An Omaha company is adding some (football) defense to its board of directors.
Miami Dolphins defensive tackle and former Huskers player Ndamukong Suh has been appointed to the board of directors for Ballantyne Strong.
The company, which is headquartered in Omaha, provides digital projection and signage solutions for theaters, retail and financial industries.
“I’m honored to be appointed to the board of directors at Ballantyne Strong. This is a great responsibility that I do not take lightly. I look forward to working with my fellow board members to build long-term shareholder value at Ballantyne Strong,” Suh said in a quote provided in a press release.
Even Warren Buffett provided a comment:
“I once said that I was glad he’s not running against me for a board spot. I meant it. I believe that Ndamukong has a bright future as a businessman and I look forward to hearing about his many successes.”
Suh and Buffett have shared a friendship, even squaring off in a friendly arm wrestling match at one point.
— Ndamukong Suh (@NdamukongSuh) October 1, 2015
Suh has his bachelor’s degree in engineering with a focus on construction management.
The owner of the Miami Dolphins, Stephen Ross, also said he supports the decision.