CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
A native and resident of Berkeley, California, Michael Davis has experience as a professional athlete, as well as a black belt martial arts instructor in Tae Kwon Do. A student-athlete on scholarship at University of California at Berkeley, he graduated with a BS degree in Business Administration with honors in finance and marketing. A three-year starter for the Golden Bears football team, he was elected Captain in his senior year. Upon graduation in 1994, he tried out as a free agent in the NFL. For the next two years he played in the Canadian Football League for both the Memphis Maddogs and the Sacramento Goldminers as an outside linebacker
A recipient of several honors, 1994 he received the Louise Patterson African-Male Award for the Most Outstanding Student-Athlete at UC Berkeley. In 1995, he received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Award to attend Northeastern University, where he subsequently received his MBA degree in Finance and Investment.
In 1997, Mr. Davis was hired by Texas Instruments (TI) to be apart of the world renowned Financial Development Program. As a financial manager within the program, Mr. Davis worked around the world at various TI sites implementing and managing financial controls and strategies.
In 1999, Mr Davis was a headline panelist at the 29th Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. The purpose of the panel was to expand on the critical knowledge that “credit unions bring power and wealth to the community.” Other panelist included: Yolanda Wheat, Former National Credit Union Association Board member; Michael Hale, President/CEO of Langley Federal Credit Union; Rita Haynes, CEO/Manager of Faith Community United Credit Union and Congresspersons Barbara Lee – California and Stephen Tubbs Jones – Ohio
In 1998, Mr. Davis created the business consultant firm that is known to be My Brother’s Keeper Management Group (MBK Management Group). In 2004, MBK was profiled in the Dallas Morning News as the leading sport management company in the Dallas Metroplex area. A federal and state securities licensed broker, Member FINRA, he works in conjunction with Money Concepts Capital Corp. and is a Certified Funds Specialist (CFS). All securities through Money Concepts Capital Corp. Member FINRA / SPIC. GWSM is an independent firm not affiliated with Money Concepts Capital Corp. Mr. Davis heads up the firm’s financial planning and business management departments.
A president of MBK Management Group, he heads the firm’s financial planning and business management departments.
VP OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT
Everson Walls became a starter at Berkner High School where he played football for one year (his senior year) and led the division in interceptions. After graduating high school in 1977, and due to his impressive record on the field, Walls was offered, and accepted, a football scholarship to Grambling State, where he excelled in all positions. Walls give credit to Coach Eddie Robinson for helping him mature as a human being. Among Walls list of accomplishments while at Grambling State, he was selected for the Kodak 1AA All-American team; the Black College All-American team; and during his college senior year, he led the nation in interceptions.
At the end of his college career, Walls attended the Cowboy’s training camp as a free agent. He made the squad in 1981 and donned the “blue-starred” #24 jersey. His eight years with the Cowboys is filled with accolades and accomplishments. In his rookie year, he broke the single season record with 11 interceptions. He was named to the Pro Bowl team in 1981, 1982, 1983 and 1985. In 1981, 1982 and 1985 he led the NFL in interceptions. In 1986, he was the youngest player named to the Cowboys 25th Year Anniversary Team, and in 1987 he was named Cowboy’s Man of the Year.
In 1990, Walls continued his career with the New York Giants, where he was the leading pass defender with six interceptions on the Giants’ Super Bowl Team. In 1992, he signed and started with the Cleveland Browns.
After retiring from football in 1993, Walls was named to the All Time Cowboy’s Team. He was appointed to the NFL’s All Decade Team for the 1980’s, and in 1998, he was elected to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Walls exhibits star power off the field as well. He serves as a TV personality and commentator for various national sports talk shows and is involved in real estate development. Giving back to the community that supported him is very important to Walls, as he donates his time to various charitable organizations and events.
PRESIDENT OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT
Timothy Donell Brown was born on July 22, 1966 in Dallas, Texas. He is a retired NFL wide receiver. He played for the Oakland Raiders for 16 years, during that time he became one of the National Football League’s most inexhaustible wide receivers of all time. The success that Tim Brown found while he was with the Raiders gained him the title of “Mr. Raider”.
