About GGtoor™
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Management Team

Mission Statement: To create opportunities for enthusiasts in esports by empowering and partnering with them to organize events and play the game they love.

Shadow Gaming is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GGtoor, Inc., (OTCMKTS: GTOR) (“GGtoor”, “GTOR”, or the “Company”), an emerging leader in the youth sports, family sports entertainment, and eSports markets. The company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, has aggressively entered the eSports market. Our vision is to create a portal for players, organizers, and leagues a place for the eSports lovers. The global gaming industry has been developing at a fast pace in recent years. With all that Shadow gaming is getting ready to be part of the exponential growth of the industry.

We have created an interactive website that will provide an array of different options allowing self-registration for players, organizers, and leagues to compete on all scheduled events. Each registrant will have their administration panel, the ability to update their profile, and to see their stats and competitor’s stats scorecard in real-time. Organizers can set up events for games and submit them to us for approval based on our requirements.

Luis Alberto Arce

Luis Alberto has nearly three decades of senior-level corporate and entrepreneurial career experience in management, sales, marketing, promotion, forecasting, and event planning.

Luis Alberto has worked booking thousands of marketing events in Florida.

Orlando-based Luis Alberto offers consummate expertise in the hospitality real estate industry. Luis Alberto has worked in all facets of the vacation ownership industry such as condo hotels, vacation homes, and timeshares with a certification as a Fractional Real Estate Professional. He is the Founder of Futura Real Estate, LLC and Alternative Synergies LLC.

Since 1998, he has also served as CEO of Experience Sunvestments International, LLC, overseeing all aspects of development, management, and operation of companies that have generated multi-million dollar revenues.

Luis Alberto has specialized in consulting for events marketing, conventions, and hotel management for several years.

He is truly one of the industry’s leading international consultants, having traveled the world over to advise developers and hotel owners ensuring that their project would have the best chance of success.

Luis Alberto attended Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, Connecticut majoring in Business Administration. He has additional studies via seminars in sales and management marketing. He also holds a Florida Real Estate Broker.

He speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Miguel Munoz
Senior Technical Advisor

After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1991 and earning multiple certifications in Film, Production, Sound, and Lighting, Miguel went to work as a freelancer for various advertising companies. Miguel has worked as a Creative Director for pharmaceuticals and consumer products companies, and has also produced TV and radio commercials for Schering Plough and Rhone-Poulenc. Miguel joined Smart Games International as a general manager in 1996. With his help, the company grew enough to open a U.S. branch four years later.

In 2001, he returned to the television production business, being hired by Telemundo Networks as Creative Director in Orlando, Florida. While there, Miguel created, produced, and designed the daily 6 o'clock and 11 o'clock news. This was the second Spanish news show in Florida, and it remains a competitor in the industry after 18 years of broadcasts.

In 2008, Miguel created his artistic consulting business and helped many entertainment companies, advertising agencies, and TV networks. Consulting helped keep Miguel up-to-date with changing technologies. Miguel also has experience with web development, graphic design, database design logic modeling, PHP programming, Java, HTML5, algorithm design and logical processes.

Miguel is an active artist, videographer, and photographer with management and business experience. He speaks English and Spanish.

Jim Hurley
Tournament Organizer

Jim “Sinobii” Hurley is a world-class CCG competitor. Past accomplishments include being ranked Top 10 worldwide in the Pokemon TCG, winning Magic: The Gathering Black Lotus Tournaments, and repeatedly achieving the highest level of accomplishment over many seasons of online play in various games, often earning Top 20 worldwide ranking in MinionMasters, achieving Legend rank in Hearthstone, and other similar accomplishments.

Jim has an equally impressive background in business. As the Regional Director for EMS-New York, Jim's experience in marketing and administration helped him establish and build the New York office of this franchise from the ground up, gaining market share in that key region for the national credit card processing company. After relocating to Florida, Jim turned his focus to Real Estate and other endeavors, including working with TEAM MANA FRENZY, a Stream Team that featured 24/7 live content on Twitch.

His passion to compete and excel in the gaming world lead him to help others to do the same- by organizing eSports tournaments for a variety of games. Jim worked with BetaDwarf to develop the Minion Masters SBI Tournament Series, and hosted many Hearthstone events, including Fireside Gatherings and Tavern Hero Qualifiers. One notable event held in Florida drew competitors from far away as Kansas City! With Jim becoming part of the GGtoor family, his talents are being put to use developing many new tournament series for a wide variety of different game titles, and his passion for competitive play helps us continually develop new ways to offer amazing opportunities to our members.

Nate Piep
Sponsor Chief Coordinator

Having spent the last 20 years in Business Management & Consulting prior to coming to the GGtoor team in November of 2021, Nate acquired the experience and expertise of Marketing and Business Development. His focus is the development of Sponsorship & B2B Relationships plans for the evaluation of new and existing esports platforms. A native of Salt Lake City, Utah, Nate now resides in sunny Florida with his wife Summer and his son Cash.

Sterling Butler
Chairman Advisory Board

Sterling Butler completed his basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, and is serving his time in the Army Reserves. He now serves his community as a certified officer for the Jacksonville sheriffs office.

While attending Foundation Christian Academy, Sterling was awarded varsity letters in Cross Country, Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, and Golf. He was awarded the Panther Pride for Christian Character, Sportsmanship, Academics, and Athletic Achievement. He remains the only school student to have ever received this honor. FCA provided Sterling with a solid foundation of faith, service to his country, and a genuine love for his fellow man.

He has been an avid gamer since age 5. He has connected with thousands of players over the years. He has experience playing dozens of the top-rated online games and is particularly proficient with Call of Duty and Rocket League.

Sterling is intimately familiar with the gaming culture and is in tune with what the gaming community expects from their gaming experience.

