August 18, 2008 12:18 ET CEO Kelly Perdew Named to the President's Council on Service and Participation

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2008) - Kelly Perdew, CEO of, a leading fantasy sports operator and software developer for major brands and professional sports, was honored with an appointment by George W. Bush to the President's Council on Service and Participation. This is his second appointment to the council for a two-year term.

"It's a true honor to be recognized by President Bush. A presidential appointment can't be too common in the fantasy sports community," said Perdew. When asked how his fellow Council Members might fair in a fantasy football league, Mr. Perdew thought the big competition would come from Daniel Wuerffel of Florida. "I'm sure Kasey Kahne could give me a race in Fantasy NASCAR though," Perdew added.

Mr. Perdew joins the following diverse and distinguished Members of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation:

--  Jean N. Case of Virginia, and upon appointment redesignate Chair
--  Raymond G. Chambers of New Jersey
--  Bo Derek of California
--  Evern Cooper Epps of Georgia
--  Janine L. Gauntt of Texas
--  Kasey K. Kahne of Washington
--  Mary Beth King of Arizona
--  Mary J. Myers of Virginia
--  Michelle Nunn of Georgia
--  Kelly Perdew of California
--  Corinne B. Roberts of Louisiana
--  Michael W. Smith of Tennessee, and upon appointment redesignate Vice
--  Jordin Sparks of Arizona
--  Wendy M. Spencer of Florida
--  Roxanne Spillett of Georgia
--  Hope Taft of Ohio
--  Daniel C. Wuerffel of Florida
--  Mark G. Yudof of Texas

The official Press Release can be read in its entirety at:

Kelly Perdew has long been an advocate for children and is actively involved in Big Brothers/Big Sisters ( and the National Guard Youth Challenge Program ( He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, served as a military intelligence officer for three years and was winner of The Apprentice, Season Two. He holds a JD and MBA from UCLA. is a product of Sports Composite DE, is privately held and based in Los Angeles, CA. Investors include Allen & Co, DFJ DragonFund, Mission Ventures and SCP Worldwide. For more information on RotoHog, or to sign up for league play, please visit

Contact Information

  • Media/Event Contact:
    Chris Austin
    Sr. Director of Marketing
    Email Contact