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.