2016 Board of Directors
Four-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion
Founder, Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation
FOX Sports Analyst
Jeff Gordon, who won NASCAR titles in 1995, 1997, 1998 and 2001, amassed 93 victories and 81 poles during his 23-year career in NASCAR’s premier division. He ranks third on the all-time wins list – trailing only NASCAR Hall of Fame drivers Richard Petty and David Pearson – and captured a record five Brickyard 400 trophies. Gordon is President of Jeff Gordon, Inc. and its related business entities, and a partner at Hendrick Motorsports. In 1999, Gordon founded the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation, dedicated to supporting pediatric cancer research aimed at finding more effective, less toxic cures for children.
Jeffrey W. Chell, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer, National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match, Executive Director, CIBMTR (Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research)
Jeffrey W. Chell, M.D., became the National Marrow Donor Program’s Chief Executive Officer in 2000. He has led the NMDP through transformational growth. The Be The Match Registry® has more than doubled to more than 12 million and the number of transplants facilitated has grown four fold to over 6,400 annually. During his tenure, the emerging use of umbilical cord blood for transplant has established the NMDP as the global leader in facilitating cord blood transplants. Chell also serves as Executive Director of CIBMTR®, the leading research program in the field, established in 2004. CIBMTR is a joint effort between the NMDP and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Prior to joining the NMDP, he served as president, Allina Medical Clinics; was in private-practice physician of Internal Medicine in Minneapolis; and before that served in the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps. He is currently the Vice-Chair on the board of directors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Minnesota, the nation’s largest wish-granting organization. Chell received his M.D. from the University of Minnesota.
Wade Clapp, M.D.
Richard L. Schreiner Professor and Chairman
Department of Pediatrics
Indiana University School of Medicine
Physician-in-Chief, Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
Dr. Clapp is a pediatrician and scientist at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and chairman of the school’s Department of Pediatrics. The department provides care at Riley Hospital for Children, ranked one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News, World Report, and Parents Magazine. Dr. Clapp is internationally recognized for his research in neurofibromatosis Type 1, and leads with Dr. Kevin Shannon at UCSF, a multi-institution, NCI sponsored Scientific Program of Research Excellence (SPORE). This grant is focused on developmental hyperactive ras mediated cancers in children adolescents and young adult and it is the first SPORE ever awarded for the treatment of pediatric cancers.
Owner, Hendrick Motorsports
Chairman, Hendrick Automotive Group
Rick Hendrick is owner of 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports and chairman of Hendrick Automotive Group, the largest privately held dealership group in the United States.
A leukemia survivor, Rick in 1997 chartered the Hendrick Marrow Program, a nonprofit group that works in partnership with the Be The Match Foundation. He also is involved with the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, and various other charitable endeavors. Rick is a recipient of the prestigious Horatio Alger Award, NASCAR’s Bill France Award of Excellence and The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, which is bestowed upon outstanding North Carolinians. He was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2013.
Vice President, Customer Acquisition and Sales Programs, Time Warner Cable Media
Glenn Schineller leads the creation and management of various programs in the sports and entertainment industries and is a Master Trainer in the Achieving Global Sales Training programs. Prior to his current position, Schineller oversaw Communications, Marketing, Creative Services, Sports Sales, Political Sales and Web Development for Time Warner Cable Media Sales. Schineller received a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations from Valparaiso University, and brings a wealth of experience in marketing, media development and strategic planning through his education, professional experience and affiliations.
Certified Public Accountant, GreerWalker, LLP
Managing Member, GreerWalker Wealth Management
Mr. Reichard graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and worked in audit, tax and consulting with Deloitte & Touche and Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Reichard is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Personal Financial Planning Division, and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. Reichard has served two terms on the board of the Charlotte Rescue Mission and is currently on the finance council at St. Peters Catholic Church in Charlotte, in addition to serving on the board of the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation.