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How to Score a Winning Career

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Danielle Cantor is the most accomplished female sports agent you’ve probably never heard of. This EVP and partner of the F.A.M.E. agency will tell us how she broke the glass ceiling in a male-dominated field, and offer up some business advice we can all use - sports fans or not.

$12 for members / $18 for non-members

Danielle Cantor Jeweler, executive vice president and partner of F.A.M.E., is an NBPA Certified Agent, representing current and retired NBA talent. Together with partner David Falk, Danielle negotiates multi-million-dollar basketball contracts for a number of NBA players.  Jeweler has also negotiated a myriad of national and international endorsement deals for the company’s basketball clients. Jeweler is instrumental in leading market research, creating proposals, facilitating negotiations and the implementing/executing these renown athlete-endorsement partnerships. Prior to David Falk’s re-launch of FAME in 2007, Jeweler served the same role for SFX Basketball and for the Talent Marketing Group for SFX Sports. Helping with the transition from college to the NBA, Jeweler oversees all preparation efforts for the NBA Draft, team workouts, media training, as well as the physical move to a new city for each client.  Danielle deals with the NBA team general managers and front office staff to help prepare for client contract negotiations.

Together with David Falk, Danielle teaches a weekly class in management and entrepreneurship at the National Law Center of George Washington University. Jeweler is a member of the Leadership Council for PeacePlayers, International, an organization using the power of sport to unite, educate and inspire young people to create a more peaceful world. She has also served on the board of advisors for Most Valuable Kids, the Roy Hibbert Foundation, and Little Smiles. A native Washingtonian, Jeweler graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and from The Wharton School for Business. Danielle is a competitive youth girls soccer coach and played Division 1 soccer, herself, in high school (WAGS and ODP as well as receiving All-Metropolitan First Team Honors) and at UPenn. She lives in Potomac, Maryland with her husband, Aaron, and their two daughters, Jordyn and Ella.