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Cheryl Bond joins USA Softball National Office Staff as Chief Financial Officer

Nov. 10, 2020, 3:38 p.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY — USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, has announced the hiring of Cheryl Bond (Edmond, Okla.) as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the USA Softball National Office. In her position, Bond will be primarily responsible for overseeing all accounting functions as it relates to the business of USA Softball. Bond will assume responsibilities immediately following the retirement of long-time CFO, Mark Loehrs, who has served as the organization’s CFO since 1993.
 
“It is a true honor and privilege to assume the role of CFO for USA Softball,” said Bond. “This truly is a dream job for me as it allows me to combine my personal and professional passions into one. I look forward to working with our amazing home office staff as well as our dedicated members to continue to grow the game that has meant so much to me and my family.”
 
Bond joins USA Softball with more than 20 years of experience, including accounting and financial analysis with proven performance in computer-based accounting environments. Bond most recently served as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Oklahoma Attorneys Mutual Insurance Company (OAMIC) where she managed and administered financial statements and business plans for the largest insurer for lawyers in the State of Oklahoma. Additionally, Bond has previously served as Audit Manager for Price Waterhouse, LLP.
 
While working for USA Softball, Bond will develop, implement and maintain annual budgets while working with outside auditors and financial institutions for reports and annual audits. She will assist in planning strategy and updating the Board of Directors on budget projections, cash flow, financial forecasts and organizational issues.
 
Bond garners a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  She can be reached at 
cbond@usasoftball.comor by phone at (405) 425-3429.

About USA Softball
USA Softball (USAS) is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is designated as the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, USAS sanctions competition through a network of Local Associations, which includes all 50 states and select metro associations.  USAS is dedicated to providing people of all ages the opportunity to play the game they love at a variety of levels by offering recreational, league, tournament and competitive play for fast pitch, slow pitch and modified pitch.  USAS annually conducts thousands of tournaments throughout the country including over 100 National Championships.  The USAS umpire program is among the nation’s largest and are widely known as the best trained umpires in the game. 

As the NGB for the sport of softball, USAS is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in events such as the Olympics, Pan American Games, World Championships and other international and domestic events. For more information on USAS, including its founding and history as the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), please visit, 
www.USASoftball.com.