Oliver G. “Chip” Brewer III has served as a Director and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Callaway Golf since joining the Company in March of 2012. Mr. Brewer oversees all areas of the Company, and under his leadership, Callaway has transformed into an unrivaled tech-enabled golf company delivering leading golf equipment, apparel and entertainment. The Company’s portfolio of global brands includes Callaway Golf, Topgolf, Odyssey, OGIO, TravisMathew and Jack Wolfskin.
Mr. Brewer served as Director of Topgolf International, Inc from 2012 until March 2021, when the business was acquired by Callaway Golf Company, and served on the Board of the National Golf Foundation from 2014 to 2019. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Adams Golf from January 2002 to February of 2012.
He is a 1986 graduate of the College of William and Mary, and he received his MBA from Harvard University in 1991.
Chris Callaway serves as Chief Development Officer for Topgolf Entertainment Group, leading the Real Estate Development, Design and Construction teams. Chris oversees the site selection for Topgolf venue expansion across the globe and works to ensure that the brand is a catalyst for local economic growth in the communities where Topgolf operates.
Chris joined Topgolf in 2017 after 25 years with Walmart, where he led the development of more than 500 new Supercenters, Neighborhood Markets and Sam’s Clubs. Most recently, he served as the U.S. Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities Support for Sam’s Club. His main responsibilities included real estate, design, construction, remodeling and facilities maintenance.
Chris is a proud alumnus of the University of Arkansas and avid Razorbacks fan. And while not related in any way to Callaway Golf Company, he enjoys playing golf frequently. Chris currently resides in Arkansas with his family.
Geoff Cottrill joined Topgolf in 2021 as Global Chief Marketing Officer for Topgolf Entertainment Group. In his role, he leads all aspects of Topgolf’s marketing, player experience design, partnerships, consumer insights, communications and charitable giving across all business units including global venues, Toptracer technology and Topgolf media.
Geoff is a talented marketer with a reputation in the industry for innovative thinking and creativity, and a passion for building diverse and talented teams. Geoff is also a founding partner of Marvin Magazine & Media, a publication focused on storytelling and original content. Prior to joining Topgolf, Geoff was head of marketing at Coca-Cola in North America, where he led the strategic vision for all marketing channels and sports and entertainment properties for all Coca-Cola brands. Geoff also served as the General Manager & Chief Marketing Officer for Converse during an unprecedented period of growth, and has also held marketing leadership roles at Starbucks, Procter & Gamble, and the global advertising agency MullenLowe.
Geoff currently sits on the Advisory Boards of several emerging music and technology companies. He also recently joined the Board of Giving Kitchen and the Board of the Georgia Music Accord, a non-profit dedicated to building a Grammy Museum in Atlanta. He was first introduced to the Topgolf experience when he took Topgolf Coach lessons at the Topgolf Atlanta-Midtown venue, which is near where he, his wife Allie and their dogs currently reside. As evident from his background, Geoff has a passion for art and music, which runs in his family as his two adult daughters, Abby and Claire, are both in the arts and creative industries.
William Davenport joined Topgolf Entertainment Group as Chief Financial Officer in 2013, leading the brand’s bold, purposeful approach to growth through operational finance and strategic planning. William’s trusted leadership and influence has helped shape Topgolf’s accelerated and profitable growth across the business.
Prior to joining Topgolf, William spent 13 years with Brinker International where he led the finance department for Maggiano’s brand before being named Senior Vice President of Finance for both Chili’s and On the Border restaurant brands. Additionally, William successfully evaluated new restaurant brands for acquisition into the Brinker portfolio.
He has also held the roles of Vice President of Finance for Neiman Marcus and Last Call, and CFO for Haggar Clothing Company.
William earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from Texas A&M University and currently resides in Dallas with his family.
Rebecca (Becky) Fine joined Callaway Golf in early 2021 as Chief People Officer after having served as the Chief People officer for Topgolf since 2019. In her role, Becky leads the strategy to connect and create meaningful experiences for associates across the globe. An obstacle-remover and culture-keeper, she strongly believes in the Company’s core values, and takes a hands-on approach to champion the culture, diversity and inclusion across the organization.
