Showcase Staff

Host and Executive Producer :

Reo Oravec

Reo Oravec LinkedInReo Oravec is currently the Chief Development Officer and Strategy Consulting and Executive Advisory Practice Director for Pilothouse Advisors and serves as their Executive Director for the “ Center of Excellence for Global Compliance, Reporting, and Regulation “ where he lead the creation of Pilothouse Advisors exclusive “ RAPID RESOLVE “ Rapid Compliance trademarked program methodology. Reo also is Managing Director for their TRAC Laboratories division, under which he created and runs the development for the patent pending risk compliance software platform “ RISK i Q” product.

He currently resides in Atlanta and sits on several technology, software and governance association boards and is Business Executive Radio EXE Diplomatic Core representative to the World Trade Center.

Reo has over 30 years in consulting centered in Risk Compliance and Governance and Information Technology, with previous positions with a Big 6 consulting firm European division, he was a founding partner for an international outsourcing firm and served as a CIO for a dot-com startup. Reo has personal exposure to over 100 client engagements across multiple industries and disciplines.

Reo has 15 years of specific experience in the field of regulated industries with international program management, and project management.
He is certified in Outsourcing, Strategy, International Risk and Compliance, Scrum and Agile methodologies, Business Analysis, Business Intelligence and Analytics, Business Process Management and Project Management. Reo also has an MBA from the University of Oxford.
Reo is the radio show host and executive producer for the popular “SME Showcase” show airing on Business Executive Radio eXe web radio.
He is the current editor of the “Journal of Regulatory Competency”, and author of the “ Best Practices ” series soon to be re-released in paperback, and also the Managing and Contributing Editor of “ the Compliance Report “ an industry monthly newsletter, along with numerous whitepapers.
Reo also serves as the co-founder and Executive Director and Board of Governors member of the Alliance of Risk Compliance and Governance Sciences, ( RCGSA) which is a community of organizational leaders and practitioners for the advancement of risk mitigation and training.
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Gretchen Iler

Host of the Technology and Innovation Showcase, Radio Show

Gretchen Iler

Gretchen Iler

With over ten years of Information Technology experience, Gretchen has expertise in Project Management, Business Analysis, IT Auditing and Security, Compliance, Technology Risk Management and Quality Assurance.

She has significant knowledge in requirements definition, deployment of business requirements, SDLC, Agile, Waterfall, Testing, UAT, and User Training. She has a Diploma in Information Security and Certificate in Business Analysis from Duke University.

Gretchen has worked in: Global Banking, Financial Services, Internal Audit, Technology Manufacturing, Pharma, Health Care, and IT Consulting. She is Executive Director and Board of Governors Member of the Risk Compliance Governance Sciences Alliance.

Additionally, she is a host of the Technology and Innovation Showcase, Radio Show broadcasted on Business Executive Radio EXE. Gretchen is also a Tea Expert (the beverage you drink), one of the first fifteen people globally to obtain the Certified Tea Specialist designation.


Everett James

      Production Engineering Manager

Everett James Bio

Shows host and executive producer Reo Oravec (left) and Production Engineering Manager, Everett James, (right).

Everett James has over a decade of experience in music, video and media production, and serves as Business Radio EXE’s head of production engineering. Everett frequently manages the control room at the SME showcase and the Technology Showcase Series, recording sessions at the City Club of Buckhead. A resident of Atlanta, Everett is multiverse in all forms of media production.






Sherrell Russell

            Executive Producer

Sherrell show bio

Sherrell Russell

Sherrell resides in Atlanta, and is a Producer and multitalented contributor for radio station Business Radio EXE and its central marquee show the SME Showcase Show. As well as producing, she has performed casting, editorial, announcing, and coordinating since her joining in late 2015.

Sherrell currently is an Executive Producer for Business Radio EXE and is involved in future productions of the SME Showcase Show, the Technology Showcase Series, and the  “Live on the Floor” Tradeshow Broadcasts specials.