Cindy Davis

Cynthia Davis

Former Vice President, Nike, Inc. & President, Nike Golf

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Cindy Davis is a former executive at Nike where she was Vice President of Nike Inc. and President of Nike Golf.  Prior to Nike, Cindy was Senior Vice President at Golf Channel, a division of Comcast Corporation, and was formerly Chief Executive Officer of Arnold Palmer Golf Company and Vice President at the Ladies Professional Golf Association.  In 2013, Cindy was named to Sports Illustrated’s “50 Most Powerful People in Sports.”

She currently serves on the Board of Directors for public companies Deckers Brands (owner of UGG, HOKA, Teva, and Sanuk footwear and apparel brands), Brinker International (owner of Chili’s and Maggiano’s restaurants), and Kennametal, Inc., a leading industrial manufacturer.  Cindy also advises a private health and wellness company and previously served on the board of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.

She is a 1984 graduate of Furman University, having majored in Economics; and was a stand-out collegiate golfer where she was a three-time All-American and runner-up at the 1983 NCAA Championships.  Cindy also earned an MBA from the University of Maryland.