Luke Darnell / President

Luke has been competing in BBQ since 2013, when his team, Old Virginia Smoke, won the MABA Rookie of the Year award. Since then, OVS has won 4 grand championships and 2 reserve championships, including the 2015 National BBQ Cup and the 2015 National Pork Champion at the Safeway BBQ Battle in Washington, D.C. When not competing, Luke serves as a Certified Association Executive with over 15 years of association experience in the Washington, D.C. area.