Meet Our Team


Mike Fingado, M.S.

Angel Investor, Former D1 Athlete, M.S. Sport Management

Mike is serial entrepreneur and former Sr. Business Development Manager at Amazon where he managed $100M+ worth of new business from startups and established brands in the fitness industry.  In 2014, he was recognized as a 30 Under 30 award winner for innovation, creativity and leadership in the sports business industry.

Brian Dzingai, MBA

2x Olympian, IP Domain Expert

Brian is an entrepreneurial professional with a financial services background in audit & project management. He competed in both the Athens ’04 and Beijing ’08 Olympics for his native home of Zimbabwe. He was a professional athlete for 9 years with Nike and Mizuno as major sponsors at some point in his career.

Ryan Nugent, JD

Business and Legal Affairs Attorney

Ryan adds sports and entertainment law experience to the team. With experience serving as counsel within a major independent entertainment studio that grossed over $14B, he's used to taking the lead for merchandising, licensing and marketing agreements, and intellectual property infringement and enforcement matters.

Jen Rea

 Communications & Public Affairs

Jen is a public relations and marketing professional with expansive experience within multi-channel content strategies and developing strategic influencer programs for brands. When she's not following the latest strategic communication trends, her spare time is spent further exploring her love of health and fitness.

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