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Company Overview of Special Olympics, Inc.

Company Overview

Special Olympics, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia.

1133 19th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20036

United States

Founded in 1968

Phone:

202-628-3630

Fax:

202-824-0200

Key Executives for Special Olympics, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 54
President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director for North America
Director of Global Marketing & Awareness
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Special Olympics, Inc. Key Developments

Special Olympics Appoints Michael Meenan as Chief Financial Officer

Special Olympics announced the appointment of Michael Meenan as its new Chief Financial Officer. Meenan has worked extensively in the accounting and finance field and brings to Special Olympics both international and domestic experience in financial operations. Meenan will lead a professional financial services team with responsibility for the financial operations of the organization. He will direct the accounting and financial services staff and lead the budget process, financial planning, critical financial analysis, business process improvement and treasury operations. Prior to joining Special Olympics, Meenan served as the Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer for Lutheran World Relief, headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

Special Olympics International Announces Executive Appointments

The Special Olympics International announced that Bill Alford has rejoined to its Board. As Chair of the Research and Policy Committee, he made important and generous contributions of his time and legal expertise which advanced research and advocacy on behalf of people with intellectual disabilities worldwide. The company appointed Glenn S. Lyon to its Board. As Chairman and CEO of Finish Line, Glenn brings extraordinary business acumen and a strategic perspective. Additionally the company announced Peter Mazunda, Chairman of Special Olympics Malawi who was selected by the Africa leadership council to serve as its representative on the International Advisory Committee and Special Olympics International Board of Directors. William Bill Alford served as a member of the Board of Directors of Special Olympics International from 2005--2013 and will begin his next term on January 1, 2015. Glenn S. Lyon serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Finish Line, Inc. Prior to joining Finish Line, Mr. Lyon served as President/CEO of Paul Harris Stores, Inc. Peter Mazunda, the Managing Director for Xtra Solutions Communications Group, is a Director of Photography, Film Director and Cameraman in Malawi. Peter trained in television engineering, television production, television journalism and computer engineering in Namibia with the Namibia Broadcasting Cooperation and has been associated with the Training Institute of African Media Communicators, the Thompson Foundation, and Deutsche Welle Television Training Centre in Germany.

Special Olympics Announces Kelli Seely as Chief Development Officer

Special Olympics announced Kelli Seely as Chief Development Officer. Seely, who began working at Special Olympics in May, is leading Special Olympics' development team of 24 which is comprised of corporate relations, major gifts, annual giving, event fundraising, direct marketing and online giving. Prior to joining Special Olympics, Seely served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer of the United Service Organization (USO) headquartered in Washington, D.C. She joins the Special Olympics leadership team that reports to Janet Froetscher, Chief Executive Officer, and will lead the global team from Special Olympics International office in Washington, D.C.

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