Sandy Montag

Sandy Montag, a 30-year industry veteran and president and CEO of The Montag Group, has agreed to become a member of the Sports and Society Board of Advisors.

The Montag Group has been launched as a consulting, advising, content development, and media strategy company focused in the world of sports, entertainment, and lifestyle. Montag also represents a wide variety of clients with IMG. His clients cover multiple divisions, including broadcasting, speakers, literary, coaching, and talent marketing. Included among them are John Madden, Bob Costas, Mary Carillo, James Brown, Jim Nantz, Erin Andrews, Peyton Manning, Mike Tirico, Ming Tsai, Bob Knight, and Tom Coughlin.

Montag has spent his entire professional career at IMG, joining the company in 1985. He started as an assistant to John Madden, traveling the country with Madden by train and on the first "Madden Cruiser." He went on to run IMG’s Clients operations for ten years.

Montag developed and launched Ari Fleischer Sports Communications with Ari Fleischer, former press secretary to President George W. Bush after Fleischer left the White House in 2003. He is active in several charities, serving on the advisory boards for Madden Charities, Tom Coughlin's "Jay Fund Foundation," and the Alan T. Brown Foundation. He also sits on the Sports Management advisory boards at Syracuse University and the University of Michigan, as well as the advisory board for the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn.

Montag resides in Westchester, NY with his wife Nancy. He becomes the twelfth member of our distinguished board.