Mr. Stanley is one of the two principals of VII Inc. (www.viiinc.com), a strategic planning, systems engineering and investment capital firm specializing in government and business initiatives. VII's clients include major government agencies and corporations in the United States and around the world. At VII, Mr. Stanley serves as an Executive Vice President and a Director.
Mr. Stanley leads VII's investment capital and financial consulting business that includes: consulting for several of the world’s largest investment capital and asset management firms, corporate strategic and business planning, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and reverse mergers, leveraged buy-outs, and development of major real estate and industrial projects in the $100+ million range. Domestic projects include a major land-fill project, a large fractional ownership project and several major real estate efforts. International projects include a major private placement in Europe, and establishing a technology park and a private investment bank in several oil-rich Arab countries.
Mr. Stanley is involved in VII's systems engineering efforts which entail alternative energy technologies (bio-diesel and gas-to-liquid), an experimental light aircraft project and a biometrics company that is moving from the research and development stage into production. This biometrics company, Sequiam Corporation (www.sequiam.com, stock symbol: SQUM) is strategically partnered with VII, which is also major stockholder. Mr. Stanley is one of three members of Sequiam’s Board of Directors. This year, Sequiam is launching several product lines with Black & Decker (US), Fujitsu (Japan) and Henyue Manufacturing (Guangzhou, China).
Mr. Stanley is on the Board of Directors and the Vice Chairman of the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy (www.ICRD.org), dedicated to peacemaking via a network of religious leaders and diplomats. ICRD’s concurrent projects are dedicated to reconciliation in turbulent areas including Iran, Pakistan, Kashmir and the Sudan. He is on the Board of Directors of Liberty Counsel (www.LC.org), a nonprofit litigation, education and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of human life and the traditional family. Mr. Stanley also serves on the Executive Committee of Impact XXI (www.impactxxi.com). Impact XXI is a movement of leaders and influencers throughout the world working together to help make a lasting impact on the major issues of the 21st century.
Mr. Stanley is the Chief Executive Officer and co-owner of Quasar International LLC, an international investment firm. Quasar International is a 50/50% joint venture partner with Quasar Group, Inc. (www.QuasarGroup.com) and VII Inc. From 2000 to joining VII Inc., Mr. Stanley was, and remains, one of the three principals in the Quasar Group. The Quasar Group is an international holding and investment company. Quasar focuses on financing and developing proprietary technologies through either investment in early and growth stage businesses, or the creation and establishment of new business operations. Quasar targets its activities in healthcare related technologies with primary emphasis on the manufacture of medical devices and radiopharmaceuticals. In addition, Quasar invests in information technology companies that have a strong synergy to the healthcare industry and Quasar's portfolio.
From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Stanley was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and founder of Concord Communications, Inc. In association with the leading telecommunications company at that time, Concord developed a system to collect funds for state and federal government agencies via the Internet and telephone networks using "800" and "900" numbers. Twenty five percent (25%) of all Florida’s driver’s licenses were renewed through Concord’s systems continuing today.
From 1985 to 1994, Mr. Stanley founded, owned and operated a real estate development company, called J.C. Stanley & Associates Inc., employing up to 425 people. J.C. Stanley & Associates developed properties form Key Largo, Florida to Seattle, Washington, specializing in high rise condominiums, office buildings, shopping centers and hotels, including the Hilton in Breckenridge, Colorado. Today, he still maintains his licenses as a General Contractor and a Mechanical Contractor which are very helpful for his real estate development and financing initiatives at VII Inc.
From 1979 to 1985, Mr. Stanley acquired Stanley, Barber, Southard & Brown Inc., an advertising agency in New York City. Clients included Citicorp, Hilton International, Holland American Lines, and Chrysler Corporation.
From 1977 to 1979, Mr. Stanley was President and Chairman of Balmar Corporation, a public company manufacturing electrical harnesses for aircraft and rotorcraft. He arranged the acquisition of the company to Pratt & Whitney Corp.
In 1976 to 1977, Mr. Stanley was hired as a consultant for McKenzie & Associates. Balmar was the primary client.
From 1970 to 1976, Mr. Stanley owned Stanley, Brown & Associates Inc., a NASD (National Association of Securities Dealers) Broker Dealer company that was eventually acquired Bache & Company.
After graduating from the University of Virginia in 1966, he worked for AT&T until 1970. His Bachelor of Science degree at UVA was in Industrial Engineering.
Mr. Stanley married his high school sweetheart, Ms. Bonnie Malone. Together, they raised four successful children now a doctor, TV producer, lawyer and marketing director.