"Robert S. Shumake guides Shumake Global Partners (SGP), an L3C enterprise with the mission "to enhance the world in which we live", provides services in multifaceted socially beneficial sectors inclusive of Technology; Financial Services; Education & Training; Housing. In 2005 as founding President and Chief Executive Officer of Inheritance Capital Group, LLC, (ICG) a leading private equity investor and developer of commercial and residential real estate, Robert Shumake expertly achieved financing for all types of ventures, from small business to mortgage loans, commercial leasing, and specialized projects. ICG developed a real estate portfolio of nearly 3 million square feet, valued over 300 million dollars.
Prior to Robert Shumake's success at ICG, he was Owner and President of First Equity Holdings, where he oversaw the management and sale of 85% of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) inventory in Michigan. Following his accomplishments at FEH, Shumake was awarded a Presidential appointment to the Federal Home Loan Bank Board of Directors, which presided over 700 billion dollars. During his tenure as a director, Robert Shumake presided over the Finance Committee in Michigan and Indiana. Robert Shumake also received two Michigan (Republican and Democratic) gubernatorial appointments: The Board of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons, where he was responsible for the regulation and licensure of real estate professionals, and the Governor's Council for Health and Fitness.
Robert Shumake is an active supporter of youth, both as a mentor and as a philanthropist. The Robert Shumake Scholarship Relays, a division of the Shumake Family and Friends Foundation, has provided over 100 college scholarships and provided over 25,000 youths the opportunity to display their talents, athletically and academically. Robert Shumake is also a sponsor of the Historical Black College (HBCU) Cross Country Tournament, the largest tournament of its kind in the nation.
  • Detroit, MI
  • JoinedAugust 27, 2019