Camp Southern Ground was founded by the GRAMMY Award-winning musician, Zac Brown. Despite all the irons in the fire, Brown nonetheless calls his foundation and camp plans his “life’s work.” “Having the camp and giving back is important for me,” he says. “I’m very blessed to have what I have, and I know a lot of that’s on credit for what I do down the road. It’s very important for me to keep that in mind. I want to leave something behind that does some good after I’m gone.”
Doug Haynes is the President of Point72 Asset Management, L.P. Prior to joining Point72, Mr. Haynes was a Director at McKinsey & Company. Before joining McKinsey in 1992, Mr. Haynes worked for the Central Intelligence Agency and then GE’s advanced materials business, which is now part of Sabic International.
Mike Helton assumed the role of president for NASCAR in November 2000, succeeding Bill France, who had served as president since 1972. He became the first person outside the France family to take over the day-to-day operations of NASCAR when he was promoted from his position as vice president for competition and was named senior vice president and chief operating officer in February of 1999.
Hunt James has been involved in the financial services industry for over 25 years, is a registered financial advisor, and has held a variety of positions at the firm started by his family, Raymond James Financial (NYSE: RJF). He has worked in Equity Research, the Syndicate Department, Marketing Services, started and Co-Headed the Corporate Client Services Group, and has previously served on the company’s Board of Directors. He spearheaded and negotiated the firm’s naming rights transaction for Raymond James Stadium, home of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Rob Light is head of the Music Department, a partner and Managing Director of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the world’s leading entertainment and sports agency, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Nashville, and Beijing. Under Light’s leadership, CAA’s Music Department represents many of the world’s most popular and talented musical artists and comedians. Light oversees all of CAA’s music agents, providing strategic counsel on concert tours and event bookings worldwide…
Tommy Milner brings expertise in leadership, strategy, governance with deep ties to the outdoor industry and a passion for the camp’s mission. From 2009 to 2017, he has served as CEO and President of Cabela’s, North America’s largest specialty retailer of hunting, fishing and camping products with 90 destination stores and the outdoor industry’s largest e-commerce …
Jonathan White is the founder of the executive search firm J. Ogden White Associates, LLC and serves select clients with their leadership needs in the areas of board search, retained executive search, succession planning, assessment and executive coaching.