Athlete Booking Agent, Sports Marketing Expert, Internet Entrepreneur, Sports Memorabilia Collector & Investor
Entrepreneur & Investor
Over the past twenty years, Ryan has started many successful companies including AthletePromotions, TornadoPromotions, EliteJets, AthleteSpeakers, CountryMusicBookingAgency and RedCarpetMonday. He’s also a partner and investor in companies such as 500Level and BigLeaguePillows. Aside from real estate, some of his stock investments include Apple, DraftKings, Starbucks, Canopy Growth Company, Tesla and Greyscale Bitcoin & Etherium Trust.
Sports Memorabilia & Card Collector
Since he was 5 years old, sports has been an important part of Ryan’s life. He collected sports memorabilia, player jerseys, vintage t-shirts and sports cards as a hobby and an investment. Some of his prized possessions include a signed Michael Jordan jumbo rookie card, a Tom Brady signed jersey, home run caught Derek Jeter signed ball, an Alexander Ovechkin game used stick & skate and a huge collection of Luka Doncic rookie cards and the 1/1 Zac Veen Bowman Chrome SuperFractor Autograph.
Celebrity & Athlete Booking Agent
Twenty years ago, Ryan founded AthletePromotions, one of the largest celebrity and athlete booking agencies in the industry. His company books talent for corporate appearances, speaking engagements, autograph signings, meet & greets, golf tournament and product endorsements. Some of his favorite celebrities he’s worked with over the years include Mark Cuban, Emmitt Smith, Russell Wilson, Spud Webb, Tim Tebow, Wayne Chrebet, Cedric the Entertainer and Audrina Patridge.
MEET RYAN TOTKA, CELEBRITY Booking AGENT & ATHLETE MARKETING EXPERT
Founder of RedCarpetMonday®, TornadoPromotions, EliteJets, ThrowUpTheX and AthletePromotions, Ryan was born in Edison, New Jersey on December 30, 1977. Ryan graduated from the University of Central Florida in 1999 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing. He was named the winner of the 2003 University of Central Florida Rising Star Award for the College of Business, nominated for top 40 under 40 in the Orlando Business Journal and named 2010-11’s Most Influential Businessmen. One of the top athlete booking agents in the US and Canada, Ryan Totka currently resides in Dallas, TX and Orlando, FL and has started four successful companies over the past 20 years.
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How Creating a Vision Board Can Manifest Everything You Want In Your Life
Have you made your vision board yet? It’s such a fun, simple project for any age when looking to accomplish goals in your life….and it definitely works. Doesn’t matter if you are 5 or 55, it’s never too late to visualize what you want for the future. Although...
Why The Sports Card Market is the Real Deal for Investing
August 23, 2020 By Ryan Totka | Blog Most of us grew up collecting baseball cards. We spent all of our money on cards at flea markets, card shows and the corner stores. We couldn’t wait for the day when the new Beckett price guide arrived in our mail box to see...
Growing Up a Die Hard Sports Fan Led to My Entrepreneurial Destiny
I believe certain things are in our DNA, especially what we were destined to do. I grew up in Woodbridge, New Jersey where I was basically born with a baseball in my hand. Here is a picture to prove it. At the age of 5, I went to kindergarten with an NFL lunchbox and...