We are not a traditional marketing agency focused solely on the use of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) to generate opportunities. We are a personal brand development company committed to supporting athletes throughout their entire life’s journey. We believe that an athlete is more than just their athletic abilities. We prioritize the curation of personal brands that are reflective of their personalities, values, and ambitions.
Who We Are
Our leader, a student athlete himself, has assembled a team of seasoned development experts, each specialized in a particular field. From personal brand development and high performance coaching to negotiations support and business idea development, our team surrounds each of our athletes with the support they need to create a brand reflective of them as an individual.
Founder and CEO of EAMG Sports
Jake O’Donnell is the Founder and CEO of EAMG Sports, and as a former college athlete himself, Jake understands the perspectives of both the athlete and the business. Prior to founding EAMG, Jake played quarterback at James Madison University and on the US National Team in the 2018 World Championship in Mexico City. He earned his undergraduate degree from The University of Tampa, majoring in Entrepreneurship.
He is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship at the University of Tampa.
As the Operating Partner of our group, Chuck is responsible for internal operations as well as offering our athletes guidance with any business ideas or investments they may want to pursue. He has global experience designing, launching, and operating companies ranging from 5 person startups to several thousand employee companies. For over two decades, he has overseen, led, or acted as Senior Advisor to M&A, Private Equity, and Venture Capital transactions worth over $9 billion. He is a Board Member at the Tampa Bay Wave and the Lowth Center for Entrepreneurship and serves as an advisor to a number of high tech companies. Chuck lives in Tampa, FL with his wife and two daughters. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, boating, and trying new food.
Entrepreneur and Former National Football League (NFL) Player
Ricky Reynolds is a former player for the National Football League (NFL). He was born and raised in Sacramento, CA, and studied sociology at Washington State University. In 1987, he was drafted to the NFL in the second round by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers where he played cornerback for 7 years. He signed as a free agent in 1994 with the New England Patriots where he played another 3 seasons. During this time, he won an NFC Championship and appeared in Super Bowl XXXI. Throughout his football career, Ricky invested in real estate in the Tampa Bay market. He has rented and sold homes for more than 25 years. After his retirement from the NFL, Ricky went on to coach for 15 years at 5 different high schools in the Tampa Bay area. He spent 3 of those years as the head coach at Blake High school. Ricky currently lives in Tampa with his wife, Ericka. Together they have 6 children— Nicole, Darius, Julius, Cassidy, Caleb and Jennifer— and 5 grandkids. Having survived prostate cancer in 2002, Ricky is especially grateful for his blessings. He knows he is a living testimony!
Since 1994, Brent Britton has worked in commercial legal work with a concentration in technology companies, intellectual property, venture funding, and business transactions. A former computer scientist with a master’s degree from MIT, Britton was among the first generation of “dot-com lawyers” in Silicon Valley. In 1997, he founded the respected San Francisco law firm Britton, Silberman & Cervantez, LLP, which was acquired in 2000. He has since gone on to be a partner at several major law firms in San Francisco, New York City, and Tampa. Brent is the current managing partner of the San Francisco based firm, de la Peña &Holiday, LLP’s Tampa office. He is licensed to practice law in California, New York, and Florida. While he has maintained strong roots in the San Francisco Bay Area’s emerging-companies community, Britton has also been an advocate for the growth of Tampa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is the co-founder of several startups and often teaches about entrepreneurship, law, and creative problem solving. Britton has authored a number of legal and scientific works, including his book, “Ownability: How Intellectual Property Works,” which is an accessible introduction to intellectual property concepts.
Human Performance Coach, Operating Partner, Executive Performance Consultant, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Combat and Human Performance Specialist Master ART Therapist, Lead ART Trainer
Dr. Diego is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who moves between the medical, combat, and business worlds to help clients navigate stressful human performance environments through mindfulness and meditation. He is an expert in enhanced performance adaptation and combat trauma, hosting international retreats and private therapy with active-duty military and Veterans. Helping them to overcome performance challenges, Dr. Diego also works with Special Operations Warriors.
The demanding environment of college athletics causes many athletes to face similar performance problems. Dr. Diego applies these same techniques when working with executives and athletes. In business, we make decisions using our knowledge and experience as well as with our bodies, which are not designed to endure the continuous stress of high performance environments. His consulting helps develop the body’s ability to approach situations more efficiently, much like a Special Forces Operator.
Dr. Diego is an Executive Performance Partner at Ideasphere and travels with retired Green Beret Lt. Col Scott Man for leadership workshops and Veteran’s storytelling. He is the former Clinical Director of Military and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) Research at the University of South Florida and has co-authored numerous peer reviewed ART publications. Dr. Diego is presently an ART research consultant at USF and Mayo Clinic. He is an internationally known speaker and co-publisher with 16 years of experience teaching at the collegiate level.
Dr Diego’s private practice is located in Tampa, FL. Dr. Diego on the Golf Channel with Special Operations in Ireland:
Personal Branding Specialist and Founder of Personofi
Topher Morrisonis the founder of Personofi — a firm that specializes in pitch development for business leaders. He is the author of 4 best-selling books and was voted one of the top 10 business speakers in Tampa Bay.
He volunteers his time to mentor students at the University of Tampa’s entrepreneurship center and is a member of UT’s Board of Fellows. A founding member of the Center Circle at the Center for Women, Topher is a fierce advocate for equal rights in the workplace. He is also a member and serves on the development committees of Feeding Tampa Bay and the Tampa Bay Mobility Alliance. Topher was recently a Mayoral candidate for the City of Tampa, and while he was not elected, he managed to raise awareness for some of Tampa’s most critical issues surrounding minority owned businesses, renewable energy, and transit solutions.
Over the past 30 years, Topher’s speaking career has earned him a global reputation as an expert in mass-communication and influence. He has spoken for top executives at American Express, Microsoft, Google, and other impressive corporations. Topher is shockingly honest, sometimes irreverent, and always down-to-earth.
DEREK DEL ROSAL
Recruitment Consultant and Entrepreneur
Derek has been a PrepStar scout for over a decade and has helped over 500 young men and women with their college sports ambitions. He is an active participant in All Pro Dads where, as a father figure and mentor, he helps young, underprivileged athletes. Derek is a true outdoorsman who loves to fish, hunt, and hike with his family.