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Executive Management
 
Brian Balduf - Chairman Brian Balduf, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Brian Balduf, Chairman and co-founder of VHT, is actively involved in the development of cutting-edge marketing services specially designed for the Real Estate Industry.

With more than twenty years of sales and marketing experience in consumer and business-to-business services, Brian has been responsible for sales, content services, and product and business development of wireless and Internet related data for such companies as Rolling Stone Records, West Coast Video, and AT&T.

Brian holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Marketing and Business Administration from the University of Illinois, as well as an MBA and Master's of Information Systems from Benedictine University. Brian is a frequent speaker at industry events and is a published writer on numerous marketing related topics. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Matt McCue - COO

Matt McCue, Chief Operating Officer

Matt McCue joined VHT in 2012 as Chief Operating Officer, though he has served on VHT’s board of directors since 2007. Matt brings 15 years of management experience, most recently as Vice President of Hopewell Ventures, a leading Midwest venture capital fund and VHT investor. Matt has devoted his career to working with businesses in a vast array of industries as investor, director, manager, consultant, and CEO.

McCue received a B.A. in Economics Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University Chicago and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management with specializations in Finance and Management & Organizations. He lives in Chicago with his wife and son, and enjoys cooking, photography, woodworking, and running an occasional marathon.

Mike Brown, Chief Technology Officer

Mike Brown joined VHT in 2013 as Chief Technology Officer, though he worked as an IT consultant to VHT for a year prior to joining. Mike has consulted in IT for over 28 years, including managing teams of developers while performing hands on work for the last 13 years. He has a deep background in database technologies and Business Intelligence work. Mike has performed IT consulting in industries such as Health care, Legal, Manufacturing, Banking/Insurance, Credit, Telecommunication, Publishing, Education, Software Development, Trading Systems, Government, Real-estate, Services and Retail.

Mike received a B.S. in Computational Mathematics from Marquette University
and an MBA in Marketing from Keller Gradate School. He is also certified in Project Management, Scrum and Six Sigma. Currently residing in Chicago with his wife, the couple have two adult children; Mike enjoys playing ice hockey multiple times per week and playing guitar. On the weekends, Mike and his wife enjoy hiking with their three dogs.

John Bosch - Vice President of Operations John Bosch, VP Operations

As Vice President of Operations at VHT, John Bosch is charged with ensuring the technology, studio and financial operations are running smoothly each day. He began his professional career at a leading wireless communications company in Marketing and Sales. Soon after, he brought his gained expertise into sales management.

With more than 10 years of management experience, John's diverse background enables him to efficiently run VHT's daily operations and plan for future projects. The Chicago native holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Illinois State University.

Kevin McGuire - Director of Sales Kevin McGuire, VP Sales

Kevin McGuire brings more than 13 years of experience to VHT as the Vice President of Sales. Specializing in sales management and business development, McGuire garners new brokerage and corporate accounts and works with VHT's account management teams on existing accounts.

Prior to joining the VHT team in March 2007, Kevin worked with Vector Marketing as a Division Sales Manager. There, he successfully expanded the company's three locations into 17 locations spanning three states. Most recently, Kevin turned the Chicago location of Global Forex Trading into its top worldwide team.

Kevin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh and is both Series 3 and Series 30 licensed.

Board of Directors
Brannon Lambert - Founder & COO, Chicago Premier Suites, LLC
Steven N. Miller - Pricipal, Origin Ventures
Howard Katz - Chief Strategy & Corporate Development Officer - The HAVI Group LP
Tom Parkinson - Principal, Hopewell Ventures
Jeff Lampe - Principal, Hopewell Ventures
Craig Overmyer - Principal, Hopewell Ventures
Mike Emerson - General Manager - Licensing, T3Media
Brian Balduf - CEO, VHT Studios