Nina Kemppel was appointed to the United States Olympic Committee board of directors and began serving as an Athletes’ Advisory Council director in December 2010.
The vice chair of the AAC, Kemppel has been actively engaged for many years with key constituent groups within the Olympic Movement. She has served on the AAC leadership team since 2008, currently serves as chair of the AAC Athlete Support Division, was a member of the AAC Paralympic Task Force and was the former vice chair of the AAC Anti-Doping Committee. Kemppel also recently chaired the USOC Working Group for Safe Training Environments.
In addition to her work within the Olympic Movement, Kemppel is currently a principal at the Coraggio Group, a management consulting firm specializing in business strategy and organizational change. She works with public, private and non-profit clients on designing new business models, innovative revenue stream development, strategic planning and effective process improvements. From 2005-08, she worked at Oliver Wyman Consulting, a global consulting firm that specializes in strategy and financial services consulting.
Kemppel is a four-time Olympian in cross-country skiing (2002, 1998, 1994 and 1992) and an 18-time national champion. She received both her master’s degree in business administration and her bachelor’s degree in economics from Dartmouth College.