Keith Allen - Keith Allen

A Chicago native, Keith grew up immersed in football, baseball and basketball at Naperville Central where he played against former NBA player, turned Miami Heat Assistant Coach, Juwan Howard. His love of sports continued after school and he's been actively engaged in the local and international athletic communities ever since. Although initially starting his career as a player, he's established a reputable eye for identifying top talent players on the cusp of greatness and many in the world of professional sports have come to rely on Keith's recommendations.

At home, Keith has two wonderful children, Aliviyah and Connor Allen. He is a strong believer that humbleness isn't something one can claim and that patience is a fact of life, hence, his love of fishing makes him feel more in tune with the world.

Dana Nicole Anderson - Dana Nicole Anderson

Dana is an avid fitness guru whose diverse background includes ballet, dance, and fitness. She has put her stamp on the Midwest in relation to marketing and start-up ventures. She is truly blessed with the gift of bringing out the best in everyone she works with. Leadership, empowerment, coaching, networking and a wide variety of film and video background tabs Dana as one of Chicago's savviest and most connected business professionals.

Bill Austin - Bill Austin

With over 20 years of sales and marketing experience to go along with 15 years in coaching, Bill is is well versed at spotting top talent and delivering first class service. Working with youth athletes and their families to make well informed career decisions has always been a passion and natural position for Bill. As a coach, he takes an active role in helping high school athletes make the collegiate transition when their exploring scholarship opportunities and ultimately picking a school that represents the best athletic and academic opportunity. Additionally, Bill leads a non-profit called Play On which raises money for athletes at all levels to pay for a variety of fees including, registration fees, camp fees, etc.. In addition to owning his own sales business, he volunteers with a local Grand Junction, CO special needs baseball program. Bill is a team player and has a genuine desire to see all clients presented with the best opportunities for success and prosperity in their athletic careers and beyond. 

River Bonds - River Bonds

River Bonds is a Chicago native with a progressive interest in athlete representation. In only 2 years and 9 months, she obtained Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia in Interpersonal Communication and Sociology. This fall she will be pursuing a Masters of Science in Sport Administration from Georgia State University in hopes of pursuing a career in sports agency. Her extensive knowledge of the sports industry and her ability to communicate with a diverse set of people is what makes her thrive in this face-paced environment. River is a dedicated and goal oriented.

Russ Bouse - Russ Bouse

Currently a small business owner and operator of a video production company, Mr. Bouse’s background is very diverse with extensive broadcasting and computer technical services, 10 years of managerial experience, as well as, 15 years of experience working within the field of education.

Mr. Bouse received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Lewis University and also has a professional certificate degree in radio and television broadcasting from Illinois Center for Broadcasting.

During Mr. Bouse’s professional career, he was Director of Video and Production for the Chicago Eagles of the CIF football league. He has also interned for the Jerry Springer Show, landed a job as producer and on-air talent for the Kane County Cougars Baseball team for 95.9 WKKD radio, and produced a television segment for Roberto Benigni and Rei TV Italy. Mr. Bouse has also designed, built, and operated 4 television broadcast studios. During the summer, Mr. Bouse also takes great joy in filming his son’s football team.

Mr. Bouse was also privileged to work, on set, with such sports talents as: Gary Cobb former Dallas Cowboy and radio announcer, Brian Dawkins former Philadelphia Eagles, Brian Brooks former Pittsburg Steelers, Ron Jaworski NFL analyst on ESPN, Adam Taliaferro Penn State Nittany Lions, and Logan Ryan of the 2014 and 2016 NFL Champion New England Patriots.

Mr. Bouse also takes great pride, as a mentor, in the work his apprentices went on to produce. Students such as: Chad Cooper, New York “motion picture and television networks freelancer”; Jared Cooper, Phoenix “Cronkite News”; Dan Siegel, Orlando “Pixar”; and Meredith Ganzman, New York “The Jewish Channel”.

On a personal note, Mr. Bouse has been happily married for 18 years to his beautiful wife Anabelle and they have two wonderful children together.

Michelle Carney - Michelle Carney

An Emmy Award-winning and four-time Telly award recipient and native Chicagoan, Michelle Carney began her career in broadcast journalism with the Tribune Company in 1993, working in various script writing and producing capacities for CLTV, WGN and Tribune Digital Publishing for several years.

Michelle moved into the world of print for a change of pace, covering all the nightlife, dining and entertainment Chicago has to offer as the Managing Editor and Contributing Writer of Chicago SCENE magazine.

In 2007, Michelle moved to CelebTV, an Online Entertainment Network owned by Intersport. There she worked her way from Segment Producer to Executive Producer, writing, producing and managing the production team and studios. Michelle was integral in the launch of several branded content programs with corporate clients including The CW Network, Zales, TresSemme and Nexus haircare, McDonalds and many more.

Now at WCM, Michelle has found the perfect niche, offering her TV production talents to promote up-and-coming athletes while indulging her passion for sports. Her diehard favorites: UW Badgers, Chicago White Sox and Chicago Blackhawks.


Linda Dixon - Linda Dixon

Linda Dixon is from North Carolina and is a former student-athlete who played basketball and ran track for Morehead State University. She graduated from law school at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. She is looking to take her passion for sports and helping athletes succeed off the field so they can perform at their maximum ability on the field.

At WCM, Linda works to help secure marketing and sponsorship deals for athletes. 

Matt Guedes - Matt Guedes

Over the course of his career, Matt has positioned himself as an executive leader and successful business owner. He is currently the Vice President of a major US based recycling company. In addition, Matt also owns and operates a hunting consulting business. His hard work and career success makes him one of WCM's most trusted advisors when it comes to positioning our clients to succeed in their desired L.A.B. fields.

Since a very young age, Matt has lived a very sports-centric lifestyle. At two, he was already on the sidelines with his father, a football coach with over 35 years of experience. In high school, Matt was a three-sport athlete and went on to be a four year letter winner and 1990 All-Centennial Conference 1st team linebacker for Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. Since then, Matt has coached baseball, basketball, and football at all levels which included a head coaching position in Colorado. Matt and his family live an outdoor lifestyle on the Western Slope of the Rockies. His son Tekoah and two daughters, Baylee and Hollis, are already following his footsteps with athletic lifestyles.

Art Kimber - Art Kimber

Art Kimber is dedicated to helping athletes increase their team member performance through advanced and creative training techniques. His specialty is Strength and Agility Training. Mr. Kimber's training methods are designed to take an athlete's performance to the next level and create aggressive advantages for competing against other athlete's. Art and WCM believe that every athlete can increase their performance by incorporating our training programs with their current abilities, desire, talent and hard work, thereby creating great opportunities for that individual.

Malika Nicholson - Malika Nicholson

Malika was born and raised in Brooklyn New York, she grew up a passionate New York Knicks fan and played competitive soccer for fourteen years. After receiving a couple of Division 2 offers Malika decided to change her focus to the business side of sports. She currently attends the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she is double majoring in Sports Management and Operations and Information Management. With her degree Malika plans to explore the field of sports analytics. Malika is excited to join WCM team, supporting their baseball and football departments!

Tory Prasco - Tory Prasco

Tory Prasco is a partner with Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Mr. Prasco counsels small and medium sized-businesses in numerous areas of business planning and real estate law. He routinely serves as general counsel for businesses and business owners by providing them with legal and business advice related to formation, operation and liquidation of business entities, business and tax planning, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions and real estate sales, purchases and financing. Tory handles all of the contractual agreements for all Future/Current WCM Clients and any legal issues that arise. Prasco also has a strong passion for sports therefore he really enjoys dealing with Professional Athletes on a daily basis.

A'lon Santiago - A'lon Santiago

A'long was born in California and has grown around sports his entire life. He has continuously built on his passion for sports by working close to teams and players. His interests are in all sports, but he favors basketball and soccer. A’lon currently works in the baseball and football side of WCM and looks to pair players with teams around the world.

He currently live in Seattle Washington and attends Seattle Pacific University where he majors in Sports Marketing.

Alexis Sinclair - Alexis Sinclair

Alexis works with our marketing department and administrative team to make sure all facets of the business are running at peak performance. She's part of our key personnel working behind the scenes supporting the entire WCM team. As part of her work, she's maintaining company policies, procedures and guidelines that ensure our company is operating as efficiently as possible. What makes Alexis so perfect for the position is her passion for sports and attention to detail. She's always watching SportsCenter, reading the latest sports articles and following the breaking news through her Twitter feed.

