Michael Davis (CEO)
A native and resident of Berkeley, California, Michael Davis has experience as a professional athlete, as well as a black belt martial arts instructor in Tae Kwon Do.
A student-athlete on scholarship at University of California at Berkeley, he graduated with a BS degree in Business Administration with honors in finance and marketing. A three-year starter for the Golden Bears football team, he was elected Captain in his senior year. Upon graduation in 1994, he tried out as a free agent in the NFL. For the next two years, he played in the Canadian Football League as an outside linebacker.
A recipient of several honors, in 1994 he received the Louise Patterson African-Male Award for the Most Outstanding Student-Athlete at UC Berkeley. In 1995, he received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Award to attend Northeastern University, where he subsequently received his MBA degree in Finance and Investment.
In 1997, Mr. Davis was hired by Texas Instruments (TI) to be a part of the world renowned Financial Development Program. As a financial manager within the program, Mr. Davis worked around the world at various TI sites, implementing and managing financial controls and strategies.
In 1999, Mr. Davis was a headline panelist at the 29th Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the panel was to expand on the critical knowledge that “credit unions bring power and wealth to the community.” Other panelists included:
Yolanda Wheat, Former National Credit Union Association Board member; Michael Hale, President/CEO of Langley Federal Credit Union; Rita Haynes, CEO/Manager of Faith Community United Credit Union and Congresspersons Barbara Lee – California and Stephen Tubbs Jones Ohio.
In 1998, Mr. Davis created the business consultant firm that is known to be My Brother’s Keeper Management Group (MBK Management Group). In 2004, MBK was profiled in the Dallas Morning News as the leading sport management company in the Dallas Metroplex area. In order to improve the educational services of our children nationwide, Mr. Davis in 2010 leveraged his relationship with prominent professional athletes to develop the Genesis character development program.
A Federal and State securities licensed broker, he works in conjunction with Money Concepts Capital Corp. Member FINRA/ SPIC and is a Certified Funds Specialist (CFS).
The president of Genesis WW Sports Management Group, LLC, he heads the firm’s financial planning and business management departments.
Everson Walls (Vice President)
Star power was instilled in Everson Walls even before he became a standout on the gridirons of L. V. Berkner High School (Richardson), Grambling State (Louisiana) and later as a major league player with the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants and the Cleveland Browns. Growing up in north Dallas just miles from the “old” Dallas Cowboys training facility, Walls’ parents instilled a lasting sense of respect for not only himself but also others.
Walls parlayed this guiding principle onto the football field and became a star at L. V. Berkner High School where he played football for one year–his senior year–and led the division in interceptions. After graduating high school in 1977 and due to his impressive record on field, Walls was offered and accepted a football scholarship to Grambling State where he excelled in all positions in the secondary.
Giving credit to Coach Eddie Robinson whom Walls says helped him mature as a human being, Walls racked up a list of accomplishments while at Grambling. He was selected for the Kodak 1AA All America team; the Black College All America team; and in his senior year in college, he led the nation in interceptions.
At the end of his college career, Walls and 125 other rookies attended the Cowboys training camp as free agents. He made the squad in 1981 and donned the blue starred jersey #24. His eight years with the Cowboys is littered with accolades and accomplishments. In his rookie year, he broke the single season record with 11 interceptions. He was named to the Pro Bowl team in ’81, ’82, ’83 and ’85 and in ’81, ’82 and ’85, he led the NFL in interceptions. In 1986, he was the youngest player named to the Cowboy 25th Year Anniversary Team, and in 1987 he was named Cowboys Man of the Year.
Walls continued his career with the New York Giants in 1990 and was the leading pass defender with six interceptions on the Giants Super Bowl team that year. In 1992, he signed and started with the Cleveland Browns.
After retirement from football in 1993, Walls was named to the All Time Cowboy Team. He was appointed to the NFL All Decade Team for the 1980s, and in 1998 he was elected to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Walls has exhibited star power off the field as well. He serves as a TV personality and commentator for various networks in Dallas and is involved in real estate development in the greater Dallas area. Giving back to the community that supported him is very important to Walls as he donates his time to various charitable organizations and events. In 2009, Walls wrote the book A Gift for Ron that exhibited the character filled journey that allowed him the mental and physical capacity to donate his kidney to save the life of ex-teammate Ron Springs.
Walls is a dedicated husband, who is married to Shreill Walls, and a devoted father to his 15-year-old son, Cameron Collins Walls and 19 year old daughter, Charis Shreill Walls. The family attends Hamilton Park First Baptist Church in Richarson, Texas and lives in the Dallas area.
Tim Brown (Vice President)
Timothy Donell Brown was born on July 22, 1966 in Dallas, Texas. He is a retired NFL wide receiver. He played for the Oakland Raiders for 16 years. During that time, he became one of the National Football League’s most inexhaustible wide receivers of all time. The success that Tim Brown found while he was with the Raiders gained him the title of “Mr. Raider.”
Back home in Dallas, Brown was a starter for three years at Woodrow Wilson High School. The Wildcats had a record of 4 – 25 – 1, during the time of Tim Brown. Even still, Brown was a highly sought after recruit by quite a few major universities. He officially visited Iowa, Notre Dame, SMU, Okalahoma and Nebraska.
In 1984, Tim Brown started his college career at The University of Notre Dame in Indiana. His three-year career there earned him the nickname “Touchdown Timmy.” The first year he played for Notre Dame, he set the record for freshman receptions with twenty-eight that season. In his junior year, with 1,937 yards, he set the record for all-purpose yards. Brown made it to the College Football All-American Team two times and in 1987, he became the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy. Tim Brown ended his Notre Dame career with 22 touchdowns, 137 receptions and 5,024 all-purpose yards, a record for the university.
With the sixth pick of the NFL Draft in 1988, the Los Angeles Raiders chose Tim Brown. The first season that Brown was in the NFL, he held the most yards per return average, return yards and kickoff returns in the league. He was also the leader in punt returns in the 1994 season and had the most receptions in the 1997 season. Tim Brown is a nine-time Pro Bowler as a kick returner in 1988 and 1991, as well as a receiver from 1993 to 1997 and again in 1999 and 2001. With 224 games, Brown surpassed Gene Upshaw in ’02 to gain the title of all-time leader of the Raiders. Brown also set franchise records for receiving yards, punt return yards and receptions.
Not accepting a smaller role on the offense, the Raiders released Tim Brown before the season began in 2004. Soon after, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed him.
Brown made the 100th receiving touchdown of his career during his first game after signing with the Buccaneers, tying for third in the league for all-time career receiving touchdowns.
So that he could retire with the team on which he played sixteen seasons of his career, in 2005 Tim Brown signed a contract with the Raiders for one day. Brown retired with the second highest total receiving yards in the history of the NFL with 14,934 yards. He is third in the league with 1,094 career receptions and 100 touchdown catches. In addition, Brown had a combined 19,682 net yards, which at the time of his retirement placed him fifth among the all-time leaders of the NFL. During his career, Tim Brown scored a total of 105 touchdowns.
Tim Brown is a dedicated husband and a devoted father. The family lives in the Dallas area.
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