Homeland Security Capital Corporation (OTCBB:HOMS), an international provider of specialized technology-based radiological, nuclear, environmental, disaster relief and security solutions to government and commercial customers, announced today that its Chairman and CEO, C. Thomas McMillen, is hosting a new online podcast series, entitled "Tom McMillen's One on One," to discuss sports, politics and business, combining his life long passions.
Mr. McMillen, a former Maryland Congressman and NBA basketball player, said, "I am fortunate to have enjoyed a professional career as a basketball player, congressman and businessman and this allows me to bring to online talk radio my own unique perspective on important issues and to invite my friends and colleagues to join in the discussion. I selected Brit Kirwan as my first guest so that we could discuss money and college sports and graduation rates among athletes, which is especially relevant during graduation season. We also talked about the rise in demand for workers in the nuclear field and the need for colleges to offer courses and advanced training." The Knight Commission, which Brit Kirwan is co-chairing, is expected to make its recommendations in June about changes to the college sports system.
Tom McMillen has served as HOMS ' Chairman & CEO since August 2005. Previously, he was appointed by President Clinton to Co-Chair the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports from 1993 to 1997. From 1987 through 1993, McMillen served three consecutive terms in the United States House of Representatives from the 4th Congressional District. McMillen graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in Chemistry. He earned a BA and MA from University College, Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.
Chancellor Brit Kirwan is a nationally recognized authority on critical issues shaping the higher education landscape. He is the co-chair of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.