Team ADO

Ash M Smith – Founder/President/CEO

Born & Raised in Adelaide, “The City of Churches”. Founder & CEO athletesdream.com providing clients with access to over $90m in four-year scholarship value to compete in American Colleges. Pioneer of Online Athlete Education, Founder of ADO; The Athlete Eligibility Centre for the World. Ash is a Pundit with IWP in Palm Beach and has incredibly rare experiences with IOC, United Nations, European Union, WME/IMG & more.


Tony Giles – Treasurer

Chairman of athletesdream.com. Founder of AWDS Group, Adelaide Australia in 1988. Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors & Logistics Association of Australia. All Australian Pro Football Team 1983 & Life Member of the Port Adelaide Football Club.


Jean-Laurent Bourquin – International Sport Advisor

Founder & CEO of AdviSPORT in 2011. Over 25 years expertise at the highest level of world of sport (professional relationships with over 50 International Sports Federations, attendance at 12 Olympic Games and more than 70 world championships). Recently worked on project to enter Sports Climbing to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.


Wendy Walesch – Marketing Director

Marketing & PR Consultant, Strategist and Facilitator. Major Sponsor and Donor for events benefiting Children’s Health & Education: Gary Player & Dennis Quaid Events, Committee & Donor: Food for the Poor, Home Safe, Mental Health, Cancer Society, LPGA ADT Championship. 


Gillian Hosier – Open University, Head of Philanthropy & Events

Works with a wide & diverse range of donors, from individual gifts through to experienced philanthropists bestowing major gifts, securing support for projects across The Open University. Gillian aides in ensuring that goals and objectives of each donor are met.


Maura Brassil-Day – International Advisor

National Director for Navy League of the United States and on the Commissioning Committee for the USS FORT LAUDERDALE. Worked in protection and safety of the seas involving Coast Guard, Bahamas Defense Force & Ministry of Fisheries and Air Space between the U.S. and The Bahamas with Ministry of Aviation.