Michael NishiExecutive Vice President, Business Development & Operations
Michael Nishi has been actively involved in the running industry since 1982 in a variety of capacities. In his current role, as Senior Vice President and Director of Business Development for Chicago Event Management, Nishi oversees the production of events for Chicago Event Management clients, with a particular focus on event operations. Nishi has worked side-by-side with Chicago Event Management President Carey Pinkowski since 1989, guiding local road races through a period of significant growth that has seen participant numbers surpass 45,000. An avid runner and cyclist, Nishi sits on the board of Girls on the Run Chicago and is a committee member at Urban Prairie Waldorf School and City Garden Pre-School in Pilsen. He and his wife Dona, and their two daughters live in Chicago where they are active community members in their University Village/Little Italy neighborhood.