David Bolthouse — Partner, CEO and Chief Strategist
David Bolthouse is a marketing veteran and 30-year consultant to schools, rehabs, publishers, and nonprofit organizations. He has specific expertise in working with online search engines and online marketing development. He has provided strategic counsel and full-service creative, tactical and strategic marketing and advertising support to residential programs around the world.
David is a National Merit Scholar and Magna Cum Laude graduate of Spring Arbor University with a major in Business Administration and Computer Science, then the Masters of Science in Administration (MSA) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programs of Central Michigan University and University of Michigan, respectively. He also attended Cornerstone University, Northwood Institute, Saginaw Valley College, Baker Business College, Jackson Community College, University of California Los Angeles, and the University of Phoenix. David attends several online marketing and search engine conferences annually.
Barbro Bolthouse— Partner, Vice President and CFO
Barbro Bolthouse emigrated from Sweden to live in America over 30 years ago. Most of her family still lives in Sweden. In her career in America, she has worked for several major accounting firms, most recently with Zdonek & Wolowicz Accountancy in Palos Verdes, California. She now manages the financial affairs of Exceed.
Karl Schaller — Partner, Director of Client Development
Karl is a marketing veteran who has lead the marketing of several publishers. Most recently he has been a marketing and branding consultant, working with several agencies, includingThe Envoy Group, Zeal Group, May Media, and Elevation Growth. Karl has a Master’s Degree in Marketing Communications from Wheaton College and the MBA program of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
Karl is married to Karen and they have four grown children: Karl Jr, Katie, Kayla, and Kent. They live in Colorado Springs. Karl doesn’t shy away from big challenges. He recently was in Katmandu, Nepal, hiking Mt. Everest to the base camp at 17,590 feet. He also enjoys running in the local mountains in Colorado, including up to the summit of nearby Pikes Peak, at 14,115 feet.
Matthew Harbert — Senior Web Developer/Programmer
After leading the admissions department of one of the largest therapeutic boarding schools for boys in the world, Scott Smith now leads Best Choice Network LLC (BCN), and helps Exceed by being an ambassador for the company as BCN provides student referrals to dozens of therapeutic programs and schools across North America and the Caribbean.
Denise Kersey — Directory and Promotions Manager
Denise specializes in communications and has provided marketing, writing, constituent care, and consulting services for businesses, non-profit organizations, and churches. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with her AA in Christian Education at Central Bible College (now Evangel University) and is currently pursuing a BA in Business Management.
Alex Shaw — Writer/Researcher
Alex is a writer for Exceed, researching and preparing copy and content for client websites, advertising and other marketing materials. Alex is fluent in 3 languages and a musician. He attended California State University.
Andrea Stroop — Client Liaison, Writer/Researcher
Andrea is a client liaison and writer/researcher for Exceed. Andrea studied to be an elementary teacher at Lee University and Arizona Christian University. She was an assistant and counselor at a Youth Haven Ranch, a program for disadvantaged youth. She spent time as a missionary to Mongolia. She has three young children. Her husband Kris is an emergency helicopter pilot.
International Web Design Team (India)
Balu ASR – Senior Developer
Ajesh Karri – Senior Creative Designer
For Ajesh Karri, computers have been in his life since he was a child and he always loved anything related with pixels, so he started to design at a very young age. Most of his skills and knowledge are self taught. He has a passion for designing detailed, creative and modern websites & graphics, He is always keeping an eye on the latest trends in design, typography, shapes, colors, etc. His skills cover many aspects of graphic design, web design, illustration and technical knowledge..
Prabhakar Bommireddy – Senior Creative Designer
For Prabhaker, his world is zall about design. He has evolved with the online world as a versatile designer and creative leader. His capabilities include; graphic design; web/interactive design; web production and user interface design. He is also an expert with ad production and management of a creative team for the campaigns of numerous top brand advertisers.
Sneha Bhuvaneswari – Senior Developer