Rich Cook joins the Davis Phinney Foundation as director of development

By Stephen Frothingham

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Rich Cook, the former development director for IMBA, has joined the Davis Phinney Foundation as its new director of development.

Founded by retired pro cyclist Davis Phinney, the foundation provides essential information, practical tools and inspiration to help people living with Parkinson’s live well today.

“We’re thrilled to have Rich join the team at the Davis Phinney Foundation. Not only does he have an extensive background in the cycling and outdoor sports world from his time with IMBA, but he brings great perspectives as executive director of a therapeutic recreation, experiential education and adaptive sports center,” said Polly Dawkins, the executive director of the foundation.

“His experience in all facets of business development, including developing strategic partnerships with foundations, individuals and businesses, will help to advance our programs and research, serving the millions of people affected by Parkinson’s in the U.S. and around the world.”

In his new role, Cook will lead the foundation’s development team in individual, corporate, foundation and event engagement to advance its mission driven programs, research and
impact.

Cook said, “This is an amazing community doing important work and one I’m honored to represent. The Foundation’s connection to the cycling world is strong and doing such good
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