Golf News for Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | People

Buffalo Communications promotes Tom Williams to Senior Vice President

VIENNA, Va. -- Buffalo Communications (Buffalo) - the global golf, sport and lifestyle public relations, branding, marketing-communications and creative services firm - has promoted Tom Williams to Senior Vice President.

In his new position, Williams will continue to lead the agency's products group while playing key roles in corporate strategy and business development. Most recently Vice President, he has directed the company's successful work for major brands in the golf, team sports, outdoor, health and wellness, travel, hospitality, real estate, fashion and luxury sectors worldwide.

"Tom combines a high level of creativity with sound business practices," says Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. "Thanks in large part to his leadership and client-centric approach, our firm's portfolio of best-in-class partners is steadily growing."

A graduate of the University of Richmond, Williams joined Buffalo in 2003 after serving as a reporter for the United States Golf Association Golf Journal. He also worked for best-selling author/screenwriter Mark Frost and was an award-winning editorial contributor to national golf, business, music and lifestyle outlets.

"We're successful for clients because their businesses align with our passions for golf and other sports, the outdoors and an active lifestyle," says Williams. "This relationship is at the core of the novel strategies we develop to complement the great products, services and people that distinguish our partners."

For more than 13 years, Buffalo has helped clients succeed by identifying their biggest PR, marketing and branding opportunities and creating customized programs to boost sales, market share and profits. The firm's points of distinction include a sophisticated operating platform as well as longstanding and extensive of media and industry contacts.

A division of Billy Casper Golf - the largest owner-operator of golf courses, country clubs and resorts in the U.S. - Buffalo recently hired former PGA of America CEO Joe Steranka as Chief Global Strategist. In this role, he is further expanding the firm's leadership position in golf and trailblazing its growth in other categories worldwide.

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About Buffalo Communications
Headquartered outside Washington, DC, Buffalo has offices in New York, Boston, Miami, Minneapolis, Raleigh, Pinehurst (NC) and Phoenix. Through its public relations, branding, marketing-communications and creative work, the firm helps increase awareness and revenues for top golf, sport and lifestyle brands. Buffalo's domestic and international clients include ECCO, LPGA Tour, Club Glove, CHAMP Spikes, Fila Golf, Galvin Green, KENTWOOL, Wolsey, Team Express, Sports Turf Managers Association, World Golf Foundation, PGA National Resort & Spa, Kaua'i Visitors Bureau, Sea Pines Resort, The Canadian Rockies and Ballybunion Golf Club (Ireland).

Shane Sharp
Buffalo Communications