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Consultants, Magic Makers & Dream Weavers

INFINITY is a team of highly motivated and talented real estate and business development professionals that are committed to the long-term success of each and every one of its customers. Through its consulting consortium and industry network, INFINITY has the ability to form teams of consultants with expertise from a variety of functional, line management and executive areas that can be assembled as a taskforce to deliver the maximum impact and results for your company. The individuals highlighted on this page are the leaders behind the success and drive of The INFINITY Cos., Inc.Infinity Biz & Realty Solutions (IBRS), Infinity Group of GA (IGG) and e-Source Capital Funding Group (e-Source).

Alton C. Shields, Founder, President & CEO         

Alton C. Shields is the President & CEO of The INFINITY Cos., Inc. a Business Development Consulting Firm and the parent company of Infinity Biz & Realty Solutions (IBRS), Infinity Group of GA (IGG), and e-Source Capital Funding Group (e-Source) with locations in Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA. Alton is a former food industry executive with over twenty (20) years of training, management and leadership experience in food processing, packaging and restaurant operations. He founded INFINITY in 2002 to provide services that simplified business start-up, expansion and ownership transition for entrepreneurs and small companies. The firm now provides services in Site & Commercial Real Estate Development, Business Brokering, Project & Contract Management Services, and Business Development Consulting primarily in the retail, restaurant and other service-related industries.

Alton started his career in food manufacturing as a production and sanitation supervisor and quickly moved through the ranks to Assistant Plant Manager at two different Fortune 50 companies. He has been a field and corporate operations executive for some of the largest corporate, franchise and start-up restaurant chains in the country. Alton was a Vice President of Operations and Operations Support for the largest privately held restaurant franchise group in the world. He was also the key operator and partner in one of the largest franchise organizations of QSR Magazine’s #1 rated (2005 & 2006) drive-thru chain. Alton has over fifteen (15) years of site development and commercial real estate experience.

Alton is a graduate of Purdue University with a B.S. degree in Industrial Management & Engineering, and also attended graduate school at Louisiana State University where he concentrated his studies in Marketing. Alton is a licensed commercial real estate agent, a licensed business broker and a certified Servsafe Instructor and Proctor. He has been a member of The Executive Committee (TEC), and Alton is a graduate of the Leadership Development Program at the prestigious Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC.

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Nathan Shaw
Senior Consultant, Business Development

Nathan Shaw is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Infinity Biz & Realty Solutions (IRBS). Nathan is a former Pharmaceutical Consultant who worked for three of the top 25 Pharmaceutical companies in the world. He has over thirteen (13) years of experience consulting Key Opinion Leaders and Decision Makers in patient management as well as the development of protocols and physician standing orders that were implemented throughout hospitals, teaching institutions, long-term care and sub-acute care facilities.

As an entrepreneur, Nathan is the co-founder of an Alabama based beverage company. In this capacity, he acquired a wealth of knowledge in new business start-ups and partnerships. Overall, Nathan brings over twenty (20) years of experience in business development and contract negotiations that is a welcomed addition to the INFINITY family. In addition, Nathan is a licensed real estate professional, a licensed real estate broker, and the Qualifying Broker for IBRS in Georgia.

Nathan is a graduate of Tuskegee University with a B.S. in Business. He also holds a Certificate of Award from the NxLevel Entrepreneurial Training Program as well as many Level of Excellence Awards and Certificates for outstanding sales and marketing achievements.

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Evan A. Shields
Corporate Communications Specialist

Evan A. Shields is a multi-faceted individual with interests in international business, politics and music. As a champion in debate and the performance arts, Evan brings a creative and effective communications skills component to INFINITY. His ability to diagnose an issue and offer recommendations has provided IBRS and IGG with the ability to articulate long-term resolutions to communications issues.

Evan was elected as the Vice President of the Student Body during his third year at the University of Virginia by wagering a very effective multi-media campaign. During his fourth year Evan served as Chairman of the Minority Right Coalition and was selected as the Founding President of the C100.  His knowledge of the Social Media as a communications tool has proven to be invaluable at INFINITY.  Evan will graduate from the University of Virginia in May 2012 with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Political & Social Thought and a minor in Organizational Leadership.