Back home in Dallas, Brown was a starter for three years at Woodrow Wilson High School. The Wildcats’ had a record of 4 – 25 – 1, during the time of Tim Brown. Even still, Brown was a highly sought after recruit by quite a few major universities. He officially visited Iowa, Notre Dame, SMU, Okalahoma and Nebraska.
In 1984, Tim Brown started his college career at The University of Notre Dame in Indiana. His three-year career there earned him the nickname “Touchdown Timmy”. The first year he played for Notre Dame, he set the record for freshman receptions with twenty-eight that season. In his junior year, with 1,937 yards, he set the record for all-purpose yards. Brown made it to the College Football All-American Team two times and in 1987, he became the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy. Tim Brown ended his Notre Dame career with 22 touchdowns, 137 receptions and 5,024 all-purpose yards, a record for the university.
With the sixth pick of the NFL Draft in 1988, the Los Angeles Raiders chose Tim Brown. The first season that Brown was in the NFL, he held the most yards per return average, return yards and kickoff returns in the league. He was also the leader in punt returns in the 1994 season and had the most receptions in the 1997 season. Tim Brown is a nine-time Pro Bowler, as a kick returner in 1988 and 1991 as well as a receiver from 1993 to 1997 and again in 1999 and 2001. With 224 games, Brown surpassed Gene Upshaw in ’02 to gain the title of all-time leader of the Raiders. Brown also set franchise records for receiving yards, punt return yards and receptions.
Not accepting a smaller role on the offense, the Raiders released Tim Brown before the season began in 2004. Soon after, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed him. Brown made the 100th receiving touchdown of his career during his first game after signing with the Buccaneers, tying for third in the league for all-time career receiving touchdowns.
So that he could retire with the team on which he played sixteen seasons of his career, in 2005 Tim Brown sign a contract with the Raiders for one day. Brown retired with the second highest total receiving yard in the history of the NFL with 14,934 yards. He is third in the league with 1,094 career receptions and 100 touchdown catches. In addition, Brown had a combined 19,682 net yards, which at the time of his retirement placed him fifth among the all-time leaders of the NFL. During his career, Tim Brown scored a total of 105 touchdowns.
Tim Brown is a dedicated husband and a devoted father. The family lives in the Dallas area.
VP OF LEGAL AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS
Victoria Thomas is a Dallas, Texas native of Nigerian decent who has a passion for leadership and sports and entertainment law. Victoria attended Richardson High School where she led varsity volleyball to many victories as the starting outside hitter. Victoria went on to play Volleyball at Rutgers University on a full athletic scholarship. Her most impressive performance was against University of Louisville where she hit .625 and recorded 19 kills and 4 solo blocks.
Upon graduating from Rutgers University Victoria still wanted an opportunity to compete. She played semi-professional volleyball for one season then made the transition into becoming a super-star running back in tackle football. Victoria played 1 season for the Women’s Area Football League recording 3 touchdowns and 5 tackles in their conference victory against the Houston Lady Oilers. Thomas then signed a one-year contract to play for the most recognized and most televised women’s football league “The Legends Football League.” Thomas led the Dallas Desire to its very first franchise conference championship. As Starting running back and defense end she finished the season with 4 TDs, 157 rushing yards, 7 solo tackles and 1 sack.
In the fall of 2012 Victoria Thomas enrolled at Howard University School of Law and graduated in the spring of 2015. Thomas tailored her curriculum focus to sports and entertainment law. During her 1L summer, she had the opportunity to assist in drafting a licensing agreement for Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Thomas was also a Student Attorney at the Howard University Trademark Clinic for two semesters. She has filled various trademark applications for her clients and responded to office actions and notices from the USPTO on their behalf, to facilitate the registration of their trademarks. As a third year student at Howard University School of Law, Victoria served as President of the Howard University Graduate Student Assembly. Thomas was tasked with promoting the scholarship, networking and community service amongst 6,832 students that were enrolled in any of the 8 Howard Graduate programs. Victoria also served as the Public Relations Chair of the Sports and Entertainment Law Student’s Association. Victoria’s interest and legal experience thrive in Corporate Law – investigating possible violations with securities laws, negotiating settlements as a result of those actions, drafting FINRA-DR statement of claim, public company corporate filings; Intellectual Property – prosecuting trademarks, trademark filing and any subsequent filings to complete trademark registration with the USPTO, filing and prosecuting copyrights and Transactional Law – drafting, negotiating, management and execution of commercial agreements.
