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The best in the business

Free from layers of hierarchy, with Prime TSR who you see is who you get. And who you get is a diverse team of insightful, nimble, experienced technologists.

Eugene Khazin

Eugene Khazin

Principal and Co-Founder

  • Professional wisdom:

    "Macro patience. Micro speed."

  • Personal passion:

    Family, Skiing,
    High-quality espresso

  • Expertise:

    Data architecture

    Data management

As a principal and co-founder, Eugene Khazin drives Prime TSR’s mission to help clients modernize the technology that powers their business. His patience and acute ability to find the needle the haystack of technology quandaries have led to the development of proprietary diagnostic tools and processes to assess client’s business challenges and design their roadmap for success.

Eugene has helped his clients sleep better at night, by tackling their most pressing IT challenges during the day. He has spent his entire career architecting and managing data platforms, with broad experience at large corporations including Motorola, Playboy and Career Education §. Prior to Prime TSR, he was a partner at Database Edge, a database performance and scalability consultancy, where he solved seemingly unsolvable problems more efficiently and quickly than competitors.

Eugene resides in Chicago with his wife Kate and son David. He enjoys skiing and is passionate about artisanal coffee.

Josh Davidson

Josh Davidson

Principal and Co-Founder

  • Professional wisdom:

    "Never be content to cruise through your career.  Be humble, always push yourself to be better and bring others along for the ride."

  • Proudest Achievement:

    Making it to the Arctic Circle, living in a village with Eskimos, and taking fantastic pictures of polar bears.

Josh Davidson is a trusted, proven leader with a passion for solving technology challenges. Since 2013, Josh and co-founder Eugene Khazin have organically grown Prime TSR into an agile team of skilled pros who help clients modernize the technology applications, data platforms, infrastructure and operations that drive their business. His aptitude, composure and sensibility during critical situations have helped clients avert disaster and minimize reputational risk, while continuing to achieve their business goals.

Prior to founding Prime TSR, Josh managed global operations of internal shared platforms at Accenture and was an enterprise architect for Discover Financial Services. Throughout his career, Josh’s keen ability to diagnose and manage application performance and infrastructure instability issues has impacted thousands of employees while uniting global teams toward a singular goal.

A dedicated business and civic leader, Josh was named in 2018 as one of “35 under 35 Rising Stars” in the profession by Consulting Magazine. He serves as a Board Member of Genesys Works Chicago, a non-profit organization for high school students in underserved communities.  In his free time, Josh can be found photographing polar bears in the arctic, cycling around the Midwest and playing board games with his family.

 

 

Eric Peebles

Eric Peebles

Associate Principal and Technology Architect

  • Professional wisdom:

    "Relax, find comfort in uncertainty."

  • Proudest achievement:

    Raising five children and watching them excel in life.

  • Expertise:

    Cloud solutions and migration
    Solutions architecture
    Strategy
    Governance
    Emerging technology

A high-energy, passionate and intelligent leader and mentor, Eric Peebles has demonstrated his business acumen and deep technology expertise for more than two decades across diverse corporate cultures. From systems integration to application development to cloud migration, Eric guides Prime TSR’s teams of skilled technologists to aid mid-to-large multinational clients through every step of the software modernization process, from concept to implementation.

Before joining Prime TSR, Eric was the owner and principal technology architect at Artisanal Technology Solutions.  He also served as principal at Sofbang Technologies and chief technology officer at Blackwell Consulting and held senior roles at IBM and Accenture. In addition, Eric spent three years as chief enterprise architect for the City of Chicago, where he was responsible for the development, alignment and implementation of enterprise technology solutions across all 43 city departments.

A resident of Chicago’s South Side neighborhood, Eric coaches and mentors youth in his free time.

 

 

Tim Stone

Tim Stone

Director, Operations

  • Professional wisdom:

    "IT is a key asset that supports the entire enterprise, not a cost center to be kept in the basement.  Companies who recognize this are emerging as the next generation of industry leaders."

  • A book about my career would be titled:

    When Bubble Gum and Duct Tape Fail

  • Expertise:

    Cloud migration
    Cloud management
    Solutions architecture
    Infrastructure
    M&A data migration

Tim Stone leads the charge on a wide-range of projects, including helping clients migrate and operate technology infrastructure in the cloud.  Specializing in company mergers and data center migrations, Tim consistently demonstrates profound instinct and precision in bringing together the best suited teams of skilled technologists to collaborate with client resources on complex projects.

A proven solution architect and infrastructure manager, Tim’s unique blend of business and technology acumen helps clients evaluate and improve their business through next generation tech tools and processes.  Most recently, Tim was a partner at Netrix, a privately-held cloud management center.  Prior to that, he served as managing partner of Bullet Group Consulting, a company that specialized in managing electronic records for private medical practices in the cloud.  He also played critical roles as vice president of IT for Potbelly Sandwich Works and director of IT operations for Participate.com.

Tim resides in Fox River Grove with his wife and son and enjoys playing and watching ice hockey.

 

 

Diana Smith

Diana Smith

Vice President, Sales

  • Professional Wisdom:

    "Always look at a problem with fresh eyes. Even if you think you’ve seen it before, don’t rely solely on prior solutions."

  • Secret talent:

    I make a mean Jambalaya.

  • Expertise:

    Strategic planning
    Sales management
    Recruiting
    Account management
    Marketing
    Relationship management

Diana Smith leads the sales team in collaborating with Prime TSR clients to provide the ideal technologies and approaches to solve their complex business challenges and improve their ability to compete.  A 30-year tech industry veteran, Diana is a recognized leader and trusted advisor, whose “listen-first, advise later” approach has gained the trust of business leaders to help carry out their vision and drive the corporate mission.

Prior to joining Prime TSR, Diana held sales and new business development leadership roles at Novo Group, Brilliant Technology, Volt Workforce Solutions and Parson Consulting.  Her career also includes 12 years at IBM as a systems engineer and senior marketing representative.

Diana is a member of the management advisory board of MightyBytes, and mentors emerging sales professionals in technology sales.  She is an active member of the Association for Information Technology Professionals and ARA, advancing women in technology. Diana also volunteers with i.c.stars and JourneyCare Hospice. A San Francisco native who currently resides in Chicago, Diana enjoys skiing, painting, live music, and is an avid Blackhawks fan.

 

 

Konstantin Voronov

Konstantin Voronov

Product Manager

  • Professional Wisdom:

    "Appreciate the talent, qualities, experience and skills of everyone around you and learn from them."

  • Secret talent:

    I can bike and sing at the same time.

  • Expertise:

    Application development
    Quality assurance
    Business analysis
    Team management
    Account management

A product manager with more than a decade of experience, Konstantin Voronov has a demonstrated track record in assembling the best design and development teams in order to drive successful application development projects.  Konstantin’s sharp aptitude for quality assurance and business analysis go hand-in-hand with a personal touch and that instills confidence in his clients, knowing that they are in good hands.

Initially hired as a quality assurance manager, Konstantin’s commitment to excellence has earned the trust of clients and propelled him into his current role as product manager. Prior to joining Prime TSR, Konstantin honed his technical and management skills while working in the higher education and consulting industries.

A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Konstantin enjoys traveling, attending live music events and city biking.

 

 

Jeremy Smart

Jeremy Smart

Solution Architect

  • Professional Wisdom:

    "Strive to be a lifelong learner."

  • Proudest moment:

    I’ve been playing hockey since I was 4, and now I also coach. Beating the state champions as a youth coach is probably at the top of the list of my personal achievements.

  • Expertise:

    Solutions architecture
    Software development
    Digital design
    Emerging technology

As a senior consultant, Jeremy collaborates with his clients and talented team to develop and deliver the best architecture, software and technology solutions. A lifelong learner, Jeremy takes time to deeply understand his clients’ strategic goals and help achieve them through software development.

Jeremy excels at digital arts and software design and is passionate about exploring new and emerging technologies.  A Microsoft Certified Professional, Jeremy was most recently a software engineer consultant with Avanade and held similar positions as a software engineer at BDO USA and Steelcase.

The Grand Rapids, Michigan native is recently married and plays hockey.  He also nurtures his creative side in his free time by developing video games, document clouds and user feedback websites.

 

 

Rob Eguchi

Rob Eguchi

Solution Architect

  • Professional Wisdom:

    "Either work for Microsoft immediately after graduating college or…invent Facebook!"

  • Secret Talent:

    I’m a pretty good carpenter and DIY’er.

  • Expertise:

    Cloud solutions and migration
    Solutions architecture
    Application development

An IT professional with over 25 years of leadership experience, Rob Eguchi has made his mark developing innovative business solutions for customers spanning multiple industries. Referred to by his peers as a “renaissance man of IT,” Rob has demonstrated a profound ability to continually evolve his approach and his skillset in in order to keep pace with an ever-changing technology landscape.

 

A proven leader and mentor adept in communicating across organizational and functional teams, Rob works with Prime TSR clients to develop and execute technical strategies to help advance their long-term corporate vision. With a cohesive approach to building solutions, Rob partners with development teams, business sponsors, and senior leadership to ensure proper guidance, adherence to policies and procedures, and project success.

 

Prior to joining Prime TSR, Rob spent 10 year at a railcar and freight management company, where he led the company’s digital transformation initiatives. Rob’s career path also included positions as a senior technical consultant at SAIC and director of business and co-founder at PEZ Consulting, a technology consultancy specializing in developing custom web applications.

