Becky Zimmermann named NSCD chief
April 10, 2012
WINTER PARK – The National Sports Center for the Disabled has announced that Becky Zimmermann is the new CEO of the organization.
Zimmermann has served as a NSCD volunteer and member of the Board of Trustees for more than a decade. As the new leader of the organization, she brings experience in operations, marketing, finance and the resort industry.
The NSCD has offices in Winter Park and Denver. Zimmerman will be based out of the executive offices in Denver.
“We are excited about the leadership that Becky brings to NSCD, an organization for which she clearly has a lot of passion,” said Todd Fredrickson, NSCD Board chair.
Zimmermann was formerly the president of Design Workshop Inc., an international land planning and urban design firm. Joining the firm in 1985, her career at DW began as director of marketing and evolved to the business manager, COO and president. She is recognized for work with resorts around the world.
A Colorado native, Zimmermann holds an MBA from the University of Colorado and bachelor degrees in business and journalism from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. She is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and the Urban Land Institute.
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Established in 1970, The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is one of the largest outdoor therapeutic recreation agencies in the world. Each year, thousands of children and adults with disabilities take to the ski slopes, mountain trails, golf courses, and sports fields to learn more about sports – and themselves.
With specially trained staff and its own adaptive equipment lab, the NSCD teaches a variety of winter and summer sports and activities to individuals with almost any physical, cognitive, emotional, or behavioral diagnosis. Enabling the spirit through sport.