The Grassroot Soccer Global Board of Directors represents a diverse group of leaders from the health, education, business, and nonprofit sectors who are dedicated to the mission and vision of GRS.
Gregg R. Lemkau, Chair
Co-Head of Global Mergers & Acquisitions
Gregg is co-head of Global Mergers & Acquisitions. He is a member of the Management Committee, the Investment Banking Division Executive Committee and...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
Vedanta Resources Holdings Ltd.
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
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
Co-Founder and Chairman
Cordia Bancorp, Inc.
Peter is Co-Founder and Chairman of the board of directors of Cordia Bancorp Inc. In 2009, he stepped down from a highly successful 25-year career as ...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
Originally from Zambia, Angela joined UBS Private Wealth Management in 2008 and possesses over 10 years of experience in advising clients on sophistic...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
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