Board of Directors

Each of individuals selected on our first board of directors have direct ties and have made great contributions not only to the field of sports, but to the wider community.

  • Dr Raymond Burse (Co-Chairman)
    Fromer President of Kentucky State University and Rhodes Scholar
    Vice President and Lead Counsel General Electric 
  • William Strickland, Esquire (Co-Chairman)
    Corporate Sports Agent voted the in Top 50 Most Influential People in Sports 
  • Everette Bass
    Waste Management Corporation Executive
  • Phillip Bond
    Vice President, United Way
  • Richard Hemple
    Natural Bridge Group / SportsNation360
  • Kimberly Tramell Holland
    International Track and Field Agent
  • Bias Tilford Sr
    Retired IBM, Former Elected Official and Civic Leader
  • Jimmy Gould
    Management One
  • Larry Kirksey
    National Football League
  • Ron Banks
    Kentucky State University Faculty and Board Member