Board of Directors
Kevin J. McNamara, Cincinnati, Ohio – Founder
Mr. McNamara is the founder of the Masters Basketball Association, Inc. The MBA was organized in 2009 to continue to operate a senior’s championship level tournament in the metro South Florida area. Mr. McNamara is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chemed Corporation, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has served in that position since 2001.
Board of Directors
William C. Watterson, Anchorage, Alaska – Chairman
William was raised on a dairy farm in Centralia, Washington. He moved to Alaska to attend the University of Alaska Fairbanks where he played college basketball, graduating in 1964 with a BS in Civil Engineering. He received his MS in Construction Management from Stanford University in 1967. William and his wife, Helga, founded Watterson Construction in Anchorage, Alaska in 1981 as a small general contractor performing work in Alaska. William was a Founding Member of the Associated Builders and Contractors – Alaska Chapter. William has worked for contractors in Thailand, Arizona, South Korea and Alaska. As an MBA Team Organizer, William has been bringing his Alaska team to the tournament since 2008 and is a Corporate Sponsor.
Jordan Klemow, Coral Springs, Florida – Director
Mr. Klemow is a Principal of Klemow Incorporated founded in 1992 – a family owned and operated building and development company focused primarily in the Florida marketplace. Klemow Inc. has decades of experience in designing, developing and building condominiums, custom homes, waterfront estates, commercial property, and multi-family communities throughout elite areas of South Florida.
Mr. Klemow is a graduate of Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, considered one of the finest liberal arts colleges in the country. Mr. Klemow played Division III basketball for the Juniata Eagles and graduated with degrees in Biology and Psychology. He is married to the former Jennifer Vaughn.
Klemow Inc. is the proud sponsor of the Klemow Skills Challenge contest. Mr. Klemow has been a team organizer and supporter of the MBA since 2010 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2013.
Michael Phelps, St. Petersburg, Florida – Director
Mr. Phelps owns and operates Integrity Property Services, Inc. in St. Petersburg, Florida. The company specializes in the multifamily housing industry with a concentration in apartment complexes of 200 units or more. Integrity also provides complete construction services for both rehab and new construction projects, offering both comprehensive due diligence and property evaluations for owners, management companies and Real Estate Investments Trusts throughout the southeast United States. Mr Phelps is assisted in the business by his wife Carolyn and son Clint. The family also owns and manages a wholly owned real estate portfolio.
Mr. Phelps has played, coached and been a Team Organizer in the south Florida tournament since 1988, missing only one year due to an injury.
He also plays in a number of other masters events and enjoys the competition and the friendships he has made over the years.
Lisa Reinhard, Cincinnati, Ohio – Director
Ms. Reinhard is a Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the Chemed Corporation, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and has been associated with Chemed since 1994. A native of the Cincinnati area, Ms. Reinhard is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University. She was elected to the MBA board in 2010.
Stan White, Tampa, Florida – Director
Stan White, is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Parkside and the proud owner of a State Farm Agency in Tampa Florida. His agency, located in the University of South Florida Community, is one of leading State Farm agencies in Florida and has been nationally ranked. He has served as the Finance Committee Chairperson at the YMCA-Central City and Metro locations.
Stan has been a Team Organizer in the south Florida tournament for many years and his team, the “White Brothers”, has been consistently competitive. In 2006, Stan received the prestigious “Sportsman of the Year Award”, the most significant award given by the tournament and in 2012. Stan also formed a non-profit organization called “Let’s Make It Official”, a groundbreaking mentoring program designed to help young boys and girls become officials in their respective sports.