Steve Bostic, Managing Partner
Steve Bostic is the C.E.O. of the Insulsteel companies, including Insulsteel of South Carolina, LLC. Insulsteel has evolved from the consolidation of prior business entities including; White Oaks Capital, LLC, founded in 2004, and the Island Design and Architectural Center founded in 2005, and Amerisips, LLC, founded in 2009.
In 1995, Steve founded Electra Holdings, LLC, a company that owned and operated the American InterContinental University, a proprietary institution of higher education, with seven campuses accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Steve merged his holdings in American InterContinental University (annual revenues of $100 million) into Career Education Corporation, Inc., a leading publicly traded university system in 2001.
Prior to Electra Holdings, Steve was the principal owner and chairman of the American Photo Group LLC, an Atlanta-based company that he founded in 1981. APG operated a national network of 20 photo processing facilities serving major retailers in the mass consumer markets. In 1987, APG was named the “number one” company on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States for the prior five-year period. APG’s sales grew from $8 million in 1981 to over $100 million in 1987. Kodak acquired APG in the fall of 1987.
Steve’s prior senior management experience in publicly traded companies includes president of Berkey Film Processing in New York, a NYSE listed company and Vice President and General Manager of a division of the North American subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., based in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. In addition, he has an extensive background in sales and marketing management, having held positions ranging from commissioned salesman to Vice President of Marketing and Sales at major public companies, including American Hospital Supply, International Products Corporation and PepsiCo, Inc. Previously he was a project manager in new hospital design and construction for over 40 US new healthcare facilities.
Steve has served as a member of the Board of Directors of; Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Saint Josephs Hospital in Atlanta, Presbyterian College and American University in Dubai, UAE. He also was a member of the Board of Advisers of; Indiana University School of Business; the Emory University Goisweta School of Business, and the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy.
Steve was elected as an Elder of the Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Ga. Steve is a graduate of Indiana University with a B.S. Degree in Marketing and Economics.
Tina Bostic, Chief Operating Officer
Tina Bostic is the C.O.O. of the Insulsteel Companies and is the Licensed Residential Builder of Insulsteel Constructors, LLC. Insulsteel has evolved from the integration of the Island Design and Architectural Center and Amerisips, LLC, located in St. Simons Island, Georgia.
Before starting IDAC with her husband Steve, Tina’s previous career was in higher education at American InterContinental University (AIU), a proprietary university specializing in undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, applied art, interior design and fashion programs. During her 12 years at the University, she increased her responsibilities from a faculty member to Dean of Business Administration and Fashion Marketing and served as the president of the Buckhead Campus. In 1999, she was promoted to senior vice president for campus operations overseeing the University’s seven campus presidents.
In addition to her other responsibilities at AIU, Tina also served as the director of institutional effectiveness assuring adherence to accreditation agencies and federal government regulatory requirements. Tina also served regularly on accreditation committee review teams for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to review accreditation for other colleges and universities. During her career at AIU annual revenues grew from $7 million to $100 million.
Tina has served as the Board Presidents of The Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia, where she led a funding campaign to construct a new animal shelter in Brunswick, Ga.
Tina completed doctoral courses at Georgia State University in Higher Education Administration, PhD, and A.B.D. She also holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. Degree (Cum Laude) in Business Administration/Psychology from Brenau University.
Insulsteel Design Group
Joy B. Harkins
Construction Project Manager
Bernard J. Dessoye
General Manager Construction
Insulsteel Marketing Team
Director of Business Development