Executive Team

Meet some of the people that make MindSpring thrive.

We believe that our employees are what make MindSpring great. We love what we do, and that passion for creating world-class experiences is evident in the way we work together. We strive for a collaborative environment where people can thrive and find what drives them. 

Working Together

Tom
Miller

President

Tom has over twenty years of experience in the technology software and services industry. 

Amy Kensington

Chief Financial Officer

Amy has over twenty years of experience enabling high-performing teams. In her current role, she leads our finance, legal, HR, and IT functions.

Jeff
Joanisse

Chief Experience Officer

With a background in the film and media industry, Jeff’s focus is on delivering projects that surprise and delight our clients.

Jerry
Zandstra

Chief Strategy Officer

Dr. Zandstra holds multiple advanced degrees and is responsible for ensuring that new initiatives are implemented successfully.

Brian
Jurmo

VP of Production & Operations

During his 25 years in technology and services businesses, Brian has held various leadership positions in client relations, operations, and production.

Joel
Ippel

VP of Marketing

Joel brings over 25 years of sales and marketing experience and is hyper-focused on growing the business through a consultative approach with clients.

Michael Medvecky

VP of Sales

Michael has over 20 years of experience within the technology industry.  His continued focus is on solving customer challenges while delivering solid outcomes.

Tom Miller

President

Tom has over twenty years of experience in the technology software and services industry. 

Amy Kensington

Chief Financial Officer

Amy has over twenty years of experience enabling high-performing teams. In her current role, she leads our finance, legal, HR, and IT functions.

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Jeff Joanisse

Chief Experience Officer

With a background in the film and media industry, Jeff’s focus is on delivering projects that surprise and delight our clients.

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Joseph Van Harken

Chief Innovation Officer

As the forward-thinking innovator at MindSpring, Joe’s mission is to always be thinking about what’s coming next.

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Jerry Zandstra

Chief Strategy Officer

Dr. Zandstra holds multiple advanced degrees and is responsible for ensuring that new initiatives are implemented successfully.

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Joel Ippel

VP of Sales and Marketing

Joel brings over 25 years of sales and marketing experience and is hyper-focused on growing the business through a consultative approach with clients.

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Learners for Life

From surfing and salsa dancing to climbing and coding, we’re always up for learning something new. With a group full of doctorates, horticulturists, dancers, Ph.D. holders in politics, weekend DJs, award-winning learning architects (the list goes on), the Mindspring team brings a wealth of diverse experiences to all our projects.

We’re a passionate group of professionals dedicated to delivering world-class digital experiences. We thrive on seamless collaboration and shared success while embracing diversity and individuality. Everyone contributes here and everyone belongs. 

Follow your passion. Inspire the world.

We are looking for energetic team players that will help propel the growth of our globally recognized digital learning brand. Come join an award-winning digital experience agency with a team of instructional designers, animators, and expert storytellers to help organizations all around the world.