Our Board of Directors



The On Course Foundation is led by devoted board of directors. The Board meets quarterly and guides our dedicated team who carries activities and programs of the organization.

  • John Simpson
    • FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF BOARD


      In 1978, John Simpson joined international management group (IMG) – the largest sports marketing, entertainment and media company in the world for the past 30 years. As Senior Vice President, John managed elite sportsmen such as Nick Faldo, Bernhard Langer, Greg Norman, Vijay Singh and Lord Sebastian Coe.

      In 1997 John left IMG and founded John Simpson Associates (JSA) which specializes in creating and managing international events, licensing and brand development, golf course development and design, client management and commercial consultancy. 

  • Jane Morgan
    • BOARD MEMBER


      Jane Morgan is a partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and a senior member of the firm’s Global Corporate Group. Ms. Morgan’s practice focuses on the representation of private equity firms and their portfolio companies and financial services companies (including US and UK asset managers and hedge funds) in M&A transactions. In addition, she is experienced in the purchase and sale of lending and leasing companies and portfolios of financial assets such as leveraged leases, mortgages, loans and related products.

  • Adam D. Chinn
    • BOARD MEMBER


      Adam D. Chinn is a Partner and co-founder of Centerview Partners LLC. He joined Centerview with 20 years of legal experience, most recently as a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Adam currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Young People’s Chorus of NYC and is a graduate of New York University School of Law and Oxford University.

  • George Napier
    • BOARD MEMBER


      George’s 40 year business track record spans the globe and features buyouts, mergers, restructurings and turnarounds, in private and public companies, in the sports industry. Between 1983 and 2012 he held leadership positions with Wilson Sporting Goods, Meridian Sports, RockShox, Benetton SportSystem, Prince Sports and Titleist. This was preceded by formative experience in product management roles at Colgate Palmolive and Nabisco. George is currently with Merryck & Co, mentoring senior executives. He also serves on 3 Advisory Boards, 2 start ups, and a luxury menswear brand. He and his amazing wife Arabella are the proud parents of 3 boys and live in the San Francisco area.

  • General (Ret) David McKiernan
    • BOARD MEMBER


      General McKiernan was born in Atlanta, Georgia and graduated from the College of William & Mary with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1972, commissioned on active duty in the US Army where he served for 37 years. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Shippensburg University and an honorary doctorate in public service from the College of William & Mary.

      GEN McKiernan commanded at every level from 2d Lieutenant to 4-Star General. He served in Korea, Germany, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the United States. Senior level commands included all coalition land forces that attacked into Iraq in 2003 and removed Saddam Hussein from power (OIF 1), all US Army Europe forces from 2005-8, and all NATO and US forces in Afghanistan from 2008-9 (OEF).

      Following retirement in 2009, General McKiernan serves on various board positions, still trains and mentors Army leaders, and advises multiple veterans' organizations pro bono. He is delighted to serve on the Board of Trustees for the On Course Foundation, and remains a lifelong student of golf.

      GEN (Ret) McKiernan and his wife, Carmen, reside in Marblehead MA. They have three grown children (two of which serve as Captains in the US Army) and two grandchildren.

  • Keith Morgan
    • BOARD MEMBER


      Keith Morgan is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for TIAA. Mr. Morgan is responsible for the legal, compliance, government relations, regulatory and corporate secretary functions of the enterprise.

      Mr. Morgan has more than 35 years of legal experience in the private and public sectors, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, securities law, financial regulation and international transactions. Prior to joining TIAA, Mr. Morgan was founder and chief executive officer of Morris Lane Capital, an investing, advising and consulting firm. Prior to that, he served as general counsel and senior vice president of GE Capital Corporation, where he led a team of more than 800 legal and compliance professionals at a financial services firm with more than $700 billion in assets.

      Earlier in his career, Mr. Morgan was a partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he served as managing partner in their London, Paris, and Saudi Arabia offices. He also served in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps. Mr. Morgan is a graduate of Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He also holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.