The Grassroot Soccer Global Board of Directors represents a diverse group of leaders from the health, education, business, sport, and nonprofit sectors who are dedicated to the mission and vision of GRS.
Gregg R. Lemkau, Chair
Co-Head of the Investment Banking Division
Gregg is co-head of the Investment Banking Division. He is a member of the Management Committee, the Investment Banking Division Executive Committee a...Read more
Summerill & Bishop Ltd.
Seb Bishop is the CEO of Summerill & Bishop, a homeware and lifestyle business focused on the tabletop, founded by his mother, Bernadette Bishop and h...Read more
Dr. Brian Antony Brink
DMed (HON) (Witwatersrand)
Dr. Brian Brink worked for the Anglo American Group for 33 years. He retired as Chief Medical Officer at the end of 2014. During his tenure he advised...Read more
Former Chair, Vedanta Holdings and Former CEO, Anglo American PLC
Cynthia Carroll, in her current role as Chair of Vedanta Resources Holdings Ltd., advises on key strategic initiatives for the Chairman's Office of Ve...Read more
Thomas S. Clark, M.D.
CEO and Founder
Tommy Clark is a pediatrician and former professional soccer player. Tommy conceived the idea for Grassroot Soccer after living and playing soccer in ...Read more
After a dozen years as Managing General Partner overseeing all investment and operational aspects of Battery Ventures, Tom moved into a senior advisor...Read more
Jennifer is the president of the Diamond Foundation. She has a B.S. from Michigan State University and an M.A. in Anthropology from Goldsmiths College...Read more
Kenneth R. French
Roth Family Distinguished Professor of Finance
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
Kenneth R. French is the Roth Family Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is an expert on the be...Read more
Co-Founder and Chairman
Getty Images, Inc.
Jonathan D. Klein has been the CEO of the global digital media company Getty Images, Inc., the premier creator and distributor of visual communication...Read more
Lazy Brown Dog Ventures
George Lightbody has no idea what he wants to be when he grows up. For ten years, he was involved with non-profits, raising major gifts for Columbia...Read more
Senior Vice President of Investments
Angela joined UBS Private Wealth Management in 2008. Angela brings over 15 years of experience specializing in advising families on sophisticated inve...Read more
Methembe Ndlovu is a co-founder of Grassroot Soccer and has played a major role in the organization's growth. Methembe was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe ...Read more
Professional Soccer Player
U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and National Women’s Soccer League
Christen Press is a member of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, and was part of the squad that won the 2015 FIFA World Cup. She has earned over...Read more
Todd Sisitsky is the Managing Partner of the TPG Capital business in the US and EU, and co-leads the firm’s investment activities in the healthcare ...Read more
Lisa received her BA in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley in 1983. She holds a MSW and a MPA from Columbia University. Lisa was a social worker...Read more