An avid sports fan and competitor, Rob spends most of his time enjoying sports activities with his twin boys, playing competitive softball or cheering on his hometown Chicago sports teams.

 

 

Rich Kopeikin

Rich Kopeikin

Manager, Application Development

  • Professional Wisdom:

    "Continue to push yourself outside of your comfort zone, that is the only way we learn."

  • A book about my career would be titled:

    Rising to the Challenge

  • Expertise:

    Data transformation
    Data integration
    Workflow architecture
    Mobile sales and CRM applications
    Application development

Rich Kopeikin has spent more than a decade managing high-profile projects and leading development teams in designing, implementing and integrating custom software solutions across a broad spectrum of technology platforms. He brings a wealth of experience and ability to solve problems of any shape and size, using Prime TSR’s proprietary process and resource management tools.

Rich specializes in developing web applications using Microsoft-based technologies and is adept at creating and evaluating solutions from both a technology and business value standpoint. As an application development manager, Rich provides architectural and strategic guidance in creating software solutions to maximize business value for Prime TSR clients.

Prior to Prime TSR, Rich worked as a senior software consultant for Neudesic, a business innovation consultancy. He also spent six years as a software developer at Tellabs, where he focused on complex CRM and sales applications.

Rich resides in the south suburbs of Chicago and enjoys spending time with family, trying new restaurants, watching live music and collecting and drinking wine.

 

Lysander Snow

Lysander Snow

Solution Architect, Application Development

  • Professional Wisdom:

    "I have adopted the mentality that I admired so much in Michael Jordan, whose will to win was propelled by constantly working to improve his game."

  • Words to live by:

    Chase the experience, not the money.

  • Expertise:

    Application development
    Application lifecycle management
    Solutions architecture
    Strategy

As a software architect with more than two decades of experience, Lysander Snow has led global teams in application development and deployment lifecycle engagements focusing on integration, cloud computing, e-commerce, mobile solutions, and rich internet applications. A proven leader and skilled communicator, Lysander works with Prime TSR clients to design and implement applications that deliver information on key business drivers to increase sales, lower operational costs, and improve customer service.

Lysander joined Prime TSR from Avanade, a joint venture formed by Accenture and Microsoft, where he was manager of solution development and played an instrumental role in project delivery for clients including Wells Fargo, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, AON, Oscar Mayer and Dow Chemical.  He also was the founder of Bluejam Solution, a consultancy he ran for 11 years that provided architecture, design and custom application development services using Microsoft technologies.

A native of Beloit, Wisconsin, Lysander currently resides in Dekalb, Illinois with his family. He spends most of his free time watching his kid’s activities and enjoys watching basketball and football, especially the Green Bay Packers.

 

 

Deirdre Bachman Haggmark

Deirdre Bachman Haggmark

Manager, Data Architecture

  • Expertise:

    Database operations and maintenance
    Data architecture
    Data migration
    Data performance

Deirdre Bachman Haggmark has spent her career designing, building, maintaining, and troubleshooting highly scalable database systems. Innovative and adaptable in leveraging existing and new technologies, she has earned respect and accolades from those who have worked with her.

In her role at Prime TSR, Deirdre oversees database development and support services while also providing strategic direction to help clients maximize performance and minimize costs over time. Deirdre’s broad expertise includes managing cross-functional teams in every aspect of database architecture and management including infrastructure development, monitoring, stability, migration and performance.

Throughout her career, Deirdre has been on the leading edge of database technology development, most recently running database operations at Tesla Motors.  She has also worked as the IT director of database operations for SolarCity; the director of data for SendMe, Inc., and as a database administrator for eDiets.com.  The Parkland, Florida native is married and pursues her passion for animals by fostering dogs and supporting animal welfare organizations in her free time.

 

Anil Singh

Anil Singh

Manager, Data Architecture

  • Professional Wisdom:

    "Success is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from mistakes."

  • Words to live by:

    By changing nothing, nothing changes.

  • Expertise:

    Database operations and maintenance
    Data architecture
    Data migration
    Data performance

An expert in designing strategies for data acquisition, integration, archiving and recovery, Anil Singh excels in implementing a wide range of database technologies to ensure his clients achieve their business goals and operational objectives.

As a database architecture manager at Prime TSR, Anil plans, designs and implements multi-layered, enterprise database solutions for clients like Evolent. When organizing and creating data models for applications and reporting, Anil is keenly focused on ensuring integrity, high availability and security.

The former enterprise database manager with R1RCM hails from Bombay, India and attended Shivaji University India, where he received a Bachelor of Science in electronics engineering.  He currently resides in Aurora, Illinois with his wife and two boys and in his free time enjoys spending time with his family.

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