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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My 25 Bold Sports Predictions for the Next Five Years
AUG03 My 25 Bold Sports Predictions for the Next Five Years So much debate and controversy in the sports world these days, which makes it a never ending topic. Sometimes things move fast, other times we wonder why it never happened. Well, here are my predictions in...
The Best Ways for Young Entrepreneurs to Break Into the Sports Industry
Get Your Foot in the Door If your goal is to work for a professional sports team, you might have to do what ever it takes to get in there. So many young college graduates salivate over the chance to work for a professional franchise and the opportunities can be...
How My Orlando City Soccer Jersey Refound Love in Dallas for One Lucky Couple from Florida
I’ve always loved the way sports brings people together. There is an instant bond when one fans meets another fan, especially when in a different city. A hat, jersey or shirt immediately shows your team loyalty to another die hard fan, creating that trust. But on one...