JOHN BALTES

President and Principal


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 executives to understand their unique needs and determine the most appropriate automated solution to fit their business requirements.

Having executive business experience and a strong systems background, John offers a unique operational viewpoint when working with clients. His multi-faceted background enables him to help clients find, implement, and successfully use technology to run and build their businesses.

Through his years of working with various businesses, John has gained specific expertise in helping a variety of industries including professional services, construction, and others.

Education

  • Northern Michigan University - Bachelor of Science - Business Administration/Management Information Systems

Industries

  • Professional Services
  • Private and Public Companies
  • Government Contractors

Speaking Experience

  • Convergence, Microsoft’s National Customer Conference
  • Connect Technology Conference
  • Wisconsin Assisted Living Annual Conference
  • University of Wisconsin - Stout, Guest Lecturer
  • Area Chamber of Commerce Events
  • Technology-based Conferences and Expos

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • Microsoft Dynamics SL Partner Advisory Board


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Technology Strategies
  • Business Intelligence Strategies
  • Business Improvement Systems

Personal

In his spare time, John enjoys a variety of outdoor activities and spending time with family. Some of their favorites include snowboarding, dirt biking, hunting, boating, and various sports throughout the year.

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 or Components of an IT Strategy
  • Making Smart Technology Decisions Without Having to Understand the Technology
  • Business Intelligence – Executive Education

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

In the Community

SVA Consulting takes pride in the communities in which our clients, business colleagues and our professionals work and play. We support our communities by giving back in a variety of ways; volunteering both our time and expertise, fulfilling Board of Director roles, supporting fundraising efforts of local philanthropic organizations, and providing leadership in a variety of organizations designed to improve our lives within our communities.

SVA Consulting has worked with the following organizations:

  • wisconsin-school-of-businesss
  • make-a-wish
  • wisconsin-dells
  • nbc-15-share-your-holidays
  • second-harvest
  • agrace
  • wala
  • wheaton-franciscan-healthcare
  • whsara
  • tellurian
  • wisconsin-literacy