Sandor W. Shapery
Sandor W. Shapery is an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of California and has practiced before the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Shapery is also licensed by the State of California as a real estate broker. Mr. Shapery is currently managing his real estate holdings and developing advanced technology for transportation.
Mr. Shapery is a member of the San Diego Chamber of Commerce Infrastructure Committee, former Vice Chairman of the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Stakeholders Working Group, an advisory member to the SANDAG Transportation Committee made up of the 18 mayors of all of the cities in San Diego County, a member of the Advisory Committee to the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority and a charter member of the Southern California Leadership Counsel founded by California's four previous Governors. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Save Our Heritage Organization, a 501(C)3 nonprofit Corp, and was again recently selected as vice-chairman to another SANDAG Stakeholders Working Group charged with preparation of the future Regional Comprehensive Plan update. Mr. Shapery is listed in Who's Who in California and in the National Directory of Who's Who in Executives and Professionals.
Mr. Shapery was one of the founders of the First National Bank, the largest initally capitalized bank at that time in the history of the United States. Other business interests include the sole shareholder of Shapery & Associates, a professional Law Corporation, Columbia Funding L.L.C., and various other ownership entities.
Mr. Shapery, through his newly formed Innovative Transportation Systems Corporation, is currently pursuing the development of technological advances in transportation infrastructure, including induction powered railroad and co-existent magnetic levitation trains capable of traveling at speeds in excess of 300 miles per hour on existing railroad infrastructure, and linear induction electric buses.
Mr. Shapery has been a resident of the City of San Diego for more than 60 years. He graduated from San Diego State University with honors majoring in Political Science. Mr. Shapery attended law school at the University of San Diego where he graduated with honors with a Juris Doctorate Cum Laude. While in law school, Mr. Shapery was a law clerk to Melvin Belli.
Mr. Shapery shares his time with his wife Rebecca between their homes in San Diego and Hawaii.