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 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.
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Vince Collura joined VHT Studios in 2016 as Vice President of Product, Talent & Innovation as part of the company’s acquisition of Gotham Photo Company, New York City, where he was Founder/President. As COO, Vince leads VHT Studios’ strategic innovation, focusing on enhancing the client experience and implementing technology and strategic efficiencies to further drive VHT Studios’ reach and responsiveness to real estate brokerages and agents, and a variety of commercial and enterprise businesses.
Prior to starting Gotham Photo Company, Vince was a founder of Team5, a provider of enterprise level technologies for companies such as Sam Ash Music, Douglas Elliman, NHL, AIG and the U.S. Air Force. He also brought touch-screen implementation, a distributed online file storage system currently in use by CableVision and Verizon, and several real estate technologies to market.
Vince has lead the expansion and enhancement of VHT Studios’ nationwide photographer network and coverage to better service national clients like Fannie Mae, Auction.com, and Aimco Apartments, and the launch of VHT Studios’ new photography and virtual staging suites of services. Vince continues to manage product development, imagery delivery and VHT Studios’ national talent network. An avid photographer and special effects artist, Vince resides in New York City with his wife Gina and pup, Mulder.
Mike is leading the transformation of VHT Studios into a “digital-first” company. Mike leads major enterprise-wide projects establishing a powerful channel program to drive exposure to the range of innovative services VHT offers, improving the customer experience at every touchpoint and working to build the most robust platform for our clients and partners.
Prior to joining VHT in September 2019, Mike held leadership in several companies including: Netrix / liQuidprint – President and Owner: Leading web and custom app development firm with expertise in website development, mobile app development, SaaS development, online presence management, inbound / outbound marketing and content production; merged with Netrix in 2015.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Chicago.
John Bosch joined VHT Studios in 2000 and is charged with product development, growth and maintenance of VHT Studios’ visual marketing products. Following the mantra “Image is Everything”, John works closely with the Studio Team to ensure excellence in execution of all things visual and is responsible for ensuring quality, on-time delivery and support of our entire product suite.
He began his career at a leading wireless communications company in Marketing and Sales. Soon after, he brought his expertise into Sales Management before joining the team at VHT Studios.
A Chicago native, and avid photographer, John native holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Illinois State University
Tony has led the accounting and finance functions for several high growth businesses prior to joining VHT Studios in 2018. His experience includes: Honey-Can-Do-International - A leading provider of storage, organization, garment care and home decor products, headquartered in Berkeley, IL USA, with offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong and manufacturing facilities in the US and Asia. Z-Trim Ingredients - An agricultural ingredient technology company that owns existing, and has developed new, products and processes to make use of biomass for uses in the food and industrial markets. Also, Kronos Foods, Foulds Pasta and Stampede Meat.
Tony holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Illinois – Chicago.
With nearly 30 years of industry experience, Todd became a member of the VHT Studios team in 2019 as Vice President of Sales. Todd’s career began in mortgage banking and moved to real estate marketing. Todd has successfully led sales efforts for many of the industry-leading companies and has worked with agents and brokers at companies all over the country. “I’ve spent my entire career helping realtors become more successful,” says Todd.
Prior to joining VHT Studios, Todd was one of the founding partners at Vizzi Media Solutions and spent several years running the sales team for Obeo’s Midwest Region. Todd thrives at companies with a forward-thinking, entrepreneurial spirit and is excited to be a part of the VHT Studios family.
Todd attended the University of Utah and Drake University majoring in Political Science and Consumer Studies.
Nathan Cox joined the leadership team at VHT Studios in 2018 as the Director of Client Services. As Nathan explains, "I was excited to take on this new role at VHT Studios to bring a quicker and more responsive client service experience to all of our valued clients. Our clients all share a need for a trusted partner who can deliver exceptional service quickly and hassle-free."
Nathan worked in a variety of customer-facing roles ranging from client services to global call center and multi-site domestic and international operations in previous roles at Fortune 500 companies. . Before joining VHT, Nathan was Director of Operations at Adtalem Global Education in Downers Grove, Illinois, where he was responsible for strategic initiatives and daily business operations with 15 million activities of inbound and outbound calls and a variety of client inquiries.
Nathan has Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana, and a Master of Human Resources from Keller Graduate School of Management in Chicago.
Bill has worked in visual media for over 20 years. He joined the TourFactory team in 1998, helping transform it from a small regional company to an established leader and national brand. Bill worked in several sectors of TourFactory starting in creative development where he applied his efforts to technology, enterprise sales, operations and now is the General Manager of the TourFactory business division. With the merger of VHT Studios, he is responsible for the next phase of TourFactory's expansion. Bill is passionate about success and excels at solving complex problems and resolving pain points for even the most involved projects. He values the importance of culture and collaboration and believes that the right people make all the difference.
Bill studied biochemistry and microbiology at Eastern Washington University. He was a combat medic and spent time in that capacity in the first gulf war with the 1st Infantry division.
Bill lives in the Pacific Northwest and enjoys spending time with his wife Jennifer, his four children, and their new granddaughter.