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Louisville Sports Commission Announces New Board Members

Louisville, KY – June 21, 2018 – The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) announced the appointment of seven new members to its board of directors and re-election of four members. The new and re-elected board members will be serving a three-year term of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021. The LSC also welcomes a new slate of officers, including John Willmoth, managing partner of Poplar Ventures, who was elected as chairman of the board.

New board members:

  • Jai Bokey, Vice President Operations, V-Soft Consulting Group, Inc.
  • Allison Brown, Partner, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs LLC
  • Daniel J. Cameron, Senior Associate, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Kim Cleary, Senior Manager Human Resources, GE Appliances
  • Tom Delacenserie, CEO, Kentucky Lottery
  • Garett Jackson, CFO Hospital Division, Kindred Healthcare
  • Michael Miller, Head of Partnerships, Humana

“We are honored to welcome such a talented and diverse group of local business leaders to our board of directors,” said Karl Schmitt, president and CEO of the LSC. “These individuals bring exceptional experience and insights gained from their roles with some of Louisville’s most successful companies. Their expertise will quickly add value to our organization’s focus on promoting active lifestyles and enhancing economic vitality in our community by attracting, creating and hosting sporting events and activities.”

Re-elected board members:

  • Duffy Baker, Executive Director, Chase Commercial Banking
  • John Hollenbach, Partner/Managing Member, Hollenbach Oakley Development
  • Phil Poindexter, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, Stock Yards Bank & Trust
  • Lannette VanderToll, Director of Marketing, KentuckyOne Health

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

  • Chair – John Willmoth, Poplar Ventures
  • Vice Chair – Lannette VanderToll, KentuckyOne Health
  • Secretary – Daniel Cameron, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Treasurer – Phil Poindexter, Stock Yards Bank & Trust
  • Immediate Past Chair – David Wombwell, US Bank

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

  • Lee Ann Barney, Trilogy Health Services
  • Cleo Battle, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Daniel Cameron, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Travis Doster, Texas Roadhouse
  • Brett Hale, Beam Suntory
  • Steve Hester, Norton Healthcare
  • Phil Poindexter, Stock Yards Bank & Trust
  • Michael Poynter, Kentucky Venues
  • Marty Storch – Louisville Metro Parks Department
  • Lannette VanderToll, KentuckyOne Health
  • John Willmoth, Poplar Ventures
  • David Wombwell, US Bank

To see the full list of board members, click HERE.