AUSTIN, TX, Sept. 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / — Vitas Household, a technology company that provides subscription services to customers to lower their utility bills with automated energy shopping and clean energy options, announced today its partnership with Winner’s Circle Ventures, a diversified venture and business firm founded by NBA Hall of Famer Ralph Sampson. The two have joined forces to make a positive impact on households across the country, particularly disadvantaged communities.
“We are thrilled to welcome Ralph and the Winner’s Circle team as celebrity and community ambassadors who will help amplify our mission to help people save money at home while making a positive impact on the environment,” says Patrick Hooper, Co-Founder and CEO of Vitas Household. “We are extremely impressed with Ralph’s determination to align with businesses that, not only have strong financial performance but also have a positive impact on the community.”
Perhaps the most heavily recruited college basketball prospect in history, University of Virginia legend Ralph Sampson was one of only two male players in the history of college basketball to receive the Naismith Award as the National Player of the Year three time and the only player to win the Wooden Award twice. Additionally, Sampson was the #1 draft pick in the 1983 NBA Draft, 1984 NBA Rookie of the Year, a five-time NBA All-Star, and the 1985 NBA All-Star game MVP, Virginia Sports Hall of Fame, College Basketball Hall of Fame and most recently the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame for his accomplishments in sports and life.
With over twenty-five years of basketball and business experience and expertise, Sampson has spoken to over 35,000 kids and a host of businesses and organizations nationwide, demonstrating his commitment to teamwork, his infectious passion for sports and life, and ultimately, how to become a winner has shaped his motto: “It takes teamwork to make a dream work.” Ralph was inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012.
“My motto in the business world is the same as it was in sports – it takes teamwork to make a dream work,” says, Sampson. “I want to use my success and experience in basketball to inspire my team to work together towards a common goal. Not just winning for yourself, but for your teammates, partners, and the community. It’s all about making a positive, lasting impact – and a partnership with Vitas will help us do just that. We know that introducing Vitas services to customers will benefit their lives and their families for years to come.”
About Vitas Household
Vitas Household (Vitas) was founded to help millions of Americans by revolutionizing how people choose energy suppliers for their home. Overpaying is over. Vitas leverages years of experience working for utilities and energy companies to help customers win the game of energy choice and save hundreds of dollars per year. Vitas offers free subscriptions to certified low-income households, those that need the savings most. Vitas also allows consumers to convert their homes and vehicles to renewable energy to lower their carbon footprint and help shape the future of energy development. All with an easy, transparent subscription. To learn more, please visit https://vitashousehold.com.
Winner’s Circle Ventures
Winner’s Circle Ventures (WCV) is a diverse team of business leaders committed to helping entrepreneurs develop and deploy technology and innovation-based solutions to solve large real problems and capture real opportunities that make a difference. WCV believes innovation and technology-based solutions are industry agnostic and therefore span multiple sectors, industries, and markets. For more information, visit https://wcventure.com.