Board of Directors
Mr. Rice is currently a representative for a major corporate life and health insurance company. Tony also played professional football in both the Canadian and World leagues. Mr. Rice is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame where he was a member of Notre Dame’s 1988 National Champion football team. He earned the prestigious Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, was voted the Fiesta Bowl’s MVP and finished fourth in the Heisman Trophy voting in 1989.
Mr. Boba has over 20 years of financial markets experience, including senior capacities for Opus Bank, Wells Fargo Capital Finance, CapitalSource Finance LLC, GE Capital’s Global Sponsor Finance Group, FINOVA Healthcare and First Source Financial, Inc. He has a BSBA from the University of Nebraska where he was the starting left wing for the Nebraska rugby team. He earned his MBA from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.
Mr. Curta serves as Director of International Business Development for Davisco Foods International, Inc. Mr. Curta has been instrumental in expanding the international presence by opening operations in Singapore, Mexico City, Geneva and Shanghai. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado and a Master’s of Business Administration-International Business from DePaul University.
Mr. Walters is currently a regional sales representative for Onnit, a performance optimization food and supplement supplier. He is also an active triathlete and yoga instructor. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, where he was also a member of the varsity baseball team and Army ROTC program graduate. He was also an internationally ranked triathlete, competing for the All-Army and Armed Forces Teams.
Dean Brown (In Memoriam)
Mr. Brown was the Dean of Students at the Friendship Collegiate Academy, the largest public charter school in the country. He was instrumental in developing the Collegiate Academy’s student athletic and character development programs. Mr. Brown was a graduate of The University of Notre Dame where he was a member of Notre Dame’s 1988 National Champion football team. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts and spent a brief time with the San Diego Chargers and the Kansas City Chiefs. After football, he worked 11 years as a staff accountant and operations manager, for a prominent holding company in Chicago.