Sarah Hirshland, Chief Commercial Officer for the U.S. Golf Association, and recently appointed as CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee. She is the first woman to serve as permanent CEO of USOC.
“As a female leader in the world of sport, I understand the importance of creating cultural change. I understand the importance of creating an environment in which athletes can be successful in their personal and professional lives, and I understand what it takes to get there. For me, this is an incredible challenge but an incredible opportunity to really impact change and drive forward what is so good and solid about the history of the Olympics and Paralympics.”
Washington Post, photo via Iowa Public Radio