Six Club Management Professionals Achieve Certification

September 24, 2021

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Six Club Management Professionals Achieve Certification

Alexandria, VA — September 24, 2021 — The Club Management Association of America (CMAA) announces the 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 a manager’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. Candidates who earn the designation have completed a program enriched with significant educational experience, applicable knowledge, and business tools that can deliver a positive impact to their professional pursuits. After completing the specified educational requirements, the individual must pass the CCM Exam.

The members of CMAA who were recently successful in meeting all CCM requirements are:

  • Greg Barker, CCM, Victoria, MN
  • Natalie Hirt, CCM,Prairie Village, KS
  • Greg Hurst, CCM, Heritage Oaks Golf & Country Club, Sarasota, FL
  • Geoffrey Piva, CCM, Andover Country Club, Andover, MA
  • James Shumate, CCM, Big Canyon Country Club, Newport Beach, CA
  • Allison Waldman, CCM, Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, GA

For more information on the CCM designation and requirements, please visit

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