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About the Founder of the AAPM ® Global Board of Standards

AAPM ® & CIPM ® & MPM ® Founder - George Mentz, JD, MBA, MPM ®  CIPM ®

George Mentz - CEO Founder of The: AAPM and the GAPM Global Academy of Project Managment ™







Prof. Dr. George Mentz, JD, MBA, MPM ™, International Lawyer - USA - Global Academy Founder and Founder of the PM International Project Management Commission

Prof. Mentz CEO, Chairman for AAPM Worldwide - Board of Standards and Accreditation Council Mentz has been a Leader in Wealth Management Education and Standards in the USA for over 10 years and is the creator and founder of the CWM Certified Chartered Wealth Manager ™ Certification Program Worldwide.

  • Mentz was first person in the United States to achieve "Quad Designation" Status achieving Juris Doctorate, Dip. Int. Law, MBA, lic. financial planner, and Certified Financial Consultant credentials.
  • Featured and quoted in the Wall Street Journal ™, The Hindu National, The Financial Times Asia, The Arab Times, El Norte Latin America, Forbes News, The Business Wire, Reuters Global News, EuroInvestor News UK, Yahoo Finance, Morningstar News, Digital50 News, Direkt Broker Germany News, Ad Hoc News, Centre Daily News, Earth Times, Yahoo News, University of California News, ArabianBusiness.com NEWS, Express Computers Business News in India, and more.
  • Licensed Attorney and Counselor of Law US Federal Courts EDLA and State License - LA USA
  • Editor and Chief for the Original Tax and Estate Planning Law Review
  • Professor for Wealth Management and Private Banking San Diego TJSL Law School LLM Program
  • Advisory Board of the Global Finance Forum - Switzerland 2006-7
  • Past Board of Advisors of the World E-Commerce Forum & ERISA Fiduciary Guild
  • Author of Several books on Wealth Management, Human Potential & Project Management
  • Over the years, Mentz has held Faculty Appointments and Graduate Executive Training Appointments for law schools, business schools, and Training Centers in: Silicon valley, Denver, Hong Kong, Nassau, Bahamas, San Diego, San Jose, Virginia, New Orleans, Chicago, and more.
  • Mentz has provided Consulting to the United States Government on Economic Trends and Employment Career Research for several years.
  • Mentz is a 2009 Winner of the Faculty Award for Superior Performance in recognition of Excellence in Teaching
  • *Professor Mentz and Dr. Collins addressing National Media at the Project Management Summit in th West Indies
  • Mentz in 2009 has been quoted in Industry News such as: Forbes News, The Business Wire, Reuters Global News, EuroInvestor News UK, Yahoo Finance, Morningstar News, CNBC, Digital50 News, Direkt Broker Germany News, Ad Hoc News, Centre Daily News, Earth Times, Yahoo News, University of California News, ArabianBusiness.com , Express Computers Business News in India, College Education Weekly, and more.
  • Founder and Creator and Owner of the IAPM ™ International Academy of Financial Management and the IPMC International Project Management Commission



