MISSION VIEJO, Calif., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Godfather Media, Inc. (OTC: GFMD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bryan Swalley to the Company's new business division, Elite Representation Associates (ERA), as President. Mr. Swalley brings with him over 12 years of experience in the professional sports representation business.
Mr. Swalley, in November 2008, was hired by Dynasty Athlete Representation to be an agent in its Baseball Division. After displaying exceptional knowledge and passion for the industry, he was quickly promoted as the firm's Baseball Division Director, a position he retained until Dynasty vacated its athlete representation division in January 2012. Some of the players and coaches that Mr. Swalley represents are affiliated with the following organizations:
New York Mets
The individuals he represents are Major League Baseball Veterans and Rookies that either plays in affiliated Minor League Teams or Major League Teams.
Mr. Swalley is a graduate of Marshall University and resides in Huntington, WV. Mr. Swalley stated, "I am very excited and fortunate to have the opportunity to partner with Godfather Media, Inc. in developing ERA. It is always refreshing to collaborate with professionals who share the same ambition and vision, as well as possess a strong passion for both baseball and business."
Michael Cummings, Godfather Media, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer commented on the appointment of Mr. Swalley saying, "We are very pleased to welcome Brian Swalley to our Management Team and view his appointment as being very positive for our company as well as our shareholders. Mr. Swalley's desire to participate in enhancing shareholder value combined with his successful experience in business and sports makes him especially well-suited to add substance to our Team."
About Godfather Media, Inc.
Godfather Media, Inc. is an American holding company headquartered in Mission Viejo, California, that takes minor or full interest various subsidiary companies. Godfather Media's ("GFMD") portfolio will be comprised primarily of long-term investments in small to medium market companies using cash, preferred/common stock and other equity interests. Our targeted investment will typically range between $500 thousand and $5 million, although this investment size may vary proportionately as the size of our capital base changes.
The Company's principal focus is investment in growth opportunities in sports, entertainment, and mobile and social media industries. Godfather Media generally seeks to target companies that generate free cash flow, have experienced management teams and possess strong competitive positions within their respective industries.
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