Robert is the founder of Global Trust Group & Ventures, Global Key Advisors, a Registered Investment Advisor, and co-founder of ABC Masterminds (AI-Blockchain-Crypto). Robert has over 25 years of experience in accounting, finance, investment banking, mergers, acquisitions, capital markets, private equity, and venture strategy and management. Robert owns or has co-founded numerous businesses in regulated and diverse industries, is CEO of Global Trust’s private investment partnership and related and industry funds, and founded RS Development, which successfully developed and branded the “Manhattanization” of Las Vegas condominium properties on Las Vegas Boulevard. Robert is also an investor and advisor to many highly successful companies including Tesloop/CARMIQ, Surkus, Trendy Butler, Dubset, Riveting Entertainment/RIV, Sports1Marketing.com, SureID.com, Nautical Control Solutions, Wherefor, FragMob, SmartEar, Neuroptics, and Raise The Money.
Robert has co-published in corporate governance with Dr. Robert B. Stobaugh of the Harvard Graduate School of Business and has an MBA from Harvard with joint coursework at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Kennedy School of Government, preceded by a BS from the Univ. of Alabama’s Culverhouse School of Accountancy where he graduated with top honors in both Business and Arts & Sciences with a combined 4.0 overall GPA.
Robert served as a senior analyst at S.C. Bernstein, I-banker for Credit Suisse First Boston’s NYC M&A Group, and in the international tax group of Price Waterhouse – Atlanta, and as one of 6 national post-graduate research fellows of the US Financial and Governmental Accounting Standards Board 1990.
Robert loves working with children and youth sports, kenpo karate (Parker-Speakman) & jiujitsu (Drysdale – Zenith Team) martial arts and is a Kenpo Black 3rd degree Belt as well as a 5.0 Fighter world cup MMA champion. He also enjoys rock climbing, adventure travel, photography, and is a PADI certified Master & Rescue Diver.