KIRK ELLIOTT, PHD
a little bit about me
- Engaging a Culture in Conflict (2018)
- Comparative Analysis of Inflation Adjusted Investment Returns 2000-2017 (2017)
- Strategic Investing (2017)
- How Nations Die | Lessons from History: The Fall of Rome and America Today (2017)
- Co-creator and producer of The Missing Chapter Curriculum (2015)
- 300 Million Slaves (2013)
- 10 Ways to Avoid the Economic Tsunami (2013)
- Surviving Global Governance (2013)
- The Gold and Silver Mastery Program Curriculum (2013)
- An Empirical Identification of an Appropriate Inflation Definition and an Inflation Targeting Monetary Policy Regime (2007)
Dr. Elliott earned his Ph.D. in Theology from the Phoenix University of Theology (Th.D), a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University, a Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of Denver, and B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.
Dr. Elliott serves on the boards for the MORE Foundation, Patrick Henry College, Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk, and Council for National Policy Action, Inc.
Dr. Elliott has served as adjunct faculty for Liberty University, Fort Lewis College and Walden University and the Phoenix University of Theology in the areas of economics, public policy, and international business.
Phoenix University of Theology | July 2017
Ph.D. Public Policy and Administration
Walden University | February 2007
M.A. International Studies
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies | June 1994
B.S. Business Administration
University of Colorado | December 1992
MANAGEMENT AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS
ELLIOTT GLOBAL | CEO | Private Equity Holding Company
(2013-present) Durango, CO
A private equity holding company with ownership interests in e-Commerce, merchant processing, publishing, and manufacturing industries.
RDKL | Co-Founder | Skincare and Beauty
(2017-present) Colorado Springs, CO
RDKL is a millennial brand focusing on fun, clean, natural skin care and beauty products utilizing a social entrepreneurship model that gives a portion of gross revenue to help fight human trafficking around the globe.
MORE COMPANY | Co-Founder | Skincare and Beauty
(2016-present) Colorado Springs, CO
MORE™ Brands provide manufacturing and distribution of natural skincare and anti-again products that impact the skin at the cellular level.
SOVEREIGN ADVISORS | Founder, Economist & Wealth Manager | Wealth Management
(2017-present) Durango, CO | Colorado Springs, CO
Wealth Management, economic education, and financial media firm serving a global clientele.
THE MORE FOUNDATION | President and co-founder | Non-profit foundation
(2016-present) Durango, CO
Trafficking women and children for sexual exploitation is the fastest growing enterprise in the world despite the efforts of 134 countries and international laws that criminalize sex trafficking. The problem is massive: A $32 billion industry that has enslaved over 20 million adults and children. Their lives are changed forever. Through a unique model of celebrity advocates and corporate alliances the MORE Foundation is helping to restore and redeem the dignity that was stolen from them. LINK: http://www.themorefoundation.com
SPARK | Co-Founder and Managing Partner | Venture Capital
(2016-present) Durango, CO
A venture capital and management company specializing in the startup and operations with ownership in Timberline Forestry Services, RDKL, MORE™ Brands, and other eCommerce and manufacturing holdings.
THREAT™ | Producer | Television show/Media
(2014-present) Colorado Springs, CO
THREAT™ follows the present day threats that our world faces on a daily basis. Using extensive research and analysis, the THREAT™ team identifies impending international dangers. THREAT™ exposes everything from natural disasters, climate change, political downfall, social unrest, and economic meltdown. Providing insight through a dramatized FUTURECAST™ or simply future news, the THREAT™ team provides insight to help secure our future through preparation techniques and defense mechanisms. Currently in production for potential national television network distribution. VIEW TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7MOjJrOxFE
THE MISSING CHAPTER | co-creator | Educational Curriculum
(2015-2017) Durango, CO
The Missing Chapter was created to assist in educating critical thinking, culturally astute, fiscally responsible, and well grounded young men and women who can engage in the problems of the day and have solid answers. The focus is on finance, economics, current events, and entrepreneurship. Our children are our greatest assets, and our legacy is not what we leave our family, but what we build into them. LINK: http://www.themissingchapter.net/
MCALVANY FINANCIAL GROUP | Economist & Wealth Manager | Wealth Management
(2002-2017) Durango, CO
Wealth Management firm Serving over 1200 global clients. Responsible for strategy and implementation of investment accounts and estates to provide for inter-generational wealth transfer.
