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Marisa Wigglesworth chief executive officer

Marisa Wigglesworth

chief executive officer
Marisa Wigglesworth is a distinguished leader in the museum and attraction industry, known for her extensive expertise in philanthropy, strategic planning, project management, and operations. As the Chief Executive Officer of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum, she brings a profound commitment to promoting and advancing the Olympic and Paralympic values, while celebrating the exceptional achievements of Team USA athletes. Wigglesworth previously served as CEO of the Buffalo Museum of Science, where she provided strategic and operational leadership and oversaw the 264-acre Tifft Nature Preserve. Prior to that, she held key positions at prestigious institutions such as the National Aquarium in Baltimore and The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, showcasing her accomplishments and leadership in the museum field. Wigglesworth holds a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and a master’s degree from New York University. 

Michelle Dusserre Farrell, OLY // Senior director, athlete, curatorial & programs
Michael Dziedzic // Specialist, audio visual
Aly Fenoglio// Coordinator, events & group sales
Linda Harl // Chief financial officer
Steve Lind // Senior director, facilities operations
Bernie Lucken // Director, technology
Taylor Mattson // Manager, guest experience
Erin Nelson-Meek // Director, guest experience
Emma Pirzadeh // Director, events & group sales
Will Sailor // Director, facilities operations
Tommy Schield // Senior director, marketing & communications
Boyd Smith // Curator
Delaney Swan // Supervisor, guest experience
Laura Ta’ase // Ticketing coordinator, guest experience
Oriana Va’i // Curatorial assistant


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