About Wilkes Agent Advisors LLC.
Wilkes Agent Advisors has been helping athelets accomplish their dreams. Our goal is to take your career to the next level regardless of where it is now. We can help you negotiate contracts, get in a major league, we offer help with financial planning, taxes and much more.
If your on the other side we can help you find the right athelets to recruit to take your team to the championship. Contact us here and we’ll get back to you.
We Can Help You With
An athlete should inquire about bonding or insurance protection against mishandled funds and asked for proof. The terms of the arrangement should be described in a written contract, which is separate from the agreement to negotiate playing contracts, and it should be reviewed by another lawyer. It should specify the adviser’s services, which can include:
- General bookkeeping.
- Analysis of the player’s budget, including an annual financial summary.
- Analysis of the player’s tax liability and tax planning.
- Preparation of the player’s tax returns.
- Payment of the player’s expenses.
- Periodic status reports depicting the athlete’s financial affairs.
- Counseling about related services, such as legal, accounting, estate planning, and insurance.
Financial Planning and Services
Wilkes Agent Advisors, LLC works with several financial agencies to provide its clients with a variety of financial services. WAA’s advisory process involves using a step-by-step process to determine each client’s unique situation, visions, values financial needs, and goals. WAA believes an agent must first understand what is truly important to each client and take an active role helping clients plan for life and finances after sports. Whether setting up a life insurance policy, investing for the future, purchasing your first home, or just purchasing an automobile, WAA is committed to providing it’s agent advisors and clients’ it’s full support. Here are a few of the services we educate clients on:
- Retirement Plans
- Stocks & Bonds
- Estate Planning
- Mortgage Planning
- Disability Insurance
- Real Estate Investments
- Long Term Care
- Variable Life
- Business Insurance
- Business Planning
- Home & Auto Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Mutual Funds
Endorsement & Sponsorship
As your agent advisor, Wilkes Agent Advisors LLC’s job is to maximize your marketing opportunities. Every professional athlete has a fan base whether it is in his hometown, college town, or major league town. It is our goal to capitalize on any and every endorsement and /or commercial opportunity at all levels. As an educational entity, WAA trains sponsorship, endorsement, and media opportunities. WAA headquarters are located in Portland,Oregon and we have a unique relationship with Adidas and Nike who are also headquartered in Portland. We offer sports career conferences with representatives from the top retailers, gaming companies, and card companies who are educating our students on the correct way to promote endorsements and sponsorships. In addition, current WAA clients have contracts with the big name retailers. WAA has personal relationships with these entities and have earned a strong industry reputation. Our first job is to assist you with a successful job on the field. The secondary job is to develop an integrated marketing strategy that could include the following elements:
- Product Endorsement
- Speaking Engagements
- Personal Appearances
- Print Advertising Campaigns
- Commercial Broadcasts
- Life and Literary
- Interactive Games
- Athlete Modeling
- Theatrical Roles in Entertainment
- Celebrity Placement on TV
LEGAL ADVICE & ASSISTANCE
- Reviewing and advising on home, automobile, and other purchases.
- Reviewing legal documents Consultation on all legal matters.
- Arranging for and consultation with outside counsel when necessary.
- Negotiating and drafting endorsement contracts.