About Us

Sport Venture Group (SVG) is a sport investment and holding company founded in 2013 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 of 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.


Our Team

Ron Konersmann
Chairman Emeritus

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.

Jaime Shamis

Jaime is the Chairman, Foundation Director, and Director of Women’s Sport.  Jaime is a former Division II volleyball player that has 20 years combined experience directing, coaching and event management in volleyball.  Jaime also has over 20 years of finance, management and recruiting experience having been a top producer at one of the nation’s top bank’s home finance inside sales division where she generated $80M+ in annual revenue.  Jaime holds a Business degree from Shippensburg University.

Anthony Gebbia

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

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.

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.

Foundation & Charity

We have launched a self-directed private foundation that supports various internal initiatives and external foundations, charities and individuals.

Contact Us

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    Sport Venture Group, LLC
    3022 S Morgans Point Rd, Suite 196
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

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    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 South Morgan Point Road, Suite 196, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

    © Sport Venture Group LLC, 2012-2023.  All Right Reserved.