Roy Kessel is the Founder of Sports Philanthropy Network, an initiative to educate, highlight, and connect sports-centric nonprofits to cultivate stronger, healthier, and more inclusive communities via sports.
Roy envisions a united front of sports nonprofits, athlete foundations, teams, leagues, and other governing bodies, converging with a singular goal: to leverage sports as a catalyst for social good, justice, and change.
With over a quarter-century in the sports business and entrepreneurial sector, Roy’s multifaceted experience uniquely positions him to cater to the nuanced needs of nonprofits, athletes, and sports enterprises during their growth trajectories.
Roy’s dedication is evident in his collaboration with numerous nonprofit organizations. He mentors them on capacity building, offers education, leads board training, provides event management insights, and aids in fundraising strategies.