Board of Advisors and Ambassadors

Coach Dale Brown
Men’s Head Basketball Coach, Louisiana State University

Coach John Calipari
Men’s Head Basketball Coach, University of Kentucky

Coach Cori Close
Women’s Head Basketball Coach, UCLA

Phil Cohn
President and Owner, Gold Medallion Homes

Wes Cruickshank
Founding Member, CitiGroup

Coach Homer Drew
Men’s Head Basketball Coach, Valparaiso University

Bob Emory
CEO and Founder, Blacklion Stores

Michael Handley
CEO and Co-Founder, Townsend

Hal Hawisher
Account Executive, Workday

Jim Hoefflin
President and CEO, Empower Software Solutions

Coach Ron Hunter
Men’s Head Basketball Coach, Georgia State University

Coach Jeff Jones
Men’s Head Basketball Coach, Old Dominion University

Ernie Johnson
NBA Host, TNT

Herb Johnson
President and CEO, San Diego Rescue Mission

Rev. Kwesi Kamau
Senior Pastor, Christian Chapel Temple of Faith

Coach Alan Major
Men’s Head Basketball Coach, UNCC

Bernie Mason
President and CEO, Xinergy Ltd.

Bishop Terrell Murphy
Senior Pastor, Life Center International

Coach Scott Nagy
Men’s Head Basketball Coach, Wright State

Bill Parmelee
CFO, Oxbow Corporation

Coach Saul Phillips
Men’s Head Basketball Coach, Ohio University

Mike Pitman
Board Member, Premier Sports Management

Raj Pragasam
Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Compass Group

Jonathan Ramsey
Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual

Peter Rieke
Director, Ballantyne Group, Inc.

J. Rollins
Executive Vice President, Optoro, Inc.

Coach Sue Semrau
Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Florida State University

Marcus Smith
President and COO, Speedway Motorsports, Inc.

Doug Stafford
CEO, Griffin Stafford, LLC

Rev. Michael A. Stevens
Pastor, University City Church

Paul Thompson
CEO, Transportation Insight, LLC

Dr. Kehinde Tokunboh
President, Grace Medical Clinic

Perry Tuttle
Professional Sports Chaplain, Charlotte Hornets

Brad Violette
President & Co-Founder, Talent Bridge Companies

Grant Wilson
Managing Partner, Force Management, LLC