Stephen Kircher has extensive international experience in operations and mergers and acquisitions of both public and private companies, along with a deep knowledge of both the capital and private markets. He has managed both publicly traded and private companies and operations in the US, China, and Europe. Presently, Steve serves as the Chairman and CEO of Kircher Holdings LLC, which includes, amongst other investments, ownership of both the Frangipani Beach Resort, a boutique hotel in Anguilla, British West Indies, and Borgo San Vincenzo, a boutique hotel in Tuscany, Italy. Steve also serves on the Board of Directors of Reviver Corporation ( Reviver is the world’s first digital license plate and is connected into a total connected vehicle platform. Steve is a graduate of the University of California San Diego and is currently a member of the UC San Diego Athletic Board.

Steve has been a member and investor in THIRDHOME since 2013 and has enjoyed 57 wonderful trips in the Club.

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As an Atlanta entrepreneur, bestselling author, and one of the top-selling real estate agents in the U.S., Bonneau has developed and sold property throughout Georgia and South Carolina over his 20+ year career. In December 2015, Bonneau launched his eponymous brokerage, now known as Ansley Real Estate Christie’s International Real Estate, to offer his clients, team, and Atlanta a locally owned, more personal, relationship-focused real estate experience supported by leading-edge technology.

Recognized by 2023 RealTrends + Tom Ferry The Thousand, published by The Wall Street Journal, Bonneau is in the top 0.05% of over 1.6 realtors nationwide with $469M+ in volume, and “Team Bonneau” is ranked #7 Team in the US, #1 in Georgia, and #1 in Atlanta.

His first book, Brokering Billions: Secrets of the Nation’s Top Real Estate Agents, scaled to Amazon’s #1 Bestseller List (“Marketing” & “Real Estate” categories), Barnes & Noble’s #1 “Bestselling E-book,” and Wall Street Journal #3 “Bestselling Books.”  

Business and real estate accolades include:

Bonneau and his wife Jen live in Buckhead with their two children, Blakely and Beau, and two dogs. Members of Passion City Church, the family is very involved in the community and loves traveling together, especially to Sea Island, Georgia. Bonneau is a proud member of the Atlanta chapter of YPO, a board member of the Georgia State Golf Association Foundation, and an active alumnus of his high school alma mater, Woodberry Forest School in Virginia.

Bonneau is a founding investor and member of THIRDHOME since 2009, with 7 trips under his belt.

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With 40 years in the sector, Wade Shealy is one of America’s top leaders in resort real estate development, marketing and sales. In 2010, in response to a market need to help second homeowners realize more value in their ownership, he founded and launched THIRDHOME, the industry’s premier luxury property and travel club.

Wade is recognized as the visionary force behind a series of high-profile real estate development projects. Most notably, the purchase, vision and development of Hampton Island, Georgia, an exemplary coastal community with one of the lowest impacts on the surrounding environment.

Hampton Island, a 4,000-acre private community off the Georgia coast, was cited in Robb Report’s “Best of the Best” as one of the top three private communities in North America. Hampton Island became the second home to Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck, along with Robert and Lydia Mondavi, among other high-profile residents. The Hampton Island development was featured in numerous publications and won national awards for architecture and design.

Wade graduated from the University of Georgia equipped for his future with far more than an Honors degree. Working for straight commission, 80 hours a week with the Southwestern Company selling bibles and educational books door-to-door, prepared him early on for many years ahead of entrepreneurial leadership.

As a college student, Wade rose through the ranks to become one of the organization’s top salespeople, along the way recruiting both the largest student team and the team selling the most volume, in Southwestern’s 155-year history. As a District Sales Manager, he was named “District Sales Manager of the Year” for each of his four consecutive years in that role.

In 1984, Wade began working in resort real estate, co-founding The Pinnacle Group in 1986 and growing it into one of the largest and most successful real estate companies on Hilton Head Island and the state of South Carolina.

As Vice President of Intrawest, a premier North American mountain resort and adventure company, Wade directed sales and marketing for 12 different resorts with locations from New England to the Caribbean, successfully closing over $500 million in sales, annually. During his years in resort real estate, he developed and sold more than $3 billion in real estate.

Wade has been featured in national and international publications, most notably the Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times. He also enjoys returning to his alma mater, the University of Georgia, as a frequent lecturer at the Business School, as well as to the College of Environment and Design in Landscape Architecture.

Wade was instrumental in the creation of the Land Conservation Program for the State of Georgia and subsequently appointed by the Governor of Georgia, to the State Board of Land Conservation, serving for five years. Under Wade’s direction, tens of thousands of acres of pristine land were protected. He was also appointed to the state’s Marshland and Wetlands Protection Committee and voted the “Tree Friendly Developer” for the state of Georgia.

Wade lives on a horse farm outside Nashville in Franklin, Tennessee. Besides his horses, Wade also raises bees and chickens.  Inspired by his early background in nature preservation, he designed and built a natural swimming pond on his farm, one of the first of its kind in the U.S.  Wade has three children, his youngest attends Arizona State University, his daughter lives in Greenville SC and is an entrepreneur with a very successful Medical Spa, and his oldest son is a Professor of Sustainable Civil Engineering at Virginia Tech.

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Based in THIRDHOME’s European office in London, Giles was a Founder and Managing Director of European competitor, Utopia Exchange, before the company merged with THIRDHOME in 2010. His 17-year marketing and business development career started in New York with an advertising agency named M&C Saatchi where he managed the accounts for The Related Companies and The Sunshine Group. His team designed and managed all of the collateral that helped sell $500 million in real estate at One Central Park West and The Residences at Mandarin Oriental.

In 2004-2005 he earned an MBA at The University of Bath, UK focusing on marketing and entrepreneurship before joining the London office of the NFL. His first foray into start-ups came when he joined mobile find service 82ASK as their Marketing Director. He re-branded the company to Texperts and it was sold to 118 118 in 2008. He has an undergraduate degree from The University of Edinburgh and his fortunate and extensive travels have taken him from rainforests in Paraguay to the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. He loves pretty much all sports and was happy to retire from his brief boxing career a few years back undefeated.

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Daniel has over 18 years of experience in accounting and finance. He has been working with THIRDHOME since 2012 and has joined the company fulltime in February of 2017 as the CFO. Prior to that he was the Controller of Southwestern/Great American for 5 years. Prior to Southwestern/Great American, he worked for the NCUA as a fraud examiner and as a banker in Germany for the Kreissparkasse Tuttlingen. Daniel grew up in Germany and speaks German and English. He has a BA in Business Administration and International Business from the University of Offenburg and a MBA in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

He and his wife Kate live in Alpharetta, Georgia with their two children. Daniel and his family love sports and they are avid tennis and soccer players.

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