On this episode we chat with the National Club Association’s VP of Government Relations and chief lobbyist, Brad Steele. We discuss the Department of Labor’s Overtime Exemption ruling, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS), as well as other legislative issues affecting private clubs.
The story of how one private club General Manager managed to reduce expenses and save his club $160k simply by renegotiating the existing contracts he had in his budget.
Ian Church of Knollwood CC, formerly of Beacon Hill Country Club, joins us alongside Ed Flanagan, Director at Expense Reduction Analysts.
We’re talking social media this week on Private Club Radio. Our guest is Shanna Bright, Founder of Private Clubs Online and a social media expert.
Oftentimes social media is a sticky subject when it comes to private clubs. Club staff and board members often ask questions like: Can private clubs truly remain private if their out their for the world to see? What type content you should be putting out there on social media? What emerging social networks you should be paying attention to? We’ll answer those questions and much more on this episode.
Tom Bennison is the Senior Vice President of Business Development at ClubCorp. Tom joined us during the National Club Conference to discuss ClubCorp’s role and current successes. We find out what Tom is looking for when searching for new acquisitions and what’s driving industry growth.
Tom’s interview begins at 47:52.
Henry DeLozier, Partner at Global Golf Advisors joined us as part of the National Club Conference Recap show. Henry moderated a panel discussion called “How to Survive and Thrive With Changes in Leadership” so we discuss some BIG lessons learned from that. We also cover trends in club governance and get Henry’s take on the future of the industry.
Henry’s interview begins at 37:54.