Elevate Management Group

Elevate Management Group EMG is an organization that works with professional athletes to maximize philanthropic efforts, goin

We, at EMG, understand that professional athletes can face multiple challenges when seeking to make an impact in their local communities. Our strong and experienced team provides philanthropic consulting and management services to streamline and implement the strategic process needed to achieve these desired results. We are focused on increasing the professional athletes philanthropic efforts, enh

ancing their image, helping facilitate their message through our existing strong community relationships and event production, while operating with the utmost integrity.

Make sure you have your tickets to THE sports event of the year —-> Houston Sports Awards   🎟️

Make sure you have your tickets to THE sports event of the year —-> Houston Sports Awards 🎟️

Photos from Construction Concepts's post

Photos from Construction Concepts's post



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Photos from Elevate Management Group's post


We can’t wait to celebrate our VIP clients at this years invite-only Holiday party! 🤩🤩🤩

One thing I’m regularly grateful for are those giving individuals who generously give back to the causes we support through the charity events we produce at Elevate Management Group.

Whether it’s an elaborate fashion show with celebs “walking on water”, a sexy, over-the-top poker & casino soirée, or a simple cocktail party to fund an Angel Tree program, none of it would be possible without kind souls who care about others and the causes we advocate for. ❤️

Each year we throw a client-appreciation event for our VIP supporters and this year we’re teaming up again with Construction Concepts, as well as Momentum Title, LLC, Rolling Water Group, & WinHill Advisors-Kirby to bring yet another incredible, invite-only event to thank those who regularly support our businesses and causes. So looking forward to celebrating YOU!!

Here’s a little peek into our last Holiday Party collab:



Officialdemola will be joining us THIS MONDAY at the 4th Annual Habitat for Heroes Soiree at Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands!! 🤩🎻❤️

Make sure you have your TICKETS & JOIN US!

Purchase at www.BidPal.net/HabitatForHeroes

🏠 🔨 🇺🇸



The Elevate Team is onboard as an Eagle Sponsor and ready to help bring back one of the most highly anticipated golf tou...

The Elevate Team is onboard as an Eagle Sponsor and ready to help bring back one of the most highly anticipated golf tournaments in Houston! SIGN UP TODAY and get ready for the Jamie's Hope 8th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament with a lil' Halloween twist!


---> REGISTER: https://jamieshope.org/gt2021/

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WADE!! 🎉Happy birthday to one amazing human. A man of great integrity who we’ve had the privilege of work...

Happy birthday to one amazing human. A man of great integrity who we’ve had the privilege of working with the help further the mission of The Wade Smith Foundation over the last several years. He constantly gives back to the and dedicates thousands of hours to help those less fortunate. He is a dedicated family man who adores his beautiful wife, Rita, and their four amazing daughters, & a great friend who you can always count on.

We wish you a wonderful birthday, Wade! You deserve it & much more!!


In honor of what should be  , a little 🧡🌹💛 &   to an Astros watch party w/some dear friends...

In honor of what should be , a little 🧡🌹💛 & to an Astros watch party w/some dear friends...

What is Jamie's Hope?

What does Jamie's Hope do? Why do we do what we do? Find out! Watch our video! Produced by: Evans Wilson Media

This isn't your average golf tourney... hint: you'll need an uber. Join Elevate Management Group for the Jamie's Hope 8t...

This isn't your average golf tourney... hint: you'll need an uber.

Join Elevate Management Group for the Jamie's Hope 8th Annual Golf Tournament for a Cure! Join us as a fellow SPONSOR or grab a TEAM & let's help raise some money to !! Sign up NOW at www.JamiesHope.org/gt2020


It was a pleasure combining our Holiday Parties with the Construction Concepts team this year!

Thank you to those who joined to celebrate philanthropy & friendship and those who donated to BIG Love Cancer Care 💙

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give! Our 7th Annual BLDit Charity event was a success and we would like to personally thank Amanda Abiassi and Neera Patidar of Elevate Management Group, and our sponsors Keith Argueta of Argueta CPA, Richard Mandiola with Tradewind Homes, and Charlie and Vanessa Kriegel with Windhill Advisors for making this night possible!

You helped us exceed our fundraising goal for BIG Love Cancer Care, and we are thrilled at the thought that childhood cancer patients will have their Christmas dreams come true this year!

Thank you to everyone who gave of their time, talents and resources to make this such an incredible evening!


Check out the first group of pics from Friday’s event!! Get to tagging!! 😍🤩😍

Photography by: www.two81.com

Legendary Poker Player Maria Ho takes top prize to benefit the Wade Smith Foundation for the second time.

