At OMP, each director has participated in high level sport and has experienced success in building a professional career.
This personal experience gives us the required insight into running a management group. Our primary focus is supporting and nurturing talented sportsmen and women, with the goal of providing our clients with the ideal environment to achieve their dreams as well as becoming financially secure and independent. OMP takes a personal approach, aiming to be involved with the athlete and their family throughout their career. Furthermore, OMP offers post career support to ensure clients are able to succeed in their chosen field upon retirement from sport.
Josephine is a Licensed Real Estate Agent and is the Officer in Effective Control of OMP Real Estate. OMP Real Estate has negotiated property sales in excess of $30 million.
Josephine has assisted OMP’s clients in buying and selling real estate as well as managing rental properties.
Josephine, as a Licensed Estate Agent is uniquely placed to assist OMP clients with real estate purchases and sales. Josephine also acts as a Buyer’s Advocate for our clients, attending open for inspections and auctions. Her extensive real estate network is a substantial advantage to our clients when wishing to buy or sell.
OMP Real Estate also manages property portfolios ranging in annual rentals from $40,000 to $980,000 and residential rentals from $7,280 to $91,000.
Josephine has also completed a full tennis scholarship at Florida State University and is a Level 2 Tennis Australia Qualified Professional Coach.
Since starting the Josephine O’Gorman Tennis Academy, she has had 28 years of coaching, mentoring and business experience, managing in excess of 300 students until recently.
Additionally, Josephine has occupied positions as a board member of two of Australia’s largest tennis organizations: The Australian Federation Cup Foundation and Tennis Coaches Association Victoria.
With over 40 years’ experience as both a sportsperson and coach, Josephine is well placed to oversee our clients’ welfare and development. She has a clear understanding of athletes demands and has a unique ability to guide, motivate and provide direction as needed.
Neil has been an accredited AFL Player Manager since 2010. Neil is also accredited with the Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) (2013) and Rugby Union Players Association (RUPA) (2014).
Neil played AFL for the Melbourne Football Club between 1972-1974. He retired at age 20 to concentrate on his university medical studies, graduating in 1977. He pursued a career in surgery, and become a fully trained paediatric surgeon in 1987.
He practiced as a surgeon for 25 years, but wanting to expand his interests he studied finance and investment at the Securities Institute of Australia, and completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment in 2002.
From 2000 to 2005 while a surgeon, Neil combined part-time work as a fund manager and biotech analyst for K2 Asset Management, managing investments in excess of $500 million.
While continuing as a surgeon Neil pursued further business ideas, creating Specialist Management Services Pty Ltd in 2005, a business focussed on the medical specialist industry. He then completed the AICD Company Directors course in 2007.
Neil retired from his surgical practice in 2013 to concentrate on his growing range of business interests. In 2015 he was elected Founding Chairman of Viridian Advisory, a provider of financial services born from Westpac in Melbourne. Viridian continues to thrive, recently taking over Westpac’s National Financial Advice business. In addition he continues to manage a substantial property and share portfolio within a private business structure.
Neil’s medical experience ensures he is on top of our clients’ medical needs and injury management. He has an outstanding network in the medical field and is able to confidently translate injury concerns.
Neil enjoys immensely the opportunity to share his understanding and experiences in the investment and finance industry with our clients. His strong connection with Viridian Advisory ensures all OMP clients have the best financial advice on a complimentary basis, and whenever interest is expressed is only too happy to provide work experience within Viridian and throughout his financial network.
As a former Melbourne footballer, Neil has an excellent understanding of the AFL. Our clients gravitate to him for his intelligent and measured advice.
Ray has been an accredited AFL Player Manager since 2010. Ray is also accredited with the NBA and WNBA as a player agent as well as being accredited with FIBA.
Ray is a practicing lawyer with over 30 years experience in contract negotiations. He completed a combined Degree of Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Law at Monash University in 1985. He was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia in 1987.
Since 1991 he has been a principal of his law firm, practicing in commercial law and other areas.
Ray has a wide range of clientele including sporting professionals, sporting and community associations, local, national and international companies and businesses.
Ray was an accomplished sportsperson in his own right, playing representative cricket and football. He was a professional runner for a period, winning a professional gift.
Ray has successfully negotiated our clients’ playing and marketing contracts. His extensive legal background places him as an elite negotiator. Our clients
have full confidence in Ray preparing, executing and negotiating their contracts.
Ray’s legal experience places him as a preferred Manager to procure and negotiate our clients’ sponsorship and endorsement arrangements. He has worked closely with Nike, Adidas, New Balance, Jeep, Wool Innovation Limited, Bollé, Virus Clothing and Select Australia Cards to produce outstanding results to maximise our clients’ earnings.
In 2017, Ray worked closely with the AFLPA for a landmark tax ruling and re-structuring of AFL Player remuneration contracts. This places our clients at the forefront of industry change.
James has been an accredited AFL Player Manager since 2016.
James leads OMP’s recruitment division, specialising in identifying talented footballers. James regularly attends NAB League and school football matches on weekends to both search for talent coming through the pathway as well as provide feedback to existing OMP clients. James also plays a major role in finding sponsorship and marketing opportunities for OMP talent.
James has a passion for fitness and performance and was a finalist in the 2013 Stawell Gift. James represented Australia and medalled in the 110m hurdles at the Junior Olympics.
James has successfully provided AFL draftees with personalised strength and conditioning programs designed to maximise their performance testing at the National and State Combines.
James continues to compete as a professional runner and has a degree in Sports Management and Exercise Science.
At OMP, we strive to get only the best exposure and sponsorships for our clients.
Kellie Langmaid has 20 years of experience in marketing, personal image and branding. OMP achieves first class results aligning with our client’s profiles and interests. This ranges from social media profiling & identity, appearances, sponsorship, brand collaboration and introductions in print or screen media.
Kellie’s skills and knowledge acquired over her career enable her to produce and manage all aspects of a successful working relationship. Kellie brings projects to life by understanding our clients and their vision.
Kellie and OMP have successfully introduced and managed our clients relationships with the following brands Jeep, Toyota, Red Bull, New Balance, Adidas, Virus, Bridgestone, Myer, Coles, Target, K-Mart, Adidas, Disney, ME Bank, Guardian, CH 7, CH 9, CH 10, Crown Hotels, The Travel Corporation, Cadbury, Abercrombie and Kent, Harness Racing, News Corp and Adventure Park.