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Arthur R. van der Vant, CCIM, AARE, CRB, CRS, GRI, CIPS, ABR, ePRO, PRI, RECS, CNE
President & CEO
Major Enterprises, Inc.
Mr. van der Vant has been with Major Enterprises, Inc. since 1989. As the President of Major Enterprises, Inc., Mr. van der Vant has been responsible for the strategic planning and operations, as well as, company’s growth. With Mr. van der Vant’s guidance Major Enterprises, Inc. is ranked among the top real estate companies with the annual sales volume of approximately $1 Billion Dollars.

Professionally licensed as a real estate broker, real estate auctioneer, continuing education instructor, pre-licensing instructor, and a loan originator, Mr. van der Vant is a real expert in real estate. A problem solver with diverse experience in competitive market development, marketing, management, investing, law, mortgage financing, title insurance, project acquisition, construction, and development. He is a creative thinker possessing vision to turn any business into a profitable enterprise. Self-disciplined hard worker with the proven ability to meet and surpass goals set on a long and short-term basis.

Mr. van der Vant participated in the sale of approximately 10,000 residential and commercial properties throughout North America for corporations, developers, financial institutions, syndicators, and private individuals. Mr. van der Vant has managed and operated construction companies, mortgage companies, as well as, a title insurance company. Mr. van der Vant has been active in the Realtor community since 1988 and he is a member of many real estate industry organizations.

Mr. van der Vant served as the Vice Chairman of the International Committee of the Chicago ociation of Realtors (2002); the Chairman of the International Committee of the Chicago ociation of Realtors (2003); Board Member and Director of the Chicago ociation of Realtors (2002 — 2004); Board Member and Director of the Illinois CCIM Chapter (2000 — 2008); Treasurer of the Illinois CCIM Chapter (2003); Vice President of the Illinois CCIM Chapter (2004); and the President of the Illinois CCIM Chapter (2005). Mr. van der Vant completed training at The World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC. On the subject of “Housing Finance in Emerging Markets — Policy and Regulatory Challenges” (2003), and participated in organizing a secondary mortgage market in Poland as a consultant to and a liaison between Polish Housing and Urban Development Administration and Fannie Mea (2002 — 2004).

Mr. van der Vant has been a “Golden R” member in good standing of the National ociation of Realtors, Political Action Committee since 2001. He is also a member of the National Auctioneers ociation (NAA) and the Illinois State Auctioneers ociation. Mr. van der Vant has been awarded the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation by the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute. The CCIM designation is earned upon completion of a graduate-level curriculum and attainment of a level of qualifying experience. CCIMs are recognized experts in commercial and investment real estate brokerage, leasing, et management, valuation, investment analysis, and form a business network encompassing many markets throughout the world. Mr. van der Vant is among a hand full of auctioneers with the CCIM designation in the United States and world wide.

Mr. van der Vant has been confirmed by the National Auctioneers ociation as an Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE), and he also earned many other industry designations and certifications, such as: CIPS — (Certified International Property Specialist), CRB — (Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager), CRS — (Certified Residential Specialist), ABR — (Accredited Buyer’s Representative), ePRO — (Internet Proficient Realtor), PRI — (Professional Ringmen Institute), and GRI — (Graduate of the Realtor Institute). Mr. van der Vant has authored numerous articles on real estate and is quoted regularly in many prominent newspapers throughout the country. He is a graduate of the Illinois ociation of Realtors (IAR) Leadership Development Academy (2003) and the CCIM - Jay W. Levine Leadership Development Academy Class of 2003.

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Edward B. Bradstreet, CPC, President

With over 2500 completed searches, Ed Bradstreet is optimistic about 2006. “We are blessed with excellent clients who appreciate the value, knowledge and quality process that we bring to every search. Our candidates are personally evaluated and counseled. It is a WIN-WIN for both the hiring authority and the candidate. This investment on all parts provides the foundation for our past and future successes.” After two years with Burroughs Corporation, Ed began his personnel consulting career in 1970 with a regional recruitment firm and then served for six years as Partner with a leading national organization, where he won consecutive National Search Consultant of the Year awards from 1982 through 1986. In 1987, Ed established BOHAN & BRADSTREET, INC., which specializes in recruiting Accounting/Financial, Human Resources, Information Systems, Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain and Sales/Marketing professionals from senior staff to executive levels. Ed concentrates on searches in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Sales/Marketing and General Management areas. As a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC), Ed has isted a wide range of businesses from start-up enterprises and privately held companies to NYSE listed corporations on confidential searches, organizational dynamics, employee evaluations, personnel recruiting and outplacement counseling. He upholds the highest of ethics and professionalism in the personnel industry. He has organized and been President of several business development groups throughout Connecticut; is an executive board member of the New Haven Chamber of Commerce and The Entrepreneurship Institute; is an active member of NAPS, CAPS and The Pinnacle Society; and has been a featured speaker for numerous professional organizations and Big Biller panels at local and national events. Ed completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Vermont and resides in New Haven.

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An internationally respected expert in the fields of Leadership Development, Team Building, Performance management, Customer Service, Coaching and Counseling and Employee Motivation, John Evans has spent the past twenty five years delivering leading edge presentations to business, industry, and government clients. John Evans in 1987 received the highest earned designation for professional speaking “The Certified Speaking Professional” which less than 2% of speakers in the world have received over the past 20 years. In his profession John has conducted more than 3500 Presentations, management and supervisory seminars and workshops worldwide. His individualized and customized programs range from groups as small as 10 to as large as 5000. Along with his experience, John provides some of the most advanced human resource essment tools available in the industry. These tools have allowed organizations to measure and understand the human behavior aspects of virtually every department within their organization, providing them with personalized roadmaps that enhance and sustain human performance, increase productivity and promote harmony in the workplace. Author of: EMBRACE THE TIGER, ” Leadership Principles for how to be certain in uncertain times ” SELLING YOUR WAY ” Principles and Strategies for Sales Success” and currently Publishing ” UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: The Art of Face to Face Interviews” A Track-Record of Results: Most of a Decade with the thirteenth largest Corporation in the world at the time and the most diversified. He was the youngest man promoted to his position of Corporate Trainer for National Accounts ever, a record that stands today… Five years as an Area Manager and Certified Instructor for six courses with the most famous and successful Training Organization in the world at the time… Two Decades plus as Owner of a Full Service Speaking, Training, Business Coaching and Consulting firm primarily working as a Contractor directly under contract with Elements of the US Department of Defense… Developer of more than Forty Courses approved and used through Civilian Human Resource Agencies all over the world… Entrepreneur owner of three startup companies through funding, execution of sales and marketing to sale or merger The vision of John Evans has always been to help people tap into their unlimited potential and use it to best advantage. This vision carries over in John’s personal life with his altruistic work with families of children with life threatening diseases.

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