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Carrie Reeb
Director of Marketing and Community Relations

In 2015, Carrie Reeb joined Fort4Fitness, and she currently serves as the organization’s Director of Marketing and Community Relations. She develops and designs promotions and marketing material and oversees the marketing plans, public relations and online presence of the agency. Prior to her work at Fort4Fitness, she served as a marketing specialist for a national nonprofit and a graphic designer for the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington DC. She is a 2005 graduate of Bowling Green State University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication Technology with a minor in Marketing. Carrie lives with her family in Antwerp, Ohio.

Zac Compton
Events Manager

Zac Compton began his tenure with Fort4Fitness as an intern in the spring of 2015, and eventually came on staff as the Events Manager. He manages the events’ courses, operations of the events and the volunteer program. Zac attended Ball State University from 2011-2015 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Administration and a minor in Marketing. He has organized and promoted several local events and has an enjoyment for event planning. Zac is a native of Angola, Indiana and currently resides in Fort Wayne.

Chris Baxter
Office & Program Manager

Chris joined Fort4Fitness in 2012 and loves being part of an organization that promotes and celebrates active, healthy living for everyone in our community, regardless of age or ability. Chris is especially proud to oversee the Charity Partner Program and the Kids and Seniors Marathon Programs. She is also responsible for coordinating registration, expos, and entertainment, as well as a number of other areas. Before coming to Fort4Fitness she worked for another local nonprofit and enjoys serving with organizations committed to making our community stronger and healthier. She likes volunteering, has organized a number of local charity events, and strives to live by the following quote:

“Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who by accidents of time, or place, or circumstance are brought into closer connection with you.”

Chris attended Concordia University with a concentration in Management and Communications and the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and holds certification as a Health Coach. Chris lives in Fort Wayne and relishes traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Jim Shovlin
Director of Sales and Promotions

Jim came aboard Fort4Fitness in 2015 as Director of Sales and Promotions. Jim develops new sponsorship opportunities and maintains relationships with existing sponsors as well. In addition to his role with Fort4Fitness, Jim is the Sports Director at Newstalk 1190 WOWO Radio, Hosts Talkin' Sports on ESPN Radio 1380 and serves as the Public Address announcer for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, University of Saint Francis Cougars football, mens & womens basketball and also fills in as the Fort Wayne Tincaps Stadium Announcer. Jim resides in New Haven, Indiana and is the father of two and grandfather of Maddox, Kaleb, Myles and Wesson. Kaleb and Maddox are proud veterans of the Fort4Fitness Kids Marathon.