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Chief of Staff

Katie Bynum has served as the chief of staff for the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee since April 2019. In her role, Bynum works closely with CEO Sarah Hirshland to support the strategic priorities of the USOPC, oversees international relations and manages the organization’s relationship with LA 2028 and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Properties, the joint venture between the USOPC and LA 2028 that is charged with generating revenue for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Los Angeles 2028.

Prior to the USOPC, Bynum served as the managing director of partnership and championships experiences for the United States Golf Association. Bynum oversaw and developed key strategic partnerships and integrated programs to strengthen the USGA’s global reach and reputation in support of its mission. Bynum previously served as senior manager of global consulting at Wasserman, where she was instrumental in the opening of the agency’s first international consulting office based out of London.

Bynum is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication. Sports Business Journal named Bynum to its list of Leading Women in Sport Game Changers in 2017.