Board of Advisors

Troy DavisCEO & Co-Founder, Lampros Labs

Troy is the CEO and Co-Founder of Lampros Labs, a web development and design firm in Cincinnati, Ohio. He started Lampros Labs to help increase the supply of qualified technicians in the Cincinnati area while also helping startups and agencies execute projects successfully. Troy is an extremely talented software architect and entrepreneur. He is the most knowledgeable person in the Cincinnati area when it comes to working with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Prior to starting Lampros Labs in December 2014 he spent three years as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of CoupSmart. Before CoupSmart Troy served as the CTO of editSpot for one year and as the CTO of Metaphor Studio for four years before leaving for editSpot.

Jeff FogelsonFormer NCAA Division I Athletic Director

Jeff Fogelson, former NCAA Division I Athletic Director, most recently served as an adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati Sports Administration Program. Jeff brings a tremendous amount of experience in regards to collegiate athletics. In 1983 he was named Xavier University’s very first Associate Athletic Director. Shortly thereafter in January 1984 he was promoted to be the schools Athletic Director. He spent 15 years at Xavier and established the foundation for a perennial Top 20 Men’s basketball program. In 1998 Jeff left Xavier to be the Athletic Director at Seton Hall spending 8 years working for Seton Hall in the Big East Conference. This was Jeff’s second stint working for a school within the Big East as prior to heading to Xavier in 1983 he worked at Georgetown University for five years in roles as both Assistant and Associate Athletic Director. In 2008 Jeff was inducted into the Xavier Athletics Hall of Fame.

Tarek KamilCEO and Founder, Cerkl

Tarek Kamil is the CEO And Founder of Cerkl, a newsletter service providing automated personalization technology to engage and tailored to supporters of various organizations. Since April 2015 Tarek has served as a member of the Board of Directors for Cintrifuse. Additionally, Tarek is member of the Board of Directors for the Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation. He previously spent three years (2011 – 2014) as the Executive Director of Online Strategy for InfoMotion Sports Technology (IST) which provides analytics consulting for multiple DI basketball programs. Before working for IST, he served as a VP of Interactive Games for Los Angeles-based FOX Sports. He oversaw all facets of the online gaming operations for the FoxSports.com Interactive Unit, including WhatIfSports.com based in Cincinnati, which he founded in February, 2000 and sold to FOX Interactive Media in September, 2005. While leading the Interactive Games unit for FOX Sports, Mr. Kamil served as President/Founder of WhatIfSports.com. In just 5 short years, he grew WhatIfSports from an idea to nearly 500,000 members and orchestrated partnerships with some of the largest names in sports, including ESPN, Fox Sports, MLB, NBA and the NHL. In February of 2005, WhatIfSports was named Sports Site of the Year by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Prior to launching WhatIfSports.com, in 1997 Mr. Kamil founded, and served as President of, Incigna Technology Solutions – a provider of custom developed software and Internet solutions. Incigna worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies.

Brad KonermanManaging Partner, SaBo Investments & SaBo Capital Private Equity Firm

Brad Konerman is a seriel entrepreneur with a strong background in sport business, coaching and finance. He is currently a Managing Partner in SaBo Investments and SaBo Capital Private Equity Firm. SaBo works with companies from start-up stages to exit. They are talented in fundraising and management. He is a partner in sport finance GameChange Group. GameChange is known for being experts in deferred compensation and consulting services for coaches and athletes alike. They make an impact in everything that crosses sports with finance. He is currently the President of The Konerman Group which specializes in consulting work for small business and tasked with taking on special projects.

Brad was a Program Manager for the Men’s Basketball program at Xavier University from 2004-2008. He worked for Sean Miller. The 2008 season was Xavier’s 2nd Elite Eight appearance. Xavier made the NCAA Tournament in 3 of Brad’s 4 seasons while on Victory Parkway. He then moved to Toledo, OH to become the Director of Basketball Operations at the University of Toledo under Gene Cross and Tod Kowalczkyk. He left Toledo in 2012 to start The Konerman Group and enter the private sector.

Fred VintTerritory Account Manager, Avid Technology

Fred currently is a Territory Account Manager at Avid Technology. Previously he served as the Chief Technology Officer at Scientific Baseball and as the Director of Multimedia and Communications for Competitive Action Sports which makes the sports training device called The Tug. Before either of those roles Mr. Vint spent over four years (2006-2010) working for XOS Digital, formally XOS Technologies, as the lead sales manager for the NBA. This was a natural fit for Fred as he spent four years (1993-1997) as the Video Coordinator for Football at the University of Oklahoma. Simultaneously for five years (1992-1997) Fred was also the Video Coordinator for the Oklahoma City Blazers a hockey team that was apart of the Central Hockey League. Before going to XOS Digital Fred spent over two years working for ADP as a Marketing Representative and one year in a Business Development role at MCSi. From 1997 to 2000 Fred worked for a sports software editing company called Avid Sports (in 2000 was acquired by Pinnacle then acquired by XOS Digital in 2005) as a Field Support Manager.

Joseph WhiteOwner, Sector Sports and Associates INC

Joseph has over twenty-five years of experience in international business development and senior management which includes a very diverse background in launching and operating global businesses, sports marketing, and new business development. He most recently established and launched CT&T a Korean Electric Vehicle manufacturing company in the U.S. Joseph has a vast amount of experience in the Golf world as from 2001 to 2004 he was the President of AJAY a public company which operated a franchise chain of 150 golf specialty stores located throughout North America. Prior to that he was the President of The Gary Player Group a multi-faceted golf company with international business units dedicated to marketing golf equipment, golf course design, licensed products, endorsements, golf academies and event marketing all under the Gary Player brand.  Before that Joseph had previously held senior executive positions with Dunlop Tire & Rubber Corporation, Yamaha International and the Portman Companies. During his tenure at the Portman Companies, Mr. White worked extensively with multi-national companies, world-class athletes, leagues, Federations and the International Olympic Committee. White managed all of the corporation’s sports related business affairs and interfaced with all of the worldwide organizing bodies of sport. He negotiated several multi-year and highly profitable agreements with ACOG, USOC, NBC, IBM, TURNER SPORTS, and the International Organizing Committees from the top-ten bid cities for the 2000 Olympic Games as well as most of the major sporting goods manufacturers from around the world.