Campaign Donors

Campaign Donors

Campaign Supporters

The 500 Festival Foundation gratefully acknowledges the generosity of our volunteers and donors who have rallied together in Fueling the Community. Your support is enriching lives and positively impacting the community through meaningful celebrations of the Indianapolis 500 well into the future.

Campaign Leadership

Honorary Chairs: Mark Miles, Cindy Simon Skjodt

Campaign Co-Chairs: Ted and Kim Dickman, Nadine and Alvin Gilvens

Campaign Cabinet: John Ackerman, Gary Aletto, Bob Brody, Doug Brown, Melissa Proffitt
Jerry Semler, Al Smith Jr., Betty Stilwell, Scott Thiems, Steve Walker

Campaign Supporters

The 500 Festival Foundation gratefully acknowledges the generosity of our volunteers and donors who have rallied together in Fueling the Community. Your support is enriching lives and positively impacting the community through meaningful celebrations of the Indianapolis 500 well into the future.

Campaign Leadership

Honorary Chairs: Mark Miles, Cindy Simon Skjodt

Campaign Co-Chairs: Ted and Kim Dickman, Nadine and Alvin Gilvens

Campaign Cabinet: John Ackerman, Gary Aletto, Bob Brody, Doug Brown, Melissa Proffitt
Jerry Semler, Al Smith Jr., Betty Stilwell, Scott Thiems, Steve Walker

CAMPAIGN DONORS

CAMPAIGN DONORS

FORVIS (formerly BKD LLP)
Marlyne Sexton
Cindy Simon Skjodt*
John and Kathy Ackerman
Ted and Kim Dickman*
Michael F. and Jody J. Petrie
Herbert Simon Family Foundation
Maribeth and Al Smith*
AAA Hoosier Motor Club
Hulman and George Company Foundation
Indianapolis Colts
Robert and Julie Pruitt*
Walker Corporate Foundation*
Al Wurster Family*
Gary S. Aletto*
Mary Clare and George Broadbent*
Bob and Helen Brody
Patricio M. Daneri
Ted Engel*
Troy and Brittany Gilstorf
Robert and Melissa Hillman*
The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate
David and Anna Ross Kosene
Dale Ellen Leff
Molendorp Family Foundation
Syam and Savita Nair
James and Pamela Poore
Jerry and Rosie Semler*
Mike and Amy Alley
Mary Jo and Steven Alonso
Mike and Suzanne Boatright
Bob and Brandee Bryant
The Crisp Family*
Estes Family Foundation
John F. Gause
Nadine and Alvin Givens
Frank and Linda Hancock
Lacy Foundation*
Jim and Connie Lund*
Patty and Kevin Martin*
Tom McGowan*
Mark and Helen Miles
Charlie Morgan and Kelly Smith*
Christina and Jeremy Moungey
Jonathan Nalli
Dick and Mary Beth Oakes
The Prall Family
Michelle and Doug Rose Family
Zack and Jennil Scott
The Riad Shaheen Family
Betty Stilwell*
Michael and Valerie Strohl*
Scott and Sharon Thiems*

Vicky Bailey
David Bratton
Douglas and Constance Brown
Rob and Debra Bush
Dennis and Ginny Casey
Don and Kathryn Densborn
Todd and Carie Fancher
Greg & Donna Fennig
Bill and Kim French
Tony and Laura George
Gregory and Elizabeth Hahn
Hamilton County Community Foundation, a CICF affiliate
Michael and Susie Harmless
Jeffrey A. Harrison
Roger Harvey
Jeff and Terri Holley
John and Cindy Hulen
David and Lynn Lewis
Cindy and Gino Lucchese
Erik Miner and Jennifer Mathews-Miner and Family
Jim Morris
Tim and Melissa Oliver
Nicole and Richard Paulk
Chris and Brenda Rehme
Eric and Sally Rowland
Tanya Searcy
STAR Financial Bank

