Experts in Accounting, Technology and Financial Speaking


If you are looking for highly qualified speakers for your next meeting, webinar, educational roundtable or expo, SVA has assembled an exceptional group of subject matter experts to address your needs. These are business professionals with established public speaking experience in a broad range of industries and niche areas.


For more information please contact: Bonnie Bailey - - 608-826-2378

John Baltes / President and Principal

John Baltes

John is the founding and managing Principal of SVA Consulting, LLC., a member of the SVA family of companies. With over 20 years of consulting experience, John has worked with organizations to understand their unique needs and determine the most appropriate automated solution to fit their business requirements.

The following is a partial list of the topics John covers:

  • How to Create an IT Strategy that is Business Impacting
    • Aligning technology with the direction of the business
    • Managing your technology investment by buffering your organization from volatility in the technology marketplace
    • Lesson’s learned from 30 years of deploying technology into organizations
  • Business Intelligence – Executive Education
    • Creating a competitive advantage for your organization using information
    • Evaluate alternative approaches in providing information to the business
    • Lesson’s learned from implementing systems

John has spoken to audiences at:

  • Connect Information Technology Conference 
  • Convergence – a national, Microsoft led conference
  • Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Annual Conference
  • Several local Chamber of Commerce events
  • Dozens of educational webinars and seminars
  • Numerous technology-based conferences and expos
  • Guest lecturer at UW-Stout

Bryan Bechtoldt / Chief Information Officer/Principal

Bryan Bechtoldt

Bryan is the Chief Information Officer and Principal with SVA Consulting, LLC., a member of the SVA family of companies. In his role, Bryan works on developing SVA products that deliver high business value to our clients. He continually looks at the technology horizon, analyzes the new technology directions and then positions, as well as, advises on how to best leverage this rapidly changing landscape to drive maximum business impact.

The following is a partial list of the topics Bryan covers:

  • Building Your Compliance Management Structure
  • Excuse Me, I Think Your Culture is Showing: The Important Role of Organizational Culture in Business Relationships
  • Embracing Practical Change to Accelerate Growth
  • Current State of IT Infrastructure
  • Business Intelligence Strategies
  • Strategic IT Road Mapping
  • Unified Communications And Social Media
  • Demystification of The Cloud
  • Managing Organizational Change in the Wake of Disruptive Technologies
  • Bridging IT and the Business to Gain Market Advantages

Bryan has spoken to audiences at:

  • Fusion CEO-CIO Symposium - Madison, WI
  • Microsoft CIO Business Summit - Redmond, WA
  • Cloud Trans4mation Executive Event - Phoenix, AZ
  • SVA Leadership Symposium