ELKHART LAKE, Wis., July 28, 2020 –  Elkhart Lake’s Road America Inc., recently announced the addition of Louie Gentine to its Board of Directors. Gentine is the Chief Executive Officer for Sargento Foods and succeeds his father Lou, who retired from the board after 19 years of exemplary service.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, we want to extend our appreciation to Lou for his many years of dedicated service to the shareholders, employees and fans of Road America,” said Ron Pace, Chairman of the Board of Elkhart Lake’s Road America Inc. “We are equally excited to have Louie join our Board of Directors and share his insight and experience as we continue into the future.” 
Previous to his position as CEO of Sargento, Gentine worked as a commercial lender at American National Bank in Chicago for three years following his graduation from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Finance. He completed his MBA at Loyola and returned to Sargento in 2000.
Louie is an experienced executive with 20 years of experience at his family’s $1.4 billion company. He has held leadership roles in marketing, production, and procurement where he was able to learn and experience multiple functions at the company. In addition to developing the broader Sargento Family, Louie has created an educational program for the family’s 4th generation family members.
Louie is married to Paula. They have four children and live in Plymouth, Wisconsin. In his free time, he enjoys doing outdoor activities such as hiking, hunting, biking, running, downhill skiing and working on projects on his property.
In addition to being involved in many community activities, he is a board member of the International Dairy Foods Association, the Consumer Brands Association, Lakeside Foods, and is the President of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul store in Plymouth. He is also co-chair for the 2020-2021 Sheboygan County United Way campaign.###
About Road America: Established in 1955, Road America is conveniently located between Milwaukee and Green Bay in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The world’s best racers have competed at this legendary four-mile, 14-turn road circuit for over 60 years. Along with over 500 events held seasonally at the 640-acre facility, several major weekends are open to the public, which include the IndyCar Series, the MotoAmerica Series, three vintage racing events, numerous Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) events, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and NASCAR. Road America’s park-like grounds offer amazing viewing opportunities, numerous camping options, fantastic concessions, and high-speed excitement to hundreds of thousands of spectators each year. Fans can also stay and play in cabins located conveniently on the grounds and find all sorts of souvenirs, collectibles, and apparel at the 7,500 sq. ft Paddock Shop. Affectionately known by many as America’s National Park of Speed, Road America can accommodate groups of all sizes including weddings and corporate events in the Tufte Conference Center. In addition to public race weekends, Road America offers a variety of group event programs including geocaching, disc golf, and off-road adventure tours, karting and the Road America Motorcycle and Driving Schools. For more information, visitwww.roadamerica.com  Follow Road America on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube or call 800-365-7223