The FFWC Team
FullTime Fantasy Sports owns and operates FFToolbox.com the most visited independent fantasy site in the country. Fulltime Fantasy's gaming division executes fantasy sports tournaments including the Fantasy Football World Championship, which drafts online and in Las Vegas, NV.
Ian Ritchie, Founder/CEO
Ian is an owner of Lighthouse E-Discovery, a boutique Electronic Discovery firm whose clients include many of the top 100 law firms, Microsoft, General Electric, Starbucks, Amazon and Boeing. Ian is an expert fantasy football player and together with Mark Deming make up Hawk and Roll, the #2 ranked high stakes fantasy team in the world. He will contribute daily fantasy expertise on game development, player relationships and use his extensive professional network to develop white label, distribution and new business opportunities for FulltimeFantasy.
Scott Atkins, President
Scott is the founder and president of the Fantasy Players Association. The FPA, commonly refered to as "The Watchdog" of the industry, is the official membership organization for fantasy sports that advocates for and represents all fantasy players and their rights. Scott and his board of directors formed the FPA in 2010 in response to several high stakes contest defaults in the industry. Before forming the FPA, Scott served as VP Operations for a Inc. 500 recognized firm specializing in fundraising for small to medium size non-profits. Scott helped the startup grow to the 8th fastest growing company in Indianapolis before departing to join the staff here at Fulltime. Scott has played high stakes since its inception in LV, with top finishes in several major circuits. Scott can be found offering fantasy advice weekly on the airwaves of ESPN Radio, on Twitter @Redblueradio and his own weekly podcast, The Red vs Blue Show on blogtalkradio.
Cindie Crain, Client Experience Manager
Cindie is the heart and soul of our family atmosphere here at the FFWC. Cindie's role as Client Experience Manager is responsible for ensuring that all FFWC customers are happy with the service they are receiving. To better achieve this goal in 2013, we are providing her with a customer relations management software to help track and expedite customer concerns when they arise. Cindie oversees all of our customers and ensures that our entire team is meeting the deadlines and expectations that our customers deserve. You'll find when talking to her that Cindie also has a keen insight to fantasy football as a high stakes player herself, so she can definitely hold her own with you in strategy war room discussions should they arise. Cindie has 3 year old twins, Saylor and Brady. Since Cindie works from home, if you're lucky when you call, you might hear them on one of their adventures in the background. Cindie's birthday is February 28th, mark it on your calendar!
Mark Deming, Strategic Marketing
Mark is a co-founder of Hole4 Entertainment and currently the active President of BlueSEOCorp. Mark is a successful entrepreneur who has been involved in online marketing space since 1996. After selling his stake in Emerald City Smoothie LLC, Mark transitioned into BlueSEOwhere the company has experienced tremendous growth since 2007. Mark's skill set includes expert leadership, world class experience achieving online marketing results, strong media buying skills, expert online marketing negotiator and experience working with the industries top minds. Mark is an expert fantasy football player and together with Ian Ritchie make up Hawk and Roll, the #2 ranked high stakes fantasy team in the world. He will contribute daily fantasy expertise online and will lead FulltimeFantasy's strategic marketing efforts.
Emil Kadlec, Commissioner and Live Events Coordinator
Emil is the president of Fantasy Sports Publications, Inc., the largest publisher of Fantasy Football magazines. Fantasy Sports Publications has been in business for 22 years, and distributes over 850,000 copies of four Fantasy Football magazines annually -- the CheatSheets, Pro Forecast, DraftBook and Football Diehards. He also co-founded the World Championship of Fantasy Football in 2002, the original high-stakes Fantasy contest, which spawned a whole new industry. In 1992 he started a fantasy football radio show locally on Sunday nights and has the FootballDiehards.com radio show on SIRIUS/XM fantasy channel. Emil started FootballDiehards.com website in 1996 which has been a leader in fantasy football information and tools to help managers draft and manage their teams thought the season. Emil, 55 years old, has a Masters degree in electrical engineering and is a co-author of one patent. He and his wife Maria are working on a book about southwestern Indian pottery. Part of his diverse personality flaws is enjoying challenges. Currently Emil and Maria are attempting to grow blueberries in a desert environment - the jury is still out. He is also the vice president of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association and was inducted into the FSWA writers Hall Of Fame and a board member of the FSTA.