Corporate Office: Prospect, Kentucky
Nelson E. Clemmens, founder and Chief Executive Officer, has been a Kentucky- and New York-based owner/breeder, is involved with the Kentucky HBPA and other Thoroughbred industry organizations and is committed to improving the future viability of Thoroughbred racing. His career is rooted in corporate finance/investment banking with GE Capital and Pine South Capital, the latter of which he founded in 1986. He also is, or has been an owner and investor in health care, service, technology and software, manufacturing, and distribution companies. He graduated from Stetson University with a degree in Finance and received his MBA from Western Kentucky University. He has served as a Trustee of Stetson University and is an advisor to the Kentucky HBPA.
Marisa Richardson, Settlement & Marketing Coordinator, is an accomplished equestrian and devoted owner of a retired Thoroughbred, once owned and raced by Mr. Clemmens. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Florida Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. In addition to her career with AmWest Entertainment, she holds an adjunct instructor position at Jefferson Community and Technical College where she teaches business administration.
Joel B. Turner, Corporate Counsel
Frost Brown Todd
400 West Market Street, Floor 32
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
106 West Vine Street, Suite 600