Our Leadership

Steven Branch | Founder, President and CEO

Steven Branch is Configurable Management’s founder, president, and CEO. Before founding Configurable Management in 2006, Steven was the chief operations officer at Paradigm Engineering. Prior to this, he was the vice president of operations at Probity Electronics. Steven began working with SAP in 1996 as an SAP analyst for N2 Consulting, and Ultrak.

​Steven earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from East Texas State University.



Russell Wright | Director, Technical Development

Russell Wright is Configurable Management’s director of technical development. Russell joined Configurable Management from Texas Instruments where he was a solution architect for the Worldwide Procurement and Logistics group. Prior to Texas Instruments, he was the founder and owner of SharePoint Rx. Russell also has spent time throughout his career in various roles with SharePoint Solutions, Frito Lay, Raytheon, and other divisions of Texas Instruments.

Russell earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Southern Methodist University.


Geoff Hayward | Director, Field Services

Geoff Hayward is Configurable Management’s director of field services. Geoff joined Configurable Management from Pancake Technology, a software development firm, where he was the chief operations officer. Prior to Pancake Technology, Geoff held various manufacturing operations leadership roles at Tetra Pak, Poly-America, and GAF Materials Corporation.

​Geoff earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan Technological University.



Jim Barker | Director, Data Management Initiatives

Jim Barker is Configurable Management’s director of data management initiatives. Jim joined Configurable Management from Winshuttle where he was the Director of Product Management for Foundation and thought leader for data management. Prior to Winshuttle, Jim had a variety of roles delivering data initiatives for Informatica, Honeywell, Thomson-Reuters, Best Buy, and PwC.

Jim has earned a doctorate degree in Organizational Leadership, a master’s degree in Product Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree.