Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Stephen (Owner)

Stephen has been collecting cards his entire life. He decided to turn his passion into a business and created Filthbomb Breaks. He enjoys being able to wake up every day and do what he loves.

Personal Collection: Jackie Robinson & Shohei Ohtani 

Favorite Sport: Baseball 

Favorite Teams: Yankees, NY Giants, NY Rangers, Knicks

Favorite Brand: National Treasures and Transcendent.

 

John (VP/Breaks)

John has also been collecting cards his entire life. He joined his brother in law Stephen in early 2020 during the Covid-19 boom, leaving his job as an investment advisor to dive deeper into the world of sports cards.

Personal Collection: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and LeBron James

Favorite Sport: Baseball

Favorite Teams: Yankees, Any team LeBron is on, NY Giants, Nets

Favorite Brand: Optic

Frank (Manager/Breaks)

Stephen's life long best friend Top Fan Frank joined the Filthbomb Team in early 2021. He made an immediate impact becoming an instant crowd favorite. Frank is known to bring the energy in each and every live stream he enters. 

Personal Collection: Todd Hundley 

Favorite Sport: Baseball

Favorite Teams: Mets, Giants, Islanders, Inter Milan

Favorite Brand: Triple Threads

Vinny (Shipping Specialist/Customer Relations)

Vinny Gadgets is Filthbomb's version of MacGyver. There is literally nothing that he can't do. Need a slab cracked? Vinny. Need a house built? Vinny. He is also a huge Pokemon and F1 collector/fan.

Personal Collection: Marilyn Monroe

Favorite Sport: F1

Favorite Teams: Yankees, McLaren F1, Jets

Favorite Brand: Topps Chrome

Fred (Sorting/Shipping)

Fred is a Filthbomb OG (original gangsta). Fred made his rise up the Filthbomb ranks when he gave Stone Cold Steve Austin a Stone Cold Stunner in a Walmart parking lot. Fred is a life long WWE and Marvel fan. His collection is one of the best around.

Personal Collection: Ultimate Warrior, Stone Cold, Wolverine

Favorite Sport: Hockey

Favorite Teams: Islanders, Jets, Cowboys, Knicks

Favorite Brand: Black Diamond

Ralph (Breaker/International Relations)

Ralph has been collecting cards since he was a child. He loves "the chase" so hits up garage and estate sales on his free time. He truly does it for the love of the game. Formally of Pokerstars and BRBetting, Ralph has become Filthbomb's house sharp!

Personal Collection: Tyreek Hill

Favorite Sport: UFC

Favorite Teams: Knicks, Mets, Dolphins

Favorite Brand: UD Letterman

 

Derek (Breaker/Card Connoisseur)

Derek has been collecting cards his entire life. His knowledge of cards is unmatched by anyone in the hobby. His electrifying personality keeps his streams entertaining yet VERY informative. He aims to help all collectors new and old on their hobby journey.

Personal Collection: CC Sabathia

Favorite Sport: Football

Favorite Teams: Jets and Yankees

Favorite Brand: Topps Chrome

Pat (Breaker/PSA Specialist)

Pat came on the scene in early 2022 and made himself right at home. He has one of the best eyes for grading in the entire industry and leads our PSA reviews department (and there isn't a close second).

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Kevin (Breaker/Sorter)

Kevin is our in house non sport specialist. He has an immense passion for Pokémon, Dragonball, Star Wars, Marvel and everything else in between. 

Personal Collection: Funkos

Favorite Sport: Baseball

Favorite Teams: Yankees, OKC Thunder, NY Giants

Favorite Brand: Topps Finest

Ethan (Breaker/Consignment Specialist)

Ethan (much like Derek's) knowledge of the hobby and cards is unmatched. A true NBA enthusiast, Ethan can literally name what college every NBA player went to, as well as their height, age, date of birth and last eaten meal. His knowledge makes him PERFECT for his role in consignment, as he knows each and every insert, parallel, SP etc!

Personal Collection: Damian Lillard, Jrue Holliday, Garland & KPJ

Favorite Sport: Basketball

Favorite Teams: Cavaliers, Patriots

Favorite Brand: Bowman University

Phil (Sorter/Shipping Specialist)

Phil is a huge UFC fan. He practices Muay Thai religiously and is hoping to one day compete in the 15 and under local competitions. 

Personal Collection: Anderson Silva

Favorite Sport: UFC

Favorite Teams: Ravens and Mets

Favorite Brand: Prizm or Photogenic

 

James (Content Creation)

Derek's knowledge of cards is unmatched by anyone in the hobby. Derek was the first person to come on as a breaker, and has stuck around ever since. Derek's streams are always informative, as he aims to help all collectors new and old on their journey.

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