Churchill Downs Incorporated Appoints Andréa Carter to Board of Directors

Carter Brings Over 20 Years of Human Resources Expertise

 LOUISVILLE, KY. (December 15, 2022) Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced today the appointment of Andréa Carter to the Company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Carter has amassed over 20 years of professional experience in the field of human resources across multiple industries and major organizations, and is currently serving as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Global Payments, Inc. in Atlanta.

Prior to joining Global Payments, Inc. in 2017, Ms. Carter was Chief HR Officer for Habitat for Humanity and has held various executive HR roles at Ralph Lauren, Newell Rubbermaid and The Home Depot. She holds a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Tennessee State University and is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Council Class of 2022. Ms. Carter has been recognized with a number of distinctions and awards in recent years including: Atlanta Business Chronicle, “Women who Mean Business,” Atlanta Magazine, “Women Making a Mark,” Savoy Magazine, “Power 300 Most Influential Black Executives,” Women’s Inc., “Most Influential Women Execs in Corporate America,” and is a 2021 recipient of the UNCF MASKED award (Mankind Assisting Student Kindle Educational Dreams).

“It is a distinct honor to welcome Andréa Carter as the newest member to the Board,” said Alex Rankin, Chairman of the Board of Directors for CDI. “She brings with her a wealth of experience building world-class talent functions within successful companies and will undoubtedly make a meaningful and long-lasting impact on CDI as we continue to evolve.”

“I have devoted my life professionally to helping others realize their greatness,” said Ms. Carter. “I look forward to applying my experience and my passion toward the continued success of an iconic brand like the Kentucky Derby and the ongoing growth of this great company.”

Ms. Carter was appointed as a Class II Director and her term will expire with the other Class II Directors at the 2025 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company. Her appointment increases the CDI Board of Directors to nine members.

Nick Zangari
Vice President, Treasury, Investor Relations & Risk Management

Tonya Abeln
Vice President, Corporate Communications

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