Herbert G. Dogan III, Chief Executive Officer of I-REY, Inc. and founder of I-REY Productions, LLC, Dogan Sports Management, and Chief Operating Officer for CWC Sports Marketing, began his undergraduate education at Holyoke Junior College in Massachusetts with a concentration in Business. He then continued his education at the University of Texas while serving in the United States Air Force for 5 years attaining numerous accomplishments such as being honored as “Airman of the Year.”
Thereafter, Mr. Dogan pursued a career in the hospitality industry honing his skills at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. From then on, Mr. Dogan has established himself as a key player in entertainment and business, serving in several founding and executive positions.
In 2003, Mr. Dogan co-founded Topline Urbanworks, LLC also known as Topline Urban Films. To date, Topline has released two films (Warner Bros.), “Short Fuse” and “Virginia” in which Mr. Dogan acted in the capacity of Executive Producer and Producer. Mr. Dogan has also consulted with and produced commercials for brands such as Nike, Sprite, Gatorade and Verizon, including a Super Bowl spot in 2004.
In addition, Mr. Dogan founded and served as CEO of GAMEDAY Media, LLC. GAMEDAY Media is the official publisher of the NFL Players Association magazine, “Football Heroes.” Mr. Dogan developed ancillary properties for such athletes as Kurt Warner, Edgerrin James, Marshall Faulk, Jerome Bettis, Warren Sapp, Zack Thomas, Emmitt Smith, Randy Moss, Jason Sehorn, and Ed McCaffrey. The magazine was distributed in 300 U.S. cities nationwide.
Mr. Dogan was formerly Vice President of Players Relations at ALL-STAR Arena Entertainment, where he developed entertainment properties for athletes such as Karl Malone, Chris Webber, Barry Bonds, Mark McGuire, Sammy Sosa, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Roger Clemens and Randy Johnson.
Currently, Mr. Dogan is currently CEO of I-REY, Inc. and founder of I-REY Productions, LLC, a multimedia sports marketing company specializing in worldwide arts and athletics events to promote charity and hope for disadvantaged populations. I-REY implements and encourages mentoring through philanthropic initiatives that gives back to communities and creates beneficial partnerships throughout the country.
Mr. Dogan was COO of CWC Sports Marketing, an established leader in sports publishing for the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB. He also executed the initial print advertising launch for ‘REALWATER’. REALWATER is distributing nationally now and revenues are in the multimillions. Mr. Dogan secured multi-million dollar marketing contracts with Westin Hotels, VitaminSpice, GAMBOOZLE and Intelimax.
Mr. Dogan’s experience in Belize runs deep as he has maintained relations in the country for over 13 years. Mr. Dogan is currently the Managing Director and Principal for 1DB Corporation, which owns Castaway Reef Resort in the Turneffe Islands. In addition, he as executed several business deals in Belize, ranging from infrastructure, waste management, and development projects in conjunction with the University of Belize. Mr. Dogan has executed business deals with several resorts and restaurants in Belize such as La Perla Del Caribe Resort, Captain Morgan, and Hidden Treasure Restaurant.
Recently, Mr. Dogan was awarded the Honorary General Consul position from the USA State Department and the Prime Minister of Belize. During almost two years of background checks, Mr. Dogan will be hosting a formal session with the Prime Minister of Belize to accept this honorable position, humbled and appreciative.