The Board

President
MOLLY GROTJAN
Molly is a junior from Zionsville, IN majoring in Agribusiness, with minors in Supply Chain Management Technology, Communication, 
Global Food and Agriculture Systems. She is entering her second year with the Grand Prix Foundation, previously serving as the Director of Public Relations (Race 63). In addition to being a part of the Foundation, Molly is part of the Old Masters, Purdue Foundation Student Board, Ag Ambassadors, and the Purdue Ag Week Task Force.  
"Purdue Grand Prix has a large impact on campus, as well as an outstanding alumni base. It's great to be involved with one of Purdue's oldest traditions!"
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Director of Business
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ASHLEY PORTER
Ashley is a sophomore from Livermore, CA majoring in Agricultural Economics with a minor in Political Science. This is her first year with the Foundation. Outside of Grand Prix, Ashley is involved with Purdue Ag Week Task Force Agricultural Council.  
 
"As a foundation, Grand Prix strives to serve students across campus as well as the Purdue community. Following the motto, “Students helping students” is one of the many reasons I have a strong passion to serve on the Grand Prix Senior Board. The Grand Prix motto is also the reason I believe other should care about Grand Prix. The Foundation provides all students, including myself, with many different opportunities where anyone can find their place." 
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Co-Director of Race
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MATT PISONI
Matt is a senior from St. Louis, Missouri studying Mechanical Engineering. This is his forth year involved with Purdue Grand Prix Foundation, previously serving on junior board (Race 61 & 62) & Co-Director of Race (Race 63). In addition to Grand Prix, he is involved in Triangle Fraternity. 
His favorite part of Purdue Grand Prix is "The atmosphere and excitement on race day and hearing karts start on the first day of practice."
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Co-Director of race
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MAX BECKEMEIER
Max is a senior from Palatine, IL majoring in Mechanical Engineering with minors in Electrical and Computer Engineering. This is his fourth year involved in Grand Prix, previously serving as a member of the junior board. In addition to Grand Prix, he is involved with Pi Tau Sigma, Purdue Society of Professional Engineers, and Study Abroad Program. 
"I love the energy and the excitement of the race itself, there's nothing like it. Seeing the culmination of everything we've worked toward for so long is great."
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Co-Director of race
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CAITLIN CAPEZZUTO
Caitlin is a junior from Hampton, NH majoring in Construction Management. This is her third year with the foundation, previously as a member of the Junior Board. In addition to Grand Prix, she is involved with Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, and the President of Associated Builders & Contractors Purdue Chapter. 
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Co-Director of Sales
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JACK WAGNER
Jack is a junior from New Albany, IN majoring in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Management.  He is entering his third year as a part of the Grand Prix Foundation, previously serving as Co-Director of Sales (Race 63) and a member of the junior board (Race 62). In addition to being a part of foundation, he is involved with Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity & St. Toms Church.
 
"The years of tradition that have built a strong alumni of former racers, foundation members, and fans."   
Co-Director of Sales
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TOMMY GUTWEIN
Tommy is a senior from Rensselaer, IN majoring in Agricultural Sales and Marketing with a minor in Political Science. This is his second year with the Foundation, previously serving as President's Assistant (Race 63). Outside of Grand Prix he is also involved with Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity. 
"I truly enjoy the camaraderie formed around a common purpose, Students Helping Students!"
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Director of PRODUCTIONS
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MARIN PARKER
Marin is a senior from Birmingham, MI majoring in Interior Design. This is her third year with the Foundation, previously a member of the Queen Program (Race 62), Race 62 Queen, and a member of junior board (Race 63). Outside of Grand Prix, she is also involved with Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, Interior Design Club, and the Purdue Twirling Program serving as Captain of the All-American Twirling Team. 
"The amazing opportunities the foundation provides from the race to giving back to the Purdue student body. I am so happy to be able to say I have benefitted in so many different ways from being involved with Grand Prix."
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Director of pUBLIC RELATIONS
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SAMI DELAY
Sami is a sophomore from Middletown, IN majoring in Agricultural Education. This is her second year on the Foundation, previously a member of the junior board (Race 63). Outside of Grand Prix she is involved with the Indiana Association of Agricultural Educators.
"I love how we can create new traditions and build upon the foundation of the race while continuing to uphold the old traditions of Purdue Grand Prix."
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Director of SCORING
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DREW KELHAM
Drew is a sophomore from Fishers, IN majoring in Agricultural Systems Management & Agricultural Economics. This is his second year with the foundation, previously serving as the assistant to the previous Director of Scoring (Race 63). In addition to Grand Prix, he also involved in FarmHouse Fraternity, as President, & Ag Week Task Force.
"My favorite thing about Purdue Grand Prix is getting to know people all across campus. It’s really cool to work a long side awesome individuals outside of my college."
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Director of FACILITIES
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ALEX TAYLOR
Alex is a junior from Russiaville, IN majoring in Electrical Engineering Technology with a minor in Organizational Leadership. This is his second year with the Foundation, previously a member of junior board (Race 63). Outside of Grand Prix he is also involved with the Purdue Water Ski Team. 
"My favorite thing about Grand Prix is by far watching the race. There is something special about watching so many different teams duke it out for the win at a long-lasting tradition here on Purdue's campus."
DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION
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RUSSELL KLEINER
Russell is a sophomore from Westchester, New York majoring in Biochemistry with Premed Concentration with minors in Theatre Production and Design. This is his second year with the Foundation, previously a member of the junior board (Race 63). Outside of Grand Prix he is a Boiler Gold Rush Team Leader 2020 and Boiler Gold Rush Team Supervisor 2021. 
"The fact that we come together as a group of 13 and in less than a year create a whole race with all the spectacles of the show!"
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DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EVENTS
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ANNA SZOLWINSKI
Anna is a junior from Cincinnati, OH majoring in Business Communication with minors in Management, Women’s Studies, and Spanish. This is her first year with the Foundation. Outside of Grand Prix she is also involved in Rising Professionals, Old Masters, VP of Marketing & Communications, Purdue Foundation Student Board, Group X Instructor, and is an Exploratory Studies Ambassador. 
"I’m so excited to be a part of one of the longest standing traditions at Purdue and bring together members of the Greater Lafayette community."
PRESIDENT'S ASSISTANT
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DILLON MUHLENKAMP
Dillon is a freshman from Jay County, IN majoring in Agricultural Education. This is his first year with the Foundation. Outside of Grand Prix he is also involved with IAAE-Purdue.
"I love the fact that Purdue Grand Prix is like a big family! No matter what is going on, everyone is always laughing and having a great time!"
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