Managing Director, IBC Youth Development
Chad Murphy was named USBC Executive Director in June 2014. Murphy spent nearly two years as Director of Youth for the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America before taking over as International Bowling Campus Managing Director of Youth Development in January 2012. Prior to joining the IBC, Murphy worked for Columbia Industries from 1998 to 2007, and moved to Ebonite International as brand manager for Columbia 300 in 2007. Murphy started in the bowling industry as a Technical Tour Representative on the Professional Bowlers Association and Professional Women's Bowling Association tours for Columbia 300 before moving to roles in sales, marketing and lead product manager for Columbia's research and development team. In 1998, Murphy earned a place on Team USA and won a silver medal at the 1998 World Tenpin Team Cup in Amsterdam. Murphy also was part of the Ebonite Nitro/r's team that won two Grand Championships at the Brunswick World Team Challenge Series in 1994 and 1996.
Deputy Executive Director
Jason Overstreet was named Deputy Executive Director in July 2014. Overstreet, who started at USBC in 2008 and joined USBC’s executive team in January 2012, oversees marketing, communications, television production, business development, association development and membership services. Prior to arriving at USBC, Overstreet worked for more than a decade as an on-air television news reporter in markets including Dallas-Fort Worth, Oklahoma City, and Champaign-Decatur-Springfield, Ill. He won multiple Associated Press awards and his body of work included coverage focused on national politics, sports business, natural disasters and economics. Overstreet also previously worked at Fleishman-Hillard Public Relations in Washington, D.C. Overstreet is a graduate of Northwestern University and has an executive business management certification from the University of Texas at Austin.
Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer Salazar was named USBC Chief Financial Officer in October 2013. Prior to joining USBC, she spent four years as Director of Accounting for American Consolidated Media, a company with approximately 100 local newspapers. Salazar also has worked with Gannett, Inc., serving as Director of Administration for five years, and worked for three years as Director of Finance for Al Dia, a publication of Dallas-based Belo Corporation. She received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of New Mexico, and an MBA in Strategic Management from DePaul University in Chicago.
Managing Director, National Governing Body
Neil Stremmel was named to USBC's executive team in March 2008 and oversees operations in equipment specifications, Team USA and USBC Coaching. The Stillman Valley, Ill., native previously served as USBC Technical Director and Bowling Inc. Director of Research for eight years. Stremmel led the technical design and currently oversees operation of Team USA's state-of-the-art training home, the International Training and Research Center (ITRC). He previously also led the USBC Equipment Specifications and Certifications team which tests all bowling equipment to verify compliance with USBC specifications. Stremmel is an International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association certified technician, a Bronze certified coach, and serves as chair of the World Tenpin Bowling Association Technical and Coaching Committee. He previously worked in various engineering positions in the nuclear power and aerospace industries. Stremmel holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Bradley University.