Baltimore, Md (February 2, 2015) – Winpoint announced today the addition of Chicago White Sox catcher Adrian Nieto to its roster of clients consisting of more than 45 retired and 20 active baseball professionals. Nieto will join a long line of notable professional baseball player clients at Winpoint such as Cal Ripken Jr., Eddie Murray, Mark Teixeira, David Robertson, Willie Randolph, Colin Moran & Nick Howard.
Nieto, 25, originally hails from Cuba. He immigrated to the U.S. and attended American Heritage High School in Plantation, Florida. During his four years at American Heritage, he established himself as a standout catcher while helping to lead the Patriots to a state title in 2008. After graduation, Nieto was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 5th round of the 2008 MLB Amateur Draft, officially kicking off his professional baseball career.
While in the Nationals farm system Nieto played for the Spanish National Baseball team in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. During the 2013 season, Nieto played for the Potomac Nationals of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League and batted .285 with 11 homeruns. Nieto was later assigned to the Arizona Fall League to help continue to develop his professional career. At the conclusion of the 2013 season, Nieto was selected in the “Rule 5” draft by the Chicago White Sox and made the big league roster out of spring training. He started 32 games for the White Sox hitting .236 in 106 at bats. See Adrian’s full stats here.
“We could not be more excited to add Adrian, a very talented baseball player, to our client roster of professional athletes,” said Joe Geier CPA, PFS and President of Winpoint. “We look forward to helping him achieve financial security while enabling him to concentrate on continuing to build a successful career.”
With over 30 years in the sports industry, Winpoint delivers the best practices, trusted advice and proven tactics that achieve financial results for clients from draft day through retirement and beyond. Winpoint offers a unique suite of financial services to help assist clients in all aspects of their lives. Services include wealth management, family office, tax preparation, bill payment, financial reporting and business advisory services.