Megan Leatham New Colorado Springs Leader
15 Nov, 2021
Colorado Springs Sports Corporation Board of Directors has named Megan Leatham, the Executive Director of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, as the new President and CEO of The Sports Corp.Through an extensive and competitive national hiring process, Leatham was ultimately selected for the role because of her proven track record of excellence in leadership, business management and financial acumen, team building skills and creating and achieving a vision of success for the organizations she has served.
Megan joined The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 2011. In her tenure with the organization, Megan earned the respect of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Board of Directors, competitors, sponsors, staff and volunteers at all levels of the community. She, along with great community support and a strong, hardworking team, grew the race to the international prominence it is today.
Dave Palenchar, Chairman of the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation Board of Directors, said, “The Sports Corporation set a high bar for Tom Osborne's successor and Megan's experience checked all the boxes. Her successes in event management, leadership, fund development and community collaboration fit perfectly with the Sports Corp's mission. We are optimistic about our future and confident in Megan's abilities to get us there.”
Armed with an undergraduate degree from Whitman College, and a master’s degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Megan brings her passion for sports, relationships, and systems implementation to complement the future initiatives of The Sports Corp.
“I share a deep respect for our community and the contribution of sports to the quality of life for citizens in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region,” Leatham said. “As the new President and CEO, I commit to cultivate and enhance the legacy of The Sports Corp by strengthening our unique relationships and promoting our community as Olympic City USA. It is the presence and passion of each individual and partnership that ensures our continued success.”