Sandy Cross, a member of the PGA of America staff since 1996, serves in the newly-created position of Chief People Officer.
She leads the PGA’s initiatives regarding its most important asset—its people. She is charged with enhancing a purpose-driven and values-based culture, as the PGA of America strives to be personally fulfilling and meaningful to its multi-generational team. Sandy focuses on creating opportunities to stretch, lead, grow and have fun, by supporting learning and development, coaching, recognition and reward, and making a positive social impact in the communities where the PGA team works and lives. Cross also oversees the Human Resources and Inclusion & Diversity Departments.
Sandy earned a Masters of Sport Administration from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from the University of Buffalo, where she played Division One volleyball for four years.