The State Lottery Commission of Indiana is composed of five members appointed by the Governor of Indiana. The Commission was created by Indiana law to oversee the operation of the Lottery. The Commission acts as an advisor to the Executive Director making recommendations regarding the operations and management of the Hoosier Lottery®. No more than three members may be of the same political party.
William A. Zielke was first appointed Chairman of The State Lottery Commission of Indiana in December 2009 by Governor Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. In May 2013, he was reappointed as Chairman by Governor Michael R. Pence and in January 2018, he was reappointed as Chairman by Governor Eric J. Holcomb.
A native of Chicago, Bill Zielke currently resides in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Bill earned his B.A. from Northern Illinois University and spent 30 years in the telecommunications industry, primarily in leadership positions with Contel of Indiana, Contel of Illinois, and finally as President of GTE North. He then held the position of Vice President of Marketing & International Development with Do It Best Corporation for twelve years, where it was his role to oversee store design & market development, channel development, member advertising, communications, and e-commerce.
Dedicated to the communities in which he lives and works, Bill has volunteered for many area non-profit organizations and projects. He currently serves as Commissioner of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department and is a board member of IU Health Fort Wayne, the Schwab Foundation, Wayne Pipe and Supply, and Horizon Bank. He previously was Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce; Chairman of the annual fundraising campaign and Chairman of the Board of the United Way; Chairman of the Indiana Telephone Association; board member of Junior Achievement; and Co-chair (with wife, Pam) of the Capital Campaign for the YWCA. He formerly was a board member of Aboite New Trails, Lutheran Hospital and Lutheran Health Network. In addition, he was a former board member of Kyber Corp. Bill is an active outdoor enthusiast, as is his wife, Pam, and their two adult children.
Andrew J. Mallon has served as the Executive Director of the Capital Improvement Board of Managers (CIB) since May of 2019. As such, Mallon is responsible for all operations, maintenance, and capital improvements of the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium, as well as capital improvements for Gainbridge Fieldhouse and Victory Field in Indianapolis.
Mallon has successfully steered the CIB through dramatic industry shifts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, during which he also successfully restructured CIB's existing debt and funded the $360 Million renovation of Gainbridge Fieldhouse. He is also responsible for the $130 Million Phase VI expansion of the Indiana Convention Center that will break ground later this year.
Prior to joining the CIB, Mallon served as Corporation Counsel for the City of Indianapolis, supervising all legal representation and counsel. Most notably while at the City of Indianapolis, Mallon oversaw the planning, design, financing, and procurement of the $600 million Community Justice Campus project. In addition, he served as a lead negotiator and counsel in several other high-profile real estate and economic development projects.
Mallon earned his law degree from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law and his bachelor's degree with honors from the College of William and Mary. He is a life-long Indianapolis resident. He currently lives on the north side of Indy with his wife and two school-aged children.
Robert D. Wynkoop currently works at Purdue University as the Associate Vice President for Administrative Operations. In this role, he leads a team responsible for Purdue's Procurement Services, Real Estate and Development, Space Management, Logistics, the Purdue University Airport, and the Purdue Memorial Union. He has also been the driving force behind several innovative and strategic initiatives on Purdue's West Lafayette campus including partnerships with Amazon, Aramark, Starship, JLL, Subaru, and People's Brewing.
Previously, Wynkoop worked at the Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA) under then-Governor Mitch Daniels, where he served as commissioner from 2010 to 2013. In this position, he ran a key state agency responsible for extracting cost savings and creating efficiencies throughout state government by focusing on strategic approaches to the procurement of goods and services. His team saved Hoosier taxpayers over $150 million during his time at IDOA.
Wynkoop received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Taylor University and his master's degree in information and communication sciences from Ball State University.
He lives in West Lafayette with his wife and two children.
Norman H. Gurwitz was appointed as a Commissioner of the State Lottery Commission of Indiana in June 2018 by Governor Eric J. Holcomb.
Gurwitz currently is an Indianapolis-based business consultant the areas of strategic planning, operational management and corporate finance. He previously had a 23-year career with Emmis Communications Corporation where he served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Counsel, and Director of Human Resources. While Emmis Corporation owned the Seattle Mariners baseball team, Gurwitz negotiated all player agreements and arbitration settlements.
Prior to joining Emmis Communications, Gurwitz had a private law practice in Indianapolis and previously worked as an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, DC.
In the community, he was Co-Chair of Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments in Indianapolis and was on the Board of Visitors for IU’s McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. He also was on the Board of Directors for The Finish Line, Inc.
Gurwitz graduated from Indiana University, and the IU Law School. He also holds an LLM in tax from Georgetown University School of Law.
Roger Utzinger was appointed to the Hoosier Lottery Commission by Governor Eric Holcomb in August 2022. He grew up in Muskegon, Michigan and graduated from Hope College. He earned his MBA from Grand Valley State University.
After service in the US Army, Roger began a 31-year career with GTE including finance positions in Indiana where he was Budget Director and then Vice-President of Finance for the 13-state Eastern Region of GTE. He also worked with GTE corporate leadership in Stamford, Connecticut. His last assignment took him to Dallas, Texas where he helped manage the two-year merger process between Bell Atlantic and Verizon. Since retiring, Roger has consulted with two businesses in the Dallas area.
In addition to his successful business career, Roger is an accomplished church musician both as an organist and a choir director at churches in several communities.
Roger and his wife of 56 years moved back to Carmel, Indiana and are enjoying their two sons’ families with five grandchildren.