Edward 'Ed' P. Helvey,
Background & Education
Born March 29, 1945 in Passaic, NJ, grew up in
Clifton, NJ, left in 1967.
in Radio and Television
21 year old son, Edward P. Helvey, III
Mr. Helvey has always been an entrepreneur.
Beginning as an independent newspaper boy, Mr. Helvey has been in
business for himself continuously since high school.
His business experience gives him a working, hands on knowledge of
starting businesses, budgeting, capitalizing, day to day administration and
management, plant and facility design, purchasing, personnel, production,
marketing and sales.
Professional experience in the communications field
include all facets of the recording industry including music and spoken word
information and educational products. He
has written, produced, directed, been talent in and engineer of thousands of
hours of audio programming for distribution on audio cassettes or through radio
broadcasting. He has been involved
in professional sound design and delivery of sound in large and small theaters,
auditoriums, civic arenas and other places where high quality sound
reinforcement for lectures and performing arts was required.
His work has brought him in professional contact with numerous celebrity
entertainers, performing groups, lecturers, trainers and best selling authors.
He has designed, owned and operated several professional studios and done
thousands of hours of "location" recordings in diverse situations.
Mr. Helvey became involved in the production and high-speed duplication
of audio cassette products during the infancy (1968/69) of the cassette
industry. He has owned high-speed
duplication companies that have produced reel to reel (for national and
international broadcast), 8 track cartridge and cassette duplicates.
He has also produced and coordinated the manufacture of scores of custom
Audio-Visual & Video Production Experience
He is experienced in the audio/visual and video production areas.
He has been involved in the production of industrial and educational
video programs as well as programs for broadcast and cable tv distribution.
He can write, produce and direct video productions as well as provide
voice-over talent for various kinds of programs.
He is familiar with current video production technology, equipment and
His audio/visual knowledge spans the use of most currently available
audio-visual techniques and equipment. His
companies have produced everything from simple 35mm slide/sound shows to
multi-image, multi-media presentations.
Mr. Helvey has a hands on, working knowledge of the graphic arts
industry. His experience includes
printing and he has been involved in the creative and production processes of
hundreds of brochures, booklets, record and cassette packages and other printed
materials. He also has extensive
experience in developing and copywriting direct mail materials including
letters, brochures, stuffers, self-mailers, envelopes, etc.
His experience in advertising includes radio, tv, magazine, newspaper,
display/classified and direct mail advertising.
Mr. Helvey is currently the CEO of Quantum Business
Concepts, Inc. and Co-Publisher of Oakhill Press, the book publishing company
acquired by Quantum Business Concepts, Inc. in early 1999.
Oakhill Press specializes in publishing business and self-help books
distributed and sold domestically and internationally through recognized trade
book channels including the major chain bookstores, independent bookstores,
online booksellers like Amazon.com, libraries, book clubs, specialty catalogs,
bulk sales to various clients and through sales of books by the authors during
speaking, training and consulting assignments.
Oakhill Press currently has approximately 30 books in its catalog or
under publishing contract. Calling
on Mr. Helvey’s prior experience, Oakhill Press will be adding audio and video
publishing to its current catalog of books.
Over the past 25 years Mr. Helvey’s clients have included the
entertainment industry, corporations, government agencies (including military),
associations of all sizes, educational institutions, healthcare organizations
and religious organizations. He has
been involved in the international distribution of various products including
his trademarked Successtrax cassette series.
Additional skills Mr. Helvey has acquired as by-products of his other
experiences include planning and managing meetings of various sizes. For six years during the late 80's and early 90's, he was
involved in the behind the scenes operation of between 25 and 30 healthcare and
related meetings, conferences or symposia each year. Mr. Helvey was quite involved with the healthcare industry
and especially the healthcare marketing industry.
He gained a substantial amount of knowledge of the problems, challenges
and needs of healthcare organizations ranging from the physician in private
practice to the large, multi-hospital institutions.
He is also a professional speaker and seminar facilitator with experience
in presenting seminars and workshops internationally. He is a 20 year member of the National Speakers Association
and a founding member of the National Capital Speakers Association.
His experience qualifies him to speak on a wide range of topics.
was also a member of the Audio Engineering Society for 17 years (1966-1983).
Mr. Helvey has been listed in Who's Who in the East.