Press Release - October 28, 2009

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Trident Business Management Launches Website, Announces Name Of Advisory Partners


Scottsdale, AZ, October 28, 2009 - Trident Business Management has recently announced the launch of its new website to serve the needs of its existing and prospective clients and has named the first two members of its prestigious Advisory Board.


The Trident website ( was created to help companies in the lodging and timeshare sectors of the leisure industry. It features information about the company, services provided, and professional credentials of the Managing Partners, James (Jimmy) Danz RRP and William (Bill) Tsao, two of the timeshare industry’s most respected senior level operating executives.


Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Trident Business Management is an implementation-based business solutions organization created to aid companies in need of highly specialized operational expertise and management services. Trident clients generally require corporate, financial, or operational improvement, which may include short-term crisis management, longer-term stabilization, repositioning and growth management.

Adds Bill Tsao, “We formed Trident Business Management to help bring positive change to our industry at this critical time. To help us accomplish this ambitious objective, we assembled a best-in-class group of professionals to serve as our Advisory Partners.”

“Our Advisory Partners are widely acknowledged as successful business executives and respected authorities in their respective areas of expertise within the lodging and timeshare sectors of the leisure industry,” adds Danz. “Since every client has a unique set of challenges, these Advisory Partners will provide us with strategic guidance and support, working with us as a collaborative team to customize solutions as we match them with each client’s individual needs.”

The first two Advisory Partners named by Danz and Tsao are Sunil Aluvila and Steven C. Hicks. Sunil Aluvila is an innovator in marketing, product development, and the application of emerging technology for the vacation rental and ownership industry. He will assist Trident Business Management clients in these highly specialized areas. For the past 19 years he has amassed extensive experience in strategic planning, interactive marketing, vacation club product development, e-business development, and online distribution of vacation products. He served in a senior management capacity with Shell Vacations Club, heading market research, vacation club product and loyalty program development and development of interactive sales systems. He founded Vibes Interactive in 2005 to build and support a customer acquisition, retention and value maximization platform that connects vacation ownership and vacation rental companies with customers in creative ways to deliver measurable results. Under Sunil’s leadership, Vibes has developed a suite of innovative interactive sales and marketing products for the vacation rental and ownership industry. In 2007, a joint venture was forged with Interval International (NASDAQ: IILG) to use Vibes’ interactive marketing platform to develop and support, an aggregate tour generation and vacation rental portal for Interval International’s affiliate resorts.

As founding president of Resort Management Advisors, Steve Hicks is one of the vacation ownership industry’s most respected senior property management professionals. He will assist Trident clients requiring his expertise in his highly specialized field. During his professional career spanning 28 years, Hicks has property management leadership encompassing more than 50 resorts, 60 owner associations with 300 board members and over 3,000 employees, responsible for developer and owner association assets in excess of $1 billion. Prior to the formation of RMA, Hicks served for more than 25 years, as President of Shell Vacations Hospitality, building that company from three properties to more than 20 resorts in the US and Canada with over one thousand hospitality employees serving under his leadership. Hicks also served as Vice President for all 23 North American resorts for Diamond Resorts International and in the same capacity for ResortCom International, a resort management company located in San Diego. Hicks is a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) and ARDA Registered Resort Professional (RRP).

About Trident Business Management:
Trident Business Management is a leading business solutions firm focused on serving the lodging and timeshare sectors of the leisure industry. The firm’s expertise is in its industry-specific and operationally-centric knowledge and experience. The Scottsdale, Arizona-based company is led by Managing Partners Jim Danz and Bill Tsao, who bring more than 40 combined years of senior management experience to the aid of their clients. The firm specializes in delivering results in these critical disciplines: restructuring and turnarounds, asset management, merger & acquisition advisory, financial advisory, and performance improvement. Trident is highly differentiated from consultant and advisory companies by its implementation and performance-based orientation. For more information, visit




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