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Ivan Blumberg

Athletes for Hope

Ivan has represented athletes for the majority of his career, starting with Proserv, Inc. in 1983. At Proserv, Ivan’s clients included Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras, Stefan Edberg, Arthur Ashe, Yannick Noah, and various other professional athletes. Ivan served as the General Counsel and Managing Director of ProServ and was a member of the Board. After ProServ was acquired by SFX/Clear Channel, Ivan became the President of Athlete Representation and managed the representation of over 750 athletes in nine sports.

Prior to becoming the CEO of Athletes for Hope, Ivan served as a senior consultant to SFX Sports and represented Andre Agassi. In addition, Ivan serves on the Board of the Andre Agassi Foundation, serves on the Board and as the volunteer Vice-Chairman of Hope and a Home, a charitable organization in the District of Columbia for at-risk families. Ivan is a 1980 graduate of Hobart College and a 1983 graduate of Washington University School of Law.

Ivan is a master facilitator who frequently travels around the U.S. to conduct workshops with professional and Olympic sports teams, such as the NBA, NFL, MLB and a variety of teams that competed in the 2016 Olympic Games. Additionally, Ivan has led panels and interviews for several organizations within the sports, foundation, and non-profit industries. A few organizations/conferences he has worked with include: Beyond Sport, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Milken Institute, and Wharton Sports Business Initiative.

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Events featuring Ivan Blumberg
Events featuring Ivan Blumberg