Board of Directors and Staff
Gregory B. Anderson (Greg) is a graduate of the University of Utah ('76 BS Finance) and enjoyed careers in banking and real estate development before starting a marketing firm in 1989.
Since 1995, Greg has been the Managing Director of the Crown Council, a worldwide association of dental professionals. The Crown Council is the largest independently owned for-profit dental association in the world.
Greg also serves as President of the Smiles for Life Foundation. Through a relationship with the dentists of the Crown Council, Smiles for Life has raised over $45,000,000 to help kids and others in need.
Greg has been married to Allyson Baker since 1973. They are the parents three children (Rachel, Stuart and Graham) who, along with seven beautiful grandchildren (Ava, Addison, Samantha, Arthur, Zoe Virginia and Annie) continue to be the central focus of their lives.
Randy Bernard is co-manager of Garth Brooks. As the former CEO of two major entertainment brands, the Professional Bull Riders and INDYCAR, Bernard brings a significant amount of experience in building brands that engage and entertain fans of all ages.
Bernard was the Chief Executive Officer from December 2012 to July 2014 of Rural Media Group, the world's leading provider of multimedia content dedicated to the rural and western lifestyle.
Bernard was able to take his past experience and create the ultimate one-day rodeo, the AMERICAN. First debuted in 2014, the AMERICAN is the world's richest one-day rodeo.
Previously, as CEO for INDYCAR, Bernard guided the strategic transformation of INDYCAR. During his tenure Bernard was instrumental in introducing the new DW12 car - a move critics heralded as bringing the best open wheel racing in over two and a half decades - changing the name from IRL to INDYCAR.
As the CEO of the Professional Bull Riders, Inc. Bernard was instrumental in making PBR a worldwide sport, taking it from eight events in 1994 to over 220 in five countries being broadcast in over 100 countries around the world by 2006.
Bernard successfully secured a merger between Professional Bull Riders, Inc. and Spire Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm at $100 million.
He has two children (Priscilla and Alexandria). Bernard is based out of Nashville, Tennessee and in September 2014, he was inducted into the National Cowboy & Heritage Museum's Rodeo Hall of Fame.
Bill Bostrom received his law degree from the University of Virginia. His practice focuses primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration, business and nonprofit entities and real estate. He serves as Legal Counsel for Teammates For Kids.
Garth Brooks is the highest-certified solo artist in music history according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), an organization that also declared him Male Solo Artist of the 20th Century. With over 128 million albums certified by the RIAA, Brooks is also the fastest-selling album artist in RIAA history and the only artist with six albums topping the 10-million sales mark, each earning the RIAA's Diamond Award. Billboard and the Nielsen Company recently named Brooks "the best-selling artist of the SoundScan era." He has won two GRAMMY Awards, 11 CMA Awards, 17 American Music Awards, and countless other honors. In October 2012 he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Brooks is married to GRAMMY-winning recording artist Trisha Yearwood and has three daughters - Taylor, August and Allie.
Anthony Munoz was chosen 3rd overall by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 1980 NFL draft and immediately became one of the league's premier lineman. He was elected to play in 11 consecutive Pro Bowl games from 1981 - 1991. He was the Offensive Lineman of the Year in 1981, 1987, and 1988 and was a four-time NFL Players Association Lineman of the Year. He was also a member of the NFL's 75th Anniversary All-Time Team. Munoz led the Bengals to three AFC Central Division titles and two AFC Championships in 1981 and 1988. In August of 1998 he became the only Cincinnati Bengal to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
In 2002 he established the Anthony Munoz Foundation (AMF) that recognizes and supports area youth mentally, physically, and spiritually through opportunities, scholarships and awards.
As Corporate Vice President of retail stores, David Porter oversees the company's development and investment in retail, growing channels of Microsoft's brick and mortar stores and online channels. He joined in 2009 to create a premium retail experience for customers around the world, and has since lead the organization through rapid growth and expansion. As of September 2014, Microsoft retail footprint spans 104 retail stores across the United States and Canada, along with a major global online presence in 228 countries and territories. The retail stores play a critical role in gathering customer feedback and insights that are leveraged across the Microsoft ecosystem.
