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Fifty Club Management Professionals Achieve Certification

Kyle Jennings


Alexandria, VA—January 20, 2023—The Club Management Association of America (CMAA) announces the 50 newest club management professionals to attain the designation of Certified Club Manager (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 an individual’s commitment to professional development and the club industry.

The CCM designation indicates that a club management professional has completed a rigorous and extensive course of study and training and demonstrates a dedication to proficiency and expertise in club management. 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.

The members of CMAA who attained the CCM requirements in November and December 2022 are:

  • Kaitlyn E. Allen, CCM, The Ford Field & River Club, Pooler, GA
  • Brandon L. Arkush, CCM, The Chicago Club, Chicago, IL
  • Taylor C. Ashworth, CCM, Stock Farm Club, Hamilton, MT
  • Kyle Beach, CCM, Hideaway Country Club, Fort Myers, FL
  • Noelle Cashman, CCM, The Moorings Yacht & Country Club, Vero Beach, FL
  • Rick Coleman, CCM, Memphis Hunt & Polo Club, Memphis, TN
  • Nicholas Crawford, CCM, Rolling Rock Club, Lingonier, PA
  • Zachary, Crum, CCM, Forsyth Country Club, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Kevin Duffy, CCM, Houston Country Club, Houston, TX
  • Michael A. Fick, CCM, Ansley Golf Club, Atlanta, GA
  • Kevin M. Ford, CCM, Country Club of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Derrick Gerard, CCM, Kings Creek Country Club, Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • Brent T. Hayes, CCM, Lake Toxaway Country Club, Lake Toxaway, NC
  • Rigoberto J. Headley, CCM, Almaden Golf & Country Club, San Jose, CA
  • Jason Hurd, CCM, Portsmouth Country Club, Greenland, NH
  • Karen Kooi, CCM, Atlantic Golf Club, Bridgehampton, NY
  • Jack E. Krause, CCM, Oahu Country Club, Honolulu, HI
  • Mackenzie Lalov, CCM, Mizner Country Club, Delray Beach, FL
  • Lori LeBard, CCM, El Niguel Country Club, Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Audra Vaccari Lucas, CCM, Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, GA
  • Rod March, CCM, Bel Air Bay Club, Pacific Palisades, CA
  • James Miller, CCM, Sonnenalp Club, Eagle, CO
  • Christopher Murray, CCM, The Honors Course, Chattanooga, TN
  • Patrick W. Necessary, CCM, Kenmure Country Club, Flat Rock, NC
  • Adam Nickerson, CCM, Olympia Fields Country Club, Olympia Fields, IL
  • Jason Nill, CCM, Brae Burn Country Club, Natick, MA
  • Christian V. Peters, CCM, Dunwoody Country Club, Dunwoody, GA
  • Gary G. Piotrowski, CCM, Club Advisors, Naples, FL
  • Kathryn E. Reinhart, CCM, Baltimore Country Club, Baltimore, MD
  • Kevin M. Rice, CCM, Lake Forest Country Club, Louisville, KY
  • Erin Schlegel, CCM, Myers Park Country Club, Charlotte, NC
  • Maxwell Shteyman, CCM, Montclair Golf Club, Fair Lawn, NJ
  • Darcy Silkwood, CCM, The Kansas City Country Club, Mission Hills, KS
  • Joshua Singleton, CCM, Athens Country Club, Athens, GA
  • Matthew Smith, CCM, Daniel Island Club, Charleston, SC
  • Evan Summa, CCM, Hyperion Field Club, Johnston, IA
  • Wesley-Allan K. Wailehua, CCM, PGA of America, Honolulu, HI
  • James Warren, CCM, Portland Golf Club, Portland, OR
  • Regina M. Welch, CCM, Boynton Beach, FL
  • Justin W. Wright, CCM, Smyrna Yacht Club, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Additionally, CMAA recognizes the following international affiliates who recently attained their CCM designations:


  • Markus Eschmann, CCM
  • Sam Forsyth, CCM
  • Andrew Laplain, CCM
  • Barry West, CCM
  • Paul Vardy, CCM
  • Robert Vincekovic, CCM


  • Matthew Butko, CCM, Granite Club, Toronto, ON
  • Shawn Greco, CCM, RiverBend Golf Community, London, ON
  • Romualdo Mendoza, CCM, Ladies Golf Club of Toronto, Markham, ON

United Arab Emirates

  • Paul Booth, CCM, Al Hamra Golf Club, Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

The Club Management Association of America extends its sincere congratulations to these newly certified professionals and encourages them to continue their professional development in the future. See the CCM designation and requirements for more information.

About CMAA

Founded in 1927, the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with more than 7,000 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

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