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WHO WE ARE
Scott Manthorne is a serial entrepreneur, having launched several successful businesses focused in the professional sports vertical. A sought after expert, he has over 25 years of experience in marketing, business development, strategic networking and philanthropic endeavors. His passion for helping others, impacting the world on a macro level, and collaborating to form highly impactful partnerships brought to fruition All Sports United. Prior to this, he co-founded Athletes and Executives, which was an industry leader strategically connecting business executives with athlete entrepreneurs nationally.
Derek Champagne is a serial entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience developing effective marketing campaigns. He is the Founder & CEO of The Artist Evolution, A full service agency building memorable brands, marketing tools and campaigns for startups to household brands. Derek is also the author of the best-selling marketing book: Don’t Buy a Duck and the host of the Business Leadership Series podcast.
After his 11 year NFL career, Ryan McNeil founded OT Enterprises, Inc. (OTEI), the spinoff of his previous venture PBFN-Professional Business & Financial Network an organization designed to provide professional athletes with the fundamental tools they need to succeed in business. He is also the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of OT Magazine, a print and online publication profiling the business and lifestyle of sports.
McNeil’s strong business acumen allowed him the perspective to see beyond his professional football career. As a result of his contribution to the changing face of entrepreneurship and business in the sports industry, Mr. McNeil has received several awards, including the Minorities in Business Magazine Sports Leadership Award for 2004 and a 2003 NV Award.
Kim has a career background in Information Technology and Sales / Business Development. She is active with the Chamber of Commerce and serves as a member of the Advisory Council and Marketing/Public Awareness Committee for the Single Parent Scholarship of Benton County. Kim has 1 daughter and several rescue animals. In her spare time she takes advantage of the beautiful Greenway and is involved with Tableside Theater.
Alyssa graduated from John Brown University with a BA degree in English and has been with TAE since 2013. She likes to spend her free time with family and friends and also enjoys running, the outdoors, and books (any combination of the above is a favorite!)
Taylor graduated from The University of Arkansas with a BS in Marketing. He joined The Artist Evolution team in September of 2016. He spends a majority of his free time eating and playing guitar. He also enjoys a little writing from time to time.
Logan Hocott is an Arkansas native. She grew up in Fort Smith and is a graduate from the UofA-Fayetteville with a BA degree in Visual Design. She began her career with TAE as in intern back in 2013 and has been a part of the team ever since. In her free time, she enjoys time with her husband Zach, daughter Daivee and 3 dogs. You might find her at a country music concert or watching Game of Thrones at home.
Bio coming soon…
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