Kris and Bob Altice
David Amick
Joe Barnette
Dennis Dawes
Jim and Dori Dodson
Christopher LaMothe
Dennis and Kristy Murphy
JJ Nelson
Scott and Katie Nichols
Ellen and Vince Saul
Dr. and Mrs. Gene Sease
Kennedy Tank and Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Thrivent
Herb Treen
Mark Wetzel and Jenny Holland
Van Riper Woodard Family Foundation

Anonymous (3)
Amy Carroll Balcius
Bill and Erin Beck
Jeffrey and Debra Belskus
Scott and Aly Bove
Dr. James Callaghan
William and Angela Corley
CSO
Adam Downey-Barefoot
Therese A. and Mark L. Eutsler
Phyllis and David Ferrell
The Kilian Family Foundation, a fund of Hamilton County Community Foundation
Juan Gonzalez
Doug Heath
Alane Helmer
Marty and Angela Hill
Dr. Aleesia Johnson
Bob McElwain
Scott and Carolyn Molander
Dennis Norman
Sandy and Pete Obremskey
Kevin Pastoor
Melissa Proffitt
Natalie and Brad Roberts
Howard and May Shearon
Leah Stark
Sara and Matt Tait
Roger VanDerSnick
Pat Walsh
Brian Williams and Susan Brock Williams

