Executive Leadership Team
Li Li Leung
President and CEO
Leung became USA Gymnastics' president and chief executive officer in March 2019. She previously served as a vice president at the National Basketball Association (NBA), where she was responsible for building, leading, negotiating, and managing key partner relationships around the world including working alongside USA Basketball, the sport’s national governing body. Prior to that, she was the managing director at the global sports management firm Helios Partners, where she built from the ground up and managed their China and London offices. She also oversaw the firm’s global expansion strategy in emerging markets in Europe and Asia Pacific regions.

Leung has a long history in competitive gymnastics. After beginning her career at age 7 and competing in countless USA Gymnastics events, she was selected to be a member of the U.S. junior national training team and represented the U.S. at the 1988 Junior Pan American Games. She was a member of the University of Michigan gymnastics team, which won four-straight Big Ten titles and competed in the NCAA Championships every year during her four years on the team. She also served as a volunteer assistant gymnastics coach while earning two post-graduate degrees at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Leung holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Michigan and a master’s degree in sports management as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Lauryn Turner
Chief of Staff
Turner joined USA Gymnastics in March 2020, bringing more than 20 years of leadership experience in the sports industry. She most recently served as Vice President, Development for Varsity Brands where she led the cross-divisional growth initiative that spanned affiliate companies Herff Jones, BSN Sports, and Varsity Spirit. Turner also served as the organization’s National Director, Development, Sales and Operations where she oversaw business growth in the event and apparel sectors. In this role, Turner worked with a network of gyms across the country to provide competition and business-strategy support as well as essential educational resources. During her time with Varsity Brands, she was also an advocate for numerous athlete health and safety campaigns. Throughout her career, Turner has garnered extensive experience in the areas of strategic planning and development and as a catalyst for positive change through collaboration and analytical business management.

Turner started in gymnastics at a very early age. She touts the many lessons and character traits she learned from her time in the gym as invaluable to her personal growth and development. Gymnastics served as a foundational sport that eventually led to volleyball and cheerleading, which she continued at the collegiate level.

Turner graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harding University with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science. She has served as a corporate liaison and volunteer for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital since 1996.

Carol Fabrizio
Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
Fabrizio was tapped to lead USA Gymnastics marketing and communications operations in February 2020 following a nine-year stint with Vail Resorts in Broomfield, Colo. where she most recently served as Vice President of Communications and Marketing Operations. In the role, Fabrizio led all strategic communications and public relations efforts for the organization, including corporate, crisis, and executive communications. During her time with Vail Resorts, she also oversaw public relations efforts for the industry-changing Epic Pass, 37 mountain resorts across three different countries, and numerous ancillary businesses, across the hospitality, retail, and real estate industries. Prior to that, Fabrizio served as Chief of Staff to the CEO and as corporate legal counsel at Vail Resorts.

Fabrizio holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California. She previously served on the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and on the Board of Directors for The Girls Athletic Leadership School of Denver (GALS), which seeks to empower girls to succeed academically, thrive physically, lead confidently, and live boldly.

Stefanie Korepin
Chief Programs Officer
Korepin joined the staff of USA Gymnastics in September 2019 after being affiliated with the organization for many years as an athlete, judge, and committee member. Korepin competed in both women’s artistic and rhythmic gymnastics before directing her focus solely to rhythmic. As a member of the U.S. Rhythmic National Team from 1998-2002, Korepin represented Team USA at numerous international competitions, including the 1998 World Championships and 1999 Pan American Games.

After retiring from elite competition, Korepin pursued a career in the energy industry. She initially served as a consultant facilitating the permitting of large, utility-scale power plants and renewable energy projects before joining SCS Energy as a Senior Project Manager on a team developing and financing large infrastructure projects at capital costs ranging from $500 million to over $1 billion. All the while, the sport of gymnastics never left her heart. Korepin has been judging for 15 years and holds a rhythmic Brevet rating. She has served on numerous USA Gymnastics committees and spent four years as the Rhythmic Program Committee Chairman.

Korepin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in quantitative economics from Tufts University and a Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University. She previously served on the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors from 2018-2019 and held the position of Treasurer.

Erica Koven
Chief Membership Officer
Koven joined USA Gymnastics in 2006 as a Member Services Representative. Since then, she has assumed various roles within the Member Services Department. Throughout her time with the organization, Koven has actively contributed to the day-to-day business operations of USA Gymnastics’ membership and education sectors, connecting with every facet of the gymnastics community across all disciplines. She has consistently sought ways to increase member engagement and benefits and better meet the needs of every discipline at every level of the sport. To this end, she has worked closely with USA Gymnastics’ technology team to identify opportunities for improvement and to implement new and innovative solutions. She has also managed and produced numerous national educational and trade show events, including the organization’s annual National Congress.

Koven majored in fine arts at Ball State University and worked in store retail management for Starbucks Coffee Company and Pier 1 Imports prior to joining USA Gymnastics.

Kim Kranz
Chief of Athlete Wellness
Kranz joined USA Gymnastics in December 2019, bringing more than 25 years of experience in physical therapy and sports medicine with a focus on comprehensive care of the athlete, including injury prevention, sports nutrition, positive coaching, and sports psychology. She previously served as the Director of Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Services and Neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters. In this role, Kranz championed athlete wellness and injury prevention, placing strategic emphasis on education. She was also a physical therapist and served as clinic director at Physiotherapy Associates where she treated professional golfers from the LPGA Tour in addition to a full caseload of orthopedic and sports medicine clients.

Kranz, PT, DScPT, SCS, FACHE, earned her Doctor of Science in physical therapy from the University of Maryland Baltimore and holds a Bachelor of Science in physical therapy from the University of Wisconsin. She is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She has also served as a board member for the Hampton Roads Sports Commission and an Instructor of Clinical Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School.