Craig Duling
Chairman of the Board
Craig Duling has been with HMS since its inception 26 years ago. After Craig graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in physics and math he worked in the aerospace industry for Lockheed Missiles and Space Company where he held a top secret clearance while working on a classified project for the United States Air Force. Following this, Craig worked in other fields including venture capital funding. One of Craig’s more prominent successes in the venture capital field was his funding of International Financial Technology, Inc. This company was rated by Business Week Magazine as one of the top 10 fastest growing companies in the United States. IFT was underwritten by Goldman Sachs in 1997 and went public with phenomenal success. Craig’s hobbies include cycling, white water river rafting, and collecting antique political campaign buttons. 


Jim Van Winkle
Business Development Jim Van Winkle is a relative newcomer to HMS, starting in March 2005.   Jim previously taught business classes at the State University of New York at Albany.   Jim earned his MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo.   Jim has interests in high performance automobiles and likes to race his Ferrari.  


Mark Cavendale
Vice President Mark Cavendale started in real estate by working with his father when he was a teenager helping his father fix-up distressed properties. His father would buy distressed properties and completely renovate them. After the renovation was completed the properties would be leased or sold. Mark enjoyed this aspect of real estate and after receiving his MBA from Stanford University Mark worked in various aspects of the real estate industry ranging from commercial sales, commercial lending and land development. Just prior to Mark joining HMS, Mark worked 9-years for Coldwell Banker in their commercial property division where he was their regional vice-president. Mark was responsible for overseeing 26 offices that had 624 commercial agents. Mark has interests in fine wine collecting and gourmet cooking. His chili recipe recently won a local award. His wife, Kim, is a professional numismatist and they are both avid pet lovers and own two Basset Hounds. Mark Cavendale is celebrating his 20th year with HMS.

  Brian Salyer
Vice-President of Marketing Brian Salyer has been with HMS for 16-years and before that he worked as the Director of Marketing for Hewlett Packard. Brian Salyer is a graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and he has his MBA degree from Stanford University. Brian Salyer is married and his hobbies include playing the guitar and collecting old postcards.
  Tia Zimmerman
Executive V. P. & Chief Operating Officer Tia Zimmerman has been with HMS for 14-years and before that she worked for as the Executive V. P. for Macaroni Grill. Tia Zimmerman is a graduate of Princeton University with a Master of Finance degree. Tia Zimmerman is married, has two children, and her hobbies include bowling, and collecting antique children’s mechanical banks.
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