Joe Krenn with his management team and staff.

One Direction

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As you might expect, while Joe Krenn, CCM, CCE, was touring the clubhouse and property of Farmington Country Club (FCC) in Charlottesville, Va. in 2012, to decide if he wanted to make his next career move there and become its Chief Operating Officer/General Manager, numbers were running through his head. Krenn wasn’t computing projected costs […]

The Thinking Man’s (and Woman’s) GM

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All club managers sign up for the job knowing that the constituency they serve will be made up of extremely bright and successful people. But it’s safe to say that no club membership can match the collective brainpower and accomplishments of those who belong to the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. The private social club […]


Preservation Specialist

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For his devoted caretaking of The Sanctuary GC’s special property and culture, Ken Kouril has been honored with the Excellence in Club Management Awards’ Mead Grady Award.


Climbing the Ladder

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Brian Baldwin has embraced every opportunity that’s been presented to him since beginning to work in private clubs—and his successful response to each earned his appointment as the first Assistant General Manager in the history of Baltusrol Golf Club.


Striking a Balance

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Along the impressive career path that has taken Anne Stryhn through a variety of prominent clubs and to her current post as Assistant General Manager of The Country Club of Virginia, she’s learned that the best club managers are the ones who know when, and when not, to be on the job. Since the beginning […]


Fab Five

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The 2017 winners of the Excellence in Club Management Awards, co-sponsored by the McMahon Group and Club & Resort Business. McMahon Group, Inc., the St. Louis-based consulting firm, and Club & Resort Business have announced the 2017 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management (ECM) Awards, established in 1997 by the McMahon Group and co-sponsored […]