Board of Advisors


Shane Battier Founder of The Battier Take Charge Foundation, former Vice President of Analytics + Basketball Development for Miami Heat
Dr. Kim Cameron Management & Organizations, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Mr. Noah Croom Managing Partner, Beautiful Game Group
Mr. Joe Hanson Senior Manager of Operations, DraftKings
Prof. Michael Huyghue Cornell University Law School
Dr. Robert Quinn Management & Organizations, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Ms. Melanie Weaver Barnett Chief Executive Education Officer, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Dr. Richard Wolfe Faculty Director, Sport & Organization Dynamics Conference, Ross School
Dr. Lynn Wooten President- Simmons University

Experts in Organizational Dynamics

Dr. Kathy Babiak Sport Management- University of Michigan
Dr. Mike Barger Ross School of Business- University of Michigan
Dr. Joel Brockner Business School, Columbia University
Prof. Marcus Collins Ross School of Business, University of Michigan;
Dr. Richard Dopp School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
Dr. Lyndon Garret Carroll School of Management- Boston College
Dr. Kathrin Hanek Management/ Marketing Department, University of Dayton
Dr. Kevin Kniffin Business School, Cornell University
Dr. Venkat Ramaswami Marketing, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Dr. Sim Sitkin Fuqua School of Business – Duke University
Dr. Maxim Sytch Management & Organizations, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Experts in the World of Sport

Doug Armstrong General Manager, St. Louis Blues Hockey Club
Joe Bohringer Retired MLB Executive, including Assistant GM, Seattle Mariners; Director Pro Scouting, Chicago Cubs
Chris Borland Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, University of Wisconsin, Linebacker; SF 49ers, NFL all-rookie team
Chris Grant Advanced Scout, San Antonio Spurs; Previously General Manager, Cleveland Cavaliers
Brendan Harris Director of Athlete Development, MLB at X10 Capital; Previously MLB infielder (8 yrs) and Scout, LA Angels
Victor Hobson 2nd Round Draft Choice by NY Jets; played 5 years–2003 – 2007
Nikki Kett Assistant Swim Coach, The University of Michigan
Warde Manuel Athletic Director, The University of Michigan
Lucinda McRoberts Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, USA Swimming
Alan Ostfield Past Positions: President, Eastern U.S., Live Nation; CEO, COO Palace Sport & Entertainment
Wendy Pattenden Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Sport Institute–Pacific
David Plummer Olympic Gold Medal Winner Swimming
Bobby Scales Coordinator of Strategic Initiatives for Player Development, Pittsburgh Pirates; formerly Director of Player Development, LA Angels (‘13-‘15) and 14 yrs. as professional player
Mark Shapiro President & CEO, Toronto Blue Jays
Doug Whaley Managing Partner, Beautiful Game Group; past GM, Buffalo Bills
Maurice Williams Team Pastor, Jacksonville Jaguars; Previously NFL Offensive Lineman (10 years)
Susan Williamson Sr. VP, Business Operations, Phil. 76ers. and Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment