Cornett Joins the WGI Team
Cornett appointed as Senior Director of Facility and Operations
Prior to his employment at The Glen, Cornett was the Director of Operations at Texas Motor Speedway where he was responsible for maintenance, operations and oversight of speedway properties and assets.
WATKINS GLEN, NY – Watkins Glen International welcomes Chris Cornett to the team as Senior Director of Facility and Operations, effective immediately. Cornett, a Boone, NC native, will be responsible for managing all operations and maintenance requirements of The Glen and supervising Security, Guest Services, Operations, Maintenance, Fire, EMS and Safety Teams and will report to the track president.
“We are thrilled to welcome Chris to our team and upstate New York,” Michael Printup, president said. “He brings a wealth of knowledge with him, as well as a breadth of hands-on facility management experience. He will be an instant asset to our management team and WGI’s continued success.”
Prior to his employment at The Glen, Cornett was the Director of Operations at Texas Motor Speedway where he was responsible for maintenance, operations and oversight of speedway properties and assets. He also served as Director of Emergency Services at Texas Motor Speedway and was the Levy Restaurants Director of Concessions.
“This is a fantastic opportunity to work with the great team at Watkins Glen International. I am eager to get started and know that this will be another exciting year,” Cornett stated.
Located within five (5) hours (~300 miles) of 25% of the US population, Watkins Glen International is the premier road racing facility in the United States. Mark your calendars for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship during Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, June 26-29, as well as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen and Nationwide Series Zippo 200 at The Glen, August 7-10. Tickets are available by calling 866.461.RACE or at www.TheGlen.com. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook and Twitter. Download The Glen’s free mobile app from the App Store or Google Play.
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