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Our Team
Chris Edmonds
Chief Executive Officer
Chris Behnken
Vice President
Chief Technical Officer
Meet Chris, our Chief Technology Officer and VP. Chris has been developing custom software and our EasyPost® Content Management System since graduating from SEMO with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science in 2006, almost 10 years ago. With a passion for creation and continual learning, Chris o...
Linda Schreiner
Accounts Manager
Chief Financial Officer
Linda joined the Element 74 team in January 2003 with a degree and experience in accounting. Her everyday goal is to make sure the clients’ needs are met in a professional way that you have come to expect from Element 74. She manages all areas of accounting for the company along with the domai...
Dharshaka ‘DC’ Dias
General Manager
Chief Operations Officer
Meet Dharshaka ‘DC’ Dias, our General Manager/COO. Hailing from Sri Lanka, DC joined Element 74 in 2008 after graduating from Southeast Missouri State University where he majored in Mathematics and minored in Computer Science and Engineering Physics. DC sets the bar high and leads our t...
Toni Eftink
Director of Project Management
Meet Toni Eftink, Director of Project Management and User Experience. Toni has been a member of our team for almost 5 years and loves to help clients solve business problems using strategic website development and smart digital marketing. She's slightly obsessed with wireframes and addicted to email...
Austin Bollinger
Director of Marketing
Video Production Specialist
Meet Austin Bollinger, one of our Project Managers. Austin wears many hats at Element 74, including Director of Marketing and Video Production Specialist. He has a degree in graphic design with an emphasis in photography, but his passion lies within video production. In his free time, you'll find ...
Manish Shrestha
Director of Software Development
Meet Manish “Manny” Shrestha, our Senior Developer. In addition to all of the custom coding Manny does for our clients, he is also our Director of Software Development. In that role, Manny pushes our team forward with new, cutting edge ideas. He is also responsible for some of our propri...
Darren Burgfeld
Project Manager
Meet Darren Burgfeld, one of our Project Managers. In addition to the websites he manages, Darren heads up a majority of our clients' social media accounts, including the creative ideas that make up the social strategy. Darren and his wife, Carrie, have two children, Layla and Lawson. In his free t...
Rebekah Corbitt
Project Manager
Meet Rebekah Corbitt, one of our Project Managers. Rebekah has been managing websites for a little over a year now and thrives on planning sites with her clients and assisting them in making their website visions come to life. In her free time, Rebekah likes to hang out with her friends from Cape F...
Cindy Knebel
Project Manager
Cindy, a project manager, is a graduate of Southeast MO State’s Mass Media department. While studying she chose to narrow her focus in the Public Relations option of the department and minored in Creative Writing. Cindy has an infectious energy, and brings that positivity along with smart insi...
Kyle Adams
Lead Application Support Engineer
Meet Kyle Adams, one of our Senior Developers. Kyle has been developing websites and custom software for over 6 years now and has had a hand in just about every major project at Element 74. After work, Kyle can usually be found pumping iron at the gym or out riding around on his motorcycle. Watch c...
Caleb Neely
Application Developer
Meet Caleb, our lead Front End Developer. Caleb started on the Element 74 Support team and worked his way through the ranks to Junior Developer. Caleb is the go-to guy for Front-end development and our Support Team leans on him for issues that prove more difficult. Caleb is a long time veteran at El...
Pravin Bhandari
Application Developer
Pravin Bhandari, a junior developer, comes to us from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in computer information systems. He was born and raised in Nepal, coming to the states in January 2011 to study at Southeast. Pravin has had interest in web design and coding since he was young, a...
Shehan Perera
Development Engineer
Shehan is our Development Engineer. He handles everything from getting your newly designed site onto our staging server to fine-tuning the coding in a site to perfect those little details that matter. Shehan came to us from Southeast Missouri State University with degrees in Software Engineering, Te...
Alex Guard
Senior Support Supervisor
Quality Assurance
Meet Alex Guard, our Senior Support Supervisor. He makes quick work of any issue that may arise for our clients, all while maintaining a positive, friendly attitude. Alex is a local boy who has spent his whole life in Cape Girardeau and graduated from Cape Central High School (Go Tigers!). He has d...
Achila Ramanayake
Network Administrator
Meet Achila ‘AJ’ Ramanayake. Achila started at Element 74 in the Support department a little over 3 years ago and has been recently promoted to our Network Administrator. In his free time, Achila likes to play video games, spend time outdoors, work in his yard, and trap and skeet shoot ...
Aja Reutzel
Support Specialist
Meet Aja!  As newest member to the staff, Aja has been studying computer technology for the vast majority of his life.  His recreational time is spent working with hardware and fine tuning his home media systems.  Learning more about the technology industry is his primary goal as ...
What Does a Project Manager Actually Do?
Have you ever met someone and after they told you their job title, you still were left wondering what it is that they do? My name is Rebekah, and I’m a Project Manager at Element 74. ;) So, what exactly does an Element 74 Project Manager do? Don’t worry; I’m not going to say,...
Meet Jessica May
The Element 74 team just can’t stop growing! I’m happy to announce my position as the newest addition to the project management team. While originally from O’Fallon, Mo., I spent the last four years at SEMO working on a mass communications degree. I completed a marketing internshi...
Brew, Golf & Barbecue: Why Everyone Loved Customer Appreciation Day 2016
OK, you caught us: We are a cutting-edge digital production company with some old school values! One of our favorite times of the year is when it's time for our Customer Appreciation Day, and this year easily topped them all. We wanted to do something that gave our customers a great afternoon, with ...
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