Tom Hanley, chief executive officer of Indianapolis-based nonprofit Nine13sports, named Nathan Smurdon as chief partnership and strategy officer. Smurdon will join Hanley and the company’s Chief Operating Officer Ashley Acuff, as the third member the Nine13sports executive leadership team.
Smurdon is the company’s current business development director, and will be transitioning to the newly created role.
Since January 2017, the company’s staff has doubled in size. Much of the growth followed the launch of Kids Building Bikes, a four-week program that teaches bike safety and maintenance.
The company aims to add another three jobs to manage the program over the next few months.