A former collegiate water polo player, Peter Ueberroth went into business after college and eventually served as president of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee for the incredibly successful Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.
A successful businessman and philanthropist, William Simon was active in the U.S. Olympic Committee for three decades. He served as U.S. Olympic Committee President from 1981 to 1984, then served as first chairman of the U.S. Olympic Foundation.
Broadcaster Jim McKay was well known for his coverage of the Olympics, including the Munich 1972 Olympic Games where -- on his only scheduled off day during the competition -- he broadcast for 16 consecutive hours without a break after the tragic killing of 11 Israeli athletes, coaches and trainers.
A former member of the UCLA men's soccer team, movie producer and director Frank Marshall was a vice president of the U.S. Olympic Committee and served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He was presented the Olympic Shield in 2005 for his contributions to the Olympic and Paralympic movements.