Michael D. Sheppard, has served as Chief Executive Officer of NMC, Inc since September 2004. Mr. Sheppard & the Directors gained control of the company via a shareholder’s meeting on 3-31-2007. Mr. Sheppard has over 30 years’ experience in top-level executive positions with both private and public companies, including Kidpower, Inc., New Life Corp. of America, Firestone and Thomas Nelson Publishers. He has spoken nationally on estate planning and transitioning companies from entrepreneurial driven to professionally managed. His expertise has been credited with a number of corporate turnarounds and record profitability. He has an MBA in business administration from Wright State University, BS in industrial technology from Miami University (Ohio) and an associate degree in electrical engineering from Sinclair College (Ohio). Mr. Sheppard currently also serves as a Director of Protectus Medical Devices & The Family Foundation.
J. Thomas Smith, Jr., has thirty-three years legal experience representing corporate clients. He received his B.A. in 1969, and his J.D. in 1973 from Vanderbilt University. He served in the corporate legal department of a medium-sized multinational corporation from 1973 to 1982. For the last 6 years, he was head of the department as Vice-President Law, where he supervised and budgeted the work of over thirty outside law firms in the U.S. and over a 100 nations. He served as a principal in Stokes & Bartholomew, PC, from 1982 to 1987 and then as a shareholder in the first law firm in Tennessee with statewide offices, Heiskell, Donelson, Bearman, Adams, Williams, & Kirsch, PC. From 1987 to 1990, while a member of those firms, he developed a practice focused on corporate structure & related transactions, litigation on behalf of corporate clients, and international and comparative advice to several multinational clients. A significant part of his corporate practice involved representing emerging entrepreneurs building their companies through angel or venture capital investments. Since 1990, he has engaged in various pro-life legal battles involving constitutional briefing and abortion malpractice. Working mostly in Washington, DC, he also advises and works with various pro-family organizations, and interfaces with congressional leaders and their staff on these and related issues. He has also developed a legal practice focusing on in-house representation of companies in corporate, administrative, and legislative matters.
George P. Brown, CLU, ChFC, CPhD,was named to the NMC, Inc. board of directors in April 2005. Mr. Brown is the founder of Brown Wealth Strategies, Inc. and Brown Investment Advisors, Inc. and served as chief executive officer of both companies for over 20 years. He is a former Philadelphia banking executive. After a brief career as a project engineer in the design of military radar systems for Sperry Gyroscope Company in Long Island, New York, he founded his own securities brokerage firm. Throughout his professional career, Mr. Brown has assisted and served on the boards of a number of nonprofit organizations. Through his company, American Preferred Services, Inc. he is active in the administration of charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusted and pooled income funds for charitable organizations. He works with the development officers of charities and their high net worth donor families to establish planned giving programs that suit the estate planning needs of the family and the funding needs of the charitable organization. Additionally, Mr. Brown has created the Trust Counselors Network, Inc., which is a new paradigm in the delivery of Planned Giving services. The Trust Counselors Network, Inc. is partnering with other charitable and financial service providers, including Summit Trust Company (Reno, Nev.), of which he is a co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer, to deliver Trust and Estate Planning Administration, Investment Management, Qualified Retirement Plan and IRA Custodial services to the customers, clients and members of key organizations. These include community banks, law and accounting firms, community foundations, seniors membership organizations, senior living communities, adult care facilities and other organizations.
Richard Hyslop, Mr. Hyslop serves as a director of the Company. Since 1990, Mr. Hyslop has served as a director and president of QIM Construction Company, a licensed General Contractor in the State of Florida. Mr. Hyslop is also a licensed realtor, commercial pilot and father. Mr. Hyslop previously served as Director of Ultracard Inc., a Nevada technology corporation that provides secure, high-density data card storage. He has raised significant capital for multiple corporations both domestic and international.
Michael J. Magee, Mr. Magee serves as a director of the Company. Since 1998, Mr. Magee has worked in engineering management at a software firm. Mr. Magee has invested personally in mining, real estate and oil & gas for over 20 years, he dedicates additional personal time and resources to several community service efforts.
Curt Orgill, CPA, AICPA, serves as an accountant and officer for the company. Curt earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in 1974. He worked for Deloitte & Touche in Salt Lake City, Utah and later helped to establish their Reno, Nevada office. He was the firm’s senior tax partner in the state of Nevada. During this time, he was on the National Industry Team for both Qualified Retirement Plans and Agribusiness. He is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants (NSCPA), and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA). Curt also serves as the treasurer of the Northern Nevada International Center and advisor to the board of the YMCA of the Sierra. He is a former chairman of the Taxation Committee for the Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants and was treasurer and Board Member of the Nevada Museum of Art, the American Lung Association of Reno, the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, the BYU Management Society of Northern Nevada, and the Northern Nevada Development Authority. In addition, Curt was a founding board member of the Nevada World Trade Council and a member of the Advisory Council for the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business. In 2017, Curt became a principle with his current employer, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP.