Embassy Theatre Foundation, Inc.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Kelly Updike has been the executive director of the Embassy Theatre in Fort Wayne, Ind., since June 2006. One of the largest historic theaters in the state, the Embassy seats 2,471 and is a rental facility for national headliners, Broadway touring companies, private and corporate events and home to the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. Kelly oversees all aspects of the nonprofit theater, including facility maintenance and renovation, staff management, board and community relations and finance. Prior to joining the Embassy, she was director of communications & marketing for The Leona Group, a national charter schools management company. She also has held communications and media relations positions at Lincoln Financial Group and Fort Wayne Community Schools. Kelly is a Ball State University graduate. She serves on several local boards, including Visit Fort Wayne.