Orlando Arnold, MBA
President, MLBPA & NFLPA Certified
Orlando Arnold is former Division I-A athlete with over 10 years’ experience in sales, marketing, negotiation, and contracts. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Alabama State University and an MBA from Troy University. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Orlando was raised in the shadow of Tiger Stadium, The Palace of Auburn Hills, and Ford Field. Growing up in such a rich sports environment gave Orlando a passion for sports early on.
Ernest Purnell III
VP / Chief Operations Officer
Ernest Purnell III (EP) oversees all agency operations, relationships and client support including recruitment, statistical analysis, communication and reporting.
EP is a native of Detroit Michigan and had a decorated amateur football career in high school with multiple offers to play collegiate football. Instead, he chose to focus on observation of the game the reporting and analysis aspects of the sport, and has amassed great skill and insight into sports analysis, communication and reporting. He is a self-made expert acquired through years of studying players and the game.
VP/ General Counsel, NFLPA Certified
Kristina Ross brings a wealth of experience and skill to Pyramid Sports & Entertainment Group. Kristina is an attorney by profession and has expanded her career and credentials breaking into the Sports Industry. Kristina most recently practiced law at Beard Harris Bullock & Hughes, P.C. Her practice focuses on sports agency & management, estate planning and probate law. She and has represented athletes in various sports including basketball, boxing, football, soccer, track and field.
Senior Advisor, Football Strategy & Operations
A Native of Flint, MI. Tony attended Northwestern University on a football scholarship, and graduated with a degree in Learning & Organizational Change. After Northwestern, Tony moved on to the NFL with the Washington Football Team before injury ended his playing career.
Director of Media Training
Athletes and coaches from T-Ball, to the Pro's have been "Chopping it up" with Dee Jackson for over 25 years! The Emmy winning Sportscaster has made his mark on the industry and is now taking his experiences from the sidelines, and locker rooms, to the front of the class to help today's Athletes reach their full potential, helping their personal and professional brands through media training.