Buffalo BIG Chief Global Strategist Joe Steranka

Joe Steranka

Chief Global Strategist

“The Olympics, World Cup and Ryder Cup demonstrate the global reach of sport.”

As CEO of the PGA of America from 2005 to 2012, Joe led 27,000 members and oversaw a $227 million annual budget and staff of 450. Recognized for contributing to golf’s return to the Olympics, he created the PGA World Alliance and first-ever golf trade show in China. Formerly with the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Bullets, and sports agency ProServ, Joe wins Buffalo’s “Most Miles Traveled” award.