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Indy's 500 Festival Announces Promotions

24 Oct, 2016


The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events for Indiana and celebrating the legacy of the Indianapolis 500, has announced the following internal promotions and shifting of responsibilities: 

Glenn Amos has been promoted to Senior Program & Event Manager. Amos is directly responsible for operations and production of the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, the 500 Festival Memorial Service, presented by Rolls-Royce, the 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by OrthoIndy and the 500 Festival mini-mini. Glenn will also oversee the 500 Festival logistics coordinator and warehouse operations.

Joshua Reichart has been promoted to Senior Client Services & Activation Manager. In this role, Reichart is responsible for the management of sponsorship fulfillment and serves as a liaison between 500 Festival corporate clients and the Festival’s internal teams to produce strategic partnerships. Josh also oversees sales and day-to-day management of the 500 Festival Corporate Member Program.Sara Adams has been promoted to Program & Event Manager. She is directly responsible for operations and production of the KeyBank 500 Festival Snakepit Ball, the 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc., the 500 Festival Post Race Party, and 500 Festival Corporate Member events.

Kaitlin O'Brien has been promoted to Program & Event Manager. In this role, she is responsible for managing the 500 Festival’s programs for college-aged young professionals, including the 500 Festival Princess Program, presented by Reis-Nichols Jewelers and the 500 Festival Intern Program.

To learn more about 500 Festival’s events and programs, please visit www.500festival.com

About the 500 Festival: Founded in 1957, the 500 Festival is a not-for-profit organization that produces more than 50 life-enriching events and programs while celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500 and fostering positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana. One of the largest festivals in the nation, each year more than half a million people attend an event or program produced by the 500 Festival. Since its founding, the 500 Festival has contributed more than $400 million in economic value to Indianapolis. To learn more about the 500 Festival, please visit www.500festival.com, follow us on Twitter @500festival, or on Facebook.

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