Who We Are
Doug Jacobs - Founder & CEO
While at Innovative Sports Marketing, Mr. Jacobs led the acquisition & distribution of both Pay Per View & Closed Circuit boxing matches featuring Julio Cesar Chavez, Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Steve Collins, Jorge Arce, Marco Antonio Barrera & others. International soccer produced and distributed by Innovative Sports Marketing included matches featuring the national teams of the USA, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina & England.
Mr. Jacobs also helped create & coordinate campaigns and events for such clients as FootAction USA , Kmart & others featuring numerous sports celebrities such as Shaquille O'Neil, Walter Payton, Terry Bradshaw, Jimmy Connors, Mary Lou Retton, Deion Sanders and Don Mattingly.
Mr. Jacobs is regularly quoted in both the trade and consumer press on issues regarding the Sports Television landscape and athlete marketing. He has appeared in the NY Times, Washington Post, Newark Star-Ledger, Sports Business Journal, Advertising Age, Footwear News, MultiChannel News, Soccer America, Maxboxing.com, Yahoosports.com, Fightnews.com and others. He has also been a featured panelist at the Sports Summit. (click on Doug's image to go to our headquarters page)
Christy Graham - Director, Marketing & Media Operations
Ms. Graham was a valued employee and contractor with Levi Strauss & Company for over 19 years. She began as an Administrative Assistant and was later transferred to the IT Department as an Applications Analyst. Ms. Graham earned her promotion as the result of achieving operational efficiency and increasing revenue in her department. She is an effective project coordinator with comprehensive technical and business skills. Ms Graham also dedicated 8 years on Naval and Marine bases assisting our servicemen and their dependents. She received the President’s Volunteer Service Award, during the Bush Administration, for service to others demonstrating the outstanding character of America.
Juan Figueroa - Executive
A. Martinez, President, Integrated Sports Media, West Coast Mr. Martinez was associate producer of Affliction Banned and has promoted and produced over 250 world class fighting events throughout the world. Affliction Banned was one of the best and successful MMA events on Pay Per View. As an executive producer he represented International Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez, renowned world boxing champion, in marketing image, commercial endorsements and sponsorships. Mr. Martinez also represented Rodolfo “El Gato” Gonzales, who was a former lightweight world champion, as well as Alexis Arguello and Carlos Palomino. He was a Director of the World Kick boxing Association for 12 years. Was nominated 5 times as Director of the year for WKBA. In 2013 Mr. Martinez was nominated and awarded the Worldl Broadcasting Award for Quality Broadcasting Sports Production for Transmission and Production Excellence at PETCO park soccer game Americas versus Xolos.
Vince Zabala, Executive Vice-President – Mr. Zabala, a retired U.S. Navy Commander, has successfully managed and supervised large scale events involving up to 10,000 military personnel and 250,000 civilians. Mr. Zabala graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1971. Established and managed elements of event planning and projects including vendor and service provider selection. He was recognized for also developing and executing strategic logistic campaigns to meet scheduling goals and large budgets. Mr. Zabala, a businessman, consultant, mentor and investor, has acquired his own portfolio of real estate holdings. His valuable experience and wisdom brings focus and vision to our projects and planning process.
S. Stephen Huntsman: Executive Producer/Partner:
Huntsman has a lifetime of experience, and success consulting, and helming
international ventures: Selina Naturally, X-Prize, the most watched webcast ever, at time, ESPN X-Games, GuanXI America-Asia & Circle Talent Associates Beverly Hills Talent Agency, and The American Cinematheque to name a few. Huntsman is an honored Graduate of Riverside Military Academy, Special Operations Officer Training Program & multiple programs at the University of Southern California including Complete filmmaking Program &
international Sales. Distribution and Legal Aspects of the film and music business in Austin, Texas.
Brock Tucker - Director of Entertainment. Brock was born into the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay nation and was the Supervisor of Casino slot department. He is also a Crossfit Trainer. Brock brings a wealth of knowledge of entertainment through his involvement with the monthly tribal council meetings he attends at Sycuan.
Mark Faucher, Executive Management Partner
Mark Faucher - Is a third generation electrical contractor with over 40 years in the industry.
Has overseen all facets of the construction industry from scheduling, procurement, installation and project management.
During this time he has successfully been awarded a patent and received many project accolades.
Mark has brought with him his management skills to oversee the completion of multi-million dollar projects.
Nydia Figueroa - Executive
Janet Hogstrom, Executive Management Partner
Janet Hogstrom - Starting in the construction industry as a teenager, she has brought with her many years of experience.
She has been involved with construction related associations and presented various classes on many topics.
Currently as General Manger, she oversees the office functions of a multi-million dollar electrical contracting
Alejandro Loya - Director of Contact Competition. Loya is a former Navy EOD Officer and combat veteran. Over ten years of well-rounded experience in the C-IED community. Mr. Loya has active Top Secret Security Clearance (TS) and has supported US Secret Service in various missions accounting over 1000 hours of service protection. CNWDI Clearance (Critical Nuclear Weapons Design Information. He was also a Counter IED Training Specialist and a Counter IED Integrator. He is a subject matter expert in Counter Improvised Explosive Dev. Mr. Loya was a 3 time Armed Forces Champion.
Arturo Beltran, Latin American representative. Arturo is a former Welter Weight Muay Thai World Champion, 1978