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Louisville Sports Commission Announces New Board Members

Louisville, KY – June 28, 2016 – The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors and re-election of one member. The new and re-elected board members will be serving a three-year term of 2016-2019. The LSC also welcomes a new slate of officers, including David Wombwell, market president of US Bank, who was nominated chair of the board.

New board members:
–Kelley Dearing-Smith, Louisville Water Co.
–Brett Hale, YUM Brands!

“We are pleased to welcome Kelley and Brett to our board of directors,” said Karl Schmitt, president and CEO of the LSC. “The expertise they bring to the board will enable us to continue to focus our efforts on initiatives that promote active lifestyles and enhance economic vitality in our community by attracting, creating and hosting sporting events and activities.”

Re-elected board member:
–Stacie Grossfeld, Orthopaedic Specialists PLLC

The following slate of officers was also elected at the LSC’s annual meeting:

–David Wombwell, Chair
–John Willmoth, Vice Chair
–Casner Wheelock, Secretary
–David Bowling, Treasurer
–Wendy Wagoner, Immediate Past Chair

The following individuals were elected to serve a one-year term on the LSC’s Executive Committee:

–Cleo Battle, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
–Derek Bland, Houston-Johnson, Inc.
–David Bowling, Citizens Union Bank
–Jon Cooper, Norton Audubon Hospital
–Stacie Grossfeld, Orthopaedic Specialists PLLC
–Brett Hale, YUM! Brands, Inc.
–Dr. Mark Lynn, Dr. Mark Lynn & Associates PLLC
–Mitchell Payne, University of Louisville
–David Phillips, Palladium Consulting
–Marty Storch, Louisville Metro Parks
–William Summers V, Republic Bank & Trust Co.
–Gary Ulmer, Louisville Bats
–Lani VanderToll, KentuckyOne Health
–Wendy Wagoner, LG&E and KU Energy LLC
–Casner Wheelock, Middleton Reutlinger
–John Willmoth, Poplar Ventures
–David Wombwell, US Bank

Click HERE to see the full list of board members.