The Emagispace founders, leaders, and advisors have diverse backgrounds in building and leading successful entrepreneurial ventures, public institutions, and large corporate enterprises. The team shares a passion to revolutionize how we build. Our leaders’ knowledge spans product development, temporary building applications, film and television, finance and economics, corporate, start-up and product marketing, ecommmerce, architecture, engineering, and manufacturing.

Our Leadership Team

David Kirshenbaum Chief Executive Officer
David Kirshenbaum Chief Executive Officer
Favorite Quote “That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”
- Neil Armstrong- July 1969/Apollo 11
David is the Chief Executive Officer, where he is responsible for driving the vision and strategy for Emagispace. He has a proven track record of building organizational excellence with a keen focus on client-centricity.
Prior to joining Emagispace, he successfully led Hilco Real Estate’s Corporate Services Group, which grew dramatically under his leadership. Prior to Hilco Real Estate, David was Senior Vice President of Residential and Retail Operations and Chief Operating Office with Joseph Freed and Associates, LLC. Previously, David served as COO and then President of LR Development Company. Under David’s leadership, LR grew tenfold over the course of five years.
David graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Emory University where he attended the London School of Economics in England. Following Emory, he graduated from Northwestern University School of Law with a JD degree, then earning an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management where he majored in Finance, Marketing and International Business. David has been an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern School of Law and is a regular speaker at colleges, business schools and law schools on a variety of topics.
With a passion for personal development, he serves as the Chairman of the Board for the Chicago chapter and is a member of the New York-based national chapter of America Needs You, an organization focused on mentoring underprivileged first-generation college students for successful business careers. He also serves on the board of directors for two for profit organizations.
David is married with three adult children and enjoys travel, biking and hiking.
Sande Golgart Chief Sales Officer
Sande Golgart Chief Sales Officer
Favorite Quote “Don’t ever let somebody tell you you can’t do something....... You dream, you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want something, go get it. Period.”
- Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happiness
Sande is the chief sales officer of Emagispace™, where he is responsible for all sales activities. He is a disruptive technology and business enthusiast, passionate about helping companies solve for their biggest issues. Prior to joining Emagispace in 2016, Sande held the roles of senior vice president, corporate sales as well as regional vice president during his 16-year career at Regus, the world’s largest provider of flexible workspace. He is often quoted on real estate issues and trends affecting businesses from start-ups to the Global 1000 and has been featured on Fox Business News, ABC News, Los Angeles Times, Sacramento Bee, Seattle Post Intelligencer, Puget Sound Business Journal and various other media outlets. Sande holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Colorado. While at the University of Colorado, he was a 4-year starter on the men's basketball team. A husband and proud father of two boys, Sande is an avid mountain biker and skier who enjoys being dropped into deep powder from a helicopter.
Russ Brown Chief Operating Officer
Russ Brown Chief Operating Officer
Russ is the Chief Operating Officer of Emagispace where he is responsible for all operational activities. He was previously President of Nichols Aluminum, the largest provider of recycled aluminum sheet for residential and commercial market applications. He has also been Vice President, Operations, for several global companies such as Siemens, Schneider Electric, and most recently Philips Lighting. Russ has also held positions with Sundstrand Aerospace and Sperry Vickers. He received both a BS in Industrial Engineering and a MS in Operations Management from Mississippi State University, and a MBA in Finance from Colorado State University. He holds certifications from the American Production & Inventory Control Society and Society of Manufacturing Engineers. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Growth and Foundation Board member of the WARM place, a grief support extension of Cooks Children's Hospital in Fort Worth, TX. A husband and blended family father of three girls and one boy, Russ splits his spare time as an Assistant Scoutmaster and working on his golf game.
Ed Stefanich Vice President, R&D and Product Engineering
Ed Stefanich Vice President, R&D and Product Engineering
Ed is the vice president, R&D and product engineering at Emagispace™. Ed has always had a passion for building new homes, remodeling and doing custom millwork during his free time. Prior to joining Emagispace, Ed was the construction manager at Essex Electrical & Construction. He began his career at electrical manufacturer Panduit, where he spent over 20 years and held the roles of project engineer and territory manager, designing innovative new products for the electrical industry. Ed holds a Bachelor of Science in Polymer Science from Illinois State University. When he’s not building, Ed enjoys the outdoors with his wife, whether it’s skiing in Colorado, or taking a break from winter to scuba dive around the Bay Islands of Honduras.
Robin Claterbaugh Vice President, Marketing
Robin Claterbaugh Vice President, Marketing
Favorite Quote “If you ain’t first, you’re last.”
– Ricky Bobby, Talladega Nights.
Robin is vice president, marketing at Emagispace™. With over 25 years of marketing experience, Robin is an expert in managing the development and implementation of impactful, integrated marketing programs for companies across a diverse array of industries. She has driven measurable results for companies ranging from start-ups to major corporations. Robin joined Emagispace from Regus, the world’s largest provider of flexible workspace, where she was the global managing director, marketing. Before Regus, Robin held other senior marketing roles at Archipelago Learning, Viverae, Inc, Oakwood Worldwide, FedEx Kinko’s and Sprint. Robin holds both a BBA and MBA from University of North Texas. As a very proud mother of 3 active boys, she spends most of her free time on a bleacher watching football, baseball and basketball. She also enjoys snow skiing and spending time with friends and family.
Tyler Damon Vice President, Information Technology
Tyler Damon Vice President, Information Technology
Favorite Quote “He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.”
- Confucius
Tyler is vice president, Information Technology at Emagispace™. Tyler’s passion for electronics and computers began at a very young age, and ever since he has zealously followed hardware and software trends, most recently including cloud technology, AI, and cryptocurrency. Tyler is a Certified ScrumMaster and before joining Emagispace was a software consultant focusing on business process automation and web development for clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Before that, he spent five years studying and working in South Korea and China, building a high level of fluency in Mandarin and learning how to order a beer in Korean. Tyler holds an MA in International Affairs concentrating in Science and Technology Policy as well as International Economics from the George Washington University, and a BA from the University of Northern Colorado. When Tyler’s not plugged into his computers, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters and playing piano.
Micah Catterson Vice President of Sales Operations
Micah Catterson Vice President of Sales Operations
Favorite Quote “Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder and give more than anyone else”
- Vince Lombardi
Micah is Vice President of Sales Operations for Emagispace™, where he is responsible for creating a world-class inside sales and service center at our headquarters in Colorado. Micah’s strong understanding of people, process, and technology has helped him develop and grow contact centers in companies ranging from start-ups to major corporations across the globe. Before joining Emagispace in 2018, Micah held senior leadership roles at Varidesk, Regus, and AT&T. Micah holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Austin College in Sherman, Texas. He enjoys being active which includes traveling, hiking, marathon running and spending time with friends and family.
Noel Maxam Founder
Noel Maxam Founder
Favorite Quote “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.”
- Lao Tzu
Noel is a founder of Emagispace™. He is gifted in recognizing the rapidly changing behaviors and needs of consumers and inventing disruptive solutions to address those opportunities. Having directed, written, or produced over 3,500 hours of television on CBS, NBC, Disney and Nick-at-Nite, Noel saw first-hand the need for Emagispace’s turnkey building block system on sets, and soon realized its applicability across industries, as the need for flexible, reusable interiors has nearly endless use cases: from commercial office space, to retail, art galleries and more. He has been nominated for 12 Emmys and won 4, and has twice been nominated for a Directors Guild Association Award. Noel is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Southern California. He is a husband and father of two, and enjoys volunteering and supporting at his kids’ schools, as well as a number of charities including: Wilshire Warrior Baseball, Pablove, and the Warren Scholarship Fund.
Dr. Clark Maxam Founder and Chief Research Officer
Dr. Clark Maxam Founder and Chief Research Officer
Favorite Quote “Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision”
- Ayn Rand
Clark is a founder of Emagispace™. He is also the founder and managing partner of Trailcrest Capital Advisors, a high net worth family office and investment consulting firm based in Colorado. Clark has managed billion dollar portfolios for a major asset management firm, been director of research at an alternative investments firm, and traded futures on the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He was a founding member of the Bridger Private Capital Group, an angel investor consortium that advised and funded start-up businesses involving innovative products, services and emerging technologies. He also taught finance and investments to thousands of students as a professor of finance. Clark earned a Ph.D. in finance from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Clark enjoys hiking, fishing, and his 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 horses, and 6 Mini-Herefords.
   
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