PARSIPPANY, NJÂ – Sportscard Guaranty (SGC), a leading grader and authenticator of trading cards, has announced that effective January 1, 2008, Derek Grady will be rejoining the company as a Director of Grading and Vice President.
Grady brings years of unparalleled experience in card grading and authentication to SGC. Known throughout the industry as one of the hobby’s most capable and knowledgeable card graders, Grady joins SGC’s team of experts in a senior-level capacity. His skills and experience add to the company’s exceptional talents in the areas of accurate, consistent grading and superior detection of card alterations.
According to SGC’s Managing Member Dave Forman, “We’re thrilled to have Derek back on board with SGC. Many people feel that Derek is the most talented grader in the industry, and we’re pleased to add him to what I feel is the best grading team in the hobby.”
“With SGC in the midst of a period of unprecedented growth, adding a highly respected person like Derek reinforces our commitment to being the best grading company possible, with the hobby’s best-trained, most knowledgeable staff. With more collectors turning to SGC than ever before, we’re proud of the team we’ve assembled, and we’re ready to continue our evolution long into the future.”
SGC is known among sports card hobbyists for its accuracy and consistency. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., the company provides independent, third-party appraisal of trading card condition – the single most important factor in determining a cardÃs value.