Music City Baseball Leadership Team
Alberto R. Gonzales
Board Chair/Executive Committee
Alberto R. Gonzales served as the 80th Attorney General of the United States and former Counsel to the President. He is the Chair of the Board of Directors of MCB and brings experience dealing with the media and governmental entities and addressing complex legal and business issues.
Presently, Gonzales is the Dean and Doyle Rogers Disguised Professor of Law at Belmont University College of Law.
Amish R Purohit is the managing partner of Alpha Development, LLC, a diversified investment company he founded in 2015. He has more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate acquisition and development with a focus on hospitality. In addition, Dr. Purohit is heavily involved in the medical field serving as a consultant to several Fortune 500 healthcare private sector and venture capital companies.
Board/Real Estate Development Advisor
Eddie George is a Heisman trophy winner and first round draft choice out of Ohio State, earning Rookie of the Year honors in 1996. He was the starting running back for the Tennessee Titans until 2003; he was selected to four consecutive Pro Bowls and still owns virtually every Titans rushing record. Eddie earned an MBA at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and developed a number of successful businesses including the Edward George Wealth Management Group. He also developed the Business of Professional Sports at the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University for aspiring professional athletes and future business executives.
Stacey Garrett Koju
Stacey Garrett Koju concentrates her law practice in the areas of corporate transactions, labor and employment law, employment practices, healthcare, and higher education. She is a founding member of Bone McAllester Norton PLLC and chair of the firm’s Board of Directors. Stacey says that founding the law firm is one of her most personally satisfying accomplishments. She is driven by her law partners and the firm’s staff who truly embody the firm’s motto, Law. Life. Passion. Stacey believes deeply in community investment through charitable and civic activities. She began her commitment to community service at the age of 14, volunteering in a nursing home. There she learned the value of service to others and continues to participate in charitable activities throughout the state. Stacey is a vocal supporter of diversity, inclusion and individual empowerment.
Nancy Schultz is a Vice President of North Highland, a global consulting firm that delivers tactical and strategic business solutions to multi-national organizations. Nancy has over 34 years of experience in the consulting industry. She has played a lead role in developing and executing a strategy to build a global Healthcare Industry practice unit. Prior to joining North Highland, Nancy was an Associate Partner with Accenture for 11 years and a Director with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting for 2 years. At Accenture, Nancy developed deep technology, supply chain and systems implementation skills. At Arthur Andersen, she assisted clients with mergers and acquisitions and related systems consolidation and implementation efforts. Nancy holds a BE in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Vanderbilt University. She lives in Nashville with her husband of 32 years, enjoys playing competitive tennis and supporting her two sons as they pursue their respective Division 1 college baseball careers.
Stephen B. Smith is Chairman of Haury & Smith Contractors, Inc., a 60 year-old building and development company. He is active in the community, having served on a number of boards, and is involved in both local and national politics, serving as finance chairman for numerous campaigns. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of CapStar Bank and the Williamson County Sports Authority. Mr. Smith is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, where he was an accomplished baseball player, elected to the MTSU Athletics Hall of Fame in 2004, and serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Tony La Russa
Board & Advisors Roster
Stacey Garrett Koju
R. A. Dickey
Sen. Bill Frist