Jimmy proudly serves as Senior Corporate Counsel for Penske Entertainment. The company is comprised of INDYCAR, IMS Productions, and the Indianapolis Moto Speedway home of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Jimmie is a graduate of Indiana University – Bloomington and the Robert McKinney Indiana University School of Law. Upon graduation from college, Jimmie served as an Indiana Supreme Court law clerk for the Honorable Justice Frank Sullivan and went on to become a Partner in the Litigation Department of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, the largest law firm in the State of Indiana and one of the top 100 law firms in the country. Jimmie is nationally recognized as a strong and consistent voice for diversity in the legal profession and increased opportunities for minority attorneys. He has served as a leader in local, state and national bar associations. Jimmie has also served on various Boards including his current Board service for the Marion County Public Defender’s Agency and Indianapolis Urban League. Jimmie has shown a tireless commitment to improve the lives of young people and motivate them to succeed despite life’s various obstacles. As a passionate motorcycle, sports car and racing enthusiast, Jimmie truly enjoys the ability to live his dream of working at the “World’s Greatest Race Track.”
Jimmy has just recently been named the director of Diversity for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series.