Matthew Chmura is the Chief Marketing, Communications and Brand Officer of the LPGA. In this role he is responsible for overseeing the strategy and execution of all marketing, communications, and content initiatives along with fan acquisition, engagement and retention efforts.
Chmura’s professional philosophy is based in driving innovation and creativity to maximize revenue while maintaining a consumer centric marketing approach.
Before joining the LPGA, he was most recently the Chief Marketing Officer of Leader Bank in Massachusetts. Prior to that he spent 15 years with the Boston Bruins, where he was responsible for the business’ overall communications and marketing strategies while overseeing omni-channel marketing, branding, content, media relations and community relation’s efforts as the team’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Notably during his time with the Bruins, Chmura has won five New England Emmy Awards for his role as executive producer and writer for ‘Behind the B’ and ‘Bruins Academy’, as well as a Clio Award for Best Integrated Campaign. In 2011 he was honored with his name being etched on the Stanley Cup, and he has been awarded two President’s Trophies and three Prince of Whales trophies.
Prior to joining the Bruins, Chmura spent time in the communications departments of the New York Red Bulls, New England Revolution, Tennessee Titans and New England Patriots and has written for the Boston Herald.
Chmura earned an MBA from Yale University’s School of Management (Yale SOM) and a BA in Political Science from College of the Holy Cross – where he later served as a Trustee.
Currently, Chmura sits on the Ladies European Tour (LET) Joint Venture Board of Directors, the Board of Advisors for the Yale Center for Customer Insights, the Board of Overseers for Boston Children’s Hospital and is a member of the ‘Champion’s for Children’ committee. He has also been a part of various philanthropic efforts with the Taunton Boy’s & Girl’s Club, the Bay State Games, and Good Sport.
Chmura and his family reside in Winter Park, FL and Marion, MA.