Lisa Simmons Named to BlazeSports Board

Beacon Management Services is proud to announce that President Lisa Simmons was named to the BlazeSports Board of Directors. BlazeSports, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit formed as the legacy organization of the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, was founded to provide adaptive sports and recreation programs for children and military veterans with physical disabilities.

“I’m honored to serve BlazeSports as a Board member and am excited about the opportunity to give back, particularly to the underserved,” Simmons said.

As a Board member, Simmons supports the work of BlazeSports through mission-based leadership and strategic governance. Simmons’ career in real estate and business, including leading Beacon Management Services during the past decade, will provide ideas and inspiration to the organization.

In addition, Simmons’ creative fundraising prowess will be essential to her success on the Fundraising Committee. To date, Simmons has raised more than $75,000 for the nonprofit through her “Moving Mountains” hikes. Past hikes have included the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Rim to Rim trail across the Grand Canyon and summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa. Simmons will continue her fundraising in 2022 by climbing Mont Blanc, the tallest mountain in the Alps.

Find more information at www.BlazeSports.org or contact Lisa Simmons at 404-308-3188 or lsimmons@beaconmanagementservices.com.

ABOUT BLAZESPORTS AMERICA
BlazeSports America is the direct legacy nonprofit organization of the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games. For 25 years, the organization has been creating adaptive sport and recreation opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities in Georgia and throughout the country, serving more than a quarter of a million children, veterans, athletes and service providers with physical disabilities through programs, training and education initiatives and an extensive network.

Based in Atlanta, two-time winner of the US Olympic Committee’s Rings of Gold (2016 and 2017), BlazeSports embraces the mission of changing the lives of children and adults with physical disabilities through adaptive sport and recreation. The nonprofit is a member of the United States Olympic Committee – Multi-Sport Organizational Council, and the USA Member Organization of the Cerebral Palsy International Sport and Recreation Association (CPISRA). www.blazesports.org

1 thought on “Beacon Management President Named to BlazeSports Board of Directors”

  1. Thank you so much for your continued support of my efforts with BlazeSports!

    Lisa Simmons
    President

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