Our team

Christine Lee


Prior to joining SoftEXIT, Christine served in key leadership positions at Teltronics Software Solutions, Dynamics Trinity, Enchuen Technologies, Hanguk Labs, and several successful start-ups in the Chicagoland area. Christine was named ‘Chicago Startups Entrepreneur of the Year’ in 2005 and 2012 and ‘CEO of the Year’ for 2018 from the Illinois Technology Entrepreneur & Associates, and currently sits on the boards of First Eastern Bancorp and Leadership Greater Chicago. She previously chaired the board of the Children’s Home of LaGrange. She holds a M.B.A. from Cheongju University.

James Edgell


James Edgell has served in key leadership positions at Motorola, Deloitte, McDonalds and other successful startup businesses. James brings over 20 years of experience in SaaS, Mobile, and Web technologies that have contributed to the rapid success of SoftEXIT’s CMS Connections Platform. James currently serves on the Board of Governors at the Chicago Children’s Dyslexia Center and holds a Computer Science degree from Northeastern Illinois University.

Thomas Manning


Thomas leads SoftEXIT’s Growth Markets Group, 19 markets spanning Europe, and Asia, where SoftEXIT has identified a unique need for tailored solutions designed to help club centric organizations unlock sustainable growth. He has also held a number of senior commercial roles consulting with major fast moving consumer goods and retailer clients around the world. He is a passionate advocate for investment in innovation and product development initiatives. Thomas holds an Honors degree in Economics from the Northwestern University.