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Cort Christie

Cort W. Christie

Founder
Nevada Corporate Headquarters, Inc.
4730 S. Fort Apache Rd, Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89147
The Entrepreneur's Entrepreneur

Profile

Cort W. Christie is the Founder and President of Nevada Corporate Headquarters, Inc. A skilled entrepreneur, executive, author, and speaker, Mr. Christie has garnered nationwide recognition for his expertise in small business start-ups and finance. With his extensive background in business formation, he’s sn expert on entrepreneurship, small business tax strategies, and fundraising for start-ups. Mr. Christie has been called "The Entrepreneur's Entrepreneur."

Cort regularly appears at small business workshops and seminars across the country to speak on a variety of subjects related to entrepreneurship, business management, and asset protection. He has distinguished himself as a highly accomplished and nationally recognized speaker and appearing as a featured guest on some of the largest radio shows in the country. Mr. Christie has also hosted his own business radio programs in Las Vegas and San Diego and made television appearances on MSNBC and CNBC.

Adept at translating his extensive experience and skill into informative publications for aspiring entrepreneurs, Cort is the author of Incorporating in Nevada, The Do-It-Yourself Kit, The Nevada Edge, Fast Money, 77 Ways to Raise Start-up Money and many other publications. These books have been distributed to hundreds of thousands of business owners across the country.

Specialties

Entrepreneurship, Nevada Entities, Business Management, Asset Protection, Business Formation, Small Business Tax Strategies and Fundraising for Start-ups

Education

BA in Finance from the University of Minnesota MBA from Pepperdine University
MBA from Pepperdine University

Membership

Nevada Registered Agent Association
Nevada Taxpayers' Association
Nevada Development Authority
Nevada Policy Research Institute
Young Entrepreneurs Organization (Founding President)

Author

Incorporating in Nevada (book)
The Nevada Edge (book)
The Do-it-Yourself Kit (book)
Fast Money, 77 Ways to Raise Start-up Money (book)
Derek G. Rowley

Derek Rowley

Co-Founder
Nevada Corporate Headquarters, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV)
Corporate Service Center, Inc. (Reno, NV)
Father of Charging-Order Protection
for Closely-Held Corporations

Profile

Derek Rowley is an entrepreneur and business author who has spent 20+ years promoting the use of Nevada business entities. He’s the co-founder of Nevada Corporate Headquarters, Inc., based in Las Vegas, and Corporate Service Center, Inc., based in Reno. To date, his companies have helped over 90,000 business owners and investors take advantage of Nevada's unique asset protection and tax laws.

From 2003 to 2010, Derek served as the president of the Nevada Registered Agent Association (NRAA) – the largest business organization in Nevada. There, he represented over 200,000 Nevada-based businesses before the Nevada Legislature. In his capacity as president of the NRAA, Derek was instrumental in the introduction and passage of many statutory benefits of Nevada's business entity laws.

Known as the father of charging-order protection for closely-held corporations, he also directed the efforts resulting in the existing Best Practice Standards for the Nevada incorporation and registered agent industry. He has served as one of five members of Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller's Commercial Recordings Task Force.

Derek is the author of several business books, including The Nevada Corporation Handbook, which has sold more than 25,000 copies in nine editions. Widely considered the foremost treatise on Nevada business entities, it’s sold by and used as a training manual for many incorporation companies in Nevada. Derek also wrote, Seven Stupid Things Entrepreneurs Do to Ruin a Perfectly Good Business, The Nevada Business Entity Handbook, and other business articles.

In addition to his work in the Nevada incorporation and registered agent industry, Derek provides ongoing specialty consulting in the areas of government relations, business development, management, and operations. He has designed and executed strategies for the start-up and turn-around of a variety of businesses. This includes organic and natural food companies, hotels, restaurants, technology companies, and commercial and residential development.

Married for over 25 years, he and his family currently reside in St. George, Utah, where he’s currently involved in the development of Sun River St. George, Utah's only master-planned active adult golf course community.

