We are excited to announce Megan (Toohey) Scremin as Special Olympics Colorado’s new President and CEO!
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The Special Olympics Colorado (SOCO) Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of Megan (Toohey) Scremin as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer.
Megan joined the Special Olympics movement seven years ago as the Director of Events and began serving as Vice President of Development in 2014, where she successfully managed the organization’s fundraising efforts leading to a 60% increase in overall revenue, and the growth and development of several programs including Athlete Leadership. She has served in the role of Interim President & CEO since August.
Scremin says, “I am honored to assume this role, and work alongside our exceptional staff, athletes, volunteers and Board of Directors to advance our mission and be a champion for people with intellectual differences. It is a privilege to serve our athletes as they lead the way toward creating an inclusive Colorado for people of all abilities.”
In her role, Scremin is responsible for leading a team of 40 professionals to implement Special Olympics Colorado’s programs and mission. She will oversee the development and advancement of the organization’s strategic plan to best serve individuals with intellectual disabilities, giving them opportunities to participate, compete, grow as leaders and lead healthier lives.
“Megan has a proven record of success in organizational management, fundraising and leadership, as well as a passion for serving the athletes of Special Olympics,” said Laurin Quiat, chairman of the Special Olympics Colorado Board of Directors. “As the board’s unanimous selection for the position, we are confident that her experience, knowledge and leadership will take Special Olympics Colorado into a bright future.”
The New York State native earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Kentucky, Master’s Degree from Arizona State University and serves on the Board of Trustees for Emma Willard School, an independent all-girls high school in Troy, New York.
Megan enjoys spending time with her husband, Marc, and children, Grayson (4) and Maddie (1).