A member of the PGA of America staff since 1996, Cross serves as Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion advancing the PGA’s commitment to education and training on The Fundamentals of Diversity & Inclusion and The Language of Inclusion, workforce diversification, supplier inclusion, and community engagement. Prior to her appointment in this role, Cross served as Director of Women’s and New Market Initiatives, leading the golf industry’s “Connecting With Her” strategic initiative to grow women’s participation in golf. Cross was also Director of Business Development for nine years
Cross serves on the Advisory Boards of LOOPER Golf, Women’s Golf Journal, and Black Girls Golf. She holds a Masters from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Buffalo where she played NCAA Division I volleyball. She earned her Certified Diversity Professional (CDP) credential from the Institute of Diversity Certification in 2016.