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. 

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.

 

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.

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.

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
Brian Brundage - Founder
Brian Brundage - Founder
NBA, FIBA, MLB, FIFA, CFL, AFL, WNBA, US Soccer Federation, Indiana MMA Manager, Indiana Boxing Manager, Illinois MMA Manager, Illinois Boxing Manager, Athlete Agent (Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, New Mexico, New York, Louisiana, Utah, Florida, Ohio, Maryland)

Brian Brundage, is certified to handle most sports, which allows him to maneuver and handle multiple roles for our firm.  A Dale Carnegie graduate and Chicago native, Brian has built a reputation as one of the Windy City's savviest entrepreneurs.

In building successful companies, Brundage has learned the value and importance of teamwork. His philosophy is to maintain a team atmosphere and allow people and personality to run the business. 

Brian has both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Business Administration, as well as a Doctorate of Philosophy in Sport Psychology. In his downtime, Brundage has earned a Gracie Purple Belt in Brazilian Jujitsu and has been boxing for over 3 years. 

Brian hopes to pass on his love for business and entrepreneurial passions, as well as his faith in the Lord to his five sons Austin, Brendan, Braxton, Braylon, and Brody. Brian is happily married to the love of his life, Emily Brundage, and currently lives in the Midwest.

Ashley Walton - Director of Corporate Partnerships and Social Media Marketing
Ashley Walton - Director of Corporate Partnerships and Social Media Marketing

Ashley Walton is an Arizona native who’s lifelong passion for sports contributed to her pursuing a career in the industry. Growing up in a sports-oriented family and constantly being surrounded by athletics grew her love and appreciation for sports. She has competed as an equestrian, in the event of show jumping, since the age of two, and began riding at the professional level when she was 15. Being an athlete helped her relate to others in sports, elevate her levels of determination and discipline, and cultivate her competitive spirit. Ashley has worked in major league baseball, produced content for several sport blogs, and analyzed games in the NFL and NBA.

She attended Arizona State University’s W.P Carey School of Business and fulfilled a degree in Sports Business.

Freddy Young - Director of Brand Marketing and Corporate Communications
Freddy Young - Director of Brand Marketing and Corporate Communications

Freddy recently joined the WCM team to lead the Brand Marketing and Corporate Communications team. Freddy comes from a background of highly level competition, both on the field and in corporate/b2b sales. He excelled in football as a 2 year team captain for the University of New Mexico Lobos where he played defensive back. His success on the field at the collegiate level opened up opportunities in the National Football League where he was an undrafted free agent for the Oakland Raiders. Freddy’s the son of former All-Pro linebacker, Fredd Young, who was a 4x Pro Bowler for the Seattle Seahawks. At the University of New Mexico Freddy studied Intercultural communication and developed his passion for involvement in assisting diverse athletes, from multicultural backgrounds, adjust to the spotlight of big time professional sports. Since his playing career ended Freddy has excelled in Capital sales in the medical industry. He has skyrocketed to the top of his sales career through his passion for building great business relationships. His high level of organization and support for our clients and business partners is essential for growing the WCM brand.-Freddy will be responsible for conducting research to support corporate communications planning and strategy-Create and manage corporate partnerships-Manage speaking opportunities and relevant public engagements for our clients-Drive cultural brand relevance for our clients that keep them connected to networks, labels, studios and media -Help engage our multicultural athletes and clients with lucrative opportunities that match them with global brands that highlight their passions.

Amir Ransom - Player Development/Analyst
Amir Ransom - Player Development/Analyst

Amir Ransom has developed marketing skills as well as branding throughout the course of his four years as a graduate from Indiana State. He has also devoted his knowledge and passion to developing the next generation of basketball stars which ultimately lead him towards Player Development. While navigating through the sport management program, Amir was able to work closely with NBA professionals like Glenn Robinson Jr. III and help teach the game of basketball at a high level. He also had the opportunity to sell tickets for the Pacers Organization and develop his marketing skills by planning events like military night for the Terre Haute Rex Baseball club. Amir has also established his own elite basketball training for youth, high school, and professional athletes.

He is a USA certified amateur coach and coaches for Swarm elite during the summer months while also training. Player Development has helped Amir create relationships on and off the court and has pushed him to be able to breakdown film in multiple sports including football. Amir hopes to continue to grow as a sports professional and become certified as an agent in the next few years.

Jamie Black - Relocation and Real Estate Specialist
Jamie Black - Relocation and Real Estate Specialist


As a wife and mother of two, she understands the importance of home ownership! Her goal is to help make purchasing your dream house as quick and easy as possible in this ever-changing market. Whether you're buying, selling, refinancing, or building your dream home, you have a lot riding on your loan specialist. Since market conditions and mortgage programs change frequently, you need to make sure you're dealing with a professional who can give you quick and accurate financial advice. Ensuring you make the right choice for you and your family is my ultimate goal, and she is committed to providing her customers with mortgage services that exceed their expectations. Please browse her website, use her decision-making tools and calculators, and use our secure online application to get started. After you've applied, she will call you to discuss the details of your loan, or you may choose to set up an appointment with her in person. As always, you may contact her anytime by phone, text, fax, or email for personalized service and advice. 

Matthew Vargas - Player Relations and Marketing
Matthew Vargas - Player Relations and Marketing

Growing up around a business oriented mother, I’ve been exposed to the best of the best in the city of Chicago. This exposure has helped me create a knack for business, in general. Adding in my love for sports and entertainment, marketing and player relations will surely benefit from me, my passion, and my involvement in this industry. With my hard work, I also bring a young, contagious smile, and an attracting voice that fits right into this industry. 

Clay Truman - Graphic Design and Marketing
Clay Truman - Graphic Design and Marketing

My Name is Clay Truman, and I’m a new graduate from Lake Central High School. I will be attending Grand Valley State on scholarship to play football and to study sports and recreation management. I’m always interested in the business side of sports and connecting with others along the way. I’ve grown fond of producing creative designs for companies, school, etc. I enjoy giving my own piece to every project that I work on. 

Dana Nicole Anderson - Marketing & Corporate Partnerships
Dana Nicole Anderson
Marketing & Corporate Partnerships
Bill Austin - Consultant
Bill Austin
Consultant
Russ Bouse - Video Production Director
Russ Bouse
Video Production Director
Michelle Carney - Executive, Media Production
Michelle Carney
Executive, Media Production
Art Kimber - Lead Trainer
Art Kimber
Lead Trainer
Tory Prasco - Legal Counsel, Contracts
Tory Prasco
Legal Counsel, Contracts
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
Austin Brundage - VP of Entertainment and ESports
Austin Brundage
VP of Entertainment and ESports