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George Mentz Lawyer Counselor Management Consultant - Colorado Springs


Counselor Mentz  ( 乔治·孟子 ) and his companies have contributed assistance and services to thousands of professionals around the world, to Fortune 1000 companies, and privately held corporations an individuals  in over 155  nations.  Over 10,000 people have been trained with “professional development programs” and certified under the unsurpassed standards of his pioneering  global educational programs along with hundreds of others receiving benefits of the Mentz Scholarship Program.  Having personally taught over 250 law, MBA and college courses to thousands of students worldwide, my insights and experience with global education and e-learning are cutting edge in the world of education and consulting.  Mentz has consulted with the US government, UN Education Officials, US Dept of Labor, Top Universities, and some of the biggest companies in the world. Presently, the Mentz companies are delivering executive education to professionals in Africa, Arabia, the US, India, China, Caribbean, Latin America, and Asia.Number56

George S. Mentz is the first person in the United States to be multi credentialed as a Lawyer, MBA, Qualified Financial Planner, Certified Financial Consultant, Chartered Management Consultant, and Registered/Licensed Financial Planner. Mentz is the first author in the USA to have bestselling books and publications  in the following categories in 2013-19: Money and Monetary Policy, Management Science, Organizational Behavior, Wealth Management, Mysticism, Religion, Spirituality, Psychology,  History, Theosophy, Greek & Roman Philosophy, Personal Growth Men & Women,  Politics & Social Sciences -Consciousness & Thought, and even in Celtic Studies.  Prof. Mentz has held faculty and professional positions with major business schools, top law schools,  and top Wall Street Firms.

Mentz holds and earned Doctor of Jurisprudence latin/JD in International Law and an MBA in International Business & Finance along with International Law Cert/Diploma/Diplomé. Mentz is an award winning author and professor, and has won 2 national recognition awards for teaching excellence. Mentz has organized wealth education programs at the top banks in the world, for securities regulators,   accredited law school programs, and corporate giants including the likes of Informa, Reuters and HSBC.   *Mentz and his finance and management education have been featured in National Jurist, National Law Journal, Wall Street Journal, Investopedia, The Hindu National, El Norte Latin America, the Financial Times, Forbes, Black Enterprise, Reuters, AP, The China Daily, & The Arab Times.

Prof. Mentz is one for the first e-learning professors in the USA to be credentialed throughout the United States to teach law and business. Further, Mentz developed one of the most popular Ethics and Philosophy courses for a New York Stock Exchange Traded Educational Company along with creating the 1st ABA disclosed/recognized Graduate Wealth Management Program for an accredited law school in the USA.

Prof. Mentz has been a member of the advisory boards of the Global Finance Forum in Switzerland, The Royal Society of Fellows, and the World E-Commerce Forum in London, England. He holds a professorial faculty appointment at the Texas A&M Graduate LLM Law Program and has held faculty status with several business schools globally. Prof. Mentz’s companies have established educational standards, alliances and approved operations in over 40 Countries around the world. Prof. Mentz has recently been awarded a National Faculty Award, a Distinguished Faculty Award and a Meritorious Service Medal for Charitable Service, along with receiving a Team Faculty Award and awarded an honorary doctorates for his research and publications. Mentz was also founder of the original Tax and Estate Planning Law Review and Graduate Leadership Society while in Law School.

Diplomatic & International Law Training – Completed The Published Graduate State Department recommended foreign service courses relating to: Foreign Policy and Foreign Service while at ABA Law Schools and AACSB Accredited Business Programs and regionally accredited universities. FULL LIST: • English & Composition 18 credit hrs • Western Civ. & U.S. History • U.S. Political Systems (College Major) • Comparative Politics & Comparative Law (College and Law School) • Geography during BA in Politics • Economics ( Micro and Macro during MBA program) • Non-Western Law/History (EU Law and Latin Law ) • International Trade/World Finance/Economic Development (during MBA) • U.S. Political System (Legislative Process (Tulane Law School), Role of President, Constitution, PACs, etc. (Constitutional Law I&II Loyola Law) • U.S. Economic, Social, and/or Intellectual History (Majored in Political Science) • International Affairs (MBA) • U.S. Foreign & International Relations (During Political Science Degree, Law Degree and MBA Degree) • Immigration Law • European Union Law ( State Dept. Reference)

Partial List of Various Countries where Mentz has Worked,  Visited or Provided: Consulting, Speaking, or International Law Work.   Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Kuwait, China, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Japan, UK, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Estonia, Russia, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, France, Spain, Montenegro, Croatia, Austria, Hungary, Barbados, Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Albania, Greece, Slovakia, Switzerland, Holy See, Columbia, USA

Mentz has served on the Advisory Board & Standards Boards of the: GAFM Board of Standards, the AABFS Arab Academy of Banking and Financial Sciences, the ACCE African Chartered Economists Association, the LAC Latin Capitulo para Financiero, Harvard Business Review Advisory, the ICE Institute of Credentialing Excellence,  & The IAQFP Intl Assoc for Qualified Financial Planners. Mentz still advises on a consultative status to the US Government on trends in finance, investments, business, careers, and jobs to assist others in finding gainful employment or advancing in their careers. In his early career, Mentz, a political scientist, was a coalitions organizer in Washington DC advising and writing communications for a successful & winning presidential campaign. Mentz has provided a scholarship award in Latin America for over 5 years to students for the top paper on finance or economics.

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