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2020 Visit Fort Wayne Board of Directors

FRONT ROW (Left to Right): Rob Evans, Holiday Inn at Purdue Fort Wayne; Noelle Robinson, Club Soda; Melissa Schenkel, STAR Financial; Dawn Rosemond, Barnes and Thornburg; Irene Walters, Civic Leader; Russ Jehl, Fort Wayne City Council; Greta Southard, Allen County Public Library; Mike Nutter, TinCaps

BACK ROW (Left to Right): Kelly Updike, Embassy Theatre; John Perlich, City of Fort Wayne; Gary Shearer, Physicians Health Plan; Jim Anderson, Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo; Randy Brown, Allen County War Memorial Coliseum; Mike Mushett, Turnstone; Nelson Peters, Allen County Commissioner; Bart Shaw, Grand Wayne Convention Center; Mac Parker, Olive B. Cole Foundation; Paris McFarthing, Hop River Brewing Company; Tim Hall, Don Hall’s Guesthouse

NOT PICTURED: Tim Beere, DeBrand Fine Chocolates; Joel Benz, Allen County Council; Danette Fitzgerald, Parkview Health; Lisa Starks, Barnes and Thornburg

Visit Fort Wayne Board of Directors

Board Chairperson

Danette Fitzgerald
Parkview Regional Medical Center

Vice Chairperson

Kelly Updike
Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre

Secretary

Dawn Rosemond
Barnes & Thornburg

Treasurer

Mike Mushett
Turnstone

Directors

Jim Anderson, Fort Wayne Children's Zoo 
Tim Beere, DeBrand Fine Chocolates
Joel Benz, Allen County Council
Randy Brown, Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Rob Evans, Holiday Inn at IPFW and the Memorial Coliseum
Tim Hall, Don Hall's Guesthouse
Russ Jehl, Fort Wayne City Council
Paris McFarthing, Hop River Brewing Company
Mike Nutter, Fort Wayne TinCaps
Mac Parker, Olive B. Cole Foundation
John Perlich, City of Fort Wayne
Nelson Peters, Allen County Commissioner
Noelle Robinson, Club Soda
Melissa Schenkel, STAR Financial Bank
Bart Shaw, Grand Wayne Convention Center
Gary Shearer, Old National Wealth Management
Greta Southard, Allen County Public Library
Lisa Starks, Barnes & Thornburg
Irene Walters, Civic Leader

Board Chairpersons

Danette Fitzgerald (2018- )
Mike Nutter (2016-2017)
Gary Shearer (2014-2015)
Tim Beere (2012-2013)
Jim Anderson (2010-2012)
Vince Robinson, INK Newspapers (2008-2009)
Laura Rhoades, Comcast (2006-2007)
David Waymire, Holiday Inn (2003-2005)
John Gerni, Lincoln Financial Group (2001-2002)
Al Jones, Glenbrook Square (1999-2000)
Tom Borne, Asher Agency (1997-1998)
David Bobilya, Pizza Hut (1994-1996)
Paul Seybert, NIPSCO (1993)