels. She currently oversees several aspects of the business such as customer service, underwriting, corporate administration, and is the corporate liaison between Transcendent One and external organizations.
Mr. Robert Sanchez, Technology Advisor
Mr. Sanchez serves as an advisor to the company providing technical direction and guidance for wireless products and services. Mr. Sanchez has published countless papers and is an invited speaker at telecommunications conferences worldwide. On January 1, 2007 Robert J. Sanchez was named CEO and President of Globaltel Media, Inc. (GTM) based in San Diego, CA. GTM manages a technology patent portfolio including SMS‐embedded with URL/hyperlinks, two‐way SMS chat using short and long codes, mobile‐to‐mobile payments and other consumer‐based wireless solutions. Prior to Globaltel Media, Mr. Sanchez was an executive and officer with inCode Wireless, a San Diego‐based consulting firm of over 500 people he co‐founded in 1998 and led as CEO for the first two years. inCode Wireless was sold to Verisign, Inc. in September 2006 for $52MM. Prior to inCode, Robert was with Qualcomm from 1990 where he led Globalstar’s worldwide system integration and test program. While on Globalstar, Robert negotiated a $60 million contract extension for deployment and test and maintained the division’s highest revenues. Mr. Sanchez holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of California at San Diego.
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