Tod Minnich assumed the role of Executive Director in 2003 for The Honeywell Foundation, a public charity dedicated to providing artistic, cultural, social, and recreational opportunities for all. The Foundation owns and operates the Honeywell Center, a 135,000 square foot regional performing arts and conference center. The facility includes a 1,500-seat proscenium theater, visual art gallery, roller skating rink, a variety of meeting rooms, and restaurant. In 2009, the Foundation acquired the historic Eagles Theatre. Eagles Theatre shows first run films on the weekends and hosts live performances during the week. In 2011, the Foundation acquired the Honeywell House, home of the late Mrs. Mark C. Honeywell, which operates as a cultural house museum and offers a variety of programming. The Foundation also offers a robust arts education program for students providing more than 40,000 free artistic opportunities for students annually.
Prior to his tenure with the The Honeywell Foundation, Mr. Minnich worked for the T.J. Martell Foundation. Mr. Minnich served as the Executive Director of T.J. Martell Foundation’s Music Row Division in Nashville while launching its New Media Division. In May of 1999, Mr. Minnich relocated to New York City to serve as the National Executive Director.
Mr. Minnich currently serves on the board of directors for Wabash Marketplace and Indiana Coalition for the Arts.
Mr. Minnich is a native of Indiana, graduating from Jay County High School with honors before attending Middle Tennessee State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Recording Industry Management.