Sultan Sindhu - Sultan Sindhu

Sultan Sindhu has been with the WCM family for nearly two years and has recently accepted the role as Vice President of Basketball Operations for our firm.  Sultan attended DePaul university with a double major in Marketing and Sports Management.

With a strong work ethic and passion, Sultan has become an extremely valuable asset for our organization.  He spends a majority of his time scouting and developing relationship with prospective clients as well as supporting WCM’s current basketball clients all over the world.

Sultan lives in Chicago, where he is currently attending DePaul University pursuing a degree in Sports Management. Upon graduation, Sultan is planning to attend law school focusing on sports law. 

  •        Plan and book players trips for workouts, flights, hotels, etc.
  •        Maintain and develop relationships with many professional teams including NBA D-League, NBA, and professional overseas basketball teams
  •        Help build and maintain databases of global basketball leagues
  •        Work with analytics like statistics, percentages, draft projections, and players potential in identifying potential recruits
  •        Scout and recruit players that has led towards multiple signings for the agency
  •        Have successfully found our players jobs by building relationships with teams all over the world such as Venezuela, Spain, New Zealand, and Canada
  •        Created highlight videos for multiple clients, as well as player profiles for the website and to send out to teams
Derek Marques - Vice President & Player Representitive
Derek Marques - Vice President & Player Representitive
MLB General Certification / NHL Limited Certification

Derek Marques comes from a background in the Sports Media Industry and has extensive experience in finance. He has hands-on, interpersonal experience with both professional and amateur athletes.

Derek has devoted considerable time to promoting the underappreciated, off-field aspects of athletes in many different sports, and brings this set of values to his position at WCM. That interpersonal connection is a strength which he hopes to utilize to help grow WCM's brand, as well as to give his clients a more personalized kind of service. To this end, he spends a great deal of time on various social media platforms in order to strengthen those interpersonal ties with athletes and sports media figures.

Derek enjoys volunteer work in his local community, educating young adults on money management and how to choose a successful career for their futures.

Matt Scearce - CEO / NFL Contract Advisor
Matt Scearce - CEO / NFL Contract Advisor
NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor / MLB Limited Certification

Matt Scearce has acquired razor-sharp skills in branding, advertising and marketing over the past 14 years. As a creative and team-orientated visual communicator, Matt's marketing skills are extensive and include: 

  • Advertisement placement and purchasing
  • Brand Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Market Evaluation and Analysis
  • Public Relations
  • Sponsorship Procurement
  • Video Production
  • Web Design

Throughout his career he has developed strong project and client management skills.
Matt graduated from Collins College  with an Associates Degree in Visual Communications and continued his education at the Illinois Institute of Art with a Bachelors of Fine Arts. He then followed his art degrees with a Degree of Business Administration in Entrepreneurial Studies at UIC. 

Matt’s passion for all sports began at a very young age. His love of sports, coupled with his vast knowledge of making brands and Companies grow, is why Matt is the perfect fit for the Chief Executive Officer of WCM.

Matt currently lives in Northwest Indiana with his wife Renee, and three small children. 

Keith Allen - Director of Scouting
Keith Allen
Director of Scouting
Dana Nicole Anderson - Marketing & Corporate Partnerships
Dana Nicole Anderson
Marketing & Corporate Partnerships
Bill Austin - Consultant
Bill Austin
River Bonds - Administrative Coordinator
River Bonds
Administrative Coordinator
Russ Bouse - Video Production Director
Russ Bouse
Video Production Director
Michelle Carney - Executive, Media Production
Michelle Carney
Executive, Media Production
Linda Dixon - Administrative Coordinator
Linda Dixon
Administrative Coordinator
Matt Guedes - Consultant
Matt Guedes
Art Kimber - Lead Trainer
Art Kimber
Lead Trainer
Malika Nicholson - Administrative Coordinator
Malika Nicholson
Administrative Coordinator
Tory Prasco - Lead Attorney, Contracts, Branding and Trademarks
Tory Prasco
Lead Attorney, Contracts, Branding and Trademarks
A'lon Santiago - Administrative Coordinator
A'lon Santiago
Administrative Coordinator
Alexis Sinclair - Marketing Administration
Alexis Sinclair
Marketing Administration
Sultan Sindhu - Basketball Operations Analyst
Sultan Sindhu
Basketball Operations Analyst
Chantel Wright - Administrative Assistant
Chantel Wright
Administrative Assistant