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Molly Quinn

Molly Quinn

CEO, United States Association of Blind Athletes

Molly Quinn is a strategic, inspiring, passionate and innovative executive leader with extensive experience in sales, sports marketing and philanthropy. Throughout her career, she successfully established and nurtured critical relationships to fundraise over $150 million for nonprofit partners. As a confident visionary and motivator, she built and led teams to generate over $215 million in sponsorships in the health & wellness and sports industry. 

As the first CEO of the U.S. Association of Blind Athletes (USABA), Quinn provides oversight for association staff, operations, financials, fundraising, membership, brand and reputation. She works with the board, staff, athlete members and other stakeholders to develop, implement and achieve the strategic plan to increase membership, expand programs, and develop new revenue streams, among other goals. Quinn also ensures a continued collaborative relationship with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) and other NGBs like the U.S. Soccer Federation. In the first two years of her tenure, she led the organization to become certified as the NGB for the Paralympic team sports of goalball and blind football (domestically known as blind soccer).

Prior to USABA, Quinn was vice president, fitness and endurance partnerships, at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where she identified and partnered with key global brands to diversify revenue streams. Before St. Jude, she sold the Nation’s Triathlon to Competitor Group, Inc. and was hired as vice president of triathlon. She was promoted to SVP of sales where she generated $32 million in annual sales. Quinn began her career in business development at Madden Communications.