|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
Mr. Dyer specializes in risk mitigation, charitable giving, and CAIC administration for Fortune 500 corporations and Forbes 400 families in the American and Canadian new media, film and television industries. His experience includes advising corporate and individual fiduciaries of trusts, senior executives of family offices, and top executives. He has a particular expertise with founders of successful business ventures, and executives at public media corporations.
He is CEO and founder of Geneva Media Holdings, LLC. Mr. Dyer provides a media funding structure for slate financing arrangements that offers a proprietary principal protection feature for hedge fund, banking, and direct equity investors, eliminating potential losses when investing in Hollywood digital, film, and television content. The structure is principal protected, asset backed, tax favored and fully insured. It provides high yields and lossless returns. The function of Geneva Media’s structure is to never lose a single penny of client’s assets –by providing superior risk mitigation– while also earning substantial profits in a low-level, capital gains tax environment.
Prior to 1999, Mr. Dyer was with Harris Trust / Nesbitt Burns / Bank of Montreal as Director and Senior Manager of financial verticals. He has worked at AXA, AMEX and Transamerica Financial as a professional advisor, and provided personal and corporate financial solutions for successful writers, directors, and producers.
Troy was accepted to the University of Southern California. He attended USCinema and received the school’s Cinema Circulus Scholarship, graduating with a professional degree in screenwriting and film production. He has accumulated over 2,000 hours of advanced financial, insurance, and taxation continuing education since starting in business in 1987. He has held numerous certifications, licenses and accreditations for investment, insurance, and tax advisory matters, and was a member of First Financial Resources (the only “producer owned” group currently practicing advanced insurance planning in the USA).
Mr. Dyer has been involved in venture philanthropy and has raised funds and donated to The Time is Now to Help the Children, The Maple Counseling Center, Willow Creek Community Church and to hospitals, colleges and environmental outreach groups.
During his studies in Los Angeles, he worked for manager-writer-lawyer, Samantha Shad (during the first of the large spec script sales, started by David Chappe’s “Gale Force” script). He interned at the leading daytime dramatic serial (Bell-Philip), as a production assistant for The Young And The Restless (the historically highest rated dramatic serial).
Mr. Dyer specializes in retirement, pension, estate planning, charitable giving, and trust administration for wealthy individuals and families in American media, film and television industries. His experience includes advising corporate and individual fiduciaries of trusts and estates, and senior executives of family offices. He has a particular expertise with founders of successful business ventures, and with executives of public corporations. His specialties include: Risk Management, Principal Protection, Film Financing, Asset Protection, Advanced Estate Planning, Wealth Management.