Maria Aguilera
Joanne Allee
Heidi Amstutz
Cindy Anderson
Terry Angstadt
Tracy Asher
Richard Aton
Arturo Avila
Matt Ayres
Jennifer Bailey
Tim Balz
Rob Banayote
Barry Barker
Jonathon Begala
Haley Begay
Mike Benton
Lisa Bernet
Jeanine Berry
Rick Bliss
Shauna Boatright
Samantha Bock
Cynthia Bodkin
J. Douglas Boles
Amanda Booher
Anaise Bowen
Anne Bowen
Kori Bowen
Dianna Boyer
Lisa Brashares
Natalie Brenneman
Kelly Brown
Randy Brown
Dubbie Buckler
David Burkhardt
Eddy and Kathy Cabello
Maya Cameron
Sonya Chandler
Deborah Clausen
Robert Clausen
Susan Conrad
David Cook
Nathan Cooper
Marjorie Courtney
Chris Cowan
Madeline Cramer
Karen Crawford
John Crawford
Tome Crowe
Megan Cuvelier
Hannah Darr
Joe Dascoli
Chris Daugherty
John Davis
Jennifer Davis
Pam Delk
Kacy Desmonds
Jennifer DeWeese
Jennifer DeWeiss
Jeffrey DiCera
Jamie Dodd
John Donna
Nathaniel Draine
Atina Drake
Kim Dulaney
Julie Dutrieux
Alana Eatinger
Theresa Ebbs
Donna Edgar
Kyle Edington
Randall Emmmert
William Allen Engle
Carol Ertl
Andres Fajardo
Terry Farias
Becki Farley
Greg and Donna Fennig
Marcia Ferry
Philip Fetro
Carmen Files
Elissa Findling
Andrew Fisher
Sarah Fisher O’Gara
Lecia Floyd
Mark Fogle
Mark Fortner
Melinda Fox
Taylor Foytich
Bob Frist
Haley Fuller
Donnie Geel
Sondra Geiger
Gurjant Gill
Zach Goedde
Joanna Goldman
Arnold Gonzales
Jennifer Goodspeed
Jerome Gotway
Jennifer Grainger
Makayla Granger-Young
Jenny Gump
Mary Gumz
Jerry Gutierrez
Laurie Gutmann
Susan Hale
Stephen Haley
Jeffrey Hammerstein
Matthew Hauck
Josie Henneke
KARL Henry
Victoria Herring
Kurt Hershberger
Erin Hiday
Sheri Hiestand
Sherrill Hofer
Robin Hoff
Josh Hoptry
Casey Horoho
Lukas Howell
Elyse Hoy
Michael Huff
Kendra Hunnicutt
Tommy Hunt
Dawn Hunter
Carmen Inquilla
Becca Irvin
Lauren Peterson James
Robert Johnson
Max and Jan Kendall
Linda Kenney
Jennifer Kimmell
Jason King
Ebenezer Kio
Robert E. Kirsch Jr.
Terry Kochersperger
Karen Korn
Patrick Kreuzman
Emily Kriech
Marcie Krop
Mary LaBuz
Mark Lamb
Erin Lawler
Kristen Layman
Cinnamon Lee
Michael Lew
Mac Light
John Long
Jackson Loomis
Michelle Love
Vanjie Madden
John T. Martin
Daniel Mayorga
Carolene Mays
Elizabeth McConnell
Tom McDonough
Dr. Patrick McGill
Mike McGlothlin
Allison Melangton
April Milner
Lauren Montgomery
Eryn Morrow
Heidi Moss
Jeremy Moungey
Stephanie Moynihan
Judy Murry
Julie Myers
Ken Narva
Joseph Natalie
Scott Netherton
Ryan Newton
Herb Nicolo
Jenna Nosek
Joe Nycum
Ashley O’Brien
Tera O’Malley
Eric Olson
Edgar Osiris
Nancy Packovski
Patty Palencer
Emily Parker
Noel Paul
Jesse Perkins
Daniel Phair
Ron Pirau
Christina Pirrello
Mark Pitts
Milton Plummer
Macy Pohl
Kayla Pollock
Joel Putnam
James Rankin
Pete Rans
Jeanette Ray
Lisa Reed
Matthew Renninger
Michael Ricafort
Scott Riddell
Jeannette Rider
Gloria Riggs
Wendy Robinson
M. Kay Roeth
Stephanie Routh
Gerald Rush
Summer Samuels
Kaelie Sands
Madison Sanneman
Derek Savick-Hesser
Shalina Schaefer
Greg Schahet
Kelly Schneider
Megan Schrock
John Schueth
Tim Schuster
Scott Schwartz
Tayler Seymour
Tara Shaw
Sarah Shields
Benjamin Shook
April Sims
Jennifer Skene-Alberson
Bryan Sloan
Ainjel Smith
Shea Smock
Gretchen Snelling
Kathryn Snyder
Kimly Som
Aditi Sood
Christy Sparks
Spencer Stevens
Kimberly Stewart McNevin
Geraldine Straber
J. Sulek
Attaya Suvannasankha
Christopher Swan
Christine and Grant Swarm
Paul Sweeney
Peyton Sweet
Tom Swenson
Geoffrey Tanner
Richard Taylor
Jacqueline Taylor
Rhonda Teague
Eric Thaman
Ron Thieme
Jennifer Thompson
Mark Thorn
Laurie Thornton
Deb Torrance
Jessi Trinh
Sharon Van Dam
Mike Vanderpool
Nathan VanSell
Aurora Verkamp
Melissa Vigil
Jeffrey Wagner
Cycle Wagoner
Jennifer Walde
Trevor Wallace
Ramatou Warou
Betsy Weatherly
Jacqueline Weber
Kathy Wert
Kathleen West
Gary West
Tim Whicker
Tina White Eagle
Tiffany Whitehead
Mark Willis
Katie Wilson
Karen Woods
Lance Woods
Ken Woodworth
David Wooldridge
Harumitsu Yamamoto
Benito Yamazaki
Kyle Yoder
David Zbieszkowski
Troy Zerbe

Donor listing includes verbal and written campaign commitments as of May 17, 2023.

*Designates a Chairman’s Circle Donor (past 500 Festival board presidents/chairs who have given $10,000+)

TRIBUTE GIFTS

We gratefully acknowledge the generous donors who contributed gifts as a tribute to someone special.

In Memory of Aldo & John Andretti

Scott and Carolyn Molander

In Honor of Executive Directors Over the Years

Jerry and Rosie Semler

In Honor of Sarah Ferry

Fitzgerald Marcia Ferry

In Memory of James Hart

William Allan Engle

In Memory of Jo Hauck

Jim and Dori Dodson

In Memory of Pat Kennedy

Brian Williams and Susan Brock Williams

In Memory of Andre B. Lacy

Lacy Foundation

In Honor of Maribeth and Al Smith

Ellen and Vince Saul

QUESTIONS?

Email us today at foundation@500festival.com