Goldin Auctions has named sports marketing and collectibles industry veteran Brett Schissler to the position of vice president and Rick Berger to the position of consignment director. The announcements were made by company founder Ken Goldin.
A former vice president at Fanatics and Steiner Sports, Schissler will have a wide range of responsibilities including overseeing player relations, new business development, securing consignments and managing the company’s daily operations.
He comes to the auction company from Fanatics and prior to that, spent over ten years at Steiner Sports. Goldin says Schissler will bring a background of building large sales teams and brand awareness to the company while creating connections to customers. Schissler has worked on partnerships with numerous sports stars and teams during his 16 years in sports collectibles field.
“Brett’s wide range of experience and relationships in sports and entertainment marketing and the collectibles industry, coupled with his keen insight into the passions of sports fans, is a unique combination of skills that will help our continued growth,” said Goldin. “We are excited to work with him on bringing in interesting and valuable consignments while also developing new relationships and business opportunities to expand our reach.”
Berger will be responsible for securing high-profile memorabilia consignments from collectors, athletes and other sources. He most recently served as director of development for the Museum of Sports project coming to Philadelphia – which will house the famed DePace sports memorabilia collection. He also worked alongside former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, to raise funds for the Museum. Berger has held several other sales positions and spent time with both the Philadelphia Eagles and 76ers.