In 1997, Mike Ibe Jr. developed the direction and business model for The Legends Group. Under his direction, the company was built to help non-profit organizations tap into a new generation of resources designed to take fundraising to the next level. As an autograph collector and philanthropist, he realized the importance of using new techniques to raise funding for the non-profit community. With operations headquartered in Dallas, Texas and offices in San Diego, California, The Legends Group will be expanding their national presence with offices in New York City coming in the Fall of 2020 and Scottsdale, Arizona Spring of 2021.
Meet Our Team
Mike Ibe Jr.
Mike oversees the development of all aspects of The Legends Group. He works with clients to ascertain their needs and provide new fundraising strategies. With a history in public relations, Mike has worked in both private and public sectors; committing countless hours of community service to nonprofits across the country. Mike holds a Bachelor's degree from San Diego State University.
Director of Operations
Throughout his (15) years with The Legends Group, Kyle has been an integral part of the company's development.
Prior to working with us Kyle managed a chain of memorabilia storefronts for (7) years. Located in Dallas, Texas, Kyle oversees all circulating inventory while managing hundreds of accounts for TLG. Kyle is proven to be among the best at bringing the right appeal to every demographic.
Director of Special Events / IT
Ryan has been with The Legends Group since 2015 helping procure and manage hundreds of events. Spending the past two years in the IT space, Ryan now oversees all online aspects of The Legends Group and works with clients to offer a turn key online silent auction service. Being in Southern California, Ryan manages a team of employees servicing the greater California area and large productions.
Public Relations / Spokesperson
Spending over 10 years developing his professional career in the management space, Sean has been an asset to The Legends Group through his expertise and knowledge for over (5) years now. Being in Dallas, Texas, Sean organizes and leads most events in the area ensuring to meet and exceed any expectations the charity may have.
Rinaldo "Copa" Nistico
Partner / National Account Acquisition
A native to New York City, Ronnie serves as the head of East Coast operations. With over (10) years in the industry, Ronnie has sat on the advising board of numerous charities such as Make A Wish and the USTA Foundation. Now having a location on the East Coast, TLG will focus on expanding and supporting every organization in our reach.
Being with The Legends Group since 2016, Ryan has grown into one of the best when it comes to auction presence. Growing up in Southern California, and also working in the service industry, Ryan's ability for serving and producing results is next to none.
Alex has been with The Legends Group since 2016 proving consistently he is a professional at producing auctions. With an expert knowledge in sports and entertainment, Alex is able to leverage his experience for the charities benefit. Born in Newport Beach, Alex works with all West Coast operations of TLG.
Blake has been a part of The Legends Group team since 2017, quickly proving to be a vital asset. Spending the last 2 years in Northern Arizona studying business, Blake plans on continuing his education while helping TLG expand East.