Becky has more than 30 years of human resources and operations leadership experience in the food, beverage and technology industries. She has spent most of her career helping companies drive profitable growth, with the Company’s culture and inclusion as the focal point.
Before joining Topgolf, Becky worked with Millstone Capital Advisors as Chief Operating Officer, and as Board Member for Lion’s Choice. She has also held roles including Chief Operating Officer of Honolulu Coffee Company in Hawaii, and Chief People Officer for Panera Bread, where she was named one of the “Most Influential Women in Restaurants” by QSR Magazine.
Becky currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Diversity Council and the National Women’s Council. Additionally, she is on the Board for Native Foods, a premier, fast-casual vegan restaurant group. For 10 years, she served as Chairwoman of Winning Women, a non-profit women’s foundation that focuses on mentoring women in business and politics to bridge gaps and remove barriers to success. Becky currently resides in Dallas with her family.
Joe Flannery has been the Executive Vice President, Apparel & Soft Goods, of Callaway Golf since joining the Company in March of 2020. In his role, Mr. Flannery oversees all areas of the Company’s global soft goods and apparel strategy.
He has more than 25 years of retail-focused experience with global aspirational brands, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Newell Brands' technical apparel division, consisting of Marmot, ExOfficio and Coleman apparel.
Mr. Flannery's extensive apparel business experience also includes holding executive positions at Canadian Mountain Holidays and The Meriwether Group (TMG), serving as VP of Global Marketing at The North Face, and serving as Global VP and GM of the Originals Division at Adidas Group AG.
Genifer (Gen) Gray serves as Chief Operating Officer U.S. Venues for Topgolf Entertainment Group, where she is responsible for all U.S. venue operations including the innovation pipeline for venue growth, revenue programming and the guest experience. Most recently, Gen was Vice President U.S. Operations and has proven to be a transformational leader, having spearheaded many operational programs and enhancements, as well as Topgolf’s Commitment to Play Safely. Gen is known for growing and leading teams while demonstrating an unwavering belief in Topgolf’s core values and commitment to inclusivity.
Prior to joining Topgolf, Gen was Chief Operating Officer at Maggiano’s Little Italy, overseeing 53 restaurants and 10,000 employees. She began her career at On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina in 1998 and worked her way up through the Brinker International family of brands, serving in a variety of roles where she gained invaluable restaurant and hospitality experience. Gen studied hospitality management at the University of Georgia and executive leadership at Kellogg’s School of Business at Northwestern University. She is passionate about giving back to organizations like Make-A-Wish® and Habitat for Humanity. Gen, her wife Kim, and their two dogs currently reside in Dallas. In her spare time, Gen enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, watching college football and trying out new restaurants.
Serving as EVP, Callaway Golf, Glenn Hickey leads all three Callaway regions globally, which includes Americas (US, Canada, and Latin America), EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa, South Pacific, and India), and Asia (Japan, Korea, China and Southeast Asia). Mr. Hickey was promoted to this role in January 2019, after serving as Sr. Vice President Sales, Americas, Callaway Golf, since July 2012, where he was responsible for managing sales in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.
Glenn joined Callaway Golf in 1991 and was a top-producing Inside Sales Representative for 7 years. He was promoted to Inside Sales - National Account Manager in March 1997, Regional Sales Manager - East U.S. in November 2002, Director of Special Markets in June 2006 and Vice President, Special Markets and Mass Merchants in August 2008.
Prior to working at Callaway Golf, Glenn was a bond trader for 4 years in the L.A. and New York offices of First Interstate Bank, prior to transitioning to Wedbush Securities. He completed Financial Analysis for Non-Financial Managers certification from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business. He received a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from San Diego State University in 1984.
Glenn and his wife Zena reside in Cardiff, CA. They have two children. He currently serves as a board member for the San Diego Junior Golf Association.
