Regional President & Managing Director, North America

Bob Gobrecht

Bob Gobrecht joined Special Olympics North America as Regional President & Managing Director in 2006 after serving as the CEO of Special Olympics Southern California for two years.

Before joining Special Olympics, he taught as an Adjunct Professor of Sport Management at California State University Long Beach and owned his own consulting business based in Southern California. Prior to becoming a professor, Gobrecht was the CEO of Seattle Seafair, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Seattle Mariners and the Anaheim Angels and Manager of the Disney International Sports Program. Gobrecht is a former Peace Corps volunteer.

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