Rosemont, Ill. - VHT Studios, the nation’s leading provider of professional photography, virtual staging and visual marketing services for real estate and middle-market to enterprise size businesses, announced the promotion of Vince Collura to Chief Operating Officer. This position reflects VHT Studios’ ongoing efforts to provide the highest levels of support to our clients and to promote current and future growth and innovation.
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 Collura was Founder/President. In his new role, Collura will continue to lead strategic innovation throughout the company, 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, Collura 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.
Collura’s recent achievements with VHT Studios include leading the initiative to expand and enhance VHT Studios’ nationwide photographer network and coverage to better service national clients like Fannie Mae, Auction.com, and Aimco Apartments, and leading the launch of VHT Studios’ new photography and virtual staging suites of services. Collura will continue to manage product development, imagery delivery and VHT Studios’ national talent network.
“I am confident that Vince is the right choice to build on our momentum and accelerate further value to REALTORS®, enterprise firms and photographers,” said Brian Balduf, VHT Studios’ CEO & Co-Founder. “He is a seasoned leader and brings a strong sense of passion, energy and innovation to VHT Studios. I couldn’t be happier partnering with him to further drive our future growth and success."
An avid photographer and special effects artist, Collura resides in New York City with his wife Gina and pup, Mulder.
About VHT Studios
VHT Studios is the industry founder, with over twenty-one years of experience serving real estate and business professionals. Since 1998, VHT has delivered excellence in professional photography, virtual tour videos, virtual staging, interactive and standard floor plans, drone photography and video, 3D home tours, and image management and distribution services to top professionals looking to become even more successful. VHT Studios’ services ensure properties get seen more, sell and rent faster and at a greater price, which also helps attract new clients. A full-service partner to leading real estate agents, brokerages and businesses, the VHT Studios team delivers the most powerful marketing and selling tools – starting with high-quality photography -- through creation and final display.
With an unrivaled nationwide network of the top professional photographers and image specialists, VHT Studios’ programs are an affordable, valuable investment for real estate agents, who expect their listings to be seen whenever and wherever homebuyers search, and for brokers looking to recruit and retain top agents. Based in Rosemont, Illinois, VHT Studios has photographed more than 13,000,000 rooms in over 1,200,000 properties and helped more than 470,000 real estate and business professionals sell and rent more than $300 billion in properties since the company’s founding. For more information, visit VHT.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn.