Gary Blum, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Secretary
Gary L. Blum is our Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary and has served in that capacity since August 30, 2010. Mr. Blum is also a practicing attorney since 1986 with the Law Offices of Gary L. Blum where his focus is advising a wide variety of closely held private companies as well as public companies in the area of business, corporate, securities and entertainment law. Mr. Blum’s practice areas include: private and public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, SEC and FINRA compliance, stock option and other compensation plans, general corporate and securities law, entertainment andreal estate.
Mr. Blum has substantial experience in sophisticated business planning and advising clients in connection with the purchase and sale of businesses and has served as a director for many private and publicly traded companies. Mr. Blum’s particular focus and expertise is advising over-the-counter bulletin board and pink sheet companies with all legal considerations. He also has extensive experience in the field of entertainment, having been counsel for the production and financing of over fifty motion pictures. Mr. Blum has served as a director of Arrin Corporation, a public company, since December 2009 and is a director of Celpad, Inc. since August2010.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Blum was a tenured professor of philosophy at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. Mr. Blum received his B.S., Magna Cum Laude, in Mathematics from Loras College in 1962; M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame in 1966 and his J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Marshall School of Business, respectively, in 1978. He has been a member of the California State Bar since 1979.