As Coordinator of Communications, Jenn oversees all administrative tasks for both Sandy and The Montag Group.
Jenn joins The Montag Group from the Detroit Pistons. She graduated from the University of Michigan this past April, where she swam for the Wolverines. Jenn currently resides in New York City.
Kristen focuses on our consulting business, working closely with our brand clients on everything from marketing strategy to business development and overall strategic advisement.
Prior to joining The Montag Group, Kristen worked in marketing for brands that include Ralph Lauren, Nike, and Under Armour. Kristen graduated from the University of North Carolina, where she was a four-year member of the Women’s Lacrosse Team.
Chief Executive Officer
Sandy Montag, a 30-year industry veteran, is Chief Executive Officer of The Montag Group.
Montag represents a wide variety of clients in various fields including broadcasting, coaching, culinary, and team sports. Included among them are John Madden, Bob Costas, Mary Carillo, James Brown, Jim Nantz, Julie Foudy, Mike Tirico, Ming Tsai, Jay Bilas, Scott Van Pelt, Jeremy Schaap and Tom Coughlin.
Montag has been an Executive Producer on three documentaries, including Amazon Prime’s “All or Nothing: The Michigan Wolverines,” Showtime’s “Perfect in ’76” and ESPN’s “The Class That Saved Coach K,” which aired with the launch of the ACC Network in August 2019.
Montag spent 30 years 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.
Montag is active in several charities, serving on the advisory boards for Madden Charities, Tom Coughlin’s “Jay Fund Foundation”, Team LeGrand, the Alan T. Brown Foundation and March of Dimes. He also sits on the Sports Management Advisory Boards at Syracuse University, the University of Michigan and NYU, as well as the Advisory Board for the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. Syracuse University recently honored Montag with Newhouse’s 2019 Marty Glickman Award for leadership in sports media.
The Montag Group is based in White Plains, New York and New York City.
Manager, Client Services
As Manager of Client Services in The Montag Group’s in the talent division, Nick assists clients and team members with various day-to-day operations including coordinating meetings, travel, and deal activations, pitching clients for various job openings, and preparing and reviewing agreements. He works with clients on their marketing materials such as highlight reels and bios. Additionally, he assists internally with the evaluation and recruitment of potential new clients.
Prior to joining TMG, Nick served as Executive Assistant to College Basketball TV Analyst Steve Lavin and was a Marketing Associate at a wealth management firm, Silver Spring Capital.
A native New Yorker, Nick graduated from St. John’s University where he was Head Manager for the men’s basketball team.
As Manager of Client Services, Reid brings a high level of energy to the company with new ideas for The Montag Group clients and team members. He works with clients on their highlight reels and marketing deals, as well as assists internally with new idea generation and recruitment of new clients.
Prior to joining The Montag Group, Reid worked for IF Management and Octagon Sports & Entertainment.
Reid attended the University of Maryland receiving a degree in Finance with a Fellowship in Sports Management. He served as a student manager for the Men’s Basketball Team and interned with the Brooklyn Nets.
Director, Hosting & Unscripted
Lexi oversees hosting, theatrical opportunities and numerous unscripted/non-fiction client projects for The Montag Group.
Prior to TMG, Lexi was Director of Hosting & Unscripted at IF Management, and before that, Director of Hosting & Unscripted at Ken Lindner & Associates, Inc. She has worked in the literary and feature film sectors, in client management and development, respectively.
She is a proud New Mexico State University alum and is based in Los Angeles.
Director, Broadcasting & Marketing
As Director of Broadcasting & Marketing, Michael negotiates with cable networks and local stations, as well as secures endorsement deals, appearances and speaking engagements for clients.
Michael graduated from Cornell University where he was a student manager for the football team. He previously worked for FOX Sports in his hometown of Los Angeles.
Vice President, Consulting
As Vice President of Consulting, Michael leads the consulting practice focusing on brand strategy, platform development and overall strategic advisement. He also assists The Montag Group in overall business development and talent marketing.
Prior to joining The Montag Group, he held positions at Ascendent Sports Group and the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee.
Michael is a proud Syracuse Orange Alum and former Syracuse Men’s Basketball Manager.
President, IF News
As President of IF News, Carol oversees the news division, manages on-air talent and negotiates television and radio contracts at the network level, top markets and syndication.
A Los Angeles native, she graduated college at UC Santa Barbara. Carol then moved to New York where she attended Cardozo Law and worked as a law clerk writing judicial opinions for the Department of Justice while in law school. After Cardozo, she worked as a litigator for three years and drafted artist contracts for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts on the side. Carol transitioned her career to talent management at The Conrad Shadlen Corporation in New York City, where she quickly developed solid relationships in the broadcast industry, as well as a reputation for tenacity, and successfully managed a diverse and thriving client base. Then, she decided to make the move to IF Management where she worked for 15 years prior to joining The Montag Group.
Carol loves sports and fitness. She’s run two NYC marathons and played years of basketball and tennis. Carol currently resides on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with her son Zachary and husband Fred.
Vice President, Finance & Administration
As Vice President of Finance & Administration, Kevin oversees all accounting and finance duties, as well as employee-related matters.
He previously served as a client accountant at WME-IMG for nearly four years, where he assisted in industries ranging from PGA professionals to eSports.
Kevin received his Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University and resides in Cleveland, Ohio.