Pocono Raceway Announces Staff Addition and Promotions

Long Pond, PA (January 8, 2014) ― Brandon Igdalsky, Pocono Raceway President and CEO, announced today the addition of Kevin Henry to the Raceway staff as Senior Director of Facility Operations. Igdalsky also announced the promotions of Ben May and Roger Green. “The addition of Kevin, and the promotions of Ben and Roger, will strengthen the Raceway’s management team and help lead Pocono Raceway on a successful growth path in future years,” stated Igdalsky.

Kevin Henry comes to Pocono Raceway after a thirteen year professional experience at Penn State University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, where he took on numerous operational roles from facility management of venues such as Medlar Field at Lubrano Park – Penn State’s mixed collegiate and professional baseball venue – to event management of varying scales to include Penn State’s Beaver Stadium.  In recent years, Kevin’s focus was on event operations at Penn State’s Beaver Stadium, working with major contractors and event personnel to successfully implement game operations for full-scale collegiate football games.

Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, Kevin holds a Bachelors’ degree in Recreation and Park Management and a Master’s Degree in Project Management from Penn State University.  In addition, Kevin is an active member in the National Center for Spectator Sport Safety and Security (NCS4) and holds certifications in venue safety and security from both NCS4 and the Department of Homeland Security.  Kevin and his wife, Colette will soon relocate to the Pocono region and are the proud parents of two children, Audrey and Will.

Ben May was promoted to the position of Pocono Raceway’s Chief Marketing Officer. Ben has been a member of the Pocono Raceway family since 2000, where he began his career as the Trackside Sales Manager.  Formerly, Ben was the Chief Operating Officer of the Pocono Raceway concessions arm, Mountain Concessions.  Ben leads a dedicated team determined to exceed the experience the Pocono faithful deserves.  Ben also heads up the concessions business for Pocono Raceway’s sister track, South Boston Speedway.   Additionally, Ben is a member of Pocono Raceway’s sales, marketing and promotional team and proudly helps Pocono continue as a leader in the NASCAR industry with its entertainment, sustainable energy and fan -driven mindset.  Ben is a Greenville, NC-native, a graduate of Elon University and lives in Effort, PA with his wife, Cory and son, Nate.

Roger Green assumes the position of Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships. Roger joined the Raceway staff in 2004, previously handling Trackside Sales including Corporate Displays, Driver Souvenir Trailers and Corporate Hospitality. He is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University with a Sports Management Degree. Roger resides in Saylorsburg, PA with his wife, Sandra and two children Braydon and Alexandra.

Comments

  1. Garry Haynes |

    Mr Igdalsky, Congratulations on the new addition to your team, as well as the promotion of your staff members. As an avid Nascar fan, I am greatful for all that my home track (Pocono)has to offer its’ fans. Each year I attend numerous races throughout our country and I am never to proud to tell fellow race attendees about the dynamic experience that Pocono has to offer. Keep up the good work through the most trying economic times. You can be very proud of the job that each and every one of your staff performs, not only on race weekends, but throughout the year. Feel free to forward this Email to all staff as they all deserve a big thank you!! Yours Truly,
    Garry Haynes
    Philadelphia PA.

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