Chris Panyard joined Indiana Sports Corp in December, 2013 as Events Manager. In this role, Panyard will assist with the planning and coordination of operations and ancillary events for many Indiana Sports Corp events, such as NCAA and Big Ten Conference championships, as well as the ISC Corporate Challenge.
Prior to joining Indiana Sports Corp, Panyard served as an Event Coordinator with the 500 Festival, managing the Mini-Marathon Expo and Packet Pick-Up, in addition to the Rookie Run. He also assisted with the management of the Mini-Marathon Pit Stations and the 500 Festival Education Program. He previously held the position of Logistics Coordinator and Warehouse Manager at the 500 Festival.
Panyard’s experience also includes a nine-month stint on the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee staff where he assisted in the management, planning and execution of the Super Bowl Village on Georgia Street. More than 1 million visitors enjoyed the Village over the course of 10 days. Panyard has also worked in positions with Lucas Oil Stadium, the Indianapolis Colts, and the Indiana University Athletic Ticket Office.
Panyard is a 2011 graduate of Indiana University.