Welcome Michael Spalding, CTCO

Chief Technology and Compliance Officer

Mike brings over 30 years of experience in Information Technologies Operations Management, including systems design and engineering, policy and process implementation and security and compliance leadership.

Mike was previously responsible for managing a team of more than 55 IT professionals in 14 locations across North and South America, and managing seven data centers hosting 100s of applications and sites for customers in the entertainment, automotive, health care and pharmaceutical industries around the world. Additionally, he led the process required to receive and maintain certifications for ISO, SAS70, PCI, SAE16 SOC1 and HIPAA compliance.

“Phoenix has been dealing with our clients’ sensitive donor, financial, education and HIPAA data for 13 years now. We have always made the care and security of that data our highest priority. Bringing Mike on board was a natural progression of being self-reliant on such a critical commitment on behalf of our client community. Mike has been the architect of our data security systems working as an external IT partner and now we get 100% of his time, talent and skill, I am very excited to have him on the team,” said Phoenix Innovate CEO, Kirk Vercnocke.

In addition to Mike playing an important role in our client technology and data related solutions, he will be leading our efforts in becoming HITRUST Certified.

When not behind a keyboard, Mike enjoys traveling and camping with his wife and plans to visit every National Park in North America.

Kirk Vercnocke
Kirk Vercnocke


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