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Christine Walshe

President & Chief Development Officer

    • U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Foundation President Christine Walshe.

      President & Chief Development Officer

    • Christine Walshe has served as the Chief Development Officer for the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee and the president of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Foundation since March 2019, after serving as the Vice President of Principal and Major Gifts since March 2017. Previously, she served as Vice President of Principal Gifts and Board Relations from 2014-2017. As president of the USOPF, Walshe oversees the USOPC’s fundraising initiatives, bringing the Olympic and Paralympic movements closer to supporters of Team USA.

      Walshe joined the USOPC in 2008 as the development team’s first director of major gifts and was a key contributor in the creation of the foundation in 2013. She began her career in the Olympic Movement in 2004, serving as a major gift manager for U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Prior to U.S. Ski & Snowboard, she was a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s capital campaign efforts to raise $300 million for a new symphony center.

       A New Jersey native, Walshe graduated from Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina. She earned her executive master’s degree in sports organization management from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium, a program sponsored by the International Olympic Committee.

       Walshe and her husband, Andy, reside in Malibu, California, with their twin daughters.

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