Slinger, WI - ( January 17, 2003) - Cortney Owen is joining Slinger Super Speedway as the new Director of Communications, it was announced today by track promoter Wayne Erickson. The newly created position will be established to better meet the needs of the well-respected sponsors of the World's Fasted Quarter Mile Paved Oval. Slinger Super Speedway's schedule runs from mid April through September.
Owen, who was most recently an Account Executive for New Berlin based agency GMR Marketing, will be involved with all aspects of Slinger Super Speedway's operations, including the existing sponsor base as well as in expanding the speedway's role as a world leader in short track racing at it's very best.
Erickson commented, "I am delighted that Cortney is joining our team. She is highly respected in the communications profession and has a terrific track record with clients. In her new position, Cortney will help build Slinger Super Speedway's relationships with our sponsors and advertisers and play a significant role in growing, developing, and diversifying our reputation in the community."
Owen commented on the change, "Joining Slinger Super Speedway in this new role affords me a great opportunity to be a hands-on strategist with the top short track promoter in the country. I have worked with Wayne to make the transition as smooth as possible and I am excited to be entering this challenging position."
A native of Muskego, WI, Owen attended the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and is a former Miss Wisconsin.