‌  1541 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA. 90401

‌‌  Mon - Fri: 8:00 - 5:00
      Sunday: CLOSED


Contact Details

‌  1541 Ocean Avenue –  Santa Monica, CA. 90401 US.

‌‌  Mon – Fri 8:00 – 5:00       Sunday: CLOSED

Gary O. Shelton’s late maternal grandfather, Lexington E. Sanders, inspired him to be
an entrepreneur. Lexington and his brother, Eugene R. Sanders, were landowners in
the Jim Crow South, built and operated a funeral home, grocery store, and motel in
Monticello Georgia. They also built the community center which has done much
commendable work with the youth in Jasper County. Following are some of Gary’s
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) American Business Angels launch Team. A social
    finance venture that bridges corporate VCs, hedge funds & other institutional
    investors to help create a more efficient startup capital market.
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO), Hydrant Guard. The World’s First Above Grade
    Backflow and Surge Protection Device.
  • Business Development Manager, The eSports Amateur Competitor’s League
    (EACL). EACL is a group of interdependent social entrepreneurs, building an
    eSports infrastructure that creates a source of funding for nonprofits to help them
    with their fight against issues that currently plague our communities.
  • Co-Founder, Near Infrared Imaging, Inc. a medical and biometric imaging device
    business owned in part by UCLA, City University of New York, and Lawrence
    Livermore National laboratories.
  • CO-Founder, President, New Portal , consists of entire campaign teams to help
    projects get funded and is also a social media platform that combines live radio,
    mobile APPS, telemarketing, alternative funding programs, jobs, events, press
    releases and more. The goal is to help entrepreneurs projects get funded and
    reach 1 billion people.
  •  Raised over $5 million with crowdfunding for the first Obama/Biden Campaign.
  • Co-Founder, Mortgage America and sold it to Ocwen Financial for over $5
  • Acquired E3 Engineering, and became a Tier 1 supplier to General Motors, Ford,
    And Chrysler. Increased annual revenue from $8 million to $20 million in one
  •  Developed Evergreen Estates Apartments (Renamed Renaissance Village
    Apartments) 350 units, Detroit Michigan.
  • Provided investment advice and strategic planning consulting to The Lewis
    Company for the $1 billion acquisition of the Beatrice Companies.
  • Provided strategic planning consulting to Don Barden the first African-American
    to own a Las Vegas casino and the first to own a major cable TV franchise.
  • Co-Founder, Teeze. Won contract to provide design, marketing, and fulfillment
    services to the Michigan State Lottery. Negotiated licensing agreements with
    Lamborghini and General Motors to design custom logo t shirts, caps, leather
    jackets, polo shirts, sweat shirts, and pants. Then sold apparel to car dealership
    service stores, Kmart, and Macy’s.
  • While still in his twenties: investment advisor to the Detroit Police and Fire
    Retirement System, a $1 billion pension fund.
  • At age 21 Founded Global Health, a health food store and restaurant located in
    Tucson Arizona and sold to European investors for $1.5 million.
  • Member of the Harvest Institute and Strategic Advisor to Claude Anderson Ph.D.,
    author of Black Labor White Wealth, and Powernomics
“Most entrepreneurs that I encounter are looking for an easy road to success, and don’t
have a strategic plan for achieving success. What do you want to achieve or avoid? The
answers to this question are objectives. How will you go about achieving your desired
results? The answer to this you can call strategy.” – William E. Rothschild

Get in touch today about your next project

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00 - 6:00

Saturday: 9:00 - 12:00

Sunday: Closed


© 2017 and Beyond by Gary O. Shelton - GaryOShelton.com - All Rights Reserved. Web Development & Design by Eli Vincente