Benita Fitzgerald Mosley
Benita Fitzgerald Mosley is an Olympic gold medalist and an established international leader in the sports and business sectors, and she has a passion for helping people and organizations win gold medals in life and work. Mosley currently serves as president of the LeagueApps FundPlay Foundation and vice president of community and impact for LeagueApps, a youth sports management technology platform.
Prior to LeagueApps, Mosley most recently served as the CEO of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA from 2016–2020, leveraging the power of sport to build thriving kids and communities across the United States. She joined Laureus USA following her role as COO with the United States Olympic Committee, and prior to that, she served as USA Track & Field’s chief of sport performance. In that role, she led Team USA to win 29 medals at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the most of any U.S. track and field team in 20 years.
Mosley’s career as a track athlete was capped by winning a gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, making her the first American woman to accomplish this feat. Mosley is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a charter member of the Tennessee Volunteers Hall of Fame. She lives in Haymarket, Virginia, with her husband, Ron, their daughter Maya Mosley, a student athlete at the University of Maryland, and their son Isaiah, a senior at Morehouse College.