Leadership Team

Experts in their field and dedicated to being good corporate citizens

 

Joel Russell

Founder & CEO

Joel believes technology can change lives. It has dramatically impacted his family and his son Alex who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2007.  Since Alex’s diagnosis, Joel has committed himself to understanding the disease and utilizing technology to monitor his school-aged son’s health.

After a successful career in both the technology and financial sectors, Joel founded eimagine nearly 20 years ago with the intention to use technology and business to enhance lives. Having a passion for excellence and a solid foundation in the industry, Joel embodies the eimagine philosophy that empowers employees to improve their personal and professional lives, their working environments, and their influence in the community.

Joel graduated from Stanford University and resides in Indianapolis with his wife Jenny and their four children.  Being an active member of the community, Joel coaches varsity soccer at Cathedral High School, serves on the Board of the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana, and is a Heroes Foundation Board Member where he actively participates in the Team Joey program.  Formerly, he served as Board President for the JDRF Indiana Chapter.

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Scott Crane

President

Scott participated in an international camp when he was young that helped catapult his passion of people into a career. At the age of 11, he was invited to participate in CISV, a summer camp including children from all over the world with over 30 different cultures and geographies represented. He learned that diversity and difference in experience leads to a great time and an awesome outcome in the workplace.

When Scott Crane joined eimagine in 2001 as Senior Software Developer, he quickly advanced to a vice president role. In 2014, he took on the role of president. He is involved in and oversees the operations which includes the federal government, finance, marketing, people operations, project management office, sales, and technical services teams.

Scott’s process, analytical, team-building and client service skills have been refined throughout his 20-year career. Scott holds a B.S. in computer science from Purdue University. He resides in Fishers, Indiana with his wife and two children. He is a passionate member of his community where, for several years, he has lead the eimagine team in events at Gleaners Food Bank and is also an active volunteer for girl’s youth soccer and his church.

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Eric Crane

Vice President, Federal Government Services

Eric had a unique experience as a college student. While still in school, he was an active volunteer that helped students get more experience using computers. After a large lay-off of a local company, many baby-boomers found themselves without a job and without the skills necessary to get a new one quickly…specifically lacking computer skills. Thus, launching his fondness of helping those apply practical problem solving using technology.

Eric Crane joined eimagine in 2002 as a senior consultant. Shortly thereafter he was promoted to technical manager, director and subsequently vice president where he is primarily responsible for overseeing eimagine government clients.  In this role, he is a key member of the eimagine leadership team where he specializes in resource management, technical excellence, quality control and communications.

He refined his project management and technical skills in prior positions with large national organizations such as Cooper Tire & Rubber; Booz, Allen & Hamilton; and SOZA & Company.Eric holds a B.S. in computer information systems, operations management and business process management from Indiana University.

He currently resides in Westfield, Indiana with his wife and two daughters and is an active volunteer at his church, for Girl Scouts, and his daughter’s ballet events.

Emily Lefebvre

Vice President, Human Resources

Emily, an equestrian since childhood, has always enjoyed the social aspect of work AND play. She brings to eimagine a passion for empowering each employee to create his or her ideal work environment in which he or she sees limitless possibilities. She is a champion of the concept of community connectivity in both her personal life and the eimagine organization. Emily enjoys all aspects of human resources, especially getting to know prospective candidates and introducing them to eimagine’s dynamic culture. She gained experience in a variety of recruitment and HR roles with nationally known retailers such as Nordstrom and Galyans. Emily embodies the quote, “grow together, change together.”

Emily is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in retail management. She resides in Indianapolis with her husband and three boys.

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Andrew Corrington

Vice President, Technical Services

Andrew Corrington has been helping people use technology to problem solve since high school. A team of him and his peers established a program that provided an interactive learning environment called Safety First. The program used scanned images and advanced animation to prevent drug abuse as well as bicycle and car safety to intermediate students.

As the Vice President of Technical Services at eimagine, Andrew oversees development on public and private sector projects. He has been involved in supporting Microsoft enterprise level applications for over 10 years. He is a member of the American Society of Military Controllers and engages in many community service activities- one being FIRST, “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,” where he acts as a referee for the robotic events and was recently named Volunteer of the Year.

A graduate of Purdue University, he stays busy volunteering over 100 hours helping young robotic visionaries compete.

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Laura Hansen

Vice President, Project Management Office

Swimming, tennis, sea adventures, space, survival: all camps Laura attended as a child over the summer. Not one to shy away from a new experience or meeting new people- she truly loved every single minute. This resulted in a love for change and new challenges.

Laura Hansen joined eimagine in 2013, bringing project management experience spanning multiple industries and technologies. At eimagine, Laura is the Vice President of the Project Management Office. She acts as a project manager for internal and external development, implementation and support projects.

Laura is a talented team builder with experience motivating and leading cross-functional project teams. Her detailed, results oriented approach is tempered by her attention to collaboration and customer satisfaction. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) through the Project Management Institute as well as a Certified ScrumMaster through the Scrum Alliance.

Laura holds a B.S. in Organizational Leadership and a M.S. in Technology from Purdue University. She resides in Carmel with her husband and two dogs.

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