Dan Corso joined the Atlanta Sports Council (ASC) in 1999 after serving as Vice Chair of the Festival Division for the 1998 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
The Atlanta Sports Council’s mission is to facilitate the growth and development of sports in metro Atlanta by serving as a recruiter for major regional, national and international sporting events. The organization plays an important role in improving the quality of life for residents in the region through sports, working to drive economic growth and visibility and acting as an advocate for the area teams and annual sporting events.
The Sports Council’s accomplishments include hosting several prominent sporting events such as the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Four, MLB, NHL and NBA All-Star Games, WrestleMania XXVII and ACC and SEC Basketball Tournaments. Most recently, the ASC managed the effort to successfully recruit the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship, Super Bowl LIII (2019) and the 2020 NCAA Men’s Final Four.
During his time at ASC, the organization has been named Sports Commission of the Year by the National Association of Sports Commissions four times (2000, 2004, 2006 and 2015).
Corso serves as Chairman of the Atlanta Basketball Host Committee Board of Directors for the 2020 NCAA Men’s Final Four. He previously served as President of the Atlanta Football Host Committee Board of Directors for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship and the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee. In addition, Corso serves on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau and College Football Hall of Fame and Advisory Board for the Celebration Bowl.
Corso is a graduate of the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2017. Corso graduated from Florida State University.
How to Connect with Dan
Dr. Maury Wills is the CEO of D.A.T.E, a leading academy in DeKalb County, D.A.T.E. serves 800 students between the grades of kindergarten through eighth grade, with a focus on technological studies and environmental sciences.
From leading the school’s STEAM Bus to assisting in hands-on, minds-on, problem-solving, inquiry-based, integrated curriculum which provides students with a foundation for understanding the world and their place in it.
Dr. Wills’ instructional leadership is deeply rooted in his philosophy of excellence and learning for the future of our youth; “Every student will learn, given the opportunity to embrace a climate of high expectations, a committed support system, and connections to the context of the real world, the Three R’s: Learning with Relationships, Relevance, and Rigor!”
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Noel Brewick is a former Division-2 All-American swimmer at the University of South Dakota who worked in several jobs, including with Sherwin Williams (where his wife is currently VP of Marketing) and Mattress Firm, before realizing his dream of business ownership with Footprints Floors.
Matt Therriault is the proud owner of theFootprints Floors Peachtree City and is no stranger to the home renovationindustry. After moving to Atlanta from Chicago with his wife and two daughtersabout 7 years ago, Matt began working small remodeling jobs here and therewithin the Peachtree City community.
The former firefighter and paramedic thenstarted a full-time handyman and renovation company, Peachtree City (PTC) HomeRescue. Matt was looking to open a flooring extension of his handyman businesswhen he started looking into different franchise opportunities. He came acrossFootprints Floors and felt their business model fit perfectly into his visionfor his next business.
Matt believes Footprints Floors is the perfect next stepin his career and is looking forward to extend his professional renovation skillsto the people of Peachtree City and surrounding communities.
How to Connect with Noel and Matt
Sandy Springs Location: https://footprintsfloors.com/sandy-springs
Peachtree City Location: https://footprintsfloors.com/peachtree-city
What You’ll Learn in This Episode
- Atlanta Esports Alliance
- Major sporting events in Atlanta
- Atlanta is a finalist for the 2026 Fifa World Cup and 2021 MLB All-Star Game
- What is D.A.T.E?
- What makes D.A.T.E so unique
- Goals for the future of D.A.T.E.
- What led Noel Brewick and Matt Therriault into franchising
- Footprints Floors plans for future growth
- What value Footprints Floors provide to the community
- What services Footprints Floors provides