College of Communication

Chris Gahl '00

Director of Communications, Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association

Chris GahlChris Gahl has served as vice president of marketing and communications for Visit Indy since 2005; Visit Indy is the marketing organization for the city of Indianapolis. A member of the 2012 Super Bowl Host Committee, Gahl helped spearhead promotion and media relations for Super Bowl XLVI. Previously, he was co-owner of a marketing firm in Hawaii, helping various tourism clients in the Islands.

He holds a degree in telecommunications from Butler. A past member of Butler's Young Alumni Board, he now sits on the Alumni Association Board. He also is on the board of Heartland Truly Moving Pictures. Gahl was recently named one of the "40 Under 40 Future Leaders of the Meetings Industry" by Connect magazine and was also named to "Who's Who in Hospitality" by The Indianapolis Business Journal. He and his wife, Catherine Eberspacher Gahl '00, have two sons, Kanoa, 5, and Kai, 3. They are members of Carmel Lutheran Church.