Nick Tuttle - Sonicu CEO

Nick Tuttle


Nick Tuttle came to SONICU as its CEO in December 2013, bringing nearly 25 years of business, sales and management experience.

Prior to joining SONICU, Mr. Tuttle owned Techniks, Inc., an Indianapolis-based designer and distributor of industrial cutting tools that he co-founded in 1996. Tuttle was instrumental in growing the company, which had 48 employees and some $30 million in annual revenues when it was sold to a private equity firm in January 2013.

Mr. Tuttle was an Oce Product Manager for IKON Office Solutions before leaving to start Techniks.

He is a 1987 graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and holds a bachelor’s degree in sales and marketing.

Kent Crouse - Director of Engineering

Kent Crouse

Director of Engineering

Mr. Crouse is a 1988 LeTourneau University graduate with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering. He holds some two dozen patents and has more than 25 years of engineering experience.

Prior to joining SONICU, Crouse served in multiple research, technical and leadership capacities including team leader and architect for leading engineering firms such as Phillips Lighting Electronics, Touchplate, Motorola Advanced Messaging Group and Matsushita Electrical Works.

His specialties include power electronics; Modbus, DMX and BACnet communications protocols and embedded microprocessors.

Joe Mundell - VP of Sales

Joe Mundell

VP of Sales

With 20 years of experience as healthcare business professional, Joe Mundell joined SONICU as its VP of Sales in April 2015.

Mr. Mundell brings a vast knowledge base to SONICU with expertise in a wide array of healthcare topics, including reimbursements, state and federal regulatory schemes, medical devices, software and IT.

His experience includes sales, account management and leadership roles at several of the world’s leading medical device and healthcare IT solutions companies.

Mr. Mundell is a 1991 graduate of Indiana State University, Scott College of Business, who holds a bachelor’s in marketing and management.


Clay Hopf

Head of Software Development 

Mr. Hopf is a 2015 graduate of IUPUI in Indianapolis with degrees in computer science and information security. His specialties include LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) and Laravel.


Since joining Sonicu after graduation, Hopf has been Sonicu’s lead software and application development engineer.

Chris Cooper - Director of Manufacturing

Chris Cooper

Director of Manufacturing

Mr. Cooper graduated from Purdue University in 2015 with a degree in Electrical Engineering

Joining our team after graduation, Chris was tasked with testing and improving critical areas of Sonicu's hardware. 

Chris now oversees Sonicu's production, technical support, and installation teams.

Mike Deemer

Michael Deemer

Director of Operations

Michael Deemer provides over a decade of business, financial, marketing and entrepreneurial expertise to SONICU’s leadership team.

Mr. Deemer has served in multiple capacities including budget planning, investment analysis, sourcing financing, sales, project management, operations, branding, marketing, and e-commerce.

From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Deemer played professional basketball throughout the world, including Australia, Finland, China, Argentina, and the U.S. He continues to be involved with basketball through coaching and mentoring.

Mr. Deemer is a University of Indianapolis graduate with a BS in computer information systems (’98) and his MBA (’15). He also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Jenna Foster

Jenna Foster

Financial Controller

Jenna Foster joined SONICU in November 2013 as its financial controller.

You do not want to play her son in golf – as a 7 year old, he’s nationally ranked.

Ms. Foster is 2014 alumni of Indiana Wesleyan University who graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s in accounting.

Jim Mayfield
Jim Mayfield
Director of Marketing

Jim Mayfield is an award-winning writer, journalist, communicator and storyteller who brings a unique voice to Sonicu's marketing department.

Mr. Mayfield's work has appeared nationally in a variety of formats, and he has consulted with and created content for a diverse group of clients ranging from a Hoosier zip line to a medical commentator on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."

In addition to obtaining a B.A. degree in Mass communications/Journalism from the University of South Florida in 1981, Mr. Mayfield earned a law degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1985.

When not on his worldwide crusade for well-written web content, Mr. Mayfield can be found playing guitar, backpacking or engaged in an activity that vaguely resembles golf.