Mr. Lipton, age 47, has served as our sole officer and director since May 2012. Mr. Lipton is primarily responsible for implementing our business plan. With over 20 years of experience working in-house and with law firms, Mr. Lipton, has provided legal counsel and business advice to a wide array of companies, corporate managers, and investors, in a variety of corporate matters. Currently, Mr. Lipton serves as the managing attorney of The Lipton Law Firm, specializing in the provision of legal services to a wide array of corporate clients, with an emphasis on the health care and technology development markets. Prior to forming The Lipton Law Firm, Mr. Lipton was the CEO of the QuantuMed Group, a real estate development focused on transforming distressed retail real estate to medical office space. Before joining QuantuMed, Mr. Lipton served as General Counsel and Director of the Select Division of Sportexe Construction Services, an artificial turf company owned by a private equity fund. He joined Sportexe after serving as outside counsel while with Phillips & Reiter, PLLC, a Texas-based law firm specializing in the provision of outsourced general counsel services. Mr. Lipton was the managing attorney for the Dallas office of Phillips and Reiter. Prior to joining Phillips & Reiter, Mr. Lipton was a shareholder in Souter, Lipton & Luttrull, P.C., where he focused on corporate/transactional matters, with an emphasis on health care related transactions. Prior to the formation of this firm, Mr. Lipton spent 2005 in Phoenix, Arizona, serving as the President of DreamBrands, Inc., a start-up consumer products development company. During this time, he maintained an active practice with one of his fellow Souter, Lipton & Luttrull, P.C. shareholders. Mr. Lipton received his Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist School of Law in 1991.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Antoine Duncan is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Texas with 3 years of Big 4 public accounting experience working in PwC's financial services audit practice. He is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor with over 10 years of industry accounting experience in the banking, hospitality, pharmaceutical and software industries. His most recent job title is Senior Director of Accounting at RealPage, Inc. He started his own accounting and tax practice because he believes he has acquired the skills and experience to provide valuable knowledge and expertise to individuals and small business owners in the areas of accounting, business consulting, tax planning and preparation.
Mr. Duncan began his education at the University of Missouri-Columbia where he was also a member of the football team. While attending Mizzou, he earned All Big XII honors as a defensive back in 2001 as well as earned his undergraduate degree in 2003. In 2004, he moved back to Texas and began working at McKesson Corporation, the #1 pharmaceutical distribution company in the US and abroad at the time. He spent a total of 5 years at McKesson Corporation, in which the last 2 1/2 years was spent as a SOX and Controls Auditor helping the accounts receivable, rebates and other back office functions achieve and maintain effective operating controls for compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002.
While working at McKesson, he also attended graduate school at the University of Texas at Dallas where he earned a Master's in Accounting and Information Management in 2009. Upon completion of his degree, he accepted an offer to work in PricewaterhouseCooper's (PwC's) Financial Services audit practice and passed the Uniform CPA Examination in August 2012.
In PwC's audit practice, Mr. Duncan collaborated with clients so that the financial information they reported to the investing public and other stakeholders was clear and reliable. When fulfilling his role as an audit professional, by standing firm on quality and integrity, he had a direct impact on how well the world's capital market system functioned. During his time at PwC, he gained an in depth knowledge of clients in the Alternative Investments industry. PwC's alternative investments practice focuses exclusively on serving hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, funds of funds, higher education and not-for-profit organization endowments and related investment advisors.
As a CPA and trusted business advisor, he is always looking to provide value beyond accounting and the preparation of a tax return. By combining unrivaled education, knowledge and experience with a focus on your financial situation, he is able to recommend sound strategies to make your goals a reality.