(Coral Springs, Florida – November 14, 2007)
Masters Basketball – National Championships, Inc, the nation’s premier Masters Basketball Tournament is pleased to announce the election of Joseph D. Horsfall of Parkland, Florida, as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Horsfall, a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point is the Chief Financial Officer of Double Eagle Distributing, a major Anheuser-Busch distributor located in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Mr. Horsfall’s strong financial and management background coupled with his leadership skills will be a tremendous asset to MBNC in the year ahead.
Others elected to the Board were:
Marshall Brown of Coral Springs, Florida: A graduate of Rider College, Mr. Brown was an executive in the American Basketball Association and is a former NBA scout. He also was associated with the Harlem Globetrotters Organization. Mr. Brown has done an outstanding job in assisting the Board with Sponsor Development.
Kevin Florence of Coral Springs, Florida: A graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College, Mr. Florence is retired from the Progressive Insurance Company and is an accomplished TV and voice over actor with many credits. He organized and was the Master of Ceremonies of the 2007 “Welcome Event”, one of the most successful in the tournament’s history.
David Ross of Morristown, Indiana: Mr. Ross is retired from the Eli Lilly Company and has been a player and team organizer in the Championships since the inception of the tournament in 1984. Mr. Ross brings to the Board, a wealth of experience and history of the tournament