Author Archives: Gig Schmidt


ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Launched successful national ad campaigns with well-known companies such as 1-800 Flowers, AMC Movie Theaters, Fandango, International Monetary Systems, and various daily deal websites. Acquired thousands of social media followers from May 18, 2009- present Succeeded in the Mortgage and Real Estate industries in a down market. 2006-2008 Received the “Yahoo”… Continue reading →


Giacobbe “Jake” LaMotta, nicknamed “The Bronx Bull” and “The Raging Bull”, former middleweight and lightweight boxer, 93 wins (30 by knock out), 9 losses, 4 draws, 5’7″ born July 10, 1921, world middleweight champion from June 16, 1949 – February 14, 1951, member of the Boxing Hall of Fame, well known for his 5 fights with welterweight… Continue reading →

High School

Gig attended a small private high school that did not have a football or baseball team so he played soccer, basketball and tennis. Gig played Varsity in all 3 sports for all 4 years. Gig was also the captain of the various sports teams but says that he can not recall the specifics. Gig was… Continue reading →


As a freshman Gig attended Bucknell College and started varsity soccer, Division I (NCAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association. Gig then transferred to American University which was ranked 7th in the nation in soccer when he transferred and later 2nd.  He stopped playing due to an injury and lack of interest. —————————————————————————— American University newspaper “The Eagle”, Gig… Continue reading →

After College

After college Gig trained in boxing and excelled which was expected since his father was a middle weight boxing champion in the Army. Gig’s father was also the former Chief Inspector of the New Jersey Athletic Boxing Commission and was a childhood friend, former home heating oil business partner and co worker at the New… Continue reading →

Southern New Jersey Hall of Fame

Gig was All State in soccer and set many southern New Jersey scoring records becoming the All-Time leading scorer in South Jersey history. He broke the southern New Jersey scoring records that were once held by Cleve (Cleveland) Lewis who is the older brother of the Olympic track stars Carol and Carl Lewis. He started… Continue reading →


Calvin Edwin “Cal” Ripken Jr., nicknamed “The Iron Man”, an American former major league baseball shortstop and third baseman, Hall of Fame member  International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015, Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 7, 2015 —————————————————————————- Joba Chamberlain, major league baseball relief pitcher, New York Yankees World Series Champions 2009, 6’2″ 230lbs 24yo… Continue reading →

Other Hobbies & Interests

Other Hobbies & Interests Gig likes going to shows, concerts and sporting events and says that in 2009 he attended nearly 100 shows, concerts, sporting and miscellaneous events in Las Vegas. He also likes the “shore”, which is the “beach” for those of you not from New Jersey, and rented a portion of a summer… Continue reading →

Volunteer Work

Volunteer Work Gig has devoted a lot of effort towards charitable organizations including his fathers Indian Reservation in New Jersey , Goodwill, Salvation Army, Purple Heart, American Red Cross, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), The Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA), Best Friends Animal Society, Petfinder… Continue reading →