Eagle Creek Software Services Expands Senior Management Team

New Senior Level Executives to Help Drive Revenue Expansion by 30% in 2014

Apr 08, 2014, 15:19 ET from Eagle Creek Software Services

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Creek Software Services, the leader in onshore information technology development, announced today that it has added two senior-level executives to its management team.  These new executives have been hired to help the company expand Eagle Creek's markets and grow revenues by upward of 30%.

Joining Eagle Creek:

  • Jud Coleman, Senior Vice President, is a 30 year industry expert specializing in application software and system integration services.  Prior to joining Eagle Creek, Coleman managed a large accounts team at Salesforce.com.  He also held positions with Stellent (later acquired by Oracle), Siebel, Lawson Software and McDonnell Douglas/EDS.  He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University.  Coleman will be based in Minneapolis and focus on growing Eagle Creek's base of clients in the Midwest. 
  • Ron Ariana, Senior Vice President, comes to Eagle Creek with over 25 years of experience in the software and services industry.  Ariana has spent most of his career solving customer business problems through technology solutions including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Intelligence, Data Integration, Master Data Management and Digital Marketing.  His former roles include leadership positions with JD Edwards, MicroStrategy, Informatica, and ExactTarget (a Salesforce.com company).  He has a B.S. in Business from Illinois State University and is a graduate of the Kellogg Management Institute at Northwestern University.  Ariana will be based in Chicago.

"We are seeing a dramatic shift in the business of technology development and deployment," said Ken Behrendt," Eagle Creek's president and CEO.  "America is definitely back---as companies are rapidly moving front-office technology development projects from offshore back to on-shore.  Eagle Creek has a tremendous opportunity for revenue expansion, and we're looking to Jud and Ron to lead that charge."

In addition to expanding its senior management team, Eagle Creek expects to hire an additional 200 consultants by the end of the year.

"Eagle Creek has an outstanding reputation in the onshore technology development space modeled after an insightful and global understanding of sourcing needs for the business enterprise," said Coleman.  "That's why I'm here—and I'm looking forward to working with Ken and his great team to grow the company."

Ariana added, "We see tremendous opportunity in helping organizations support their Business Technology strategies in this new 'Age of the Customer'.  With its unique domestic sourcing model and leadership in Global Sourcing, Eagle Creek is clearly the market leader."  


With over 350 consultants, Eagle Creek Software Services is the largest U.S. based onshore technology development company.  The 15-year-old Minneapolis-based consulting company has focused on improving efficiency and quality, while managing price and risk, for its Fortune 2000 clients.  This means investing in America, where Eagle Creek has become a leader in domestic IT sourcing with technology centers already established in Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota.

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