HOUSTON (September 23, 2019) More than 300 guests joined former Houston Texan and NFL Pro Bowler Wade Smith along with Neera Patidar and Amanda Abiassi of Elevate Management Group at a star-studded 2019 Bulls and Blackjack Celebrity Poker and Casino event raising over $150,000 benefitting the Wade Smith Foundation.

A lively Texas Hold ’em tournament culminated the evening with the last celebrity standing winning $10,000 to benefit the charity of their choice. Professional poker player Maria Ho was the last celebrity standing, for a second time, with her $10,000 winnings going to The Wade Smith Foundation. New York Giants legend, Chris Calloway took home the top player prize in the Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament Championship. The legendary, star-studded event was held Friday, September 20 at the Astorian.

Guests enjoyed an over-the-top casino party with a celebrity red carpet, live entertainment, blackjack,
craps, and roulette tables with chances to win luxury prizes. Party-goers were also greeted by a surprise performance by the classically-trained, Lee England Jr., known as the “Soul Violinist,” and Brand Ambassador for Michael Jordan.

The Vegas-style evening is exclusively catered by International Smoke, with VIP Bar offerings by Residences at The Allen, and generous sponsorships from Grey Goose, Frost Bank and New York Life Houston.

Celebrity guests included: DJ Reader, A***n Foster, Jonathan Joseph, Brennan Scarlett, Kevin Walter, Andre Hal, Seth Payne, Cecil Shorts, Mia Gradney, Chita Craft, Brandi Smith, Jonathan Martin, and Page Parkes.
In addition to luxury gifts from Saint Laurent featured in the silent auction, party goers also bid on a one-of-kind experience at the National Finals Rodeo complete with 100-level seats for George Strait and luxury accommodations at the Mirage Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, and an all-inclusive, private island experience for two in an over-the-water bungalow at Thatch Caye in Belize.

About The Wade Smith Foundation The Wade Smith Foundation was founded in 2012 by 12-year NFL Veteran, Houston Texans Pro Bowler, and Dallas-native, Wade Smith. The Wade Smith Foundation (WSF) provides support for youth and community programs in childhood literacy and education, an annual scholarship program, and both memorable experiences and opportunities to cultivate and
encourage the dreams and goals of deserving children and families. Smith has also authored two children’s book, Smitty Hits the PlayBooks and Smitty Tackles Bullying. To learn more about WSF or to make a charitable donation, please visit, www.wadesmithfoundation.org.


TOMORROW NIGHT! There's still time to join! TICKETS ----> www.BullsAndBlackjack.com

Bulls & Blackjack | Celebrity Poker & Casino Night

Play against : JOHNATHAN JOSEPH ♦️♣️♥️♠️

Johnathan Joseph is a TEXANS Pro Bowler, and will be playing to win for the Johnathan Joseph Foundation 👏!!

Their mission is to transform communities and impact lives by creating resources that empower underprivileged youth academically, encourage positive character development and emphasize healthy lifestyle choices.

Get your tickets for a chance to play against Johnathan Joseph at Bulls & Blackjack 🃏



TOMORROW NIGHT! There's still time to join! TICKETS ----> www.BullsAndBlackjack.com

Bulls & Blackjack: a Celebrity Poker Tournament & Casino Soirée

Play against : A***N FOSTER ♦️♣️♥️♠️

A***n Foster is an all-time great TEXANS player, and will be playing to win for the A***n Foster Family Foundation👏!!

Their mission is to foster “the next us” by empowering the next generation to realize stronger, healthier, more hopeful futures. Guided by A***n’s own experiences growing up, we support families and youth in underserved neighborhoods by improving access to nutritious food, financial education, and opportunities for personal development

Get your tickets for a chance to play against A***n Foster at Bulls & Blackjack 🃏



The Wade Smith Foundation

We are only a FEW DAYS AWAY from Bulls and Blackjack 👏🥳🥂!!

This event will be the most EXCITING celebrity-filled, poker tournament ♥️♣️♦️♠️ and casino event 🃏!!

Don't like poker? Put on your dancing shoes and join the party💃🥂!

Party with celebrities all for an AMAZING cause 🤩!!!

Get your tickets NOW❗️



The Wade Smith Foundation

Play against : DJ READER ♦️♣️♥️♠️

DJ Reader is a current TEXANS player, and will be playing to win for the National Kidney Foundation 👏!!

The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families, and tens of millions of Americans at risk.

Get your tickets for a chance to play against DJ Reader at Bulls & Blackjack 🃏




The fun starts here 🎉🍾!! Are you ready to join your favorite celebrity at the Bulls and Blackjack poker tournament ♣️♦️♠️♥️ of a lifetime??

Knock out the Celebrity Player at your table and receive a BOUNTY prize 🙌!!
FIRST PLACE WINS a Grand Prize package valued at $10,000 🤯!

Play 🃏 alongside these celebs as they try to play their cards right to win a donation for a foundation of their choice!!

🔸 DJ Reader (TEXANS)
🔸 Jonathan Joseph (TEXANS Pro Bowler)
🔸 Brennan Scarlett (TEXANS)
🔸 A***n Foster (TEXANS All time great)
🔸Maria Ho (Pro poker player / Poker Hall of Fame inductee)
🔸 Chester Pitts (Original TEXAN)
🔸 John McClain (Hall Of Fame Reporter)
🔸 Cecil Shorts (TEXANS Alum)
🔸 Kevin Walter (TEXANS Legend)
🔸 Shaun Rogers (UT Alum/ALL Pro/3x Pro Bowl)
🔸 Andre Hal (TEXANS Legend)
🔸 Seth Payne (Original TEXAN)

Get your tickets and tables TODAY❗️❗️


Oh hunnay... you have no idea what we have in store for you 😍😍😍😍 GET YOUR VIP TICKETS 👉 www.BullsAndBlackjack.com


Giving back while having fun 🤩, Bulls & Blackjack will be an evening like no other ✨!

The night will include celebrity hosts, cocktails 🍸 and heavy passed hors d’oeuvres 🥙 by International Smoke, professional Vegas-style entertainment 💃, Cigar Lounge featuring hand-rolled ci**rs 💨, casino ♣️♥️ and tournament hosted by Houston’s premiere poker and casino vendor, IHostPoker Casino Parties, silent auction and more!

Tickets now on sale! 🎟️http://bit.ly/bullsandblackjack


Elevate Management Group's cover photo


We're currently seeking for the Bulls & Blackjack Celebrity Poker and Casino fundraiser benefiting The Wade Smith Foundation!

If you're interested in helping with set-up, check-in, security, cashiers, auction, etc., please email [email protected].

*Please note, due to the large amount of celebrity attendees at this event, a background check and references will be required for those who have not volunteered with one of our foundation partners in the past.



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This event. Can. Not. Wait.


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SEPTEMBER 20, 2019 ♠️


When you seal your partnerships with tequila 🍊


WHO’S YOUR ?! Ours goes out to the amazing woman who crushes PR for all our events, including our upcoming event on SEPT 2019! Thank you DeeAnn Thigpen of for always stepping up & helping us get the word out to showcase our kickass clients, their charities & the events that help fund them!
MAY 17, 2019!!!!




& for SEPT 2019!!!! ♠️♥️♣️♦️♠️


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Remember this? WE’RE BRINGING IT BACK!!! SEPT 2019.
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Bulls & Blackjack 2017 presented by Elevate Management Group


Couture... cocktails... charity. Don’t miss it.

WSF 2nd Annual Bedtime Stories Sponsor Promo Video

Have you reserved your VIP ticket?! Join us for the star-studded Soirée next Friday! This ultra sexy, (aka this ain’t your mama’s charity event) celebrity fashion show benefiting The Wade Smith Foundation will be a night to remember! Here’s a taste of some of our sponsors for this year’s event... _________________________________________
🔥VIP TICKETS ARE ALMOST SOLD OUT!!🔥Https://BedtimeStories2018.eventbrite.com


Only will do for our VIPs 😎 Grab your poolside cabana, or tickets today & enjoy complimentary signature cocktails thanks to the liquor sponsors... Grey Goose Bacardi Tequila Cazadores ———————————————————✨✨TABLES & TICKETS✨✨


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Photo: J. Cogliandro Photography
Event Planner: Elevate Management Group
Vendor: J & D Entertainment
Fall head over heels with The Astorian

Event Planner: Elevate Management Group
Vendor: J & D Entertainment
Photographer: J. Cogliandro Photography
A venue you can bet on.

Event Planner: Elevate Management Group
Floral + Decor: Johanna Terry Events
Photographer: J. Cogliandro Photography
After a legendary, star-studded turn-out at the first Bulls & Blackjack | Celebrity Poker & Casino Night, Elevate Management Group & The Wade Smith Foundation team up again for an encore presentation!

Houstonians and beyond are excited to experience this spectacular event benefiting The Wade Smith Foundation, while celebrities from all over the world unite to help raise funds for charities closest to their hearts. The last celebrity standing in the Texas Hold’em tournament will be awarded $10,000 to benefit the charity of his or her choice and the Tournament Winner will receive a Prize Package valued at $10,000!

JOIN US SEPT. 20, 2019!

Tickets available at www.BullsAndBlackjack.com