  • USA Director and Chairman of the Global Project Management Advisory Board and Advisory Board to AAPM American Academy of Project Management - Global Academy
  • Consulted with Wall Street and Banking Firms, Trained Financial Advisors, and Instructed Clients from 30 jurisdictions on Financial Planning, Investing, Taxation, Insurance and Estate Planning.
  • Consulted with Several Fortune 100 Companies and International Banking Institutions
  • Diversified wealth management practitioner experience involving training, marketing, management, development, finance, financial planning, teaching, education, and e-commerce.
  • Mr. Mentz oversees several companies operating worldwide.
  • Teaching accredited college level estate planning, investments, economics, finance, & tax courses and topics along with e-commerce strategy, law, and marketing for several universities.
  • Inventor of the Legal and Plastic Surgery Z-5 Internet Marketing Program Worldwide™
  • Researched and published worldwide in the area of taxation, financial analysis, investments, estate planning, and financial consulting.
  • Appointed Faculty member St. Thomas Law School Graduate LLM Program in Miami.
  • Appointed Faculty for the prestigious Silicon Valley SJSU E-Business Programs.
  • Full Time Faculty Appointment, Subject Matter Expert, Consultant, and full time law faculty.
  • Investment Advisor Representative Law Exams Passed.
  • Certified Financial Consultant License Achieved
  • Licensed and Registered Financial Planner Registration Achieved
  • Licensed and Certified E-Commerce Consultant Trainer
  • Corporate training and Course Development experience with major corporations and University Instruction Online and OnSite
  • On Faculty for Several Universities Teaching Online and On-Site
  • Faculty member 1995-2009 teaching business law, taxation , corporations, legal environment, business entities, e-commerce management and law, investments, ethics, financial planning, estate planning, wealth management.
  • Published, written, and presented multiple articles and research in venues such as print, magazine, journals, television, several college universities, and websites.
  • Keynote speaker at seminars, conventions, and conferences
  • Quoted and Author of Published articles in 20 Countries and 20 Major US cities on finance and ebusiness consulting.
  • Experience as a Top Wealth Management Advisor for a Wall Street Firm
  • Founding Shareholder of companies, joint ventures, and alliances in US, EU, Asia, Greece, Portugal, Africa, Belgium, Singapore, China, Russia, Canada, Malaysia, and other countries.
  • Member Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity, Member Delta Kappa Epsilon International , Skull and Bones Friars Member, Member Scottish Rite Masonic Bodies, & Member of the York Rite and Royal Arch Bodies.
  • International television and press interviews in countries such as China, Mexico and USA
  • Keynote speaker in Beijing and Hong Kong. Featured in major newspapers throughout Asia.
  • Presented to International Financial Executives at the Geneva Wealth Mgt. Conference.
  • Master Financial Professional Trainer Certified
  • Negotiated International Agreements with CFP ™ Board and AIMR ™ International
  • Accepted as an Expert Witness NASD Arbitration Panel 2003
  • Founder of the AAPM AAPM and CEC Global Scholarship Program for disadvantaged students worldwide.
  • Mentz has also recently been quoted or published in the: AACRAO Journal, The JITI Journal, Educause Journal, StudentAffairs.com, Journal of Technology in Counseling, The NACAC, and more
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Team Faculty Award
  • Passed Securities Exams - Series 7, 63, 65 Securities Licenses - Presently Non Updated
  • Licensed and Nationally Registered Financial Planner RFP.
  • Registered Investment Advisor Representative (passing investment advisor Law exam)
  • Licensed Counselor of Law in Louisiana and Federal Courts (E.D.LA)
  • Certified Financial Consultant, CFC license - Achieved as per completing graduate requirements.
  • Completed all Cert. Financial Planner ™ educational requirements as per express approval by the LA C/FP Program Director.
  • Completed Federal Income Tax Certificate Award JH
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity (Initiated Member)
  • Pi Sigma Epsilon - International Business and Marketing Fraternity (Initiated Member)
  • Delta Pi Epsilon - Business Professors and Educators Society (Initiated Member)
  • Founder of the AAFM ® American Academy of Financial Management and Exclusive Founder and Exclusive Owner of the IAFM ™ International Academy of Financial Management training group and creator & founder of the AAPM ® IPMC and Global Project Management Academy. Mentz is also the founder and the Creator of the: CWM ® Wealth Management Programs and the CIPM ® and MPM ® project management programs.



  • Juris Doctorate in International Law - Attended law courses at William & Mary and Tulane Law School Completing law studies in Madrid Spain, Sao Paulo Brazil, Cuernavaca Mexico. Loyola University School of Law (1996)
  • Graduate International Law Diploma Certificate - International Legal Studies - (1996) - Satisfying all of the requirements for the International Law Graduate Program Specialization.
  • M.B.A. Loyola and Catholique University Graduate School in Louven, Belgium, Condor Falcon School President, Chairman of the Tax & Estate Planning JD & MBA Law Review (1998) Completed research, studies, and provided international lectures in Belgium. Completed courses and Lectured at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • Université de l'Etat de la Louisiane , Bachelor of Arts in International Politics
  • after attending courses in the USA and Europe Universität von Innsbruck UNO Program (1983-8)
  • Government License USA (LA) to counsel in International Law and Domestic Federal Law after completing doctorate degree with international law focus. One of the first people in the USA to be credentialed and compliant to teach law in all 50 states for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Federal License - USA Courts EDLA.
  • International Recognition and Relations: Recently quoted, featured, or published in the: Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Hindu National, The El Norte Mexico, Yahoo Finance, SOHU, NBC Television, PAXC TV, The TLC Channel, LRW TV, FIT-TV, Peer Reviewed Journals, and magazines in 50+counties.

Prof. Mentz first person in the United States to achieve Status of Juris Doctorate Degree, AACSB recognized MBA Degree, and also has taught eCommerce, Internet Technologies, eMedia Law, and Project Management at the college level. Author of over 200 Books and Articles and Teacher of over 180 graduate and college accredited courses globally.  Mentz has taught Project Management at the Accredited College Level and also authored various books on Project Management, Management Consulting, E-Business and in the areas of Human Potential.  Mentz is winner of several accredited institutional teaching awards for excellence, is certified in e-learning, is the recipient of honorary doctorates,  and winner of a meritorious service award for charity.

Professional Certified Project Manager Management Zertifizierter Projektmanager - شهادة مدير المشروع - chef de projet certifié - 认证的项目经理 - gerente de proyecto certificada - प्रमाणित परियोजना प्रबंधक