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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 11th, 2002, 10:58 AM Thread Starter
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Richard Williams is a smart guy!!!!

All those who continue to dismiss Richard you don't really know this guy.

He is off to the prestigious Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania to attend a series of sessions on the development and execution of a sucessful financial strategy.

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Wednesday July 10, 6:00 pm Eastern Time
Press Release
SOURCE: B.I.C.E.P.S. At The Wharton School Of Business
MEDIA ALERT: Sports & Entertainment Figures Convene At The Wharton School To Gain Financial And Business Management Tools
B.I.C.E.P.S. Program Seeks To Educate Young Athletes And Entertainers On Crucial Money Matters

B.I.C.E.P.S., the Business Institute for Continuing Education in Professional Sports & Entertainment is designed to furnish the newly wealthy athlete or entertainer with all of the financial and business management tools they will need to build, preserve, and create a legacy of wealth for their families and future generations.

The inaugural session will take place July 17-20, 2002, at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania's Steinberg Conference Center with the opening reception and dinner beginning at 5:00PM on the evening of July 16 after registration..

Through seminars with leading Wharton academics, accomplished entrepreneurs, and continuing education via the Internet, participants of the B.I.C.E.P.S. Program are provided opportunities to better understand a range of issues related to building financial security. Sample topics include: How to Select a Money Manager / How to Read and Understand Business Plans and Financial Statements / Understanding Taxes/Understanding the Stock Market / Leveraging Your Celebrity for Success in Business / Personal Money Management Strategies / Auto Dealership Ownership

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Wharton School.

For further information contact - 212-694-4324 or email


Scheduled participants include:

- Clyde Drexler - former NBA All-Star
- Richard Williams - manager/father of Venus & Serena Williams
- Sam Cassell - Milwaukee Bucks
- Alvin Williams - Toronto Raptors
- Cuttino Mobley - Houston Rockets
- Kwame Brown - Washington Wizards
- "Poison" Junior Jones - Ex-Featherweight Champion of the World
- Na'il Diggs - Green Bay Packers
- Sylvia Rhone - President, Elektra Records and selected of her recording stars
- Faculty from the Wharton School, including Kenneth L. Shropshire,
David W. Hauck Professor; Professor of Legal Studies and Real Estate

Opening Cocktail Reception and Dinner:
Tuesday July, 16, 2002, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Lectures: Wednesday, July 17-20, 2002WHERE:

Steinberg Conference Center
255 South 38th Street (between Spruce and Walnut Streets)
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Contact: Leland Hardy
Voice: 212-694-4324/917-912-0603

Contact: Peter Winicov
Company: The Wharton School
Title: Associate Director of Communications
Voice: 215 746-6471
Cell: 215 952-1369
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 11th, 2002, 11:06 AM
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wow, now i adore him

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 11th, 2002, 11:23 AM
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That's Great! There are many athletes that don't manage their money earlier in their career and have nothing if their career is cut short. Go RICHARD.

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 11th, 2002, 11:26 AM
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Exactly, Gumbycat. More power to Pop Williams!
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