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IOWA CITY, IA. -August 9, 2022
We're happy to inform you that Curt Samson, Founder and Principal of Innovation by Samson has agreed to serve on BCI's President's Advisory Council. Curt spent many hours with BCI over the past year as we were planning our expansion. His passion for the game of basketball and his faith, along with his expertise in business strategy and development will be very important for BCI over the next five years.

Curt grew up in Helena, Montana. His father passed away due to a massive heart attack when he was 16. With siblings out of the house he had to grow up quickly to help his mom manage the chaos. Curt's mom then kicked him out of Montana to hop a plane for a law degree at Creighton University, saying he could always come back; she wanted him to have a different experience. Best kick ever, Curt skipped law and got a business economics degree which fueled his career as an executive operator. First at big, multi-billion dollar companies, then more recently...Read more.

IOWA CITY, IA. - June 16, 2022
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Lemone Lampley to the BCI Board of Directors. Lemone brings a tremendous amount of experience to BCI, not only as retired pro basketball player, but also because of his experience as Executive Director of M.O.C.C.H.A. MOCCHA seeks to become a part of the solution by providing alternatives and opportunities to young men of color in a variety of ways. Lemone is representative of BCI's vision that communities will be impacted by pro basketball players who understand their true purpose...Read More

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