Sonny has over 36 years of experience with American Express and is a recognized and respected leader in the acquiring and payment processing industry. Most recently, Sonny was the Director of Business Development in the small merchant acquisition strategy group. Sonny also held sales and marketing leadership positions in NYC, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Charlotte. Prior to American Express, he worked in the hospitality, retail and medical device industries. Sonny is also on the Advisory Board of the Southeast Acquirers’ Association and a Certified Payment Professional (CPP).

Sonny graduated with BA from North Carolina State University and a MBA from Central Michigan University. Sonny and his wife of 40 years have one adult daughter and reside in Dunwoody, GA with their two dogs.