GEOSPAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jim Mandel - DirectorCurrently: CEO, President & Director, OrangeHook, Inc
Mr. James L. Mandel, also known as Jim, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Multiband EWS, Inc. Mr. Mandel has been Chief Executive Officer and President of OrangeHook, Inc. since December 1, 2016. Mr. Mandel serves as Chief Executive Officer at Multiband Field Services, Inc. and Agilivant, LLC. He serves as President of Multiband Mdu Incorporated. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nuvel Holdings, Inc. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Multiband Corporation (formerly Vicom Inc.), a full service telecommunications company since October 1, 1998.
He was a co-founder of Call 4 Wireless, LLC, a telecommunications company specializing in wireless communications and served as its Interim Chief Executive Officer from December 1996 to December 1997. His career before founding Call 4 Wireless LLC includes a number of senior executive roles managing the implementation and ongoing maintenance of large systems including the development of casino/hotel operations for Grand Casinos, Inc. From October 1991 to February 1997, he served as a Vice President of Systems for Grand Casinos, Inc. He also managed the systems development of Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Onamia, Minnesota; Grand Casino Hinckley in Hinckley, Minnesota; and six other Casinos nationwide. He served as the Chairman of CorVu Corporation (formerly, Minnesota American, Inc.) since August 1, 2003. From January 1997 to September 1998, he served as the Chairman of Call 4 Wireless LLC. He has been a Director of NewMarket Technology Inc., since September 5, 2006 and Multiband Corporation since October 1, 1998.
He has been a Director of OrangeHook, Inc. since July 30, 2015. He served as a Director of Nuvel Holdings, Inc. since July 30, 2015. He served as an Independent Director of CorVu Corporation since 1987. Mr. Mandel serves as a Director of GeoSpan Corporation, a geospatial imaging company and is a director of the Independent Multi-Family Communications Council, a national trade group for the private cable industry. He serves as a Trustee of the Boys and Girls Club of Minneapolis. He served as a Director of Western Capital Resources, Inc. from December 31, 2007 to May 7, 2010. He served as a Director of Minnesota American since 1987 and continued working at CorVu Corp. that survived the merger of Private CorVu into Minnesota American, Inc. in January 2000. He served as a Director of Call 4 Wireless LLC from December 1996 to October 1998. He served as a Director of Cash Systems Inc.
Mr. Mandel holds Bachelor of Science from the Leed's School of Business Administration at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Ted Lachinski - DirectorCurrently: President - GEOSPAN Corporation
Ted Lachinski has over 40 years experience developing innovative geospatial solutions. He founded and served as president and director of GEOSPAN Corporation since its inception in June 1990. Ted is the primary inventor on several geospatial patents including Patent 5,633,946 which is the basis for surveying and mapping from a moving platform.
Ted has managed many major projects including the initial capture of oblique imagery for the initial 16 metro areas for Google, processing the Bing Maps Vexcel oblique imagery for over 400 cities worldwide, and most recently introducing GeoAssist Community a SHARED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR CREATION, CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND DELIVERY OF 3D STRUCTURE MODELS (patent pending). This latest innovation will become the next generation property information system for managing changes to real estate by a community of users through time for local government, insurance carriers, and mortgage lenders.
Prior to founding GEOSPAN, he served as a VP of Technology for UltiMap Corporation and as the Systems and Data Processing Manager for Hennepin County MN where he was chief architect of their advanced property mapping geographic information system know as UltiMap.