DePencier and Scott Achieve Certified Club Manager Designation


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DePencier and Scott Achieve Certified Club Manager Designation

Melissa Low

Alexandria, VA – The Club Management Association of America (CMAA) announces that Ross DePencier, CCM, the General Manager of the Belvedere Tennis Club in Tiburon, CA, and James G. Scott, CCM, Assistant General Manager/Director of Food and Beverage at The Ford Plantation Club in Richmond Hills, GA, have attained the designation of Certified Club Manager (CCM). The CCM designation indicates that a club management professional has completed a rigorous course of study and training and shows a dedication to proficiency and expertise in club management. DePencier and Scott met all CCM requirements in August. 

James G. Scott Headshot, CCM
James G. Scott, CCM

Established in 1965, the CCM designation is the hallmark of professionalism in club management. It is a valuable, internationally recognized, and widely respected mark of a manager’s commitment to professional development and the club industry. To receive the CCM designation, one must invest time in specified education requirements, attend at least one World Conference and Club Business Expo, and maintain activity within their local chapter. After these conditions have been met, the individual must pass the CCM Exam. Attainment of the CCM title shows a long-term commitment to professional development and club management.

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About CMAA
Founded in 1927, the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,800 members throughout the US and internationally. Our members contribute to the success of more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, faculty, military, town, and yacht clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote relationships between club management professionals and other similar professions; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to provide the resources needed for efficient and successful club operations. Under the covenants of professionalism, education, leadership, and community, CMAA continues to extend its reach as the leader in the club management practice. CMAA is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with 42 professional chapters and more than 40 student chapters and colonies. Learn more at