Why Our Team Succeeds
It’s not only important to find a team, but it is even more important to find the right team. Our experts have decades of experience running their own businesses and understand the diverse range of challenges facing business owners. Along with their expertise, our team brings some of the best systems and technologies available to help you succeed in your personal and professional vision. If you would like to know more, you can check out our team's profiles below.
“I absolutely believe that people, unless coached, never reach their maximum potential.”- Bob Nardelli
Patrick F. Stewart
Patrick holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Northern Arizona University '93.
During the first 12 years of his professional carrier he served as Vice President of ILX Resorts Inc., a publicly traded company. Highlights from his service include:
- Youngest General Manager and Vice President in the company's history
- Opened 4 Newly Themed Restaurants, at the signature Los Abrigados Resort and Spa in Sedona, AZ
- Led a takeover team to a newly acquired Kohl's Ranch Lodge in Payson, AZ
- Led a turnaround team for a newly opened signature resort line Varsity Clubs of America in Tucson, AZ
Started his first privately owned company, "On The Town Concierge", in 1999 which developed a concierge software and kiosk prototype, as well as built websites for small businesses in Tucson, AZ.
Patrick was also a Partner for the startup company, "Perfect Marketing Concepts" which grew to become one of the Timeshare Industries largest privately held tour generating companies from 2002-2008, Annual revenues of $7.5M, generating over $25M in Timeshare Sales annually.
Most recently, Patrick finished his 10th year as VP of Sales at Resortcom International, which services clients that generate over $900M in annual sales and he was responsible for sales production of over 250 employees in Las Vegas, NV and 5 resort destinations in Mexico.
Patrick currently serves his community as a Board Member of Paradise Calvary Chapel Church, and Boulder City Little League.
Kevin A. Hernandez has worked in the advertising and marketing industry since 2001 for known companies such as Verizon, AT&T, YP and DEXYP. Most recently Kevin was thriving as a marketing consultant for ValPak which is a business to business direct mail marketing company that reaches 70 million homes monthly across the country.
Over his career, Kevin has earned many sales achievements including: most new business 2004, highest sales volume 2010-2012, and rookie of the year 2012. Kevin has developed a passion for utilizing his time educating business owners on the importance of maintaining good basic online presence. His role as a trusted advisor has earned him opportunities to be hired as a business consultant wherein he has helped different businesses succeed including one scenario in which he restructured a business and readied it for sale.
For twenty five years Kevin has donated up to ten hours monthly for St. Vincent de Pauls in Phoenix, Arizona and its affiliate Harvest Food for the Homeless in Orange County, California.
Kevin's professional accolades include:
- having worked successfully in several industries including Healthcare, Retail, Food & Beverage, and Advertising & Marketing
- Helped start "On The Town Concierge" startup company
- Restructured a business for sale earning the owner a 600% profit
- Kevin is multi-lingual
Kevin A. Hernandez
Stephen Hamile has owned and operated many businesses, from start-ups to multi-state operations. He has built some businesses from scratch and turned others around, by revolutionizing, re-concepting, and re-branding. This involved team building, establishing systems and processes, and creating a culture where employees feel valued and empowered. Steve is particularly proud of the many companies he’s worked with to build their businesses.
After helping create and grow many successful businesses, Steve soon found that helping others through coaching is his true calling. It became a constant throughout his career, drawing on my experience to build teams, educate, mentor, and empower people to become the best versions of themselves and to achieve a work-life balance.
Some of Steve accomplishments include:
- Built California’s largest ground-based messenger company, eventually expanding into a national truckload carrier.
- As co-founder and COO of Solomon Finance Group, he created a $300M sub-prime rolling stock portfolio with superior stability and profitability.
- Built and sold a successful Part 135 air carrier operation, restaurant brokerage firm, commercial real estate brokerage, student housing investment company and numerous other enterprises throughout his career.
- Formed The Principal LLLP to focus on developing leaders and aligning teams.
Steve attended CA State University Northridge and holds numerous aircraft ratings, CA real estate brokers license, is a certified legal assistant, designated expert witness, Mexico real property expert and martial artist.
During the first 10 years of his professional career Grant served as Area Retail Sales Leader for AT&T Mobility, overseeing 24 locations across the Southwest. During his time with AT&T, Grant developed region-wide reporting to drive compliance of key performance metrics and helped lead his region to receive the Presidents Top Region award in 2016.
While still with AT&T, Grant started his first privately owned company, gravicDesign due to his passion to see businesses succeed through the use of technology. GravicDesign specialized in web and graphic design as well as technical consulting on a diverse range of topics to assist businesses with all their technology needs. In 2018, Grant left AT&T to pursue gravicDesign full-time and assisted over 20 different clients with all manner of technical needs including point of sale systems, digital marketing, custom programing, websites, and much more.
Grant has completed several technological programs and certifications including a Nanodegree in full stack web development. He also currently serves his community as an elder at Paradise Calvary Chapel.
Grant L. Vickers
Ricky graduated from The University of Texas at El Paso in 2011 with a degree in Public Relations and a minor in Management.
Ricky has a rich history of over 20 years working in sales and assisting fellow entrepreneurs and businesses prosper. Ricky started his career as a young man in El Paso, TX where he co-owned three businesses with his brothers.
As a young entrepreneur, Ricky started his first business, Ricky’s Paintball. This small business expanded and grew to be one of the top 5 largest fields in Texas. He then formed Ricky Enterprises, which included Ricky’s Tree Nursery & Firewood. Years later, he partnered with Excel Telecommunications to expand his business portfolio and created the largest business team in the city.
Ricky started a family and moved to Las Vegas in 2012, where he has since established strong roots in the local business community.
He joined Wyndham Vacation Resorts and quickly achieved “Presenter of the Year” five years in a row; 2013-2018. During that time, he sold over $50 million in Vacation Ownership through his workshops. Ricky also trained many sales representatives and those he trained generated sales in excess of $25 million.
In his most recent tenure, he was the President of Nevada Business Magazine, at the helm of the organization’s sales team.
Ricky has a passion to help people and companies thrive. He aspires to be a valued partner that helps businesses flourish through long term relationships and increase the company’s customer sales. His strong work ethic and contagious positivity has fueled his drive and allowed him to succeed in any challenge he has encountered.