Sales Account Executive
Crew Connection Product Owner
Senior Customer Experience Manager
Founder and President
A true globetrotter, Manager Ashley LaRocque loves the media production industry because it connects her with people from all over the world who share her passion for creativity and hard work.
Born in North Carolina, Ashley worked in post production for cable and network scripted television all over the U.S. before falling for the changing seasons and Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
A die-hard Roger Federer lover and pickle hater, you’re sure to strike up an interesting conversation when you call up Ashley to book your next shoot.Email Ashley
John ClarkSales Account Executive
Sales Account Executive John is a member of the rare species known as “Colorado Native.” After graduating from Colorado State University, he went straight to work in television production and never looked back. John has been fortunate enough to work on shows for the Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, and the National Park Service. Not one to shy away from his Colorado roots, he enjoys playing in the mountains and is always optimistic for a powder-filled ski season.Email John
Derrick GranowskiSoftware Engineer
A self-described “odd-ball individual,” Software Engineer Derrick Granowski has had a penchant for creating and manipulating data his entire life. It’s a trait that makes him a perfect fit for Crew Connection as we continue to build new products and services.
When he isn’t in front of a screen, our dancing dev is on the floor. The dance floor, that is. He has as much passion for developing his twenties-style dance moves as he does for developing better technology systems.
Derrick is a transplant from Illinois who loves Colorado for, you guessed it, the mountains. Well, those and all the dance joints in Denver.Email Derrick
Dana HembroffCrew Connection Product Owner
After studying Mass Communication and Audio Arts Production at SUNY Oneonta, Crew Connection Product Owner Dana Hembroff put her skills to good use on multiple film sets, ranging from documentaries to commercials.
When she moved out west from her native New York, Dana realized she wanted to channel her creativity into helping build technology to improve the media production industry. Enter Crew Connection’s custom software that puts video service providers from around the world at your fingertips.
When Dana isn’t busy juggling all of the daily responsibilities that go into creating industry-changing technology, she enjoys exploring the Rocky Mountains—followed by exploring a few local breweries!Email Dana
Michelle BowersoxSenior Customer Experience Manager
With more than 30 years of customer experience management, Senior Customer Experience Manager Michelle Bowersox plays an integral part in supporting the development and growth of Crew Connection’s offerings for crews and clients; including our custom software that puts a world of video production resources at your fingertips.
While she loves the team atmosphere at Crew Connection, nothing comes between Michelle and her hometown team, the Denver Broncos. She’s a true orange-and-blue-blood Bronco fan, and will be for life!Email Michelle
Heidi McLeanFounder and President
With a unique blended background that includes experience on both the client and freelance sides of corporate video and broadcast news production, Crew Connection Founder and President Heidi “The Mastermind” McLean has a natural gift for seeing the big picture.
For six years, she worked with CBS News as a freelance audio technician, gaining indelible insight about how the industry could be improved. Since then, she has filled an industry-wide void with the establishment of Crew Connection in 1989 and PayReel in 1995. Today, thanks to Heidi, it’s never been easier for companies to outsource the recruitment, management, and payment of freelance video and media professionals.Email Heidi
With more than 15 years of experience in full-charge accounting roles, Danette “The Enforcer” Keener brings a wealth of knowledge to her role as controller at Crew Connection. Don’t let her tough looks fool you—she’s really a softy at heart! When Danette’s not busy keeping our books perfectly balanced, she enjoys reading, watching baseball, and keeping up with her three active children.Email Danette
Lisa CobbRisk Analyst
Since joining Crew Connection in 1995, Risk Analyst Lisa “The Protector” Cobb has been an incredible asset to the company. Queen of all things operational, she oversees insurance and risk management—ensuring that every contractor and every client are wrapped in the corporate coverage equivalent of extra-strength bubble wrap. A transplant from the Lone Star State, Lisa approaches every day with a Texas-sized smile and friendly attitude.Email Lisa