Kelly is the founder and visionary for the group. He is responsible for the overall strategy, direction, and strategic relationships. As a PGA golf professional with over 25 years of leadership and golf experience, Kelly is a natural connector with relationships built throughout the country. His knowledge in golf and sport, commercial real estate development, business development and strategic planning for small cap companies bring wide expertise to the organization.
Jimmie is our legal counsel and advisor in all areas of corporate and non-profit structure including regulatory compliance. He is a partner and founder of ESQ Agency, a sports and entertainment agency that represents athletes in the NFL, MLB, and MLS, as well as eSports stars, screenwriters, directors, and producers. Jimmie's expertise is a valuable asset to the organization.
In the same manner Caz founded Upward Sports to be the world’s largest Christian sports league for young athletes, he is helping to create a similar model for youth golf. Caz's 25 years of experience in sports, recreation, youth ministry and executive leadership help to direct our overall strategy and connecting our golf learning experiences with the thousands of churches.
Dan is an original investor, co-developer and Chief Marketing Officer. He has a unique blend of executive team leadership in consumer products, golf manufacturing, and church ministry. He is responsible for directing and implementing the brand vision; golf learning product development, and all marketing & customer touch point communication strategies.
Stephen is an original investor and financial visionary. He is responsible for strategic planning, forecasting, cash flow management, financial reporting, tax / risk management and professional/personal development of staff. As a military veteran, Steve embraces working with kids and providing opportunities for them to experience life in a different way.
Colby Is one of the original team members helping to drive the Payne Stewart Kids Golf Foundation vision and strategy. His background in Upward Sports and extensive Golf knowledge helps him develop and implement our curriculum for all golf experiences (camps/clinics) and collaborates with our partners at Churches, YMCAs and other strategic partners in leader training.
Nick manages our sales and customer care experience as he builds relationships with our partners. Nick's background in Sports management and Customer Care with the Denver Broncos, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (Colorado Avalanche), and Medicus Healthcare Solutions brings a wide variety of experience in achieving Customer satisfaction.
Wally is a professional golfer driven by faith and love for the game. Since leaving the PGA Tour in 1984 Wally has participated in over 500 teaching and speaking events. Wally is responsible for helping the team focus on effective teaching and training techniques. His connections in the industry also make him the perfect ambassador for fundraising and networking.
April is our go-to person in multiple areas including Human Resources, Administrative support and special projects. She brings positive energy, common sense and organization to any conversation. April's human resource and administrative experience helps tackle high-priority and time-sensitive projects.
Connie handles our logistics and fulfillment needs. Her 35 years of experience in supply chain brings insight into inventory and order management. Connie's passion is to ensure that our solutions for Partners builds the best customer and golf experience.