FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ORLANDO SPORTS FOUNDATION
February 19, 2016
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Orlando Sports Foundation Names Jeff Lagos New President
Orlando, Fla. (OrlandoSportsFoundation.com) – The Orlando Sports Foundation (OSF) Thursday named Jeff Lagos its incoming President. Lagos has served six years on the OSF board and is one of the Founding Members of the organization.
“I am greatly committed to the foundation’s mission to help find a cure for cancer and the values that guide this important work,” stated Lagos.
Mr. Lagos is a graduate of the University of Central Florida, is a member of the UCF College of Business Hall of Fame and serves as President of Insurance Officers of America (IOA). IOA is the 13th largest privately held insurance brokers in the United States, has over 35,000 clients, more than $1 billon in premiums in-force and almost 50 offices spread across the country.
“Jeff brings a unique combination of passion and experience to the OSF board,” stated OSF Executive Director, Alan Gooch. “He is a great leader and a perfect fit as we launch into our second year of raising funding and awareness for organizations working to find a cure for cancer.”
Lagos will succeed Megan Dowdy who will continue to serve as Host Committee Chair and will remain on the OSF board.
“I look forward to working with Jeff this year as he assumes his leadership role in 2016,” said Dowdy.
Orlando Sports Foundation, Inc
About The Orlando Sports Foundation: The Orlando Sports Foundation, Inc. (OSF) was founded in May 2008 and is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to raising funding and awareness for organizations working to find a cure for cancer. OSF annually supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation through the AutoNation Cure Bowl presented by Florida Hospital, an annual NCAA college football bowl game played in December at the Orlando Citrus Bowl and televised nationwide on CBS Sports Network. OSF is led by a volunteer Board of Directors and Advisory Board. For more, visit OrlandoSportsFoundation.com. To purchase AutoNation Cure Bowl tickets, please visit curebowl.com.