Advisory Board

Sandy Cross
Advisory Board Member at Looper
Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion at PGA of America

Sandy is passionate about making the game of golf more inclusive and bringing greater diversity to the industry’s workforce.  She believes caddying is a perfect pathway for young people of all backgrounds to come into the sport for a lifetime.

A member of the PGA of America staff since 1996, Sandy serves as Senior Director of Diversity and Inclusion, advancing the organization’s commitment to education and training on The Fundamentals of Diversity & Inclusion and The Language of Inclusion™, workforce diversification, supplier inclusion, and community engagement.  Prior to her appointment in her current role in 2014, Sandy served as Director of Women’s and New Market Initiatives, leading the “Connecting With Her” strategic initiative to grow women’s participation in golf.  Sandy was also Director of Business Development for nine years and secured, activated and fostered partnerships for the PGA, its Championships and membership programs.

Sandy holds a Masters of Sport Administration from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from University of Buffalo where she played NCAA Division I volleyball.   She earned her Certified Diversity Professional credential from the Institute of Diversity Certification in 2016.


Manny Fitgerald
Investor and Advisory Board Member at Looper
Executive Vice President with CBRE Inc

Manny Fitzgerald founded and leads CBRE's Nonprofit Practice Group. CBRE is a Fortune 500 company and the world's largest commercial real estate services firm. Manny specializes in working on large nonprofit headquarters assignments and has been involved in some of the most high profile lease and sale transactions in the Washington DC area. Mr. Fitzgerald is a native Washingtonian and caddied at Burning Tree Club when he was a teenager. Burning Tree had, and continues to have, a highly respected caddy program. Manny cherishes his caddy experience and thinks it offers young people important life lessons, discipline and healthy exercise in addition to the opportunity to earn money.


Doug Greenstein
Investor and Advisory Board Member at Looper

Doug Greenstein is head of U.S. Institutional Business Development for the Global Investment Services (GIS) Americas division of T. Rowe Price, the organization responsible for the firm’s institutional business worldwide. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
 
Mr. Greenstein has 28 years of investment experience and is a 23-year veteran of T. Rowe Price, based in Baltimore. Since 2000, Mr. Greenstein has held key roles supporting GIS’ institutional relationship management activities. He started at T. Rowe Price in the Retirement Plan Services organization, where he worked in sales and client service for six years. He began his career with Aetna Life & Casualty. Mr. Greenstein holds an M.B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and an undergraduate degree from Miami University in Ohio. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the Baltimore Society of Security Analysts.


Robert W. Sharps
Investor and Advisory Board Member at Looper

Rob shares his passion for golf with his father and four sons.  He has played golf around the world and is a member of Caves Valley Golf Club, Baltimore Country Club and Thousand Acres Golf Club. 

Rob is co-head of Global Equity and Group Chief Investment Officer.  He serves on the firm's Management Committee, International Steering Committee, Equity Steering Committee, Asset Allocation Committee and Product Strategy Committee. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.Mr. Sharps has 21 years of investment experience, 19 of which have been with T. Rowe Price. For the last 15 years, he was the lead portfolio manager for the Institutional Large Cap Equity Growth Strategy until 12/31/2016. During his portfolio management tenure, T. Rowe Price was twice named Large-Cap Growth Equity Manager of the Year by Institutional Investor Magazine. He joined the firm in 1997 as an analyst specializing in financial services stocks, including banks, asset managers, and securities brokers.


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Mike Sramek
Investor and Advisory Board Member at Looper
Senior Portfolio Manager/Research Analyst/Managing Director at Sands Capital

Michael Sramek graduated from Princeton University in 1995 and then attended Vanderbilt University in 2000 for his MBA. Following his undergraduate, Michael worked as an Associate of Plan Sponsor Services at BARRA/RogersCasey. After earning his MBA, Michael moved onto work at Mastrapasqua & Associates as a Research Analyst. The following year in 2001, Michael moved to Sands Capital where he is a Senior Portfolio Manager/Research Analyst/Managing Director. While at Princeton, Michael was a part of the Golf Team. He continues to play golf and initially was a customer for Looper, but then decided to become more involved as an investor.