OUR TEAM

Because we recognize that every employee is a key contributor to our success at Imagen we have assembled a highly dynamic and ever expanding team of the very best innovators, artists, and engineers to help turn your great ideas into reality.

Ross Ruppel

President

Ross is an exhibit industry veteran with an award winning design background.  In his previous work with Imagen, Ross served as lead designer and Creative Director.  Now, Ross combines his leadership and management skills to his creative talent to provide Imagen’s vision for the future.

Mike Hagewood

Quality Control 

Known by our customers as “Miracle Mike,” Mike builds off his 30 year experience as an Exhibit Carpenter, on-site Supervisor and shop foreman to ensure our fabrication quality and processes exceed industry standards.  Nothing leaves our dock without his keen eye looking it over.  

Melissa Stewart

Senior Project Manager

Melissa knows how to get your booth done, period. She is a master at working through the bureaucracy of show services, logistics, travel and labor.  If it can happen on a show floor, Melissa has seen it, dealt with it, and resolved it.  

Jeffrey King

Account Executive

 Jeff is a “get it done” creative who leverages his design background to produce unique solutions for our clients.  This combination has helped him succeed as a relationship builder and strong client advocate, which has helped Imagen sustain through the dark times of the pandemic.   

Chris Spann

Production Manager  

Calm, Organized, Thoughtful. A former small business owner himself, Chris provides organization to what could be chaos.  He leads our team of Carpenters, Painters and Logistics Assistants toward the common goal, fitting the puzzle pieces of hectic project load together to get them all done.    

Susan Griffin

Business Support Manager

Susan’s 20 year experience managing corporate events has taught her a thing or two about organization and budgets.  Susan ensures our team has the infrastructure, finances, and insurance in place to ensure our projects are successful.  And yes….  There are taxes…