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The Team

TPGF is managed by a Board of Directors assisted by an Advisory Council of well respected people from the sports and private sector

Board of Directors

Del Wilber Jr. – President

Del is a senior executive with experience in marketing, brand building and sales management with both…

Robert Kaplan

Bob is a Partner at Kaplan, Voekler, Cunningham and Frank and has extensive experience in buying…

Sandra Haidinger

Sandra K. Haidinger, president and founder of FMA has actively worked in the financial services…

Advisory Council

Bert Blyleven

Bert Blyleven’s career baseball accomplishments were acknowledged in the greatest possible way…

Betsy Nagelsen McCormack

Betsy was an internationally ranked player on the WTA Tour for more than 20 years, and a two-time…

Bob Costas

Bob has been with NBC Sports since 1979. He has covered nearly every major sport, though he is…

Bob Wilber, Founding Member

Bob is the youngest of Del and Taffy Wilber’s five children. After spending seven years in professional…

Cynthia J. Wilber, Founding Member

Cynthia J. Wilber works for Stanford University as the Education Coordinator at Jasper Ridge…

Dave St. Peter

Dave St. Peter, president of the Minnesota Twins, precisely represents the mission of PGF, and his…

David Bell

As member of the prestigious Advertising Hall of Fame, David Bell has over 40 years of experience…

Francisco Arocha

Francisco Arocha is an avid entrepreneur with a prolific and well established career that for the past…

Hank Torbert

Mr. Torbert founded Avondale Ventures LLC in 2006 and has over 10 years of experience in private equity…

Jay Dufty

Jay has over 20 years experience managing high-end golf facilities including 15 years with the TPC…

W. Leo Kiely III

Mr. Kiely retired as Chief Executive Officer of MillerCoors LLC, a joint venture combining the US…

Marci Doyle

Marci Doyle is having a sports career that is spectacular and most recently was the COO of the Arnold…

Martin Lee

Martin Lee is a senior executive with extensive experience in marketing, branding, and managing consumer…

Vinnce Gennaro

Vince Gennaro is the Associate Dean of the Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport, in NYU’s…

Mary Wilber Smith, Founding Member

Mary is the fourth of Del and Taffy Wilber’s five children, and is an obvious embodiment of both of them…

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