Garth started in the private club business in 1992 as a membership sales director, assistant club manager, club manager, and general manager/chief operating officer. Becoming intimate with food and beverage operations in the position of the assistant club manager, F&B performance has become a unique area of proficiency that he has refined over the years, along with all other aspects of operations. He went on to purchase Little Turtle Golf Club in Central Ohio and he was owner/operator for eight years which he operated successfully during the “great recession.” After selling the club, he returned to private club management as general manager/chief operating officer at the Las Vegas Country Club and more recently at Glenmoor Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. Garth recently completed an extended assignment with Club Advisors at The Standard Club in Chicago.
John Erickson has a distinguished career in operating private country clubs, resorts, and hotels. This includes an assignment as Director of Regional Operations with one of the largest owner/operators of clubs and resorts where he had fiscal and operational responsibility for 17 properties in seven states with over 800 co-workers and revenues of $65,000,000. As Chief Operating Officer, General Manager and Project Manager, John has successfully operated Dorado Beach Resort & Club (Dorado, Puerto Rico), Seven Canyons (Sedona, AZ), Sugar Creek Country Club (Sugarland, TX) and the Oregon Golf Club while serving as Regional Manager for Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, Persimmon Country Club, and Creekside Country Club (Oregon). John recently challenged himself by suspending his Club Advisor role and seeking a Masters Degree in Business from Marylhurst University, which he did. John just finished up a seven-month assignment at The Quechee Club in Quechee, Vermont.
Heinz Hofmann has served with distinction throughout his career as Chief Operating Officer, General Manager and Project Manager of many spectacular clubs to include LaQuinta Country Club (La Quinta, CA), Country Club of DC Ranch (Scottsdale, AZ) and Ironwood Country Club (Palm Desert, CA) He has many accomplishments as Project Manager of multi-facility/multi-million dollar projects both in the club and hotel businesses. All projects came in on budget and on time. Heinz started his career as a European Chef and received the Masters of Hotel Administration from the Hotel Management School in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is an honorary member of the American Academy of Chefs and held the Office of National Vice-President, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs.
Mike has many distinguished years as General Manager of private clubs such as Hoakalei CC in Hawaii, Club at Prescott Lakes in Arizona and The Club at 12 Oaks in North Carolina. His most recent Interim General Management assignment was Corvallis Country Club in Corvallis, OR. He was honored in 2013 by Century Golf/Arnold Palmer Management Company with induction into their Hall of Fame for his many accomplishments. He first developed his strong management and leadership skills through his days as a college and professional football quarterback and later as a high school and college football coach. Those skills helped develop a team approach to effectively manage and motivate his staff. Mike just completed an eight-month interim general manager assignment at Taberna Country Club in New Bern, North Carolina.
Doug has operated city, golf and country clubs in the USA and China, including Mid-Pacific Country Club on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu and the American Club in Hong Kong. He most recently managed Hiwan Golf Club in Evergreen, Colorado, on a full-time basis. His Interim General Management assignments with Club Advisors have been the Golf Club of Oklahoma (Tulsa, OK) and The Sangamo Club (Springfield, IL). He is a member of the Honors Society, Wine Society and Club Foundation of the Club Management Association of America. Doug is currently GM at Hiwan Country Club in Evergreen, Colorado.
PTR/USPTA Tennis Professional, USPTA Elite Tennis Professional,
Bill has worked with and directed a wide variety of local, regional, national and international tennis tournaments and events for such organizations as the World Tennis Team, the Virginia Slims Legends, the USPTA and the USTA. His serves as the Co-Chairman and Tournament Director for the Music City Tennis Invitational Pro-Am held annually to benefit the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville. He has been the state president of the USPTA and has spoken at numerous tennis industry workshops and conventions throughout the United States.
Certified Club Manager
Manager, Club Advisors
Terry has held many top management positions in all type of clubs to include military, city, yacht, golf and country clubs. He has served members of Hunt Valley Golf Club (Baltimore, MD) with regional responsibility for 12 other private clubs, Monterey Country Club (Palm Desert, CA) with regional responsibility for eight other Southern California private clubs. He was GM at RidgeMark G&CC (Hollister, CA) and has recently served as General Manager of Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club (Nashville, TN) and, most recently, Big Island Country Club (Kona, HI). He is an active supporter of the Club Management Association of America throughout his career and has held board positions on local chapters. He has a graduate degree from Florida International University in Hotel and Restaurant Management, is recognized as a pioneer in improvements to the hospitality industry and donates time and energy in support of soldiers and their families. Terry serves as backfill for general managers away from assignments.