Ginny Quirk-Alberts’ sports marketing career began in 1985 when she landed the position as executive/personal assistant to Chicago Bear Walter Payton. Within three years, Ginny’s role would have the added responsibilities and title of Vice President of Walter Payton, Inc. overseeing the numerous companies which Payton owned. She also held a seat on the board for the Walter Payton Foundation for over ten years and was integral in its day-to-day operations. In 1999, Payton passed away and Ginny, pregnant at the time, chose to focus her energies as President of Celebrity Appearances, Inc., a subsidiary company she and her partner Kim Tucker-Conty started. Celebrity Appearances connects sports talents and high profile individuals with companies. Ginny and Kim also co-authored the New York Times Best Seller, "Never Die Easy." Ginny also has several decades of experience representing buyers and sellers of real estate in the Chicago suburbs and more recently, southern Wisconsin. She enjoys running and boating with her husband and two children.