NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 14, 2010) – Representatives of the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl announced that Brad Lampley, partner in charge; Adams and Reese will serve as chair-elect (2011-2012). Christine Karbowiak, chief administrative officer for Bridgestone Americas, Inc., is currently serving a two-year term as Bowl chair (2009-10; 2010-11).
“The Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl is an important community asset and I am truly excited about 2010 and beyond,” said Karbowiak. “We have a talented board of community leaders and I am thrilled about Brad Lampley being named our chair-elect. Brad has made some incredible contributions to the Bowl’s past successes and the future looks very bright with his leadership.”
The 2010-11 board of directors include: Sue Atkinson, Atkinson Public Relations; Shannon Bowles, Nashville Airport Marriott; Vic Campbell, HCA; Kim Cocklin, Atmos Energy; Lew Conner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis; Dave Cooley, Cooley Public Strategies; Dan Crockett, Franklin American Mortgage Company; Emmett Edwards, Metro Sports Authority; Howard Gentry, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce; Rebecca Paul Hargrove, Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation; Aubrey Harwell, Neal & Harwell; Bob Hensley; Kelvin Jones, Metro Human Relations Commission; Joe Kelley; Don MacLachlan, Tennessee Titans; Rob McNeilly, SunTrust; Richard Pinson, Crescent Holdings; Dale Polley; Colin Reed, Gaylord Entertainment Company; Ron Samuels, Avenue Bank; Irby Simpkins; Butch Spyridon, Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau; Evette White, White Thompson LLC.; Dr. Phil Wenk, Delta Dental of Tennessee, and Toby Wilt, TSW Investment Company.
“Nashville’s Bowl is a passion for me and I am deeply honored to serve on the board,” said Lampley. “Being a former collegiate football player at the University of Tennessee and participating in several Bowl games, I know firsthand how important Bowls are to student-athletes and the cities that host them.”
The 2010 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl will be played on Thursday, Dec. 30 at 5:30 p.m. CST at LP Field.
About the Bowl:
The Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl (501(c)(3) non-profit organization) is an annual post-season collegiate Bowl featuring the Atlantic Coast and Southeastern Conferences. Televised nationally to millions of viewers and listeners on ESPN and Nevada Sports Radio Network, the Bowl is Nashville’s Holiday Tradition. For more information, call the Bowl office at 615.743.3130 or visit the Bowl online at MusicCityBowl.com.
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