How to bring the front and back together to ensure a great member dining experience. There are many moving parts within a club’s food-and-beverage operation. From chefs and line cooks to servers and dining room managers, everyone should be working toward the same goal: to offer an outstanding member dining experience. But mistakes are made,…
The 2017 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management Awards were honored during a reception, dinner and ceremony on March 3 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.
Bobby Crifasi of New Orleans CC has been elected as President of the Club Managers Association of America for 2018, Randall Ruder of the Beach Point Club will be this year’s Vice President, and Mark Bado of Myers Park CC will be Secretary-Treasurer. Four Board members were elected or re-elected as Directors, with five others continuing to serve.
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…
The Cosmos Club gauged member interest in family-focused events by offering a live petting zoo.
In order to receive the Club Managers Association of America’s Certified Club Manager designation, one must complete education requirements, attend at least one World Conference on Club Management, maintain activity within their local chapter, and pass an exam.
Robert C. James, CCM, CCE, CHE, Chief Operating Officer of Westchester Country Club, Rye, N.Y., was elected President; Robert J. “Bobby” Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CPA, General Manager of New Orleans Country Club was elected Vice-President; and Randall J. Ruder, CCM, CCE, General Manager of Beach Point Club, Mamaroneck, N.Y. was elected Secretary–Treasurer. The association also announced that C. W. Cook, MCM, CCE, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer of North Hills Club, Raleigh, N.C., and Mac Niven, MCM, CCE, General Manager, Almaden Golf & Country Club, San Jose, Calif., have completed the requirements for the Master Club Manager designation.
Finance blog Insider Monkey published a list of the most exclusive private clubs in the country, including The Union Club of New York, Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., and The California Club in Los Angeles, while Haute Living narrowed its focus to the top clubs in Dallas, with Dallas Country Club topping the list.
The Club Managers Association of America has named Jill R. Philmon, CCM, CCE, Ballantyne Country Club, Charlotte, N.C., as President; Robert C. James, CCM, CCE, CHE, Westchester Country Club, Rye, N.Y., as Vice President; and Robert J. “Bobby” Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CPA, New Orleans Country Club as Secretary–Treasurer. CMAA also awarded the Florida Chapter as the 2015 Chapter of the Year in the large chapter category.
All past and future clubs associated with the managers who have won Excellence in Club Management Awards recognition will be honored at the annual reception and dinner during the CMAA World Conference.
Following the announcement earlier this year that Kevin Carroll would succeed long-time General Manager Chris Borders upon his retirement, the club that will be the site of the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship and also hosted U.S. Open and PGA Championship tournaments has added Peter Lovelace as Club Manager, Erica Smith as Membership Director and Lisa Henderson as Catering Director.
With proper training and implementation, technology can free management and staff from desks and offices to do what they do best: Spend more time with members.