Richard A. Lareau, CCM, CCE, ECM

Richard A. Lareau, CCM, CCE, ECM, is the Director of Dining & Club Operations for the McMahon Group, the St. Louis, Mo.-based firm that specializes in private-club management, operations and strategic direction and planning. Prior to joining the McMahon Group, Lareau worked in the private club industry for 24 years, including 11 years as General Manager of Boulder Ridge Country Club, Lake in the Hills, Ill., and 13 as General Manager/COO of The Briar Club in Houston, Texas. In 2009, Lareau was named the winner of The Mel Rex Award through the Excellence in Club Management Awards co-sponsored by the McMahon Group and Club & Resort Business. In 2013, he was named Club Manager of the Year by the Texas Lone Star Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America. An active member of Les Amis des Escoffier, Chaine des Rotisserie and The International Wine Society, Lareau can be reached at [email protected]