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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum today named Michael O’Conor as its Chief Growth Officer. With more than two decades of experience in sports sponsorship and business development, O’Conor brings a wealth of expertise to his new role.

“We are thrilled to welcome Michael to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum team,” said Marisa Wigglesworth, CEO of the USOPM. “His extensive experience and achievements in the sports industry make him the ideal candidate to lead our growth initiatives as we continue to inspire and empower visitors through the stories of Olympic and Paralympic athlete excellence.”

O’Conor joins the USOPM after serving as the Principal of The O’Conor Agency, supporting commercial marketing initiatives and cultivating partnerships for clients including USA Swimming, The National Thoroughbred League, and USRowing. Prior to his agency role, O’Conor held key positions at U.S. Ski & Snowboard, as Chief Revenue Officer, and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, as Senior Vice President of Business Development.

“I am honored to join the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum team,” said O’Conor. “I look forward to leveraging my experience and passion for sports to contribute to the museum’s mission of inspiring visitors to pursue their best.”

In his new role as Chief Growth Officer, O’Conor will leverage his strategic insights and deep understanding of the sports marketing landscape and Olympic and Paralympic movements to drive revenue growth, expand partnerships, enhance the visitor experience, and advance the mission at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum.

About the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum offers an immersive and universally accessible look into the journey of Team USA’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Through interactive exhibits, innovative displays and a comprehensive artifact collection, the Museum instills the Olympic values of excellence, friendship and respect, as well as the Paralympic values of determination, equality, inspiration and courage in every visitor.

It honors yesterday’s legends with the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame while inspiring tomorrow’s legends through entertaining activities and events. The USOPM is more than a museum but a life-changing experience that will continue to educate and inspire the public to take part for generations to come. 

Tickets can be purchased at tickets.usopm.org.

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