(PRWEB) June 15, 2006
It was announced today that bestselling author and business biographer Blair S. Walker will write on the life and business of celebrity sports agent and entrepreneur Glenn Toby.
One of the athlete management industry’s greatest African-American sports agents and business leaders, Walker will detail Glenn Toby’s extraordinary development as a sports agent, talent manager and all around entrepreneur, and reveal how the lessons he learned in the sports and entertainment industries along with lessons learned as a homeless child have led him to achieve fantastic success far from the streets and shelters of Jamaica, New York. Glenn Toby, a native of Queens, New York is CEO of both multi-million dollar companies Total Entertainment Athlete Management and athlete representation firm Infinite Sports Concepts. Using his trademark eloquence and humor, Walker will provide an honest look at Glenn Toby’s unique path to success that will serve as an inspiration to aspiring sports and entertainment agents and businesspeople around the world.
Glenn Toby says, "This is truly a blessing that I have been looking forward to for a number of years, and I am honored to have Blair Walker, a talented biographer and writer that understands and shares my passion and commitment for this project at my side."
Blair Walker, A former financial reporter for USA Today is the author of the nonfiction bestseller, Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun: How Reginald Lewis Created a Billion Dollar Business Empire as well as the author of the Darryl Billups series of novels: Up Jumped the Devil and Hidden in Plain View. Walker says "Glenn’s book will be autobiographical, motivational and inspirational and will have readers coming away with a broadened sense of what they can achieve in life through having a vision, working hard and trusting the Creator.” He adds “Readers will be impressed by Glenn’s ability to soar despite setbacks, hardships and the negativity of naysayers.”
Toby and Walker are currently producing the manuscript which is already being scouted by publishing houses nationwide. Business manager Q Turner brought Toby and Walker together in 2005 and says "upon completion this will undoubtedly be one of the biggest publishing events in sports business.”
For publicity inquiries, please contact:
Jennifer A. Williams
J Sharpe Agency Public Relations
jennifer @ jsharpeagency.com