Expanding Leadership Team

Gene Lawhun, President

Gene was enlisted in 2010 to design and develop the first prototypes and initial version of ScheduleSMART’s technology platform. After successfully launching the product and hiring a new CTO, Gene has since moved over to operations. Prior to joining Capture Education, Gene successfully managed Lawhun Consulting, his own IT consulting firm, for over 12 years.

Barret Blake, Chief Technology Officer

Barret joined Capture Education in 2014 and was tasked with revamping the entire ScheduleSMART application from front to back. He released ScheduleSMART 2.0 in Q1 2016 and now ScheduleSMART 3.0 (which includes the Pathway Advancement in College and Career to expand the suite of products) in Q1 2017. Barret has 9 years of Microsoft .NET programming experience, along with C# .NET, VB .NET, HTML, JavaScript, and other database experience across Microsoft MS-SQL environments.

Mike Sayre, Executive Advisor and Board Director

Mike was enlisted in July 2016 to serve as interim CEO until transitioning out January 2017. Mike is an accomplished C-level leader with a career history of successfully leading organizations through transformational change resulting in ever higher levels of performance and 25+ years of experience starting up, turning around, improving, growing, acquiring, integrating and divesting businesses in pre-revenue technology to $2B diversified manufacturing organizations.