Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2011
Steven McKean, President and CEO of Acceller.com, was selected to join the Orange Bowl Committee in early March. The OBC is a non-profit, primarily volunteer, organization that focuses on promoting tourism to the South Florida area through the annual Discover Orange Bowl college football game and the Orange Bowl Festival.
“I’m honored to become a part of such a historic organization that has helped build up the South Florida community for over 70 years now,” said McKean, a Miami native. “The Discover Orange Bowl game and the Orange Bowl Festival have always been landmark events in this area and I’m proud to serve.”
McKean founded Acceller in January, 2000, and has been the driving force behind the company’s digital services comparison shopping platform. The company was twice named “Best Place to Work” by the South Florida Business Journal. Acceller sells to consumers through DigitalLanding.com. McKean also serves as a director at the Miami Children's Hospital, the University of Miami Citizen’s Board, the YPO, the Zell Lurie Entrepreneurial Institute Advisory Board and as a SFGF Director.
The Orange Bowl Committee was created in 1935 and has now grown into a 348-member organization, positioning themselves as a leader and supporter in the South Florida community. The Committee organizes several keystone events besides the college football game and festival, including the Orange Bowl Basketball Classic and the Orange Bowl Sailing Regatta series. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have also been raised by members of the Orange Bowl Committee to be awarded in academic scholarships to deserving students. And their youth sports initiatives include 16,000 youth football players and cheerleaders competing in the Orange Bowl Youth Football Alliance, which covers nine leagues in nine South Florida counties.
Acceller is a leading aggregator of Internet, television, phone, and other digital services to consumers. Acceller's innovative comparison shopping platform enables customers to easily shop for digital services, compare offers, and place orders directly to leading providers including Comcast, AT&T, Cox Communications, Verizon, Dish Network, and Charter Communications.
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About the Orange Bowl Committee
The Orange Bowl Committee is a not-for-profit, 348-member, primarily-volunteer organization. It is an independent organization that supports and produces activities and events that enhance the image, economy and culture of South Florida. The Orange Bowl Festival features a year-round schedule of events culminating with the Discover Orange Bowl in January 2012. Other OBC core events include the MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic, Orange Bowl Youth Football Alliance presented by Sports Authority in association with community partner Wachovia A Wells Fargo Company, Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships, Orange Bowl Sailing Regatta Series and Orange Bowl Paddle Championships. For more information on the 2011-12 Orange Bowl Festival and its events, including promotional and volunteer opportunities through the Ambassador Program, log on to OrangeBowl.org.