Stephen Smoot has been in International Business Development since 1982. He negotiated over USD 900,000,000 in international contracts, including a USD 490,000,000 manufacturing agreement with the China Great Wall Industry Corporation, the commercial arm of the Ministry of Aerospace and Astronautics of China.

He managed numerous international technology development and transfer agreements with the Chinese governmental companies.

He was a Marketing consultant for Golden West Artemia, primarily targeting the Southeast Asia market.
Stephen directed the formation of numerous Joint Venture companies in USA, Mexico, Afghanistan, Middle East, China and former Soviet republics. He is a specialist in offshore corporate asset protection and trust management for non-US Persons and directed international corporate mergers and acquisitions for US public companies.

He started out with his own business in Real Estate; opened the Denver, Colorado office of Marcus & Millichap, a national commercial brokerage firm specializing in the sale and acquisition of income-producing properties; developed 1,200 acres of sub-divisions in central Utah; owned and operated apartment complexes, mobile home park and ranch properties.

He also worked in Oil & gas leasing, exploration and production of oil & gas wells in Montana & Texas.

Stephen is currently President & CEO of TORtec Group Corporation (a publicly traded company), TORtec Group, TORtec Nanosynthesis Corp, Techgrand Company Limited and Eagle Feather Minerals.

He is married and has six children and 14 grandchildren. He is active in charitable, religious and social endeavors and is a Religious Instructor (Christianity).