CMAA Announces A CAP Partner: Kopplin & Kuebler

2008-09

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Gerry Romano
(703) 739-9500
gerry.romano@cmaa.org
www.cmaa.org

Alexandria, VA – September 2, 2008 – The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is pleased to announce that Kopplin & Kuebler has made a multi-year commitment to support CMAA and The Club Foundation as a bronze partner in the Corporate Advantage Program. This executive search firm for the club industry has been a long-term contributor to The Club Foundation.

CMAA Chief Executive Officer Jim Singerling, CCM, CEC, who serves as President of The Club Foundation, notes, “Based on our history with Kopplin & Kuebler, it is a natural progression to now call them our partner. I am confident that our industry will benefit from the Corporate Advantage Program relationship.”

The Corporate Advantage Program is a collaborative effort between CMAA, The Club Foundation and up to 15 corporate entities that have demonstrated a leadership role within the club industry. The program creates a bridge between club management professionals and the companies most closely connected and committed to serving the club industry. The monetary commitments made by these select Corporate Advantage Program partners support the professional development programs offered and funded by CMAA and The Club Foundation.

Dick Kopplin says, “As someone who has been privileged to work in the private club world for the past 36 years, I have come to understand that our professional association plays a key role in the success of every private club executive. Supporting CMAA and The Club Foundation has allowed me to give something back to the industry that has been my passion and my vocation.”

Kurt Kuebler, CCM, adds, “As a former CMAA Board Member, I recognize the value of professional development and have watched CMAA and The Club Foundation provide educational opportunities that evolve with today’s changing club workplace and dynamics. We believe that it is critically important to support these initiatives via our connection to the Corporate Advantage Program.”

To learn more about the Corporate Advantage Program, please visit www.cmaa.org/CAP.

About CMAA - The Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. With more than 7,000 members across all classifications, CMAA members run more than 3,000 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to encourage the education and advancement of its members; and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations.

About The Club Foundation - The Club Foundation financially supports the advancement of the club management professional. The Club Foundation funds industry education programs through scholarships and grants.

About Kopplin & Kuebler - Kopplin & Kuebler are leaders in private club executive placement with more than 60 years experience in the private and resort club business. Their unique perspective in the search and placement of key business executives assists pre-qualified candidates with the interview process and developmental guidance.

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