Morrie L. Sheets | Principal Commercial Real Estate Investor and Financial Advisor
Morrie Sheets specializes in the acquisition, leasing, and management of commercial properties and site work at the national level of over 42 of the contiguous states. He began his career in restaurant management with Dan Carney Investments, founder of Pizza Hut, Inc. In 1986, Morrie started Chaseland, Inc, with Frank Carney, co-founder of Pizza Hut, Inc. Mr. Sheets has been in the commercial and investment real estate business for over 25 years representing many companies, including Pizza Hut, Wendy’s, Landry’s Seafood, Church’s and Popeye’s Chicken, and Lodestar Steakhouse and Saloon.
Mr. Sheets has brokered and developed over 750 facilities to date, and is very well respected throughout the United States for his expertise in strategic regional and national business development. Morrie has worked for the Carney family, founders of Pizza Hut, since 1981 and has been ranked as the highest volume real estate broker in the years 1992, 1994, 1995, and 1997 before leaving the brokerage business to focus on specialized business projects. His average annual sales exceeded $25,000,000, per year and he has been recognized by many of his peers as an industry leader.
Mr. Sheets, along with Mr. Colby Sandman and Daniel M. and Gayla W. Carney started Mr. Sandlian’s System Mini Storage product in 2001. They now have multiple systems operating in the states of Kansas, Missouri, Texas, and Maryland. To date they own and operate 15 facilities totaling over 1,000,000 sq. ft. with gross income of over 5.5 million annually. Mr. Sheets currently also serves as a financial advisor to Wink Hartman, businessman, Republican Congressional Candidate 2010 and the SECTOR 9 DEVELOPMENT GROUP.
Brian D. Ross | Founder and Chairman/CEO of IMC™
Brian Ross is a highly regarded music industry business consultant and a 35-year music veteran, record producer, music publisher, personal manager. Brian is the founder and acting Chairman/CEO of the International Music Commission™, Brian Ross Productions and Starborn Records. Brian is a life member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, a life member of the American Federation of Musicians, AFL-CIO and a Signatory to both the Phonograph Record Trust Agreement as well as a life-member and Producer Signatory with SAG-AFTRA trade unions. Brian has produced and published music released via Warner Bros., EMI-Capitol, Universal, RCA, DECCA, London, A&M, Sony, Columbia, Epic, Phonogram and many other record companies as well as their various subsidiary labels.Brian is well known for his contributions to various philanthropic music projects including his release of a special children’s version of the Michael Jackson/Lionel Richie penned song: WE ARE THE WORLD on his Starborn Records label. In this case and model, Brian licensed this recording globally and collected payments and license fees on behalf of USA For Africa, the organization behind the WE ARE THE WORLD project. Brian is an expert in the field of intellectual properties, copyright law and global content music licensing; he maintains a proprietary database consisting of over 1,800 record and music companies from over 55-countries of the world. Brian’s music consulting practice is presently limited to high-profile international business transactions, worldwide music licensing, music production, music publishing, talent development as well as constructing global business ties and creating cultural exchanges between the United States of America, China, The Middle East and other nations. Mr. Ross serves on the board as strategic advisor for SECTOR 9 DEVELOPMENT GROUP.
Joshua A. Pollak | Attorney at Law with Minter & Pollak, LLP
Josh Pollak is a primary associate in the specialized business division of corporate law. His practice concentrates in the areas of corporate litigation, international mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and specialized corporate and business law. After earning his law degree and prior to joining the firm, Pollak practiced with the North Carolina firm of Gorman and Associates and then the Wichita firm of Biggs Wilkerson, LC, focusing on corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, the structure and formation of business entities, and the drafting and negotiation of shareholder and operating agreements. Pollak’s clients include Fortune 500 and 1000 companies and diversified businesses. His practice is multifaceted and provides transactional expertise in a broad variety of areas, from multimillion dollar mergers and acquisitions to basic corporate direct representation and counseling to corporate litigation, while professionally representing one of the top 100 law firms in the nation. Pollak is also an adjunct business law instructor in the business management program of Friends University and lectures on contract law and related specialized legal topics. Mr. Pollak provides legal council and serves on the board of advisors for SECTOR 9 DEVELOPMENT GROUP.
David L. Huff | President and CEO of H.D. Productions Inc.
David Lyndon Huff has had over 20 years of experience in the music business and is no stranger to understanding the level of security successful artists and professional athletes require in order to travel and work in a safe environment.
