Board of Ethnic Lives Matter
The Board of Governors of the Commission. The Board has
members from universities, Fortune 500 Companies, colleges, United Nations, and leaders from nations around the
"The time has come for us to be innovative beyond mere hope,
and move from waxing philosophical toward bold action and unity." Indeed, we must engage
nothing less than demanding the attonement of organizations and leaders involved in historical
racism and violence in our country."
General Counsel - George Mentz
- Colorado Springs
George S Mentz, Esq. - Gen. Counsel and International Lawyer - Teacher and
George Mentz is the CEO of Mentz Law Firm which focuses on Consumer Protection and Civil Rights.
Mentz owns several newspapers and medial outlets. Mentz holds an earned JD Doctor Jurisprudence and MBA
along with an International Law Diploma/Certificate.
George Mentz, JD, MBA, CWM ® - is an international lawyer, speaker and award winning professor and author in the
areas of success, wealth management, management consulting, personal finance, economics, securities law, and
success. Counselor Mentz has consulted with the US Government on issues related to careers, finance, &
education, and Mentz is the first person in the US to obtain credentialing as a lawyer, MBA, Doctor of
Jurisprudence Degree, financial consulting certification, and qualified financial planner graduate designations.
Mentz and his educational & professional development firms have worked with thousands of executives and
industry workers in over 150 countries and are the first in the USA to achieve TUV Accreditations as ISO 9001
Quality Certified and ISO 29990 Training Certification. Dean Byrnes and George Mentz crafted and submitted the
first 3 wealth management course curriculums to be reviewed and recognized for ABA graduate course use. (Wealth
Management, Asset Management and Investment Management)
Counselor Mentz is one of the most prolific authors and professors in the USA and has taught
over 250 business, ethics, investment, wealth management, and law courses at various accredited institutions, and
he is licensed to practice law in the USA LA and admitted to the Federal Courts in Colorado and LA/EDLA.
Mentz has served on the advisory and standards boards of the: The African Economists Association,
The Royal Society of Fellows, The Arab League's - Arab Academy of Banking & Finance, The International
Financial Management Council in Beijing, The World E-Commerce Forum UK, The GFF Global Finance Forum in
Switzerland, and the Indian Finance Institute.
Mentz has been a pioneer in promoting accredited program courses, exams and standards as a
government recognized path to professional certifications and has initiated legal agreements with the CHEA, ACBSP
and other distinguished accrediting bodies.
Formally an Investment Banker with a Wall Street Firm, Mentz successfully passed NASD FINRA Exams
(Series 7, 63, and 65) and held licenses as a Registered Investment Advisor as well as being approved as an expert
in financial arbitration helping retirees regain some of their losses - Case No. 02-04401 . Mentz
has worked to achieve successful federal litigation, consumer protection, and assisting in
class action lawsuit litigation.
Mentz is an elearning pioneer, award winning professor and author and is the recipient of a
meritorious gold medal for charitable service. Mentz has been seen on Television, Radio, and international press
along with being a keynote speaker for national and international seminars or conferences. Mentz serves presently
as the CEO of the International Board of Standards and his hobby is writing and producing Inspirational Audio Books
to help others find success.
Aside from his successes in law, finance, and the wealth management arena, Mentz has achieved great notoriety from
his written works. He is the winner of a 2016 International Book Award in the Self-Help Category,and has been the
author of various bestsellers in the last three years. In 2012-20, Mentz had bestsellers in the following
categories: Wealth Management #1, Money and Monetary Policy, Management Science, Mysticism, Psychology, Project
Management, Religion, Education/Reference, Metaphysics, Expeditions and Discoveries, and in Spirituality and many
Mentz has dedicated his life to helphing people acheive excellence in their lives, find their
spiritual path, and help others by sharing excellence and paying it forward.
Mentz is a proud American of multiple races and ethnicities which are too many to mention here.
However, Mentz is proud to say that he has Ancestors and DNA from Ireland, Scotland, France, Germany, Sicily,
Spain, Portugal, North Africa, Arab/Turkish, West Asian and also Native American DNA.