Sports Events Industry Veteran Makes Move To Special Olympics

NEW YORK—Veteran event executive Dale Shumanski is the new executive director for Client Entertainment and Event Operations at Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017.

Shumanski will oversee all events off the field of play for the sports extravaganza that attracts athletes from more than 100 nations and is held every two years.

Shumanski formerly served as director of hospitality and special events for New York Road Runners and the New York City marathon for nine years until leaving for her new position in Graz, Austria.

Shumanski has worked at two Olympic Games, the Special Olympics World Games and the Senior Games.