Joey Logano, Chairman
Joey is the driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford for Penske Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. At the age of 19, he became the youngest Sprint Cup winner in history. He is entering his fourth full season with Team Penske in 2016.
Joey started the foundation in 2013 with the hope of providing support to families in need of a second chance. Recognizing that bad things can happen in life, Joey believes everyone who works hard should have the opportunity to recover from a negative situation. He designed the foundation to offer support to non-profits providing such opportunities.
Brittany Logano, Vice-Chair, Secretary
Brittany is the wife of Joey Logano. She is a graduate of UNC Charlotte with a degree in Psychology and Sociology. Brittany has always had a heart for community members in need. Her work experience includes running programs for the elderly and helping struggling individuals and families regain control of their lives through financial support while providing connections to resources that could improve their current positions.
Brittany’s passion in this life is to give with no expectation of material return. She has joined the Joey Logano Foundation board in order to initiate change in the community and bring opportunity to those in need.
Warren Vigus, Treasurer
Warren Vigus has managed Logano’s off-track endeavors since late 2013, and has over 10 years of experience in the NASCAR industry. Before making his mark in motorsports, Warren gained experience in the sports marketing industry working for two NFL teams and various high profile national marketing initiatives. Originally from Wilmington, NC, Warren graduated with a degree in both Marketing and Advertising from Appalachian State University.
Passionate about giving back, Warren is committed to finding ways the Joey Logano Foundation can support those in need of a second chance.
Walter P. Czarnecki, Director
Walter P. Czarnecki is Executive Vice President, a member of the Executive Committee, and a Director of Penske Corporation. He continues to be engaged in the Corporation’s professional motorsports activities where he is Vice Chairman of Penske Racing. He is involved in virtually all of Penske Corporation’s current transportation services, retail automotive, motorsports and investment interests.
Walter has spent years giving back to communities across the country. He has served on numerous non-profit boards. His years of experience in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors provide valuable guidance and insight to the JLF organization.
Matthew Drew, Director
Matthew was born in central Illinois, but relocated to Charlotte with his wife, Melissa, and now has two children. He is a Pastor on staff at Elevation Church, a Charlotte based organization with locations all over the East Coast. Elevation Church has maintained the status of one of the fastest growing churches almost every year. Elevation first launched in 2006 with 121 people but now regularly has 20,000 attendees.
Matthew believes one of the best ways to make a difference in the world is to practically demonstrate love through serving the needs of those right around him and giving to causes that are making the greatest impact.
Lisa Bozzuto, Executive Director
Lisa Bozzuto spent the early part of her career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a paralegal specialist and asset forfeiture investigator. There she honed her top-notch financial analysis and case litigation preparation skills while providing guidance to special agents in executing search and seizure warrants.
Along with her professional career and raising her children, Lisa’s passion has focused on charity work, giving back to the community, and creating successful fundraising events for the past 15 years. Since 2013, under Lisa’s leadership and cause marketing expertise, she has coordinated events that have raised more than $2 million for a variety of non-profits. She is also a former board member of the non-profit Silver City Quarter Midget Track organization. An active volunteer with the Joey Logano Foundation since its inception in 2013, today Lisa is its Executive Director.