Sterling is also extremely knowledgeable with the metaverse and ways it has potential to change the global economy and new ways for finance.

He has assembled an impressive team of gamers who all have expertise in different gaming platforms to serve with him on GGtoor and Shadow Gaming's advisory board. Each of these young superstars will provide valuable insight to management as to what services and products the Company will supply.

In addition, the advisory board is working on merchandising a wide variety of apparel and useful items that will carry the GGtoor and GGtoor City brand which will be available for retail sale.

Parent Company Management

  • John V. Whitman Jr.

    John is Founder, President, and Chairman of GGtoor, Inc., Shadow Gaming's parent company.

    Over the past 24 years, John has successfully raised just over 400 million dollars for public & private companies including over 20 million for his own public companies. John has extensive financial contacts and is extremely well versed with SEC compliance issues and Sarbanes Oxley. Over the past several years John has directly helped 7 companies raise capital and maintain compliance before going public, and indirectly helped 10 more.

    John was the founder, director, and president of Stampede Worldwide, Inc., (formerly Chronicle Communications) since its inception on April 5, 1996. Stampede opened trading on the OTC: BB on August 19, 1997, and quickly became one of the top ten volume leaders. Stampede held the top ten spot for a period of five years reaching an average daily volume exceeding 3.5 million shares per day and a price that reached a high of $3.41 on 16,000,000 shares on the day it reached its high. The company employed 132 persons across 4 subsidiaries at its peak.

    From September 1994 through February 1996, John was the President of Southwest Georgia Shoppers, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gray Television, formerly known as Gray Communications Systems, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-listed company (stock symbol GCS). During his tenure with Gray, he took the company from a NASDEC listing to the NYSC. The stock price grew from $7.00 per share to $28.00 per share. Under Whitman’s leadership, the company grew revenues of 79 million to revenues that exceeded 379 million.

    He is one of the co-founders of the Apollo Beach Florida Chamber of Commerce. He started the economic development initiative in South Georgia which resulted in bringing over 2,500 jobs to Grady County Georgia. He is a past member and recipient of the Rotary International Scholastic Scholarship. He is a recipient of the Republican National Committee Gold Medal.

    He has served on several public company boards of directors. He was president of the Highland City Baseball League for a period of nine years which provided an average of 1,300 youth athletes’ teams of which to participate twice annually. He is an Associated Press Award Winning Photographer. He is a past Pewter Sponsor of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    John attended Hillsborough Community College and the University of South Florida. He is not degreed.

  • Jackson L. Morris
    General Counsel

    Education -

    Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Emory University, 1966

    Juris Doctor, Emory Law School, 1969

    Master of Laws, Federal Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, 1973

    Selected Employment -

    · Securities and Exchange Commission, Senior Branch Attorney, Division of Corporation

    Finance, 1970 to 1975 -

    · Private Law Practice in Securities Law, Corporate Law And Business Transactions Law, 1975 through present

    Selected Publication -

    · Estate Planning and the Rule 144 Security " New York Law Forum, Volume XIX, No. 1, pp. 35-59, Summer 1973

    Bar Admissions -

    · The Florida Bar
    · State Bar of Georgia

    Court Admissions -

    · The Supreme Court of the United States

    · U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

    · U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

    · District of Columbia Court of Appeals

    · Federal Tax Court

    · U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

    Current Practice Focus –

    · Providing a broad variety of federal securities law opinions beginning 2004 via www.rule144solution.com and securities law services, including registration and reporting for issuers of securities

  • Thomas Bellante

    Tom became the managing partner of Pender Newkirk, the auditor of John’s first public company, in 1996. In November 2019, Tom started his own CPA Firm, Thomas J. Bellante CPA PA serving both private and public companies. He has audited John’s controlled companies for 18-years and has come out of retirement to serve as Sports Venues CFO.

    A member of Warren Averett, LLC, Tom has been practicing in public accounting since 1969. He joined the legacy firm of Pender McNulty & Newkirk in April of 1976. In 1981, he became a partner of the firm. Tom led the Firm’s Audit Department and established the SEC Practice Division. Under his leadership, the firm’s SEC Practice Division was ranked 48th in Bowman First Alert’s 2006 list of the Top 100 Public Company Accounting Firms in the U.S.

    He served as the Firm’s Managing Partner from 1989 to 2005, growing the company to a 52-person firm. In January 2013, Pender Newkirk & Company joined forces with Warren Averett, LLC. Warren Averett, with more than 800 employees, is presently ranked among the nation’s Top 30 accounting firms. Tom retired from Warren Averett and served as a partner in the accounting firm Green & Company, CPA's located in Temple Terrace, Florida until November 2019.

    Tom has extensive experience in assisting companies with their initial public offerings, secondary offerings, various Securities and Exchange Commission filings, reverse acquisitions, merger and acquisition planning and analysis, obtaining bank financing, private placement memorandums, and estate tax planning. He is primarily responsible for auditing and tax planning functions for publicly-owned companies, including public shells and private closely-held companies.

    His industry experience includes reporting public corporations, construction firms, R.V. dealerships, software developers, manufacturing companies, mortgage brokers and bankers, brokerage dealers, international communication system companies, real estate developers, data processing companies, import/export companies, development stage enterprises and multi-state/international corporate conglomerates.

    Professional Affiliations
    · American Subcontractors Association, Past Board member
    · New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
    · Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    · American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

    Community Involvement
    · West Pasco Youth Soccer Association, Past Treasurer and Board Member
    · Greater North Tampa Youth Soccer Association, Past Board Member
    · Beta Gamma Sigma, Past Board Member

    · Associate of Applied Science, State University Of New York, Farmingdale, NY
    · Bachelor of Business Administration, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY