Terry Powers joined BAM in October of 2018 and brought with him decades of event experience. Terry most recently the vice president at USA Diving where he managed all business operations. Prior to joining the USA Olympic movement, he spent 11 years at the 500 Festival where he was the vice president of operations. While there he served as a board member of the International Festival and Events Association (IFEA) Foundation and was an instructor at the IFEA’s Event Management School. Before getting into the festival and event industry, Terry spent 15 years in collegiate athletics in multiple roles as an NCAA Division I coach, referee and collegiate administrator. While working in college athletics, Terry managed a variety of large and small events including conference championships and an NCAA I Men’s Final Four. Terry and his wife, Julie, live in downtown Indianapolis and have two children, Ashley and Kelly.