An attorney with more than 25 years of experience in sports marketing, David Maraghy began his career as general chairman of the 1986 Greater Greensboro Open, a PGA TOUR Tournament. Presently, he is the CEO of Sports Management International, Inc., a sports management and marketing firm specializing in golf, described by the PGA TOUR as "one of the leading sports management companies in the country." Dave has managed the affairs of such PGA TOUR stars as Tom Kite, Lanny Wadkins, David Love III and Justin Leonard. Dave works closely with the Bergman Group to manage and promote the sports marketing program for Bergman Group–client Sandler Training. The program consists of sponsorship of PGA TOUR players Woody Austin, John Rollins and Omar Uresti. On a regular basis, Dave assists in advertising and marketing efforts for each of the Sandler–sponsored golfers, which includes communications materials, apparel agreements, personal events and press relations.