Louisville Sports Commission Announces New Board Members

Louisville Sports Commission Announces New Board Members


        Louisville, KY – June 26, 2012 – The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) announced the appointment of eight new members to its board of directors. In addition, 13 members were re-elected. The new and re-elected board members will be serving a three-year term of 2013-2015. The LSC also welcomes a new slate of officers, including John Hamilton who was elected chairman of the board.

New board members are:

  • Lacey Lee Baker
    Executive Director, National Fastpitch Coaches Association
  • John Hudson
    Vice President, Marketing, Brown-Forman Corporation
  • Jeffrey Jasnoff
    Senior Vice President, Hospital Division, Kindred Healthcare
  • Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt
    Director, Louisville Metro Dept. of Public Health and Wellness
  • David Phillips
    Senior Account Executive, Single Point Solutions
  • Jim Turner
    Director, Corporate Communications, Humana Inc.
  • Perrye Turner
    Special Agent in Charge, FBI – Louisville Field Office
  • John Willmoth
    Venture Partner, Chrysalis Ventures


          "We are pleased to welcome such a distinguished group of local business leaders to our board of directors," said Karl Schmitt, executive director of the LSC. "These individuals will bring a wealth of experience and innovative thinking to the board as it works to fulfill our mission of creating a legacy of economic and social vitality through sports."

Re-elected board members are:

  • Clay Campbell
    President, Triangle Talent
  • Bob Decker
    Managing Director, Global Leisure Partners LLC
  • John Hamilton
    Principal, The Cost Reduction Group
  • Tim Hellige
    Owner, Bandy, Carroll, Hellige
  • Steve Higdon
    Partner and Executive Vice President, Faulkner Real Estate
  • Roger McClendon
    Chief Sustainability Officer, Yum! Brands, Inc.
  • Michael Moll
    Senior Vice President, Director of Client and Community Relations Kentucky/Tennessee PNC Bank
  • Kenneth Morton
  • Roy Potts
    Public Affairs Manager, Coca-Cola Enterprises
  • Tim Scott
    Vice President International Marketing, Papa John’s International, Inc.
  • David Seewer
    Partner, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs
  • Denise Wooldridge
    Director, Jewish Sports Medicine
  • Gary Ulmer
    President, Louisville Bats


The following officers were elected at the LSC’s annual meeting:

  • John Hamilton, The Cost Reduction Group
    Chairman of the Board
  • Michael Moll, PNC Bank
    Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Tandy Patrick, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • Amber Halloran, Louisville Water Company
  • Steve Higdon, Faulkner Real Estate
    Immediate Past Chairman