The Businessman Entrepreneur
Dave Winfield has run his own firm, Winfield & Winfield, Ltd., but he also has leveraged his work in baseball to become an advisor to the Major League Baseball Players Association; served as an executive in the front office of the San Diego Padres; and a supporter of various community groups and organizations. During his baseball career, Winfield owned more than a dozen Burger King franchises along the East Coast.
Today he is a board member of a NYSE publicly traded company, Southport Acquisition Corp. SPAC, and an advisor to an emerging, revolutionary sports, strength training, fitness and technology company, Proteus Motion, and a startup social media platform, SessionsMP, which enables creatives to monetize their skill sets.
Winfield has been a part of numerous international baseball tours and goodwill missions including, the United Kingdom, Japan, China, Cuba, Dominican Republic, and West Africa Senegal.
Winfield has served on the board of Morehouse School of Medicine and Hackensack Medical Center for over 10 years.
Baseball Star Dave Winfield: Black History Month -- 6 reasons why adding Black board members is smart business.
But where are the Black business people? Decades after the modern Civil Rights Movement began, African Americans still remain rare figures on America’s corporate and not-for-profit boards. Our underrepresentation in corporate boardrooms is not a forward-thinking policy. It is not just a wrong or shortsightedness that should be righted. It’s actually a missed opportunity for corporate America to do what it does best--make money by serving more people with the products and services people desire... Read more.