The USA Swimming Foundation, the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming, today announced the addition of three new members on its Board of Directors.
Tim Buckley, Jon Kossow and Greg Pinchbeck were elected during the December board meeting to serve on the USA Swimming Foundation Board of Directors through 2024.
“We are excited to have these high-profile business executives join our board,” said David Shackley, Chair of the USA Swimming Foundation Board of Directors. “In addition to their love of swimming, they bring an array of experience that will enable the board to continue to ramp-up our fundraising efforts.”
Buckley is the founder of Vintage Design LLC, a full-service design studio with numerous locations throughout California and Utah. He is also the CEO of 3B Capital LLC, an Investment Company in Newport Beach, California. Buckley is an active member on the Board of Directors for Servite High School, a Trustee for USA Swimming, a member of the USC Trojan Athletic Foundation, and the Building Industry Association. He has been married wife, Jennifer, for 45 years and had four children and eight grandchildren. An active U.S. Masters swimmer, Buckley is also a multi-national champion and current world record holder.
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Kossow is a Managing Partner at Norwest Venture Partners, a multi-stage investment firm with $12.5B of assets based in Palo Alto, California. He runs the firm along with the growth equity team, where he invests across a wide range of sectors including software, internet and consumer companies. Prior to Norwest, Kossow held investing roles at Goldman Sachs and TA Associates. He graduated with a degree in biology from Harvard University, where he was a member of the varsity swim team. In the world of swimming, Kossow has been an athlete, coach and league president. He now enjoys all water sports with his wife and three kids.
Pinchbeck is the Global Head of Enterprise Resiliency at Dell Technologies. Prior to Dell, Greg was the Head of Continuity of Business and Third-Party Risk for Global Consumer Banking at Citigroup for 7.5 years. A former collegiate swimmer and current U.S. Masters swimmer, Pinchbeck’s family actively participates in the USA Swimming Foundation’s Donor Athlete Partnership Program. He also serves as the Safe Sport Coordinator and a Board Member of the Connecticut Swimming LSC.
Outgoing Foundation Board Chair, Dr. Cecil Gordon, was also reelected to serve a board term through 2024. New officers for the USA Swimming Foundation Board of Directors were also selected at the December Board of Directors meeting.
The complete list of the USA Swimming Foundation Board of Directors can be viewed at https://www.usaswimming.org/foundation#board-of-directors.
The USA Swimming Foundation works to strengthen the sport of swimming by saving lives and building champions. In addition to providing learn-to-swim grants to programs across the country, the USA Swimming Foundation supports the U.S. National Team and its development efforts aimed at strengthening the future of USA Swimming’s programs and services. In 2020, the Foundation broadened its focus to include providing grants to local clubs in need and supporting efforts to open our sport to more people than ever. New needs in our swimming community came to the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Foundation answered the call, providing COVID-relief grants to more than 700 clubs.
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