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Ralph Sampson Press Release February 26, 2024

NBA Hall of Famer Ralph Sampson Launches The Sampson Group to Foster Innovation and Growth

Charlottesville, VA  — Today marks the official launch of The Sampson Group (TSG), a visionary conglomerate founded by three-time College Player of the Year, Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer, and NBA legend Ralph Sampson. Aimed at driving innovation, fostering diversity, and setting new benchmarks in various industries, TSG is poised to redefine excellence in business practices.

Leveraging Sampson's legendary status in sports and commitment to leadership and community involvement, TSG introduces a fresh perspective on entrepreneurship and corporate growth.

This announcement showcases The Sampson Group's (TSG) solid commitment to fostering innovation, excellence, and inclusivity. In recognition of Black History Month, TSG highlights its support for minority and women-owned businesses. We take pride in featuring our association with leading entities like LM2 Construction and Consulting out of Kansas City, Mo, a 100% minority women-owned company led by Latasha McCall. This association stands as evidence of the significant accomplishments within our business ecosystem.

The Sampson Group (TSG) is committed to fostering innovation across various sectors, including hospitality, sports, digital media, and technology. Our mission is to catalyze opportunities, cultivating an ecosystem where unique ideas flourish. "We aim to transcend conventional business achievements, establishing a foundation for thought-provoking ideas that drive significant innovations," Ralph Sampson states.

TSG provides a range of services aimed at helping businesses grow and succeed. Our services include strategic business advisory & venture advocacy, marketing, branding, and speaking engagements. We focus on boosting business growth, creating strong brands, and developing leadership skills.

Beyond its business endeavors, TSG is deeply involved with community partnerships and philanthropic efforts. We collaborate with organizations such as Hooptee, Derek Wittenberg (DW) Foundation, Bill Russell Legacy Project, Nancy Lieberman Charities, and the Sampson Family Foundation. TSG is committed to giving back and supporting communities across the nation.

Ralph Sampson shares, "My career on and off the court has always been about striving for excellence and making a meaningful impact. With The Sampson Group, we're bringing this ethos to the business world, aiming to inspire and cultivate the next generation of leaders."

About The Sampson Group: Established by Ralph Sampson, The Sampson Group stands as a dynamic force in the business world, committed to transforming and enhancing various industries with strategic initiatives. Grounded in leadership and a pursuit of excellence, TSG is devoted to creating enduring value for businesses and communities across the globe.

For more information, please contact:

Lynette Jackson

The Sampson Group




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