Strategic advisor for the Esports Integrity Commission
Former CEO of the U.S. Center for SafeSport
Shellie Pfohl has spent her career creating and leading impactful programs, policies, and partnerships to improve the health and well-being of people across the United States and around the world.
Shellie is currently serving as a strategic advisor for the Esports Integrity Commission, where she is helping to develop an Esports Safeguarding & Wellness Center. She is also advising various organizations in the areas of sport integrity, safeguarding athletes, sport and social change, female empowerment, health equity, and diversity and inclusion.
Shellie previously served as a Special Advisor to the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) and COO for SIGA America. There she developed a plan to implement SIGA’s mission in the U.S. focused on good governance, financial integrity, sports betting integrity and safeguarding athletes in sports.
As the first President and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Center for SafeSport, she led its start-up and rapid expansion to address sexual abuse within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movements.
Shellie was appointed by President Barack Obama as Executive Director of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. She was responsible for developing the vision, strategy and goals of the Council and directing the organization’s daily operations. In addition, Shellie led the Council’s efforts to support First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative to solve the childhood obesity epidemic within a generation. This included leading the development of Let’s Move! Active Schools.