Executive BIOS

Dr. Duke Campbell, Ph.D. (COO & Partner)

Duke began his career in Timeshare 28 years ago with a pioneering campground resort company called Thousand Trails. With roles in Sales and Marketing, Resort Operations and Corporate Planning, Duke learned the business from several perspectives and moved into increasingly responsible executive positions. He later applied these skills with executive positions at Preferred Equities Corporation and with Trendwest Resorts. Duke rejoined a number of colleagues from PEC at Interval Marketing, Inc. and became the COO for IMI and its successor IMI Partners. After a brief retirement Trent asked Duke to join him at VBS.

Trent Van Buskirk (CEO & Partner)

Trent’s career began in Timeshare over 25 years ago entering as a line representative and quickly identified the tremendous opportunities in an industry that has shown substantial growth over the past 4 decades. Driven to maximize these opportunities and grow with the business, Trent quickly rose through the industry from T.O. to Sales Manager, GM and VP with IMI Partners successfully representing sales and marketing for Summer Bay, Las Vegas for seven years. In this new venture, Trent and select principals, are determined to bring the same success and professionalism to Vacation Business Services (VBS) new Dream Vacation Network.

Gary Jeppesen, CISA, MBA (CFO & CTO)

Gary began his career in Timeshare 16 years ago with Preferred Equities Corporation where he held several senior-level financial positions, including VP of Finance and Accounting Systems as well as serving as Corporate Controller. After taking a two-year position with Mandalay Resort Group to work in their Internal Audit function, Gary rejoined Trent, Duke and others from PEC at Interval Marketing Inc. as their CFO. Gary subsequently became the CFO of Summer Bay Resort for several years. After leaving Summer Bay, Gary started an Accounting company and then rejoined Trent and Duke as CFO at VBS. Gary brings with him an MBA from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor.

A. Joe Iglesias (V.P. Sales & Marketing)

Joe started his career in the Navy, to the C.I.A., to his own Sales & Marketing Consultant firm, to Ministry and then in 1995 he entered the Timeshare Industry. Joe has successfully operated in Sales & Marketing, Recruiting & Motivating, Negotiating & Closing, and Customer Service & Training. His high energy level, enthusiasm and “out of the box” thinking is contagious and adds a fresh dimension to our business. While in the timeshare industry, he quickly rose through the ranks to D.O.S, spending his time with Star Island, Sunterra, Summer Bay Resorts, Diamond International and now operating as the V.P. of Sales & Marketing for VBS.