Established in 2015, MetaCoastal, LLC is a shared services company that provides clients with centralized services and an operating model that works collaboratively with clients to achieve their goals. We provide our clients with both the tools and talents needed to get the job done. Every day, each of our clients present challenges of various calibers that we tackle one at a time to collaboratively come to a solution.
Our company is comprised of eight departments who have one common mission – to work together to develop original, cutting-edge approaches with an emphasis on ensuring our clients achieve their mission. The departments consist of:
- Accounting – Manages financial aspects for our clients including invoicing, controlling monies earned and producing financial statements that we use to appropriately run our respective businesses.
- B2B – Supplies wholesale inventory consisting of value, quality, and diverse portfolio of accommodations to vendors in the travel industry.
- Client Services / Inventory and Yield Management – Handles higher level of customer services across the portfolio of businesses including dispatch operations and handling of all Real Estate.
- Human Resources – Serves current and prospective employees through interviewing, hiring, training, employee recording keeping and benefit management.
- Information Technology – Ensures that clients have both the hardware and software needed to accomplish their individual missions.
- Legal – Provides legal perspective by assisting with contracts and other day-to-day issues.
- Marketing – Enforces and maintains brand consistency for all clients’ collateral, website and promotional needs.
As CEO, Brad provides pro-active leadership, establishing a culture of innovation and promoting new levels of thought into planning long-term goals and strategies. Working with the management team, Brad establishes credibility inside and outside the organization as he optimizes policies, enhances procedures and provides forward-thinking financial input.
Brad is also the Founder and President/CEO of Travel Advantage Network (1992), a wholesale vacation accommodations program; Coastal Blue Holdings (1995), a real estate holdings company; Elevate Cleans (2000), a regional cleaning company; Beachtree Properties (2003), a resort-area collection of boutique hotels and inns; and Vantage Resort Realty (2007), a vacation management company with a focus on high-end properties along the Maryland & Delaware coast, the New Jersey Shore and the Myrtle Beach area.
His results-driven approach and success has earned him numerous honors and awards including the 2008 and 2009 Future 50 Award by Baltimore CEO magazine, Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) awards for International and Regional positions and events, The Associate for Towson University, 2014 Dean’s Recognition Award College of Liberal Arts of Towson University, 2010 Spirit of the University Volunteer Tiger Award of Towson University, and the MD Chamber of Commerce Philanthropy Award
Graduating Towson University with a B.A. in Psychology, Brad is active in community service organizations as well as serving in a variety of international, award-winning, leadership positions in YPO over the last 14 years. He enjoys spending time with family, running, biking, skiing and of course, traveling. He lives in Arnold, MD, with his wife Kate and their four children.
Joining the company as COO in 2017, Jenny oversees all Enterprise-wide operations, with a focus on enhancing financial and operational performance, growing the entity brands and providing exceptional client experiences. In her role, she works with entity leaders to develop and drive new initiatives that will lead to fresh operational strategies. In addition, she leads Enterprise talent management along with working collaboratively with the leadership team of various MetaCoastal departments including Human Resources, IT and Marketing.
Jenny has over 20 years of executive-level experience, most recently serving as the EVP and Chief Product Officer for AscendOne Corporation. In this role, she led many new initiatives which included leading product development, operations, digital and e-commerce initiatives, public affairs and the human resources function. Jenny is a CPA and received her B.S. in Accounting from University of Richmond and her MBA in Business Administration and Management from Loyola College in Maryland.
Joining the company in January 2015, Kevin oversees all financial operations and strategy for Enterprise-wide business operations. With nearly 20 years of experience, Kevin works with the leadership team to develop and execute their financial strategies. His focus on integrity and out-of-the box thinking has helped contribute to success and operational proficiency of the Enterprise.
Kevin has been in the financial industry for his entire career, holding various roles including Chief Operating / Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance, Senior Accounting Manager, and Controller. Before joining MetaCoastal, Kevin was the Chief Operating / Financial Officer for over six years at Tidewater Global Services where he provided financial oversight of the company, managed the business development process, and evaluated operations to ensure profitability measures established were met culminating in the successful sale of the company. Before that, Kevin served in high-profile positions for both large and small organizations in a variety of fields. Kevin received his B.S. in Management / Finance from Christopher Newport University.
Joining the Enterprise in 2015, Brandon was promoted from Senior Software Developer at Travel Advantage Network to his current position within MetaCoastal. In his role, he leads the Applications team on all software projects and maintenance across the Enterprise. Brandon strategizes and develops innovative ways for the Enterprise to creatively use software to make each entity as efficient as possible.
Previously, Brandon has worked as an Application Developer for a variety of entities. Most recently, in his tenure at Bags Inc, he led the development team in creating and maintaining multiple, enterprise-level applications and mobile applications as the Senior Software Developer/Development Team Lead. His career in the technology field has allowed him to develop mobile applications and a game as well as a number of Web applications, using multi-tiered architecture to ensure the ability to scale and maintain each application efficiently.