Brief Bio

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Brief Bio

Tanner Simkins is founder and CEO of Complete SET, a full service sports entertainment firm that works with multinational brands, athlete entertainers, and accredited investors. In addition to leading the agency, Simkins is a certified agent and contract advisor for football (NFL, CFL) and basketball (FIBA, NBA).

Some of Tanner’s past experience includes a championship season in event services with the Miami Heat, corporate hospitality surrounding the World Cup, management solutions for two Super Bowls, and more. Tanner has been nationally recognized by Viacom for his work in sports media. And earned the Ivy League distinction to serve as Fellow for the Ivy Sports Symposium and Global Sports Symposium. He was recently named a first tier member of the Forbes Business Council and nominated for a 2018 Cynopsis Media Rising Star award. Simkins also serves as the Director of Business Development for Horrow Sports Ventures. Simkins is the Senior Vice President of Sports and Entertainment for Ribbon, Labs.

Simkins, a Miami native, graduated Columbia University in 2014 with a Masters Degree in Sports Business. Simkins also holds two degrees with honors from the University of Miami. In 2018, Simkins was ranked #110 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2018 E360 ranking of the nation’s most innovative CEO’s of privately held companies. As a thought leader in the space, Simkins also writes business and economics columns for Yahoo! Finance, Entrepreneur Magazine, Thomson Reuters and other national outlets. For updates or more information, Simkins welcomes interactions on social media @TannerSimkins

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