Special Advisors to the CEO
Pat Dane is an Entrepreneurial driven individual who has been able to accomplish much during his successful 30-year career in business. In July 1995, Dane created and is CEO of, Dane Interactive, Inc. (www.patdane.com ) a boutique consulting company. Bringing together potential Partners that add value to the business or “Rainmaking”. It also advises startup & “Strategically Stalled” companies on areas such as Fund raising and M&A strategies.
The Client list during its existence included companies such as Compaq, Softbank, Microsoft, Ernst & Young, eFax.com, Gator.com, Hewlett Packard, Compuserve, Hanes, The Learning Company, Nu Skin International & Big Planet, Network Associates and Wolf Camera.
www.patdane.com (South Carolina )
Super Bowl Champion, Chairman and founding member of the NFL Players Congress. Bob negotiated the current agreement for the NFL Players Congress with NFL Properties.
Bob Grant is a leader, innovator, visionary and selfless. He has been on the forefront in so many ways it's hard to begin, as one of the players who help to integrate sports in America, his low-key selfless style is distinct. He was one of the first African-American sports legends to be extremely successful in business.
(Los Angeles, Hawaii)
Mr. Pearsall is a Technology industry professional and the Executive Director of the National Alliance of African American Athletes. The Alliance presents the most prestigious award in the nation for African American Male High School Scholar-Athletes, the Watkins Award. Alumni include 40+ current and former NFL players, Heisman winner and Rhodes Scholars.
The Franklin Watkins Memorial Award has become the equivalent to the Heisman Trophy for Black high school athletes around the country. It has come to personify the balance of athletic excellence, leadership, and academic achievement for several high-profile players. Several current NFL stars are alumni of the Watkins Award and have used this platform as a springboard to careers on and off the field.
www.naaaa.com (Baltimore, MD)