We’re discussing all things capital on the show today. Today’s guest is Peter Nanula, Chairman of Concert Golf Partners. You’lll learn what Peter calls the death spiral of private clubs and how you can avoid it, how to put a value on what a club is worth, and you’ll learn about the alternative solution Concert Golf provides clubs looking to get out of debt and make capital improvements.
Norm Spitzig is Principal & Senior Partner in Master Club Advisors. Norm was one of the original General Managers to be awarded the distinction, Master Club Manager by the CMAA in 1995.
During the interview, we touch on the attributes that make a great private club, and what make for great board governance. We’ll find out what boards really want from their general managers and we ask Norm a question that came from one of our loyal listeners…what makes a candidate for general manager that stands out to a board or a hiring professional? Since Norm is in the business of executive placement I thought he’d be just the gentleman to ask, and his answer did not disappoint.
This episode is focused on the club manager and developing a skill set for success. Michael Crandal, CNG is an accomplished private club General Manger, Speaker and Author.
During our chat with Michael, we discuss what has changed at clubs, especially in the way of expectations for the General Manager, and we take a deep dive into what Michael calls “The Briefcase.” It’s a skill set that every GM needs to have these days.
In this episode, we chat with Jeff Morgan, CEO of the Club Managers Association of America. During this discussion with Jeff, we’ll learn what it’s like to manage an association with over 6,500 members from all corners of the globe.
What challenges CMAA members are facing on a global scale including how to recruit younger hospitality industry professionals. We’ll take a deep dive into the association’s 5 year strategic plan that was just released. Jeff gives some great advice on how to deal with a quickly changing and diverse membership at your club.
Jason Becker is the Co-Founder of Golf Life Navigators. What Jason and his team have created is a matchmaking service that pairs home-buyers with golf properties. It’s a wonderfully simple concept, but you’ve got to have the right people involved and Jason definitely does.
In this episode we chat with Jason Becker, PGA, co-founder of Golf Life Navigators. A matchmaking service helping affluent golfers find the right Florida golf home.
Jason and his team are directly in touch with folks looking to move to or become a member at a golf club, they intimately know what the hot button issues for consumers are. The information they are gathering is incredibly valuable to a club and I’m going to squeeze a few bits out of their brain trust for you.