ST. LOUIS – Feb. 3, 2021 – The St. Louis Sports Commission is adding several community business, civic and sports leaders to its volunteer board of directors. They will help the privately-funded nonprofit organization continue to fulfill its mission to make St. Louis a better place to live, visit, work and play through sports.

Incoming board directors include:

  • Carolyn Kindle Betz – St. Louis CITY SC Owner & CEO
  • Adrian E. Bracy – YWCA Metro St. Louis President & CEO
  • Scott Clifford – Graybar Electric Company, Inc. CFO
  • Scott Connelly – PepsiCo Market Director
  • Erin Erhart – Midwest BankCentre Executive Vice President, Bank Operations
  • Todd Frattura – Wealth Management Leader / Consultant
  • Scott Hartwig – Regions Bank St. Louis Market Executive
  • Becky Hatter – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri President & CEO
  • Scott Hester – Counsilman-Hunsaker President
  • Anthony Johnson – Clayco President – Industrial Business Unit
  • Cheryl Jones – Girls Incorporated of St. Louis President & CEO
  • Michael McMillan – Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis President & CEO
  • Michelle Menze – St. Louis Sports Commission Associates Chair
  • Dennis Moore – St. Louis CITY SC Chief Revenue Officer
  • Don Roberts – HBM Holdings Senior Vice President & CFO
  • Ronda Sauget – Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois Executive Director & CEO
  • Ozzie Smith – Baseball Hall of Famer
  • Jason Williams – Maryville University Simon School of Business Assistant Dean / Rawlings Sport Business Management Program Director
  • Reginald A. Williams Sr. – Midwest Warriors Athletic Foundation President

“We are honored to add such a talented and diverse group of leaders in our region to our board of directors,” said Frank Viverito, president of the St. Louis Sports Commission. “Their presence will enhance the value of our organization’s focus and help us carry out our mission.”

The Sports Commission focuses on attracting, creating and managing major sporting events for the St. Louis region. The organization uses the power of sports to enhance the area’s quality of life and to create economic and social benefit for the community.

Upcoming events hosted or supported by the Sports Commission in 2021 include:

Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball TournamentMarch 4-7Enterprise Center
NCAA Division II Wrestling ChampionshipsMarch 12-13America’s Center Convention Complex
NCAA Division I Wrestling ChampionshipsMarch 18-20Enterprise Center
USA Gymnastics ChampionshipsJune 22-27America’s Center Convention Complex
U.S. Olympic Team Trials – GymnasticsJune 24-27Enterprise Center
U.S. Youth Soccer Midwest Regional ChampionshipsJune 25-30Creve Coeur Park Soccer Complex and Lou Fusz Athletic Soccer Complex
Bommarito Automotive 500 INDYCAR RaceAugust 21World Wide Technology Raceway
Biz Dash 5K presented by World Wide TechnologySeptember 2Downtown St. Louis
Ascension Charity Classic presented by EmersonSeptember 6-12Norwood Hills Country Club
The Musial Awards presented by Maryville UniversityNovember 20Stifel Theatre

To see a list of the organization’s entire board of directors, visit