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                                                                        Consulting Consortium Affiliates & Partners

Through its consulting consortium and industry network INFINITY has the ability to form teams of consultants with expertise from a variety of functional, line management and executive areas that can be assembled as a taskforce to deliver the maximum impact and results for your company. We strive to be the ultimate one stop shop that will launch your dreams into the stratosphere. Our affiliates allow IBRS and IGG to deliver on this customer satisfaction commitment. We recommend that you check out any of our affiliate partners to enhance your efforts in making your business or company financially fit and market viable for the long haul.

Mark Sievers
Founder & Principal of The Sievers Company, LLC

Mark Sievers is the founder of The Sievers Company, LLC and has an extensive and highly diversified career in both the corporate world and in private consulting practice. He has worked at the executive level for a succession of companies and has experience in M&A transactions, information technology, supply chain and product/concept development. His last corporate position was that of Chief Innovation Officer for the LJS/A&W division of YUM! BRANDS in Louisville, Kentucky which is the largest restaurant company in the world as measured by number of restaurants. This diversity of experience enables him to evaluate and add value to a business through a balanced and multi-functional perspective.

Mark's education includes:  --BS Accounting, University of Kentucky;  --MBA in Finance, Xavier (OH) University;  --Executive education courses at Harvard Business School and other institutions; and --Harbor Branch Oceanographic.

Additionally Mark has received extensive training through the Business Brokers Network, Kentucky real estate classes, etc. A partial list of his professional certifications include: --Business Transfer Specialist (from Business Brokers Network); and --Financial Recasting Consultant (from RWS Business Valuation Services).

Mark is also freelance writer and is a member of the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association whose membership spans 75 countries across the globe. Mark is a member of CPAL (Commercial Property Association of Lexington) and the Mayor's Task Force on Downtown Entertainment Development in Lexington, KY.

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Robert DiBartolomeo
Founder & Principal of Match U Franchise Consultants

Robert DiBartolomeo is the founder and President of Match U Franchise Consultants, LLC. Bob has worked with franchise companies in the retail, petroleum, quick service restaurant, food service, sports, and entertainment industries for over 25 years. He has extensive franchise development, real estate, construction, operations, and marketing experience with franchise companies such as 7 Eleven, Quiznos Sub, Dunkin' Donuts, Subway, Wendy’s, Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza, Franchise ReSales, i9 Sports, Pizza Vito and Red Mango. Bob also consults and advises attorneys regarding franchise issues through Technical Advisory Services for Attorneys, which he has been a member since 1995. He is a member of the International Franchise Association, Florida Lodging and Restaurant Association, and Florida Petroleum Marketers Association. Bob is a graduate of Hofstra University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He has also served in Leadership and Executive positions with some of the most aggressive and largest franchise systems in the world.

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Sylvia A. Burley
Principal & Founder of GreEnergy Consulting Group

Sylvia A. Burley is the Principal and Founder of Green Energy Consulting Group, LLC, a firm specializing in assisting businesses and non-profit organizations in creating and implementing their marketing and communications function from an integrated and sustainability perspective.

GECG focuses on Internet Marketing Consulting (including SEO, Social Media, Branding), Website Design & Monetization, Digital Advertising, and Communications (Strategy, Writing, Proofreading, Editing).

As an Integrated Marketing and Communications professional, Sylvia has worked in the retail management, real estate, transportation, government, and online publishing industries. Her areas of expertise include Strategic Planning, Communications, Marketing Campaign Management, Brand Management, Sponsorships, Public Relations, Media Relations, Community Relations, and Special Events/Promotions.

Sylvia is also a freelance writer and earned a B.A. in Communications from Michigan State University.

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A Talented Team of Consultants, INFINITY, is dedicated to making your business soar to new heights. Through the powers of a consulting we have the ability to address the needs of independent business persons, small companies, and/or corporations. We firmly believe that the current financial market will create many opportunities for entrepreneurs and small businesses in the near future. IBRS, IGG and e-Source have positioned themselves to handle the demands of this small business boom. Back to Home.

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Address:  1376 Chattahoochee Avenue NW

                         Suite 105

                         Atlanta, GA 30318