Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
J-F Thormann, who has worked alongside Michael Andretti for the past three decades, joined Andretti Autosport in September 2006 and now works as the company's executive vice president and chief operating officer. He also oversees driver and team development programs in Indy Lights, Pro Mazda and additionally serves as a Team Principal for Andretti Formula E.
A graduate of Towson University in Baltimore, Thormann spent many years in the petroleum industry before becoming Michael Andretti's closest business advisor. Thormann owned and operated successful retail sites for Shell, Texaco and Sunoco. He was also the Managing Director for the International Retail Corporation which operated 17 high-volume Amoco, Mobil and Sunoco service stations on the Eastern Seaboard interstate highways.
Thormann also serves on the Board of Directors for The Michael Andretti Foundation.