April 7, 2021

Football to Fashion: NY Giants Great Carl Banks on His Entrepreneurial Journey After the NFL

Football to Fashion: NY Giants Great Carl Banks on His Entrepreneurial Journey After the NFL

Carl Banks walks us through his path to President of G-III Sports, a company he founded more than 20 years ago and talks about the ‘winning mindset’ and dedication needed to make his vision real - turning sports fandom into a wearable experience.


All-Pro NFL linebacker, two-time Super Bowl Champ, and Michigan State Hall of Famer, Carl Banks is a multi-faceted entrepreneur who parlayed his extraordinary talent on the gridiron into a successful business conglomerate.  Carl had a ‘second act’ concept early on and in this episode he shares how he laid the groundwork for his pivot to the fashion industry even while playing with the NY Giants at the height of his pro football career. He walks us through his path to President of G-III Sports, a company he founded more than 20 years ago and talks about the ‘winning mindset’ and dedication needed to make his vision real - turning sports fandom into a wearable experience.