Ask Mike Slive to list his various careers – or at least, jobs – and it takes awhile. Before he was one of the most powerful people in college sports as the SEC’s commissioner, he was an attorney. An athletic director. A meat-cutter – a member of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters of North America, Local District 1. He delivered mail at Christmas. He worked construction during college. And then he was commissioner of three different college conferences before retiring in 2015.
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The Mike Slive Foundation endeavors to become a global leader in the fight to eradicate prostate cancer through public awareness and research funding in memory of Mike Slive, a transformative leader whose vision and direction revolutionized the business of collegiate sports.
About the Mike Slive Foundation
The Mike Slive Foundation for Prostate Cancer Research was founded in Birmingham, Alabama, by attorney Ed Meyerson and former SEC and Conference USA Commissioner Mike Slive. Composed of local business, medical and political leaders, the Foundation’s mission is to save lives by funding cutting-edge research and by raising awareness of prostate cancer. The Mike Slive Foundation is a new weapon in the fight against prostate cancer. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @MikeSliveFdn.
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