D. Eric Leighton
President, CEO and Professional Mastermind
Eric is our founding father. He established LoadSpring way back in the Twentieth Century (1999 to be exact) and in doing so created what we all know now as “The Cloud” for enterprise project controls management. His vision and strategy led to SpringBoard, the proprietary Cloud portal for sophisticated, data-driven applications and IT infrastructure. Eric designed SpringBoard as the ultimate, easy to use system for secure access to Project Management applications and data—from any device, anywhere on Earth. For the past 17 years, he and LoadSpring have built trusted partnerships with many of the largest organizations in the world. Prior to LoadSpring, Eric was Director of Operations at New Technology Solutions, and Special Accounts Manager for Parametric Technology Corporation. He holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maine.
Executive Vice President
Jim is also one of our founders, which means he has a tidy 17 years of perfecting LoadSpring’s special brand of technical and management expertise. He is so utterly committed to our clients’ success and the tech side of the business, there’s just no turning back. To oversimplify Jim’s highly critical role as our sales enablement leader, he makes sure that our hundreds of apps play nicely together, while marrying the right infrastructure to our customer’s diverse Cloud requirements. He leads in every stage of engineering ideal Cloud environments for true project success. In his pre-LoadSpring days, Jim served as Director of Technical Services at New Technology Solutions, and was a Functional Leader at Parametric Technology. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Executive Vice President, Engineering & Development
Cameron has more than nine years of technical and management experience in computer technology and datacenter operations. Prior to his current position, Cameron served as LoadSpring’s service support manager and systems administrator. Before LoadSpring, he handled Enterprise Information Services implementation for NMCI. He also oversaw IT operations for Razorgator Inc., architecting and implementing their IT infrastructure and day-to-day operations. Cameron holds a BS Degree in Computer Science from Walla Walla University.
Executive Vice President of Customer Experience
With more than 22 years of expertise, Warren specializes in improving project, program and portfolio management. He joined LoadSpring after launching implementation services practices for Microsoft and Critigen. A true believer in the “Project Based Organization” he has implemented project management solutions for industries such as automotive, pharmaceutical, financial, IT, manufacturing, military and government. Warren also developed and led PMOs for several Fortune 500 Companies.
Executive Vice President Marketing, LoadSpring Board of Directors
With 10 years of experience at LoadSpring and 27 years in marketing, Stacey knows her stuff. Her leadership on our Board of Directors helps drive LoadSpring’s vision of the Perfect Cloud—both now and into the future. She’s the motivating force in building LoadSpring’s market strategy, product development, and outgoing communications. Stacey is skilled in branding, product launches and sales maximization. She is results-driven (some would say possessed) to deliver excellence while educating Project Management professionals and the media on LoadSpring, our SpringBoard Cloud portal, and our reputation as the expert’s expert in software solutions. Before joining LoadSpring, Stacey founded the marketing firm Connexia Communications, preceded by filling the role VP Strategic Accounts for other agencies. She is a graduate of York University’s Schulich School of Business in Toronto.
Executive Vice President of Business Development
Prior to LoadSpring, Dean Edmundson held senior executive business development roles at ARES Project Management, GeoEye and Oracle – Primavera. Dean brings to the team over 20 years of experience delivering software and project management solutions to Global organizations. He recently was the CEO of Safran Americas where he positioned the company for significant and scalable growth. One of the highlights in Edmundson’s career was developing the alliance with Oracle, leading up to Oracle´s acquisition of Primavera. His past experience will enable LoadSpring to provide complete solutions to meet the unique business needs of their customers.