is a 22-year entrepreneurial executive in the business of sports and entertainment.
first gained notoriety as the President and CEO of House of Blues Sports; and again as the Chairman and CEO of the Black Sports Agents Association
After meeting with the founder of House of Blues
, Isaac Tigrett, André
became partner with House of Blues and majority owner of House of Blues Sports
While there Mr. Farr
team produced many fascinating events including entertainment surrounding the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and the last recorded performance of Tupac Shakur
in Los Angeles.
After being invited by Rev. Jesse Jackson to attend a meeting of top black professionals in sport, André was elected Chairman of the Board for the Black Sports Agents Association.
As a agent, Mr. Farr has guided the careers of several athletes including D'Marco Farr, a Super Bowl Champion with the St. Louis Rams as well as Alvin and Calvin Harrison, the Olympic Gold Medal twins.
Under Mr. Farr's
direction and intense guidance, the BSAA membership has grown to over 3,700 of the world's top sports agents, lawyers, investment managers, marketing representatives and prominent executives.
From the inception of the BSAA
, Mr. Farr
has sought to establish a higher standard of integrity for athletes and sports professionals; promote increased African-American and female representation among athletes; and create broader ventures with the professional leagues and franchises.