Brad Callahan

Founder and President/CEO

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.