As the Executive Vice President of Global Operations at Callaway, Mark Leposky is responsible for sourcing, manufacturing, engineering, quality, program management, planning, purchasing, transportation and logistics for the Company, as well as Callaway Accessories and Licensed Products. He joined the Company in April of 2012.
Mr. Leposky has over 19 years of industry experience, and prior to his work at Callaway he served as the President & CEO of Gathering Storm, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Fisher Scientific, and Chief Operating Officer at Taylormade Golf, among other roles.
An avid golfer, Mr. Leposky holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University, and an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management. He lives with his wife and two children in Carlsbad, CA.
Brian Lynch is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, and has served in this role since January 2019. Prior to his current position, he served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since June 2012, before being appointed the additional role of Interim Chief Financial Officer in April 2017 and Chief Financial Officer in July 2017.
He is responsible for the Company’s finance, legal, IT, corporate governance, and compliance functions. Mr. Lynch also formerly served as the Company’s Chief Ethics Officer. Mr. Lynch first joined Callaway in December 1999 as Senior Corporate Counsel and was appointed Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary in April 2005 and Vice President and Corporate Secretary in November 2008.
He has over 30 years of experience handling legal, strategic, operational, and administrative matters for public and private entities. Mr. Lynch received a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.A. in Economics from Franklin and Marshall College. He lives in Carlsbad, CA with his wife and two sons.
As President of Toptracer, Ben Sharpe leads the innovation and expansion strategy for Toptracer technology and Toptracer Range to continue to revolutionize the way people experience the game of golf.
Prior to joining the Topgolf Entertainment Group family of brands, Ben spent nine years at TaylorMade-adidas Golf, starting as the Vice President of the EMEA/Pacific region. During that time, he increased the business from $100 million to $250 million in six years, making the region the best-performing one in the group. In 2012, he became Global President of Adidas Golf, delivering a record year in terms of sales and profit. He became CEO in 2014 and started the turnaround strategy, bringing in a new executive team before returning home to the UK in 2015. Ben also previously served as CEO of Lyle & Scott, repositioning the business from a knitwear manufacturer to one of the leading fashion labels in the UK and Scandinavia.
Ben graduated from Sheffield Hallam University, where he earned a degree in business studies. He lives with his wife, two children and a family dog in London. Ben is quite the athlete – he is a former British Olympian in field hockey and an avid golfer with a handicap of 4. Ben loves to cheer on the Aston Villa Football Club and is a lover of bad jokes.
Arthur (Artie) Starrs serves as Chief Executive Officer for Topgolf Entertainment Group where he is responsible for the company’s overall vision and continued growth as one of the premiere sports entertainment companies in the world, fueled by parent company Callaway Golf. With a focus on driving an exceptional, technology-driven experience, Artie leads the global growth strategy for Topgolf venues, Toptracer technology and Topgolf Media business lines.
Artie joined Topgolf in 2021 with a wealth of leadership experience and as a strong advocate for driving meaningful customer experiences and an inclusive culture. With over 20 years of success in roles spanning the financial, restaurant and entertainment industries, Artie most recently served as the Pizza Hut Global CEO within Yum! Brands. In this capacity, he was responsible for driving the company’s global performance across 110 countries. Prior to that role, he served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Pizza Hut U.S., and Chief Financial Officer of Rave Cinemas, the U.S.’s first all-digital movie theater chain.
Artie’s leadership extends beyond the workplace and into the community as well, with a passion for unleashing opportunities for youth. He sits on the boards of The Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, The Tartan Board at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, The First Tee of Dallas, Big Thought (The Creator’s Council) and First Book, which is a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit whose mission is to provide equal access to quality education for kids in need. Artie earned his undergraduate degree in Economics at Princeton University. He is an avid sports and outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hiking, playing golf, listening to live music and spending time with his family.
Artie, his wife Elizabeth, and their two children Margaret and Arthur currently reside in Dallas, Texas.