Mr. Huff’s professional experience includes music production, consulting, music directing, mixing, editing, serving as the editor of a record label, and composing for and developing artists. Huff owns three production companies: Media Sound Design (film, TV and Post), David Huff Productions (Pop and Mainstream), and Huffdaddy Productions (Pop and Urban) and two publishing companies: El Dobbs Music/BMI and David Huff Music/ASCAP. Huff also owns and operates his own recording/editing studio.
Huff’s musical production and engineering strengths range from Pop and Pop/Rock to R&B and Urban. Huff most recently co-wrote, co-produced, engineered, and played on the single for the new girl group The Clique Girlz on Interscope Record for Jimmy Ivine that is being pushed on ABC. Also, Huff just co-wrote and co-produced Sony Recording Artist Amarie (famous for her hit single, “One Thing”, from the movie Hitch.
Additionally, Huff has cleared some major songs directly with the artists or the major publishing companies/record companies (Bon Jovi’s song “You Give Love a Bad Name”, and David Bowie’s “Fame”). Huff also works with every major record label directly and can get almost any major artist involved in a project. Huff has served for the past four years as music coordinator/promoter for the Fiesta Lakers evens in both Los Angeles and Anaheim, California, helping build these event’s attendance from 20,000 to over 48,000 guests this past March. He brought both Pop and Urban artists in, along with Latino Youth and traditional Latino artists.
Huff has provided original music for the TV shows Desperate Housewives, Last Days of Diana, NBC Nightly News, Baywatch, NBC Dateline, PBS, Live classical concerts in the USA, HBO original programs and numerous TV/Radio jingles. Huff’s camp of collaborations now includes music for shows such as The Apprentice (NBC), The Biggest Loser (NBC), Rockstar INSX (CBS), The Casino (NBC), Beauty and the Geek (WB), The Player (UPN), The Cut (ABC), Meet Mr. Mom (NBC),Martha Stewart (NBC), and Unanimous (Fox). Huff has also worked on the following major motion picture soundtracks: Top Gun, Where the Heart is, Runaway Bride, Enough, Serendipity, The Program, The Big Picture, and Life or Something Like That.
Huff’s studio collaborations include Amarie, Lady Antebellum, (Billboard Pop Top 10 Hit “Need You Now”), Julianne Hough (Dancing With the Stars), Jenette McCurdy (I Carly), Jewel, Rascal Flats, Bill Engvall’s Blue Collar Comedy Tour, Little Big Town, E-40, Clique Girlz, Billy Cook, Jody Wattley, Susan Ashton, Giant, Joanna Janet, Laura Turner, Famouz, Worldbeat (Green Hills/Wyndham Hill Records), Anita Cochran (Warner Brothers), Boz Scaggs, Kenny Loggins, Eddie Money, Pauline Wilson, Dwight Yokeem, Michelle Wright, Clay Walker, Michael English, D.C. Talk, Amy Grant, Vince Gil, Matthew Wilder, Michael W. Smith, Boyz II Men, Janis Ian, Peter Cetera, Megadeth, Michael McDonald, David Cassidy, Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, Shania Twain, SheDaisey, Michael Peterson, Cindy Thompson, Sara Evans, Faith Hill, Lone Star and Billy Ray Cyrus. David Huff serves on the board as strategic advisor for SECTOR 9 DEVELOPMENT GROUP.
Daniel M. Carney Co-Founder and Former President/CEO of Pizza Hut Inc.
Dan Michael Carney graduated from the University of Wichita (now presiding as Wichita State University) in 1958. Dan and his brother Frank started one of the most successful franchises in America by borrowing $600.00 from their mother when they opened the first Pizza Hut in 1958. The success of Pizza Hut in America is exemplary and world renowned. In 1969 the first international Pizza Hut restaurant was opened in Canada. In 1969, Pizza Hut Inc. had its first general public offering. In 1971 Pizza Hut became world leader in pizza sales and the number of restaurants. In 1977 Pizza Hut merged with Pepsi Co. In 1980 Pizza Hut Unit # 4000 opened, and today Pizza Hut is the largest pizza chain in the world and still growing both in the U.S. and internationally while employing thousands of employees worldwide. Mr. Carney serves on the board as strategic advisor for SECTOR 9 DEVELOPMENT GROUP.
Morrie L. Sheets
Brian D. Ross
Joshua A. Pollak
David L. Huff
Daniel M. Carney
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