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HoopTee Grant Awards Luncheon @ Ruth's Chris Steak House 1-29-19 by Jon Strayhorn

Fred Whitfiled founded HoopTee Celebrity Golf Classic in 2002 in his hometown of Greensboro, North Carolina. Whitfield's portfolio includes Brand Jordan, Nike, Inc., Falk Associates Management Enterprises (F.A.M.E.), Achievements Unlimited Basketball School, HOOPTEE® CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC, the Washington Wizards, and currently the Charlotte Hornets. In this role, Whitfield oversees all business operations for the Charlotte Hornets, Time Warner Cable Arena and the Hornets Youth Foundation.

A 1980 graduate of Campbell University, Whitfield was an all-conference basketball player and entered the school’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1995. He earned a B.B.A. (Economics) and then completed his M.B.A. (Marketing) at Campbell in marketing while serving as Assistant Basketball Coach for the Camels.

From there, he graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from North Carolina Central School of Law where he served as Student Bar Association President.

True to his Carolina roots, the Southeast Guilford High School graduate is the Founder and Director of Achievements Unlimited Basketball School, a camp in Greensboro started in 1985 that combines teaching fundamental basketball skills, stressing the importance of academics and living a life free of substance abuse.