Phoenix University of Theology | Adjunct Professor
Liberty University | Adjunct Professor of International Business and Economics
(Aug 2007-April 2009)
Walden University | Adjunct Professor of Public Policy
(Sep 2007-Dec 2008)
Fort Lewis College | Visiting Professor of Economics
(Jan 2004-May 2004)
(2018). Engaging the culture in a time of conflict. Elliott Global: Durango, CO.
(2018). Comparing economic policy: strong dollar vs. weak. Elliott Global: Durango, CO.
(2018). Current economic analysis: strategies for 2018. Elliott Global: Durango, CO.
(2017). Becoming a Family of World Changers in Silk, D. (Ed.), Parenting with purpose (pp. 29-33). Retrieved from http://books.noisetrade.com/dannysilk/parenting-with-purpose?download=1
(2017). Strategic investing. Sovereign Advisors: Colorado Springs, CO.
(2015-2016). The missing chapter curriculum. Wisdom Safari: Durango, CO.
(2014). 300 million slaves: America and its “free” society. Today’s America: Durango, CO.
(2013). 300 million slaves documentary: America and its “free” society. Today’s America: Durango, CO.
(2013). The gold and silver mastery program. Access Media: Colorado Springs, CO.
(2013). Ten ways to avoid the economic tsunami. Today’s America: Durango, CO.
(2007). An empirical identification of an appropriate inflation definition and an inflation-targeting monetary policy. Today’s America: Durango, CO
(1994). The trend towards a unified global system: The changing political, economic, and social structures that are moving towards a new world order. Unpublished Masters Thesis, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.
Atlantic Council | Member (2016-present)
Council for National Policy Action, Inc. | Board of Directors (2013-2017)
Family Talk | Board of Directors (2013-present)
Survivor Glam Squad | Board of Directors (2018-present)
Patrick Henry College Foundation | Board of Directors (2012-present)
The More Foundation | Chairman of the Board (2016-present)
Philanthropia | Chairman of the Board (2009-2010)
Christian Music Broadcasters Association | Member (2016-present)
Council for National Policy | Member (2008-present) Board of Governors (2010-2014)
Knights of Malta (Knights Hospitallers of the Sovereign Order of St. John) | Knight (2016-present)
Patrick Henry College School of Government | Chairman, Strategic Intelligence Major Task Force | (2013-2014) LINK: http://phc.edu/si.php
Chaired a task force comprising of academicians in the areas of Strategic Intelligence (SI) and International Politics and Policy (IPP) along with practitioners from the private and public sector to create a major within the School of Government at Patrick Henry College. The Mission of the PHC Strategic Intelligence Program is to provide students with a rigorous and systematic study of the intelligence discipline so they are fully equipped to lead the intelligence, national security, and foreign policy endeavors of the United States.
Manna Soup Kitchen | Durango CO (2007-2013)
Intermittent volunteering serving the poor and homeless.
One Child Matters | Moca, Dominican Republic (2012, 2014)
Two separate times assisted in funding literacy projects and built libraries in two community center programs in the Dominican Republic. Assembled teams to build a two libraries, partnered with educational specialists to populate the libraries with books for (pre-6), games, computers, staff, and ongoing financial support in an effort to break the cycle of poverty through literacy in an area where 90% of the population was illiterate.
FCOP International | Cambodia (2014)
Worked with a team to fund the purchase of agricultural equipment (tractor, cultivator, and other equipment) to automate rice production and harvesting to create a self-sustaining micro-economy to feed the orphans and staff at 106 homes consisting of over 2400 orphaned children and 600 staff).
ASEA | Buntog, Philippines | (2013)
Funded the drilling of a well and purchase of a generator to provide for the only fresh water supply and power in a remote community of the Philippines.
Macroeconomics, microeconomics, public policy, public administration, monetary policy, fiscal policy, money and banking, history of economic thought, public finance, political economy, international trade, international economics, finance, comparative political systems, leadership, entrepreneurship