The Sabes Foundation is managed by its Chairman Robert Sabes, wife Janet Sabes, and son Steven Sabes. The Sabes Foundation is supported by the entire Sabes family, including Robert and Janet’s sons Jon Sabes and Ross Sabes, in honor of their parents, grandparents, Moe and Esther Sabes.
Robert W. Sabes, a native of Minneapolis, is an entrepreneur with over four decades of experience in a wide variety of businesses – with a focus on the food and hospitality industries. Mr. Sabes received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Minnesota and began his career with his family’s institutional food service business, American Fruit and Produce Co.. At American Fruit and Produce Co., Mr. Sabes served in a variety of leadership roles until its sale to Kraft Foods in 1988. >> Read More
Janet F. Sabes, wife of Robert Sabes, is a Minnesota native who grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her parents and family are Norwegian descendants who originally settled in Jackson, Minnesota at the turn of the century. Mrs. Sabes graduated from Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, lived in California, and held a variety of jobs before getting married to Robert Sabes. >> Read More
Steven F. Sabes, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of GWG Holdings, Inc., a company focused on life insurance policy purchasing and financing. Since 1998, Mr. Sabes has served as a Managing Director of Opportunity Finance, LLC, a family investment company specializing in structured finance. >> Read More
Jon R. Sabes, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of GWG Holdings, Inc., is a financial professional with over 20 years of experience in the fields of finance, venture capital, business development, managerial operations, and federal taxation. Since 1999, Mr. Sabes has served as Chief Executive Officer of Opportunity Finance, LLC, a family investment company specializing in structured finance. >> Read More