Advisory Board

Special thanks to these leading sport entrepreneurs and thought leaders for their ongoing commitment to the Sport Initiatives at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.  We appreciate their ideas, feedback, and support for our programs and the development of future leaders.

  • georgejerryJerry Stackhouse, Retired NBA player and current coach for the Toronto Raptors 905 D League team
  • George Lynch, Retired NBA player and current coach for the SMU Mustangs


  • Cathy Andruzzi, Associate Director/Faculty at Rutgers (Global Sports Business) and Strategic Consultant
  • Seth Bennett, SVP of marketing, entertainment and interactive media for the NBA Charlotte Hornets
  • Darlene Cannon, UNC Women’s Basketball former player and Manager at GE
  • Art Chansky, Award-winning Sports Columnist and Co-Founder of Chapelboro
  • Don Cogsville, Entrepreneur, Founder of The Cogsville Group, LLC
  • Daryl Davis, Principal & Managing Executive Member, Founder of The Parrish Companies
  • Nathan Frank, Data Scientist at STATS, LLC
  • Dwight Hollier, UNC and NFL former football player, VP, Wellness & Clinical Services at the NFL
  • Adam Klein, Chief Strategist at American Underground
  • Bryan Littlejohn, PT, DPT | Owner & Physical Therapist- PerforMax
  • Dave Paro, Entrepreneur and Marketing Consultant with Deep Alliance
  • Erroll Reese, Host – The Sports Shop Radio w/ Reese & Kmac on WRAL Buzz Sports Radio
  • Bruce Speight, Media Relations, NFL New York Jets
  • Jim Steeg, Ex-NFL executive, responsible for growing the Super Bowl into the most popular one-day sporting event


Don’t mistake activity with achievement.

John Wooden


Center of Sport Business

Our commitment is the enthusiastic embrace of entrepreneurship teaching, scholarship, strategic planning, innovation, and economic development in the sport industry.