Creating solutions
step by step.

Meet the team

Who is LUX Interactive?

Founded 1999

Our clients’ success is a reflection of our commitment. It doesn’t happen in a vacuum. By immersing ourselves in your industry and understanding your needs, problems and goals, we’ll do whatever it takes to create powerful software solutions.

31 Employees

Our talented team members eat, sleep and breathe technology. With our combined expertise, we navigate through the ever-changing development landscape to ensure that your website utilizes current and applicable technologies.

20 Years

Our relationships are long lasting. It’s a source of pride because it shows that we’re providing value. We work tirelessly at getting to know you, the intricacies of your business and where your industry is going. We grow with you.

Meet members of the team

Founders

Dave Mengyan

Founder

“The diplomat”
Dave is deeply involved in every element of LUX, from guiding client expectations to troubleshooting challenging coding issues to virtually anything that pops up during the day. He not only keeps the trains running on time, he still finds time to build them, too. He has a knack for helping find the lines between what the client wants and what they need. Away from the office Dave is the Commissioner of the United States Quad Rugby Association and provided play-by-play analysis for the sport at the London Paralympics.

Kris Purcell

Founder

“What’s the story behind this?”
In addition to being one of the founding partners, Kris is a dedicated programmer who is passionate about delivering the best work possible. Kris oversees the work of the programming teams to make sure every solution is buttoned up and brings your vision to reality. As the self-proclaimed company historian, Kris knows the ins and outs of every piece of code that’s gone out the door. Kris loves narratives, whether it’s in movies, books or code.

Steve Taylor

Founder

“I keep a lot of things flying”
With a foundation in coding, Steve now runs projects and coordinates with Business development and Client Strategy and Development to ensure that the needs of current and prospective clients are being met. Because LUX is such a collaborative environment, Steve spends much of his time mentoring and encouraging team members on their projects which keeps him critically involved in all aspects of development. Steve is also a dedicated disc sports participant and is on the boards of multiple disc sport organizations.


Sales Team

Brianne Ray

Client Strategy & Development

“Nurturing communications and brand solutions”
With a combined 15 years in client relations and technology, Brianne is dedicated to identifying strategic solutions for LUX clients. Organized and client focused, Brianne has the knowledge and experience to manage client needs and concerns to the LUX internal team, as well as maintain healthy and successful relationships. Away from the office, she is the mother of an energetic young daughter, and has been known to enjoy an occasional cheese plate and dirty martini while listening to live music.

Jane Blair

Business Development Manager

“Growing trust in clients while building partnerships”
Jane brings her 20 years of experience working in marketing and manufacturing in the automotive world to LUX. As the new business hunter, Jane is team and client focused and knows how to bring the manufacturing process, in all it iterations, to life. Jane, while laid-back and engaging, is driven to help organizations grow and succeed. She’s a long-time runner and enjoys hanging out with her husband and four-legged fur babies.