Gateway Global Group
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JW Davis -  Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Administration, Development, Operations

Martin "Bob" Metzger - Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Economic Development Specialist, Brownsville, Texas

Gregory A. Gelzinnis - Advisor

Howard Slackman
Senior Marketing Advisor

Gloria Metzger - Director
 Human Resources Management

Leo Cantu - Project Manager
Project Site Director - Management & Resources

Lisa Barette
Security Resources

Company Address
437 Winterhaven Lane, Brownsville, Texas  78526
PO Box 1004, Elfers, Florida  34690
Brownsville, Texas 78523-3885
Office: 727.808.9233
COO:  JW Davis:  727.808.9233 
CFO: Martin 'Bob' Metzger:  618.406.8115

Company Officers & Directors

 - Chief Executive Officer
JW Davis - Chief Operations Officer 
Martin 'Bob' Metzger- Chief Financial Officer
Lisa Barrett - Security Director
Martin R. Metzger 
 Chief Financial Officer  (CFO)

Gateway Global Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is Martin 'Bob' Metzger. He is a graduate of Alton High School in Alton, Illinois. He has an Associates Degree in Hardware Retailing and Public Relations from Southern Illinois University. 

He was owner and operator of one of the largest landmark restaurant and niteclub in Alton, Illinois for over 40 years. Mr. Metzger was instrumental in making his business establishment, Midtown Restaurant and Lounge, one of the most popular attractions in the greater St. Louis metro area, on the Illinois side, from the 1960's thru the 1990's.

Mr. Metzger was also involved in the rental property business as well during this time and managed over a dozen of his own properties. 

He was a member and board member with the Alton Convention & Visitors Bureau for many years.

He was involved for many years as a board member and consultant with the Alton, Illinois Weed and Feed program. This organization was in charge of a government funded program, with Law Enforcement assistance, to clean up crime ridden neighborhoods in the area.

Mr. Metzger was a board member with the American Red Cross and is a member of the Service Core of Retired Executives S.C.O.R.E. 

He is a member of the Lewis & Clark Society as a former guide and actor playing Lewis.

He holds a Certification with the US Corp of Engineers Training and also holds US Forest Certification.

Mr. Metzger was a board member with the Jonathon Aurora Action Committee (JAAC), a business owners association, in Marshall County Kentucky.  

He is a co-founding partner of the Kentucky Lake Economic Development Council, now known as Economic Development Concepts. He was instrumental in the organization and implementation of hosting local monthly meetings, as well as promoting and marketing the Kentucky Lake Economic Development Council.

Mr. Metzger was also a co-founder of the Pirates Cove Resort Community Watch Association. His responsibilities included, organization and implementation of a neighborhood watch association, including property protection issues, loss prevention, working with national companies and organizations, planning monthly meetings, attaining guest speakers as well as promoting and marketing the organization. He was also responsible for all aspects of daily operations for the Neighborhood Watch Association for the resort community. His supervisory duties included addressing and solving neighborhood and community security concerns and issues, monitoring community patrols, enforcement of curfew and quiet time for the resorts 5 campgrounds, Marina access and beach access area. 

Mr. Metzger donates some of his time to Economic Development Concepts and is very much appreciated by this organization as well as those who value and appreciate his knowledge and expertise in the Business arena.

"We know that Economic Development Revitalization research and careful planning is the key to bringing back communities and business to financial stability and success," Metzger said. "We all know that putting together well thought-out strategies and implementing them leads to successes that can have a profound impact beyond anyone's wildest dreams and aspirations", he said. 

"Bob Metzger's expertise on the Gateway Global Team has been invaluable", said Founder and Chief Operations Officer JW Davis.  "When I asked Mr. Metzger to join Gateway Global Group, I knew that he would be a very awesome person to have because of his over 40 years of knowledge in business, as well as his experience as a member of the Senior Corps Of Retired Executives (SCORE)", says Davis.  "SCORE is an organization that mentors America’s small business owners and operators and help's people dreaming about starting their own small business or those looking to grow their businesses. SCORE is already making its mark as a catalyst for economic growth across the country", Davis said.  "Bob and I started the Kentucky Lake Economic Development Council in Marshall County, Kentucky together to help bring Economic growth to an area we felt needed a boost", Davis said.  "So I knew in advance the type of person caliber Bob brought to the table and the experience he had to be an asset to Gateway Global in very way possible", he said.
JW Davis
Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Gateway Global Group Founder and Chief Operations Officer (COO) is JW Davis. "One of the most important goals we intend to accomplish together as a team is to build an Investment Organization to create, develop and build awesome and beautiful Real Estate Developments.  This includes Affordable Housing, Business, Commercial & Retail Properties and Resorts. Our projects also include other economic enhancing developments as well for the communities we choose", he said.  

