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Message from the Chair

Bringing industry and UCI leaders together creates incredible opportunities. I am honored to support Chancellor Gillman and UCI in forging outstanding partnerships with Orange County's vibrant business community.

Michael A. Colglazier
Chair, Chief Executive Roundtable
President
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New Member Update

Bart van Aardenne is a veteran executive in the Wireless Telecommunications industry. He founded Vinculums Services, Inc. in 2000 and currently serves as Chairman of the Board. Bart has instilled in the company a culture of appreciation for its employees and a commitment to excellence resulting in a strongly motivated, high performing work force.
 
With headquarters in Irvine, California, and operational offices in Walnut Creek, Sacramento, Seattle, Houston, and Dallas, Vinculums has played an important role in building out the wireless infrastructure in the Western and Southern regions of the United States.
 
In 2008 and again in 2011 Vinculums appeared on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies in America. Since then, the company has continued to grow. In 2016 Vinculums employed over 175 people and anticipates revenue of more than $50 million. Bart attributes the success of the company to its core philosophy: "happy people engage to produce innovating solutions driving growth and opportunity."
 
Bart's technical prowess, formal education (a bachelor of arts in Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz), and experience with AirTouch International provided him with a strong foundation in global wireless telecommunications management. He has worked in Asia and Europe, is fluent in Dutch and English, and has studied French, Japanese, and Spanish.