Board Of Directors (BOD)

LMPM Inc has the most experienced Board Of Directors in the technology and vacation property management verticals combined.

Diego J Veitia, Chairman

After working for several large multinational companies in the USA and Latin America, Diego and his wife moved to Costa Rica where he developed and Founded the Costa Rica Stock Exchange and served as the only authorized International Investment Banking company. Concurrently Diego formed a Joint Venture with The Ralston Purina company as one of the largest growers of landscape and ornamental plants in the world, exporting millions of plants weekly to the USA and The Netherlands.

Founder CEO Chairman (ret) INTL, then INTL FCStone, now StoneX, is a Fortune 100 Company. StoneX is a Global Investment Bank with 40 offices worldwide and businesses in over 110 countries.

Diego and Park Brady (see below) have had a business relationship and friendship for over 35 years.  Diego is now the Chairman of Lightmaker Property Manager (LMPM Inc) a technology company that has taken Adrian Barrett, Founder, 23 years to create.

Education and current positions
B.S. Iowa State University
MBA Thunderbird Graduate School
Chairman Rollins College Holt School
CIO America’s all Season Fund
Chairman of the Board of Directors LMPM Inc

Park Brady, Co-Chairman

Park grew up in Orlando, Florida and after getting his Degree from the University of Florida served as a Fighter Pilot in the US Air Force for 6 years. While in the Air Force, Park earned a Master’s Degree from Ball State University.  Park’s first Job out of the Air Force was as a manager of a Savings and Loan and then served as a manager at Com Bank, Winter Park, Florida. 

Park has been the startup owner of numerous businesses including Restaurant, Hotel, Mail Boxes ETC, and Vacation Rental Management. Park started his first vacation rental management business in Colorado in 1986. Park was also the founder of another vacation rental business on St Simons Island, GA in 2005. Park’s first vacation rental company in Colorado was one of the 11 companies that joined in the IPO roll up of ResortQuest International.  The 11th Company in the original roll up was First Resort Software which was the largest software company serving the vacation rental business in the US. Park served on the ResortQuest Board and later became the COO and then later the CEO of ResortQuest which was the largest vacation rental company in the US

Park is uniquely qualified to help LMPM develop as the platform of choice for the industry.

Education and current positions
University of Florida
Master’s Degree Ball State University
Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors LMPM Inc

Bill Abbott, Director

Bill has been a Florida panhandle resident for over 40 years. In 1976 he founded Abbott Realty Services Inc and ran that business until 1998 when it was sold to ResortQuest International.

Bill served on the Original Board of Directors and was an active consultant with ResortQuest until it was sold to Wyndham Resorts and Hotels until 2010.

Bill holds a Florida Real Estate Brokers license and has been very active in the local Florida panhandle community over many years. Bill served on the Florida Advisory Committee of condominiums, Okaloosa County Economic Development Council, and has received numerous awards for his active involvement in local chambers and boards. Bill is presently a Director of Tops’l Beach and Racquet Club Master Board, President of Sierra Dunes Homeowner association, Director and VP of Harbor Place Condominiums. Bill has been involved with over 75 additional condo boards in recent years.

With Bill’s accounting and property management experience he brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to LMPM.

1994 to present
Co-Founder, Owner and Chairman – Abbott Resorts Inc, Abbott Realty Services Inc, Abbott and Andrews Realty Inc.

Education and current positions
Husson College, Maine
BSc Finance and Accounting
Director LMPM Inc

Adrian Barrett, Founder and CEO

“I ran Lightmaker as a digital technology company building applications for our clients in the banking, healthcare and gaming verticals for over 21 years. My wife and I got into property management by owning rental properties ourselves and we couldn’t believe that there wasn’t a PMS out there that could give us live/real-time data via their Owner Portal. The more we looked at the vacation rental industry, the more we realized there was a huge gap in the market for an easy-to-use, powerful and super flexible property management system. We also wanted a system that had modern Trust Accounting that worked like QuickBooks Online, so, as we couldn’t find one, we built the entire thing over the last 8 years!”

2007 – present, Founder and Director, RESAAS
In 2007 Adrian founded RESAAS (Real Estate Software As A Service) along with Tom Rossiter (now RESAAS Services Inc, CEO) and Adam Biggs (now CTO, LMPM Inc).

RESAAS completed its IPO in 2011 and RESAAS Services Inc was born. RESAAS is now the leading platform in Real Estate with over 480,000 agents on the platform, see:

1997 – 2018, Founder and Chairman, Lightmaker Agency
Adrian founded Lightmaker as a digital design and build agency on Oct 1st 1997. Lightmaker Agency soon became Lightmaker Group Ltd, the holding company for: Lightmaker UK Ltd, Lightmaker USA Inc, Lightmaker Amsterdam BV, Lightmaker Melbourne Ltd, Lightmaker San Francisco Inc and Lightmaker Vancouver Inc, with over 200 developers at its height. Lightmaker’s agency clients included BNY Mellon Bank, RBS Bank, ATP Tennis, JK Rowling, Warner Bros, Nintendo, EA Sports, Lexus, Ford, IKEA, Facebook, Mayo Clinic and Orlando Health to name but a few.

Education and current positions
BSc Economics and Business, University of Wales at Aberystwyth
Director RESAAS Services Inc
Director LMPM Inc

Clint Skidmore, COO

Clint started as a coder at in 2001, then quickly became General Manager taking the company from a start-up to $15M in revenue in less than 2 years. Clint had found his calling in life!

After he started Enjoy Vacations, My Boutique Travel, then RezServe Technologies. Clint then sold Rezserve to Digitaltown, a public company in 2016. 

Clint met Adrian Barrett, Founder of LMPM Inc in 2014, and their friendship has grown over the years. When Adrian asked Clint to join him in developing a platform that would dominate the vacation property management vertical for years to come, he decided this was his last “moonshot” and he joined LMPM full-time at the end of 2018.

Clint is now LMPM’s Managing Director and manages all product and development activities while advising on Lightmaker’s Board of Directors.

Clint has embraced the opportunity to revolutionize the entire travel vertical with LMPM – a new and exciting take on an aging industry. Clint once again feels like he has found his calling…

Silke Gebauer-Barrett, Financial Controller & HR Lead

Silke originally trained in German Law at the University of Freiburg, Germany and has been a constant throughout Lightmaker’s inception, it’s spin-offs & IPOs, and the creation of LMPM.

Silke is a Director and the Secretary of LMPM Inc while also running the accounts and HR departments.

LMPM is the latest incarnation of the Lightmaker Project and will most certainly not be Silke’s last involvement in a Lightmaker “start-up”.

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