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Company Executives

Loren D. Hollingsworth

Mr. Loren Hollingsworth brings to IEI extensive experience in executive-level operations management.  He has worked for a variety of companies in positions including Finance Manager, General Manager, and Director of Operations.  Most recently he has been employed by Empire Homes, where he was rapidly promoted from Finance Manager to Director of Operations to President.  Under his direction as President, Empire Homes realized a 400% increase in net profit in a single year, while reducing operating expenses by 30%.

Mr. Hollingsworth is also responsible for founding The Utah Association for Excellence in Forensics, a non-profit organization for which he serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.  The Association seeks to improve the quantity and quality of forensic participation by Utah high school students.

Mr. Hollingsworth attended the United States Military Academy in West Point, and holds a degree in philosophy from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

In his free time, Mr. Hollingsworth enjoys reading, music, and philanthropic activities.  He lives in Holladay, Utah, with his wife, Kristin, and son, Matthew.


Stephen William McLain,
Executive Vice President and Secretary
and Director of Corporate Security.

Mr. Steve McLain has over 12 years’ experience in the technology and computer fields, starting at Prosperity Enterprises, where he was involved in converting manual business and accounting procedures to a computerized system.  More recently, he worked at Communication Technologies, Inc., as Technical Advisor to the President.  In this position, he was vitally important to various projects, including software and hardware development for satellite communications, internal computer network administration, and Internet webmaster.

Mr. McLain also has a strong background in security, having studied Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin.  He has worked as a security officer for the University Police Department, as well as Pinkerton Security Services.  At Loomis, Fargo & Co., Mr. McLain was responsible for maintaining penny-for-penny control of millions of dollars of cash and coin holdings.  In addition, he has worked as a corrections officer in a jail setting.

As Executive Vice President and Director of Corporate Security at Internet Events International, Inc., Mr. McLain is excited to combine his interests in high technology and the Internet with his interest in security.  He has been instrumental in design of physical security for the corporate buildings and compounds, implementation of security policy, and coordination between physical security and data protection.

In his free time, Mr. McLain enjoys hiking in the mountains near his home, target shooting, and surfing the Internet.  He lives in Sandy, Utah, with his wife, Laura, a veterinarian.


Brian Burnett,
Vice President of Registration

Mr. Brian Burnett is the original founder of Internet Events International, Inc.  His corporation, Virtual Media International, Inc., founded with his wife Jodi, sought to develop the on-line event industry.  Through its website, VMII collected market research on the feasibility of event marketing via the Internet.  They then expanded the website into a virtual tradeshow, with "pavilions" dedicated to banking and technology.  When ICANN announced their intention to name new Top Level Domains, Mr. Burnett immediately thought of a TLD dedicated to events, and thus .event was born.

Mr. Burnett was born in Scotland, and lived in Australia until 1997 when he moved to the United States to start Virtual Media International.  In Australia he worked in a variety of technology-related capacities, including computer network support and training, and Internet website design.

In his free time, Mr. Burnett enjoys designing Internet websites, watching movies, and planning future developments for IEI.  He lives in Orem, Utah.


Neal McLain,
Vice President of Policy

Mr. Neal McLain has been involved in the Communications industry for over thirty years.  He holds a Master's degree in Radio and Television from the University of Michigan.  He has worked for a variety of cable television systems, including Complete Channel TV, Comcast Corp., and Warner Cable Communications, holding positions of Director of Engineering and Director of Operations.  Most recently he has worked as Project Manager for Communication Technologies, Inc., in engineering consulting, software and hardware development, and satellite communications control systems.

In various positions, Mr. McLain has been instrumental in policy development and regulatory (e.g., FCC) compliance.  He is the author of numerous publications, including FCC Compliance Audit Checklist, Geostationary Orbits, and Broadband Networks.  He is a member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers.

In his free time, Mr. McLain enjoys rewiring the electricity in his house, designing Internet websites, and listening to classical music.  He lives in Hooper, Utah, with his wife, Ann, a biologist.