Dream Too LLC, the Atlanta Dream ownership group, is the only all-female ownership group in Atlanta professional sports comprised of owners Mary Brock and Kelly Loeffler.
Mary Rockett Brock joined the Atlanta Dream’s ownership group in January 2011 and is an avid sports advocate.
Brock serves on the Boards of Trustees of New Look Foundation and Spelman College, the Boards of Directors of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Metro Atlanta Chamber and Horizons National, a program for underserved youth that focuses on the learning achievement gap with 36 affiliates across the country, and the Board of Advisors of the Winship Cancer Institute.
Mary and her husband John have funded chairs in biomedical engineering at Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology with a particular emphasis on cancer research. They support scholarships in the Department of Chemical Engineering and have been active supporters of Georgia Tech Athletics, where they funded the major leadership gift for the Georgia Tech “John and Mary Brock Football Facility.”
A native of Moss Point, MS, Mary graduated summa cum laude from Miami University of Ohio, earning her Bachelor of Science in Science and Math Education and her Masters of Science Education in Curriculum Development.
The Brocks, who grew up together on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, were married 45 years ago while John was a student at Georgia Tech, and moved to Atlanta eight years ago. Previously, they lived in Wilton, CT, and Cincinnati, OH, and a 10-year stint in Europe, living in Brussels, Belgium, and London. They have three children – Rebecca, John IV and Major – and five grandchildren – John V, Everett Mary, Leighton Annise, Lily Anise and Alexis Noelle.
Chief Executive Officer, Bakkt
Co-Owner & Co-Chairman, WNBA Atlanta Dream
Kelly Loeffler is Chief Executive Officer of Bakkt, a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE). Bakkt is enabling institutional, merchant and consumer access to digital assets in a secure, trusted ecosystem. As CEO, she is responsible for establishing the strategy and team, as well as the regulatory, financial and operational performance of the company. She is a member of ICE’s Executive Management Committee.
Loeffler joined Intercontinental Exchange in 2002 where she built and led investor relations, corporate communications and marketing for over 15 years. She led a global team and was responsible for managing all aspects of the Company’s investor relations program, as well as media relations, marketing and brand strategy in support of the company’s global exchange, clearing and data operations.
With more than two decades’ experience in financial services, Loeffler previously held roles in equity research at William Blair & Company and Citi Global Asset Management. She also managed investor relations at Crossroads Investment Advisers, L.P., a private equity fund of funds. Loeffler began her career in the automotive industry, holding marketing and operations roles at Toyota Motor Sales, USA.
Loeffler is also co-owner and co-chairman of the WNBA Atlanta Dream, the first women-owned professional sports team in Georgia. As a result of her own positive experiences gained through athletic participation, she is an advocate of combining education and sports to contribute to the success of young people from the classroom to the workplace.
Loeffler is a member of the Board of Directors of Georgia Power, the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO). She is also active in the community, including as a Board Trustee for the Georgia Research Alliance , and on the boards of Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation, Skyland Trail, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. She previously served on the boards of the Red Cross of Metro Atlanta, Central Atlanta Progress and the Atlanta Sports Council.
Loeffler earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and completed a Master of Business Administration from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at. She is a CFA charterholder.