About Us

Sport Venture Group (SVG) is a sport investment and holding company founded by a multigenerational family office to invest, hold and manage its various multisport interests.  We are driven by our heritage as investors, our passion as fans and our vision as to the future of sport.

The company, from time to time, also advises key clients in the global sport space on Strategy, M&A, Commercial Partnerships and the like.  We do not raise money for third parties and do not refer third parties to any funding sources.

DISCLOSURES

Meet Our Team

Ron Konersmann

Chairman

Ron has over 30 years of both domestic and international senior management experience in packaging, telecommunication infrastructure and internet businesses.  He has held positions as Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO with experience in Corporate Strategic Planning and M&A for startups to a Fortune 30 firm having led two major turn-arounds and three startups.  Ron is a former US Marine that holds an engineering degree and an MBA from Notre Dame University.

Anthony Gebbia

CEO

Mr. Gebbia brings to the company a diverse career, most notably, 21 years of experience at The Walt Disney Company, a world leader in family and sports entertainment. Mr. Gebbia created the Logistics Operation for Disney’s Wide World of Sports (now ESPN Wide World of Sports) and led the logistics teams for such events as the Walt Disney World Golf Classic and The Walt Disney World Marathon.

Donald Crichton

Chief Financial Officer

Donald has over 30 years broad-based international financial and business experience working companies ranging from $4M sales to Fortune 500. His multifaceted background as a CFO and as a partner in public accounting also consulting and business valuation provides a unique and balanced business approach. He has an extensive background in Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) analyzing and improving internal controls leading to improved company efficiency and reduced costs. His interests include football, rugby and golf.

David Saslow, Esq.

Special Corporate Counsel

David is an honors graduate of Western Michigan University and earned his J.D. at the University of Michigan Law School. He began his career as a practicing attorney in the corporate securities department of Pepper Hamilton LLP. In 1999, Mr. Saslow was hired as general counsel by Greg Norman’s GPS Industries LLC, a development-stage GPS golf company which, after achieving profitability, eventually sold to Ingersoll Rand in 2017. After the sale of GPS Industries, Mr. Saslow joined McIntyre Thanasides and Sport Venture Group.

Major Holdings

These are holdings that we hold a control, insider or board position in the company.

Minority Holdings

These are holdings that we do NOT hold a control, insider or board position in the company.

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  • Juventus FC / Juventus Football Club, colloquially known as Juve, is a professional football club based in Turin, Piedmont, Italy, that competes in […]
  • Manchester United FC / Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the English Premier League.
  • Celtic FC / The Celtic Football Club is a Scottish professional football club based in Glasgow, which plays in the Scottish Premiership.

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    Disclosures

    Not a Broker-Dealer. We do not raise money for third parties and do not refer third parties to any funding sources. Sport Venture Group (“Company” or “Investor”) is neither a registered representative under the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), a member of FINRA or associated or Affiliated with any member of FINRA, nor a broker-dealer registered with the SEC under the Exchange Act or engaged in a business that would require it to be so registered, nor is it an Affiliate of a such a broker-dealer or any Person engaged in a business that would require it to be registered as a broker-dealer. In the event such Investor is a member of FINRA, or associated or Affiliated with a member of FINRA, such Investor agrees, if requested by FINRA, to sign a lock-up, the form of which shall be satisfactory to FINRA with respect to the Securities.

    Legal Notices. All legal notices should be sent to: Sport Venture Group, C/O: Legal Department, 3022 Morgans Point Rd, Suite 196, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466