Board of Trustees

Fenneman Bio

Craig E. Fenneman

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Personal Information

  • Spouse: Mary Stover Fenneman
  • Children: Kate, Brent, Emily, Jessica, Samantha and Victoria


  • BA, Economics, Butler University, 1971
  • Indiana University School of Law, 1971-1973

Current Profession

  • Owner/CEO, Southern Bells, Inc. (Taco Bell, KFC restaurants in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois)
  • Partner, Fenneman and Brown Partnership

Honors and Awards

  • Regional Outstanding Operations Award - Taco Bell Corporation
  • 2007 Ernst & Young Indiana Entrepreneur of the Year
  • YMCA Camp Carson Outstanding Volunteer Award and Hall of Fame
  • Boy Scouts of America, Silver Beaver, Award of Merit, Silver Antelope, Distinguished Eagle
  • Butler SGA President
  • "James Orr Award" Outstanding Volunteer, YMCA of Southwest Indiana
  • Lauraland Award for 2010 National Outstanding Development Franchisee, Taco Bell Corporation

 Present Civic/Professional Activities

  • Board of Trustees, Butler University
  • Boy Scouts of America National Foundation Board, National Marketing Committee, Central  
         Regional Vice President of Marketing
  • President, YMCA Camp Carson, Board of Directors
  • Morgan County Park and Recreation Board

 Past Civic Activities

  • White River Park Games, Board
  • Mapletara Utilities, President
  • Hoosier Trails Council, BSA, President
  • YMCA of Southwestern Indiana, Board
  • LAS Board of Visitors, Butler University
  • Barbara Jordon YMCA, Board Member
  • United Foodservice Purchase Coop Board
  • National Taco Bell Franchise Association, Executive Board
  • Morgan County Community Foundation, Board
  • Foxcliff Community Association, Board


  • Travel, art collection, painting, golf, hiking


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