Before joining Microsoft, David served as Head of Worldwide Product Distribution for DreamWorks Animation SKG. His responsibilities at DreamWorks included managing the worldwide home video business and alternative forms of media distribution, and he also drove the successful development of new business models including consumer products and licensing.
Prior to joining DreamWorks Animation, David spent 25 years at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. During his career, he held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility and seniority at Wal-Mart. During his college years, he served in a variety of positions at the Ada, Oklahoma Store. Upon Graduation, David accepted his first management position as an Internal Auditor in Bentonville, Arkansas and later, managed the Panama City Beach and Bentonville flagship stores.
David held several leadership roles at Wal-Mart including Food Merchandising, and Worldwide Merchandising and Replenishment Systems. His last job was Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of Entertainment, where he oversaw movies, music, video games and strategic initiatives within the electronics department. He also managed areas related to merchandise layout and took the lead in digital initiatives, marketing integration, and licensing activities throughout the company.
David has a bachelor's degree in Finance from East Central University where he was a proud member and president of Pi Kappa Alpha.
During her broadcasting career Maria Taylor has already covered some of the most consequential events in sports including the NBA Finals, College Football Playoff National Championship, NCAA women's basketball Final Four, and both the NBA and NFL drafts.
Highlighted by host roles for the Olympics and the NFL - including as a host and contributor for Football Night in America and Super Bowls - Taylor will work across premier NBC Sports properties. In Tokyo, her very first assignment as part of the NBC Sports team, she joined Mike Tirico as host for Prime Plus and also served as a correspondent.
Born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Larry Walker broke into the Major Leagues in 1989 with the Montreal Expos. He signed with the Colorado Rockies as a free agent in 1995. Known for his defense as well as his hitting prowess, Walker became one of the most respected players in all of baseball. He is a three-time batting champion (1998, 1999, 2001) and was named the National League's Most Valuable Player in 1997. Larry was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2020.
Walker lives in West Palm Beach and has three children.
Anita Zucker is a graduate of the University of Florida, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education. She received a Master of Education degree from the University of North Florida in Educational Administration and Supervision. Anita taught elementary school for over ten years and now serves as Chairperson and CEO for The InterTech Group, Inc. She also owns the Carolina Ice Palace and the South Carolina Stingrays. Anita is very active in her community, either sitting on the board, serving as President or Chairperson, or founding many different organizations including: Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, The Education Foundation, School to Work Task Force, The Jewish Endowment Fund, and Trident United Way Board. She is also a member of the Education and Economic Development Council of South Carolina.
Anita is the widow of Jerry Zucker. She has three children: Jonathan and his wife, Laura; Andrea and her husband, Nicolas Muzin; and Jeffrey and his fiancee, Jessica Gerrick. Anita now has five grandchildren - Stella, Daisy, and Jerry Muzin; and Jeremy and Gabriella Zucker.
Before joining Teammates in January 2008, Jason worked for the Colorado Avalanche as an amateur scout He graduated from the University of Denver, where he played four years of hockey, with a degree in marketing/finance, and he also holds a management degree from Northwood University. Jason's mother, Charlotte, works for the Colorado Avalanche organization and helped forge Teammates' relationship with the NHL. His father, Ron served many roles at the University of Denver for close to 50 years. His older brother John was a Teammate who played for the Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Carolina Hurricanes.
He and his wife, Sandra, have two kids, Jack and Violet. When not working he enjoys coaching both his kids in hockey, golf, soccer and baseball.
Since the day Teammates for Kids began operations, March 1, 1999, Scott has been a driving force in connecting big-hearted athletes with children facing medical and economic challenges. A native of Anderson, Indiana, Scott earned his B.A. from Anderson University and spent 15 years working for professional baseball, basketball, and soccer teams in the areas of sales and marketing. He currently resides in Anderson, and his hobbies are sports and reading.
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