Specialties

Nevada Incorporation, Registered Agent Industry, Asset Protection, Tax Laws, Government Relations, Business Development, Management and Operations

Awards/Honors

One of five members of Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller's Commercial Recordings Task Force.
Author of what is considered the foremost treatise on Nevada business entities.

Membership

Nevada Registered Agent Association (President: 2003-2010) Commercial Recordings Task Force

Author

The Nevada Corporation Handbook (book)
Seven Stupid Things Entrepreneurs Do to Ruin a Perfectly Good Business (book)
The Nevada Business Entity Handbook (book)
Trevor Rowley

Trevor Rowley

Executive Vice President
Nevada Corporate Headquarters, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV)
Corporate Service Center, Inc. (Reno, NV)
Small Business Champion

Profile

Trevor Rowley is the Executive Vice President of Nevada Corporate Headquarters, Inc. and Corporate Service Center, Inc.

During his 25+ years as an entrepreneur and business startup specialist, Mr. Rowley has been responsible for helping thousands of new businesses expand and grow. He has consulted with business owners around the globe helping them develop strategies that build their businesses, protect their assets, and minimize their taxes. Many of our clients know Trevor personally and can attest to his commitment to service excellence, as well as to his extensive knowledge and experience working with Nevada corporations and LLCs.

A highly sought-after public speaker, Mr. Rowley instructs entrepreneurs and investors on subjects such as Asset Protection, Business Credit and Funding and Nevada Incorporation Advantages at events and seminars all over the world.

Mr. Rowley is also the current President of the Nevada Registered Agent Association, representing over 200,000 Nevada-based businesses before the Nevada Legislature. Previously he served as Vice President of the Association. In these capacities, he has been instrumental in lobbying on behalf of small business owners to influence and strengthen Nevada’s business laws.

Specialties

Asset Protection, Business Credit, Business Funding and Nevada Incorporation Advantages, Government Relations/Lobbying, Business and Culture Development, Management, and Operations

Education

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – Southern Utah University (Magna Cum Laude)

Membership

Nevada Registered Agent Association (President, 2015 – Present)
Nevada Registered Agent Association (Vice President, 2010 – 2015)
Kurt Harris, Esq.

Kurt Harris, Esq.

Founder - Harris Law Office
Harris Law Office
4730 S. Fort Apache Rd, Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Estate Planning Specialist

Profile

Kurt Harris, Esq. founded Harris Law Office on the fundamental principles of fair and honest representation. Before this, he held positions as a litigator with several firms and did consulting in the telecommunications industry and wireless division. To date, he’s participated in over 300 trials, mediations, and arbitrations.

Recently appointed as a mediator for the State of Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program, he’s mediating more than 50 cases and is a Pro Tem Judge for the Las Vegas Justice Court. Additionally, Kurt Harris has been acting as a Clark County Court appointed Arbitrator for several years managing more than 200 cases.

An experienced litigator with substantial jury and bench trial experience having lived and/or worked in California, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, Washington, and Washington D.C. Known as the Estate Planning Specialists, he has created extensive transaction and estate planning documents. Mr. Harris is fluent in Spanish once serving as an interpreter in Churchill County, Nevada for the Municipal Court.

Mr. Harris has lived and/or worked in California, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, Washington and Washington D.C. He has substantial litigation experience and has created substantial transaction and estate planning documents, currently focusing his practice on estate planning. Mr. Harris is fluent in Spanish.

Specialties

Estate Planning, Litigation, Wireless Industry Consulting, Jury/Bench Trials, Telecommunications Industry Consulting, Foreclosure Mediating and Arbitration

Clerked

Judge Mario G. Recanzone - Third Judicial District - Nevada
Judge David A. Huff - Third Judicial District - Nevada
Judge Don L. Harding - Sixth Judicial District - Idaho
Judge Wallace Transtrum - Sixth Judicial District - Idaho

Membership

Pro Tem Judge for the Las Vegas Justice Court
Clark County Court appointed Arbitrator
Interpreter in Churchill County, Nevada for the Municipal Court

Accomplishments

Mediator for the State of Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program
Participated in Over 300 Trials, Mediations and Arbitration
Nevada Edge

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