Iron Dog, Inc., is searching for a new executive director after Kevin Kastner resigned Wednesday.
Kastner has been at the helm of the world’s longest snowmachine race for the last seven years. According to a press release, during Kastner’s employment, Iron Dog’s sponsor success rose by more than 2,000%.
In a written statement, Marianne Beckham, a Board Member, said that under Kastner’s leadership, “Iron Dog achieved record levels of sponsorships, racer participation, volunteers, statewide media coverage, and national acclaim.”
According to the release, Kastner moves on to an un-named company in the lower 48, where he will be leading event marketing and racing management. The process to find his successor at Iron Dog is currently ongoing.