September 12, 2016 – Atlanta, GA – CSE Talent announced today that it has hired Danny Martoe as President. Martoe will split his time between CSE Talent’s offices in Atlanta, GA and Miami, FL, and will oversee CSE Talent’s team of agents and specialists with a focus on strengthening and expanding the company’s brand and reach.
“As CSE Talent continues to grow in the talent representation space, it became clear to me that Danny was the ideal candidate to oversee and lead in the further development of this company,” said Cooper Holdings Founder and CEO Lonnie Cooper. “Danny’s experience in financial services, talent representation and client development, as well as his business acumen and personality will allow him to integrate well into the culture of CSE Talent and Cooper Holdings, while also lending his multifaceted perspective to our already strong team.”
Martoe will work with CSE Talent’s business leads across all platforms, which includes the representation of football and baseball players, professional and collegiate coaches, golfers, management, and news and sports media talent.
“Lonnie Cooper and his talent representation operation have been leaders in the industry for three decades,” stated Martoe. “After meeting with Lonnie and his team, it became obvious to me that this was a perfect fit for me, as the pristine reputation that the CSE Talent brand carries with it throughout the industry is evidenced throughout the halls of the Atlanta headquarters. This is a tremendous opportunity and I am excited about continuing to work and grow with the team at CSE Talent.”
Martoe joins CSE Talent from the entertainment accounting and business management firm Nigro, Karlin, Segal, Feldstein & Bolno. He also previously served as Vice President at Rosenhaus Sports Representation and Vice President at Relativity Media. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and received his MBA from the University of Miami.
About Cooper Holdings, Inc.
Cooper Holdings, Inc. is a privately-held holdings company comprised of subsidiary businesses in the marketing, sports and entertainment industries. These subsidiaries include CSE, a marketing agency focused on sports marketing and sponsorships; CSE Talent, an industry-leading sports and broadcast talent representation agency; If/Then, a digital agency providing clients innovative technology solutions; ARMA, a music company focused on artist management and music sponsorships between artists and national and global brands; Justice Network, a 24/7 multicast network delivering entertainment programming with a commitment to safety; and Vantedge, an insights, analytics and performance optimization company providing clients with a sustainable intelligence advantage.
About CSE Talent
With offices in Atlanta, New York City, Richmond and Miami, CSE Talent offers management and career assistance to its all-star roster of over 200 clients. Specializing in contract negotiation, marketing and endorsement opportunities, tailored public relations campaigns and initiatives, personal foundation and charitable work, client services, and life after sports career guidance, CSE Talent represents a wide array of professionals including football and baseball players, pro and collegiate coaches, golfers, management, and news and sport media talent.