Mark has over 25 years of experience in the private club industry. He began his career with the accounting firm of Deloitte where he was a financial advisor to several private clubs. Oakmont Country Club then hired him to be their Controller. Mark continued his career in Club Management and became the General Manager/COO of Wildwood Golf Club. Currently, he is the General Manager of Myers Park Country Club.
Mark has held many positions within the CMAA, including president of three different chapters and chairman of the Mentoring Council. Mark was elected to the National Board in 2014 and he has Chaired the Professional Development Committee. He is currently the Vice Chairman of the National Board and Chairs the Strategic Planning and Student Development Task Force.
In 2012 he achieved the Master Club Manager (MCM) designation. His monograph topic was “Integrated Team Management”
In 2015 Mark received the “Excellence in Club Management” a national award.
Mark joins us to discuss CMAA Strategic Planning Process, the National Chapter Alignment and the CMAA National Student Development Task Force.
We also chat about Mark’s theory of hospitality as well as his thoughts on private club leadership and the challenges facing club managers today.