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Ali Wells, Executive Director

Ali Wells, born and raised in Rapid City, South Dakota, Executive Director of the Gateway PGA and Director of Operations for the Gateway PGA REACH Foundation, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing & Professional Golf Management from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2009. Since, Ali has gained eight years of experience as a Class A PGA Professional, has worked for the Gateway PGA in different capacities for eight years with six years of program and tournament management and five years of sponsor procurement and fundraising experience. Ali is a passionate, driven and resourceful executive with significant experience in association and non-profit operations. She has a substantiated ability to lead diverse groups of stakeholders with a proven record of fostering organizational growth through increasing operational efficiency and gross revenue. Ali’s work has led to numerous achievements and most recently helping the Gateway PGA to its first national award, the 2017 Herb Graffis Award.