Contact

    New York

    D: 917-312-4252

    sean@bequestmanagement.com

 

   Areas of Focus

  Business Management 

   Corporate & Transactional

   Sports & Entertainment

   Health & Wellness

   Philanthropy & Tech

   

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Sean L. James

Chief Executive Officer

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As a former college and professional athlete, Sean has competed on the highest levels which has given him unique experience in, and valuable insight on the discipline, drive, and ability to dream big and achieve your goals.

 

As a George Washington University MBA, Sean has honed his ability to understand and practice business in a way that maximizes his experience in wealth management, corporate planning, as well in philanthropy. Sean's unique career has afforded him experience working in multiple arenas--sports, entertainment, corporate, education, philanthropy-thereby cultivating relationships, opportunity and innovation across the professional landscape.

He creates and implements systems for personal, business and philanthropic needs to create profitable outcomes through the examination of the efficacy and efficiency of existing process streams. These streams include: insurance, taxes, wealth management, private banking, office management, and access to legal counsel.

Sean has served in many roles across professional arenas. Among his distinguished roles, he has served as Managing Partner for BraverJames Sports Management; Director of Sports & Entertainment of The Hotaling Group; Founder & Executive Director of Be In The Know About Bullying; Chief Operating Officer of  New York Stem Cell Institute; Advisory Board Member of Virtual Enterprises International; Advisory Board Member of Ultimaxx Health; and​ Board Member of Athlete Ally.

  • George Washington University, M.B.A.

  • Missouri Southern State University, B.S.

Honors & Awards
  •  FINEXT AWARD Excellence In Finance Leaders Award

  •  Recognized by Buick and the NCAA in Human Highlight Reel that  celebrates  student-athletes that continue to  show leadership and dedication once they complete their academic  programs. 

  • Recognized as "Modern Man" as a leader in Financial Literacy By Black Enterprise.

  • Recognized by NFL Engagement for activism in the community.

Professinal Activities
  • Board member of Athlete Ally

  • Advisory board member of the Boys & Girls Club

  • Advisory board member of Virtual Enterprise

  • Advisory board member of Ultimaxx Health

News & Publication

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Publications 

  • "How Colin Kaeprick's Protest Has Shifted The Conversation,"Huffington Post (January 15, 2018)

  • "The Momentum of Change," Swerve Magazine (July 23, 2017)

  • "The Uncomfortable Ride To Progress" Washington Blade (June 1, 2017

  • "Lets Talk Leadership & Financial Literacy" Black Enterprise (November 26, 2016)

  • "Activism, The Black Athlete" Washington Blade (October 26, 2016)

  • "Former Athlete Sean James Advocates Against Bullying"Rolling Out (October 28, 2015)

Speaking Engagements

  • TV Guest "CVR TV" Full Sail University (July 20, 2018)

  • Panelist "Bloomberg Open Finance" (June 15, 2018)

  • Speaker "Dillon Lectures Series" (Seotember 26, 2017)

  • TV Guest "CBS Morning Show" Bullying and Human Behavior ( July 15, 2017)

  • Panelist " Financial Literacy Boys & Girls Club of America (May 10, 2017)

  • TV Guest NBC News Bullying In The NFL ( March 3, 2017) 

  • Keynote Speaker Virtual Enterprise Business Summit Long Island University (April 15, 2017)