We provide strategic consulting and venture investing to organizations at the intersection of sports and technology. 


SportVEST Overview

Focusing on select sports operations and investment sub-sectors, SportVEST Holdings, Inc. is a US based strategic holdings company with the backing of eight engaged firms, looking to acquire investment partners. We created a global consortium of companies to apply fan-based engagement of virtual gaming and E-Sports platforms with e-commerce capabilities to monetize sports brands and athletes. SportVEST serves as the venture arm for the NFLA's 25,000+ athletes and their families, the NFLA Hall of Fame, MLBPA, and NASCAR. Beginning early 2020, SportVEST is projected to deliver billions in revenues and millions of dollars of benefits to all SportVEST members.

Led by an experienced and trusted team of Executives and Board Members.

Advised by a committed group of former All-Star Pro Athletes and Hall of Famers.

Guided by a common set of values including passion, integrity, innovation, service, community, teamwork, speed, diversity, results, and FUN.


SportVEST Team

  • Board Vice Chair

  • Speakers Bureau

  • MBA, The Wharton School

  • MS, U Penn

  • BS, BGSU

  • Princeton Accelerator

  • Mentor - Coach

  • Cleveland Browns

  • C-Level Executive

  • AT&T Executive

  • Mid Market CEO

  • $300m in IPOs

  • $500m Capital Raised

  • $1b in Exit Value

Vic Bakunoff

CEO & President

Core Executive Team

Rick Miller​

Board Chair, Past President AT&T Global Services


Robert Santye​

Board Member, Partner A. J. Santye & Co

Jared Witt

Board Member & Corporate Council

Brian Brady

Venture Capital Advisor, The Wharton School

Scott Kerschbaumer

Sports Marketing Executive

Andrew Campagnone​

Sports Revenue Executive

Athlete Advisors 

Ray Ellis

Athlete Advisor, Eagles


Franco Harris​

Athlete Advisor, Steelers

Shawn Springs

Athlete Advisor, Redskins

Phil Villapiano

Athlete Advisor, Raiders

Dave Winfield

Athlete Advisor, Yankees

Nate Miller

Athlete Advisor, NBA