"Our team of qualified specialists carry out and build Real Estate projects that fill as many needs as we can using strategies that include beauty, efficiency, health, safety, security, and livelihood for as many people in the community as possible. The intention of our goals and initiatives is to offer Business, Commercial & Retail Real Estate projects that deliver valuable and useful developments.  The result we aim for is the much needed Economic Opportunities for the people we offer jobs and opportunities to as well as the community as a whole. This will result in vast improvement's for the communities in which our projects will be built," Davis said.

"One of my personal goals for this company and our team is to be a Leader in building Business, Commercial & Retail properties, affordable Housing and very remarkable Resorts. as well as other community enhancing projects," he said.  

Gateway Global Group is a community and economic development minded company in the sunshine state of Florida, and now expanding into Brownsville, Texas and other regions across the Gulf state region. 

"Together, as a team we can and will do really big and exciting projects with monumental enthusiasm and passion. This includes our extreme dedication, persistence and hard work to achieve our goals, initiatives and objectives mentioned here today.  We hope you decide to become involved with our team, our investment projects and our journey to be the best and to develop some of the finest projects second to none, as well as offering some of the best economic opportunities available today", he said.

In 2009, JW was the Founder of the West Kentucky Real Estate Investment Association (WKREIA) in Murray, Kentucky.  He was Operations Director in charge of Planning, Administration, Marketing & Advertising for the group.  The Chairman of the Association was Gregory Taylor, a Murray, Kentucky Real Estate Attorney and Realtor.  He is an Professor at Murray State University.  The group met once a month at Murray State University. 

JW was also the Chairman in 2009, 2010 & 2011of the Aurora Country Festival & Parade each fall for the Jonathan Aurora Action Committee, an Aurora, Kentucky business owners association.  He was in charge of Planning, Organizing, Marketing and Advertising the Festival and Parade.  

JW holds a Real Estate Certificate of Achievement from the Whitney Education Group at the Russ Whitney Real Estate Academy. He also holds Real Estate Certificate's in Real Estate Wholesale Buying, and U.S. Tax Lien and Deeds from the Academy.  

He is a firm believer in researching, developing and implementing Economic Development strategies and solutions for businesses and communities. "It does not take a rocket scientist to figure out that Economic Development benefits everyone involved in fantastic and dynamic ways", he said. "We intend to present and put in motion strategies, solutions and events for communities we feel privileged to be involved with and to participate with the idea to help those area's reap financial rewards they can be proud to be a part of for the 21st century", he said.  "My intent when I founded this company was to be a leader in bringing economic advantage and opportunities with strategies and solutions to the communities we build in and to use our projects and developments to bring thousands of people to our facilities to spur economic growth beyond anyone's wildest dreams for the area's, communities and regions we chose to locate our projects in", Davis said. 

"I feel very fortunate that we have put together such a dynamic and awesome team with Gateway Global Group and I am honored and privileged to know each and every member of our Mastermind Advisors Team.  They are in fact some of the best people, individuals, business owners and community leaders I have ever known", says Davis.

Please feel free to contact Gateway Global Group and discuss how we can work together as a team to offer some of the most awesome Real Estate projects to invest in that will return some of the best financial rewards for your Investment portfolio as well as your personal and business needs.  We Welcome You!
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Mission Statement
The mission of Gateway Global Group (GGG or the “Company”) is to be the most successful economic revitalization business, commercial, retail, and real estate firm in Brownsville, Texas and the Borderplex region.  

GGG incorporates proven, professional state of-the-art techniques specializing in the development, building, operation and marketing, of new business developments and the resale of luxury homes, residential communities, condominiums, home sites, and commercial and investment opportunities.  The Company maintains a staff of well-trained advisor's and professionals who continually strive to provide top quality service. GGG is a creative, innovative and people-oriented organization providing individual opportunity, personal satisfaction and rewarding challenges to all members of the team.  The Company consists of an accomplished team of experienced professionals in key positions.

Vision Statement
GGG will continue to acquire and develop quality properties based on realistic values for its own investment affiliates, as well as its joint venture investment partners.  

These economic revitalization activities will take place in selected targeted submarkets generally throughout the Gulf Coast Region, and those activities will focus on fewer, usually larger and more complicated, transactions that take advantage of unique opportunities.  

Once properties are acquired or developed, the Company will provide all of the adjunct services, skills and systems necessary to maintain each property to the highest standards of quality, to achieve the greatest operating efficiencies and, finally, to realize the highest profit performance for the Company and our investors.  

Values Statement
In all cases, GGG will maintain the highest level of personnel and support them with the most advanced systems available.  Talented and skilled professionals who insist on only the highest standards, using the most sophisticated systems, and working in an intense but enjoyable environment, will lead and direct the Gateway Global Group in its mission.
Gregory A. Gelzinnis