A longtime Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) executive and DePauw University graduate has been chosen to lead a national Christian ministry. Newt Crenshaw, who is currently a oncology vice president with Lilly, will begin his new role with Colorado-based Young Life in July.
Crenshaw is vice president of oncology global business development and advocacy at Lilly. He has worked with the company in a variety of leadership roles since graduating from DePauw in 1985. He says now is "a great time to be part of Young Life," with a "strong and focused" mission.
Young Life is a non-denominational Christian ministry focusing on connecting with adolescents through camps, club meetings and volunteer activities. The organization says it active in more than 100 countries and has more than 70,000 staff members and volunteers.