DJ is a former NCAA Football Champion (Penn State, Heisman Trophy Candidate, 1st Team Collegiate All American). He was an NFL 1st round running back (Minnesota Vikings/ Detroit Lions); and MLB outfielder (New York Mets) and is part of a select group of only 27 athletes to ever play in the NFL and MLB. He has 24 years of business development, marketing, and business strategy and serves as SIX’s Principal Consultant. He is an author (link to Decide to Dominate book here), former marketing director of a global sports brand, and has a B.S. in Commercial Recreation, Hospitality, & Tourism from Penn State University.
Michael is a former collegiate athlete playing baseball at Virginia Wesleyan University and is the Founder and Chief Tech Scout at SIX. He has three bachelor’s degrees, an MBA (IT) and a PhD (Business Management). He has 20+ years of sales, marketing and technology experience and is a serial entrepreneur and owner of multiple million-dollar businesses (e.g. C5BDI and Ecco Adesso). Michael believes wholeheartedly in giving back to the community and is an avid philanthropist through organizations like Vet First, Inc.