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Since becoming a member of the Atlanta United, Eales has twice been named Doug Hamilton Executive of the Year by Major League Soccer. The club received its first MLS Cup in 2018 in front of a report crowd of 73,019 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium—the earliest growth group to win an MLS Cup since 1998. In MLS play, Atlanta owns each of the highest thirteen most attended matches in league historical past.
Dan Corso is president of the Atlanta Sports Council, the arm of the Metro Atlanta Chamber that serves as a recruiter for major regional, nationwide, and worldwide sporting events. The ASC was instrumental in the selection of Atlanta as the positioning for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship, Super Bowl LIII in 2019, and the 2020 NCAA Men’s Final Four (in the end canceled due to COVID-19). Corso can be president of the Atlanta Football Host Committee, which helped plan the CFP National Championship. He serves on the boards of the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau and College Football Hall of Fame. Prior to joining the ASC in 1999, Corso was vice chair of the festival division for the 1998 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. In 2016, Stephen Cannon was named CEO of AMB Group, leading the for-revenue arm of Home Depot cofounder Arthur M. Blank’s family of businesses, together with the Atlanta Falcons, the Atlanta United, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and the PGA Tour Superstore. Previously Cannon served as president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, which generated … Read More