Jim is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts in Boston where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Finance. He has owned and operated several small businesses over the last 30 years.
Currently Jim owns several Sports Businesses and does Sports and Business Consulting work for many companies and individuals around the world, including the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) the largest amateur soccer league in the world, Northeast Rush and Rush Greece a youth soccer organization with over 3000 players.
In addition to operating four successful Soccer Clubs in the US and in Europe, Jim’s full-time focus is now his passion for Player Development through his soccer directing, coaching and management skills.
Born in Mytilene (Greece) in 1962, married with one daughter and two sons.
Graduated from the University of Massachusetts (1984) -Amherst, MA., with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management.
Graduated from Harvard University (1991) – Cambridge, MA., with a Graduate CSS in Administration and Management.
Andy has enjoyed a distinguished and decorated amateur, collegiate and professional soccer career. He attended ASU on a full soccer scholarship where he obtained his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.,) and Master of Science (M.A.) degrees in Pre-Medical and Para Professional Biology with a concentration in Microbiology at the Graduate level.
Andy was a Biology Professor and Department Chair at Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem NC for over 20 plus years, he is the Founder and Executive Director of FC Cardinals, one of the most successful youth soccer clubs in Winston-Salem North Carolina, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of TSM International one of the most reputable and successful sports management company in the US and worldwide and Chief Operating Officer of Fortress Network LLC.
A Serial Entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience as a top Networker in various commercial enterprises who enjoys working on getting new projects launched and running in the right direction
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