We Are Escape Artists

For all that they have given us, modernity and technology come with a cost. Stress, anxiety and fatigue fuel the need for escape.

Our Leadership

John Watson has served as Executive Chairman for The Buffalo Groupe since the firm was first established in 2019. In addition to leading the Herd’s marketing efforts with the NFLA, PGA of America and PGA Magazine, John heads up The First Call, the golf industry’s daily morning snapshot, and serves on the Buffalo Groupe Board of Directors.

Previously, John worked as President of Hallmark Omni/Retail, President & CEO of Edwin Watts Golf, and CEO of Sunglass Hut International. The Georgetown and Amos Tuck School alum lives in Alta, Utah, with wife Darcie, where he enjoys skiing, kayaking, mountain biking, and playing golf.

John Watson

Executive Chairman, Buffalo Groupe

Kyle Ragsdale

Chief Executive Officer, Buffalo Groupe

Emily Clark

Chief Operating Officer, Buffalo Groupe

Lauren Nodzak

Managing Director, Buffalo Agency
Head of Strategic Communications, Buffalo Groupe

Jack Burris

Managing Director, 54 Brands
President, Moments Live

Sara Killeen

Managing Director, Longitudes Group

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