Board of Directors
CEO, FST Logistics, Inc.
Coming from a large family with 5 siblings, Art is no stranger to a little healthy competition. His family was a sports family, and with 3 kids of his own that play sports, he’s continued the tradition. Harnessing his knack for competition he started his own company, FST Logistics, which has seen successful growth over the last 30 years. Through his involvement with the Lindy Infante Foundation, Art will help more families form strong ties to sports and help more kids learn how to develop their personal strengths.
Two-Time Heisman, The Ohio State University
Archie Griffin holds countless accolades and is right at home in the hearts of those in the athletic community. Time and time again, Archie has shown us the other-worldly potential that can be reached through involvement in sports. As the only two-time Heisman winner cemented him as a living football legend, he uses his career experience and charisma to pay it forward at every opportunity, something he learned from his former coach Woody Hayes. Working with the Lindy Infante Foundation, Archie’s hopes to inspire young athletes to be their best selves, on and off the field.
Partner & EVP of Business Development, Budros Ruhlin & Roe
Great athletes are selfless athletes, which requires maturity and the willingness to grow. Gary is characterized by selflessness through his contributions to his community, a value which he gained as an athlete at The Ohio State University. Gary is the EVP of business development of a wealth management firm, and gives back to the community by serving on a number of boards and commissions. Gary will utilize his connections to achieve the highest level of success with the Lindy Infante Foundation.
Michael E Menning
Principal, Emerald Financial Advisors
Every athlete knows the meaning of hard work and commitment, and Michael has carried these lessons learned from sports into his career as a financial advisor. Michael is a firm believer in using his success to pay it forward — an act that has the power to change everything for a young athlete. He enjoys sharing his compassion and working with children who show dedication and spirit, embodying the essence of Lindy Infante.
Agent/Advisor, Excel Sports Management
Playing baseball for 20 years and spending 17 of those years as a professional MLB pitcher, Kent is well acquainted with the value of teamwork. During his baseball career, Kent made 3 World Series appearances, taking home the title with the Braves in 1995. He was the recipient of the Tony Conigliaro Award in 2000, an esteemed MLB honor, for overcoming adversity with courage and character. Kent continually gives back to the community that changed his life through his work as an agent, and as part of our team at the Lindy Infante Foundation.
Attorney, United States District Court
Danielle is a graduate of Georgetown and The Ohio State University, she learned the meaning of resilience and perseverance. During her time as an Ohio State University soccer player, she formed meaningful bonds with coaches and teammates, which endured to be lifelong friendships. Now as a coach, she aims to instill in her players the same lessons sports taught her. Danielle recognizes that we all may not start on the same playing field, but we all deserve to be a part of the game.
EVP of Advanced Planning Solutions, Huntington Bancshares
Sports teach important life lessons; how to work together toward a common goal, responsibility and what it means to be an effective leader. Tom watched his children become more rounded individuals by participating in athletics, which let him see how vital they are in a child’s development. It is with this sentiment in mind that Tom gives his time to the Lindy Infante Foundation. Tom hopes to be a part of light in the lives of today's young athletes, while helping the mission of the Lindy Infante Foundation live on in the future generations.