Aug 22, 2022
INDIANAPOLIS – AUG. 22, 2022 — Group 1001 today announced the appointment of Mike Nichols as Chief of Sponsorship Strategy and Activations. Nichols has more than 25 years of executive experience in sports leadership and sponsorships, including more than 16 years at the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association). He will report to Group 1001 CEO and President, Dan Towriss.
“We’re delighted to welcome Mike to Group 1001; his deep experience at the LPGA and in other leadership roles will help us expand and deepen our sponsorships across the nation,” Towriss said. “Our education and sports initiatives, combined with impactful partnerships, allow Group 1001 to meet our business objectives and improve lives through positive change in our communities and Mike will take these initiatives to new heights.”
At the LPGA, Nichols spent his first six years as the Vice President of Tournament Business A...
Aug 17, 2022
Muncie, IN. (August 17, 2022) – Yesterday, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF), in partnership with Group 1001 and the City of Muncie, announced the official opening of the Foundation’s Youth Development Park (YDP). This multi-purpose turf park is located on the grounds of Gainbridge Field at McCulloch Park in Muncie...
Aug 15, 2022
We are pleased to announce Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company, who recently received an upgrade from A.M. Best to a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent), has a new name: Clear Spring Life and Annuity Company (“Clear Spring Life”). In addition, GL Marketing, LLC is now Clear Spring Life Marketing, LLC (“CSL Mark...
Aug 2, 2022
Fitch Ratings, a global credit rating agency, has published an Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating of “A-“ for Delaware Life Insurance Company. Read more about this rating HERE.
“We are pleased with the decision by Fitch Ratings and believe it is reflective of Delaware Life’s dedication to the business and our stron...
Aug 1, 2022
Four Nashville schools received state-of-the-art STEM educational products, technology, furniture, and more
Nashville, TN (August 1, 2022) – Last week, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, in partnership with Group 1001, announced the opening of new STEM Centers at four Nashville schools. In addition to Group 1001 initiating...
Jul 27, 2022
We are excited to share our partnership with Rev Racing! Group 1001 companies invest in strategic partnerships aligned with our mission. Sponsoring Rev Racing enables us to create a more diverse and inclusive sport by allowing more competitors from diverse backgrounds to reach their goals at the highest levels of compe...
May 25, 2022
Three Indianapolis schools received state-of-the-art STEM educational products, technology, furniture, and more.
INDIANAPOLIS (May 25, 2022) – Yesterday, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, in partnership with Group 1001, announced the opening of new STEM Centers at three Indianapolis schools. Henry W. Longfellow Middle Sc...
May 25, 2022
Gainbridge, an online digital platform offering trusted financial products simplified for the modern age, has reached a multiyear agreement to extend its presenting sponsorship of the Indianapolis 500, the world’s largest single-day sporting event.
“We have enjoyed a tremendous relationship with IMS and Penske Entertain...
May 11, 2022
Group 1001 has a strong commitment to service and community transformation and we invest in strategic partnerships like Gleaners as part of our mission to improve the lives of our neighbors. We couldn’t be more excited to continue supporting the No One Runs on Empty campaign where education and empowerment are front an...
Apr 20, 2022
The renewed partnership continues to support Ripken Foundation programs across the country, beginning with a new Youth Development Park opening in Prince George’s County, Maryland this month.
April 20, 2022 – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF) has renewed a five-year $5 million partnership with Group 1001. Their gift...
Mar 29, 2022
NEW YORK (Date TBD) – In a bold step to create lasting and meaningful change in women’s sports, Group 1001 will become a majority stakeholder in Parity, a startup created for both elite women athletes and their fans to combat gender pay inequities in professional sports.
As part of the acquisition, Parity will have sub...
Feb 17, 2022
We are excited to bring F1® racing to Miami with Gainbridge as a Founding Partner.
Learn more here.
Jan 31, 2022
January 31, 2022 – We are proud to support Hometap’s Institutional Asset Investment Fund through a capital commitment deal led by our G1001 Innovations group. Last week, Hometap announced Group 1001’s Delaware Life Insurance Company, and other of its affiliated insurance companies, made a capital commitment to Hometap’...
Jan 18, 2022
Group 1001 today announced the appointment of Wall Street leader Bill Shelton to the position of Chief Marketing Officer. Shelton is a financial services veteran with deep expertise in delivering transformational growth and success in both the corporate and start-up sectors. He will report to Group 1001 CEO and Preside...
Jan 10, 2022
RISE (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality, Inc.) is committed to educating and inspiring the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations in our country. With a two-year, $2M contribution, Group 1001 is helping enact change through programming impacting our ...
Dec 17, 2021
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana fights hunger through programs and partnerships focused on distributing food and critical groceries to Indiana communities they serve.
Group 1001 is proud to support Gleaners and the #NoOneRunsOnEmpty campaign, fostering education and engagement resulting in increased awareness, volunteer h...
Dec 17, 2021
A.M. Best, a global credit rating agency, has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to A- (Excellent) from B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to “a-“ (Excellent) from “bbb+” (Good) of Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company (“Guggenheim Life”). Read the press release here.
"We are thrilled that A.M. Be...
Dec 1, 2021
Group 1001 and Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation combined efforts to build a total of 10 Youth Development Parks over 5 years in 10 cities across the country. We surpassed our goal and have competed 13 parks together so far! Each park promotes an active and healthy lifestyle and provides educational opportunities through camps...
Sep 27, 2021
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INDIANAPOLIS – Guests returning to the Fieldhouse this October will notice several exciting changes, and chief among them will be a new name. Pacers Sports & Entertainment (PS&E) and Indiana-based Gainbridge announced ...
Sep 27, 2021
The Indianapolis Business Journal posted a new article, "Pacers announce deal that puts a different insurance company's name on fieldhouse" about the new sponsorship deal between Pacers Sports & Entertainment and Group 1001.
Sep 17, 2021
Group 1001 is proud to partner with RISE, a national nonprofit educating and empowering the sports community at all levels to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice, and improve race relations. We share their vision that education and sports have the power to transform communities.
The company has tak...
Sep 17, 2021
Gainbridge has joined the 2021 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach as Associate Sponsor for race weekend, September 24-26, 2021. The Grand Prix is headlined by the season finale of the INDYCAR® SERIES and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
"We are very pleased to welcome Gainbridge to our Grand Prix family of ...
Sep 17, 2021
Interest in annuities is up and Barron's recently recognized the 100 best for today's market.
Delaware Life's new Accelerator Prime℠ variable annuity with Income Control and Income Boost riders, and its Pinnacle multi-year guaranteed annuity topped key categories in Barron's 2021 "The Best Annui...