Our Team

Exclusive Sports Group, LLC, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. With over 80 years of experience and hundreds of clients’ careers managed, the ESG Staff helps prepare clients for all aspects affecting the transition to professional sports.

Our executives hold degrees from Purdue, Notre Dame, Indiana, Ohio State, St. Joseph’s, South Carolina, and Maryland.  We work diligently to ensure our clients get the maximum amount of personal and professional attention. This steadfast approach is what makes us so highly regarded in the sports industry. 


buddyAndrew "Buddy" BakerPresident & CEO
Phone: (317) 452-8700

Sam PicSam PorterDirector of Basketball Operations
Phone: (609) 602-1821
Email: sporter@exclusivesg.com

Exclusive Sports Group 3Matthew PopeDirector of Football Operations
Phone: (317) 452-4610
Email: mpope@exclusivesg.com

CLane2Christopher T. LaneGeneral Counsel
Phone: (317) 452-6095
Email: clane@exclusivesg.com

Lauer Web UpdatedMatt LauerDirector of Marketing and Public Relations
Phone: (317) 710-0507
Email: mlauer@exclusivesg.com

Leigh AnnLeigh Ann GillardExecutive Assistant
Phone: 317-452-8700
Email: lcoons@exclusivesg.com