Meet The Team

Founder & President

Vice President of Business Analytics


Brendan McGuire

Brendan brings over a decade of experience in sales, operations and management to serve his clients. Prior to founding Visual Data in January of 2009, Brendan was a Regional Director at a Chicago-based investment firm, Madden Funds Management. Before that, he was the Global Sales Operations Manager at a New York-based Internet measurement and research company, Hitwise. The experience at both Madden and Hitwise afforded Brendan the opportunity to develop deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing sales, marketing and customer support organizations.Brendan is a native of Colorado, and currently resides in Boulder with his wife and two children. He has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado and joyfully shared his passion for data while teaching three semesters at the Leeds School of Business as a Lecturer of Business Statistics.


Colin O'Brien

Colin brings a wide breadth of analytical knowledge and skills obtained through varied experiences. Before joining Visual Data, he worked for Ball Corporation in the Mergers & Acquisitions department, performing market and financial analysis. Prior to that, Colin worked in human resources, managing global programs and performing cost analysis for Ball Corporation and Exact Software.Colin has lived in Northern Virginia, Boston, and Boulder, Colorado. He holds an MBA and bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business.

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Sasha Sullivan

Vice President of Business Development

Sasha is well-versed in the fields of sales, analytics, and customer service. She started her career at Coolerado Corporation, a green air-conditioning manufacturer out of Denver, Colorado. Working in the sales and marketing department, she focused on lead generation campaigns and internal business process improvements. Her experience in a small business setting has taught her how to utilize precious company resources by improving efficiency and simplifying day-to-day operations.Sasha emigrated from Odessa, Ukraine, and currently resides in Louisville, Colorado. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. When Sasha is not passionately attending to the needs of our clients, you can find her out seeking dirt biking, snowboarding, climbing, camping, and spelunking in the Colorado mountains.