D.A. Abrams is the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for the United States Tennis Association. In this role, he focuses on developing and innovating the USTA’s D&I initiatives on both the national and grass-roots levels. He launched the USTA’s first “Cross Cultural Dexterity Training” program, which serves to increase understanding of the impact of exclusionary behavior and the power of culture. He also developed a company-wide scorecard to measure the achievements of the USTA’s D&I objectives. Since his appointment as CDO, the USTA heightened its Supplier Diversity efforts, with the 2015 year end spend with diverse suppliers reaching over 14%. Mr. Abrams joined NAAAP’s Board of Directors in 2015.