Visionary hospitality professional, highly motivated by new challenges. Accomplished track record
with relationship development and bringing creative solutions to the table. Progressive and
innovative thinker who is results oriented. Experienced with sales planning, working in a Board
and Committee governance structure and capital project planning. Capable and accomplished
team builder.

Montgomery, TX | Assistant General Manager 6/18 – 3/20

Resort style community on 755 acres made up of custom homes, cottages, Sunday homes and
member suites.18-hole championship golf course designed by Tiger Woods Design Group. Club
amenities include Golf performance center, Pro Shop, The Fort complex comprised of lagoon
pool, game room, bowling, fishing, multiple sports courts, and dining outlet. Unique and distinctive
on course comfort stations include a Jerky Shack with smokehouse and fully stocked candy bar,
chef prepared grab and go items with full-service attendants.

• Re-launched the Lodging rental program with a new Rental agreement between owners
and the Club
• Improved training and SOPs for F&B standards
• Developed meaningful member programming with positive financial results
• Prepared and implemented private event contracts complete with deposit schedules,
cancellation fees and terms and conditions that positions the company in best possible
• Rolled out new sales qualifying standards that resulted in closing more private event
• Spearheaded new communication e-blast generating increased member participation

Houston, TX | Assistant General Manager 02/17 – 06/18

Located in west Houston inside a gated community of 750+ custom homes. The Club offers an
18-hole championship golf course, full Clubhouse amenities, fitness center, spa, tennis and
aquatics. The Club is member owned and allows 450 total members to be active.

• Lead and coordinated 8 advisory Committees
• Currently working with Club consultants to develop a strategic master plan to be
presented summer of 2018
• Assessed and re-hired and re-structured Clubhouse staff, established new roles without
adding more staff and eliminating other positions that were no longer necessary
• Identified inefficiencies in operational processes, evaluated them and put new effective
processes in place
• Created new and relative Member programing in Food and Beverage, Events and
Fitness that generated additional revenue and increased satisfaction
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• Rolled out new sale site visit standards that result in closing more private event business
and a high-class touch
• Spearheaded new website rebuild and began online reservations for events
• Developed a beverage program that is comprehensive and offers relative and
appropriate offerings based on the needs and desires of the members, offering wine
dinners, receptions style tastings and educational events

Houston, TX | Director of Catering & Conference Services 05/16 – 02/17

The Catering Sales Department team is made up of sales managers and coordinators. The team
prospects, oversees and coordinates all sales and top line revenue for the property. The property
completed a major renovation in January 2017.

• Managing the Catering Sales Department of $4.7 million
• Develop Sales Mangers within their markets
• Direct and lead the sales effort within an active renovation process

Houston, TX | Director of Hospitality (temporary positiom) 01/16 – 02/17

The Houston Super Bowl Host Committee is the centralized planning entity for Super Bowl LI and
acts as the liaison between the NFL, City of Houston, Harris County and the local community.
The Host Committee is a private non-profit 501(c)(6) Texas corporation, and is responsible for
Super Bowl LI festivities and logistics.

• Managed and executed the Host Committee Hospitality Program including all VIP and
sponsored areas pertaining to hospitality and lounges
• Managed the Host Committee Concierge Program
• Served as liaison between the NFL and Houston Hospitality Community
• Served as staff liaison to hospitality Sub Committee

Hockley, TX | Assistant General Manager 10/14- 11/15

Established as Houston Oaks Family Sports Retreat in 2007 the club encompasses over 900
acres. The Club offers amenities of a traditional country club including 27 holes of golf, full service
clubhouse, fitness center and spa services, fishing, swimming and tennis in addition to several
sport facilities including basketball, baseball, bocce ball, croquet, paddle board, kayaking,
volleyball and cycling. The sporting clays and five stand facilities reside on 100 acres with a 3,000
square foot clubhouse. A 10-acre garden provides a seasonal harvest, the Chef presents farm
fresh selections with his dishes or cans and preserves them to sell. Lodging accommodations
consist of five single family cottages, a ranch house and cabin, and a 10-room hotel.

• Established and implemented several reporting and workflow processes which resulted
in efficient and effective productivity
• Established, activated and trained staff in newly created positions such as Facility and
Supply Manager, Front Desk Concierge, Director of Lodging and Director of Sales
• Streamlined internal communications with standardized reporting which benefitted
operations on a daily basis as every manager received a daily report consisting of
upcoming booked business
• Converted event management software system to a new platform successfully
• Created and implemented a successful farmers market program within the community
• Involved in completing construction of The Gun Club which opened in August 2015
• Implemented shooting programming and pricing for novice to expert shooters and group
retreat business
• Recruited Fishing Pro and began revitalizing fishing program with the addition of Fishing
Derby events and additional promotion of youth fishing which resulted in increased
participation and the booking of private events

01/06 – 10/14
Houston, TX | Club Manager 06/12 – 10/14

River Oaks Country Club

Established in 1923, River Oaks Country Club is considered the premier private club in Houston
and ranks among the country’s top private clubs. Many of the most notable and distinguished
families in Houston are among its 1,600 members. River Oaks is the home of the U.S. Men’s
Clay Court Championship, The Club has hosted a professional level tennis tournament since
1931. Additional sporting facilities include an 18-hole Tom Fazio designed championship golf
course, eight clay and eight hard surface tennis courts, swimming pool and fitness center. The
114,000 square foot clubhouse underwent an extensive renovation and expansion totaling
40,000 square feet. Total revenues exceed $27 million with over $13 million in food and
beverage revenues generated from four a la carte and seven banquet dining rooms.

• In preparation for the Club’s 100th anniversary in 2023, developed and implemented the
Heritage Committee to organize and properly record and preserve the Club’s history and
to continue to document important events and happenings in the Club’s life today
• Developed new Safety and Security Manager position to oversee the security, safety
protocol, training and maintenance of applicable areas and risks
• Provided reports at all Board of Directors’ meetings on club operations, projects, staff
development, etc.
• Supervised, directed and worked with direct reports who included Chief Engineer,
Director of Human Resources, Safety and Security Manager, Clubhouse Manager and
all other Clubhouse management positions. Through regular meetings and establishing
specific operational objectives, the successes included increased accountability and an
empowered working environment
• Created an All Committee Orientation for the purpose of maximizing the committee’s
time and made it a worthwhile meeting for those who are serving for the first time on club
• Envisioned and implemented new programming to Summer Camps rebranding it from
“Camp Little Oaks” to “Camp ROCC” and attracting a demographic the club was not
previously reaching

• Developed a new position of “Program Director” which worked to bridge departmental
gaps and cross coordinate events and activities
• Launched Texas Independence Party which is still the Club’s largest attended social
event outside of the Tennis Tournament
• Improved employee recognition program including employee appreciation events
• Envisioned and created New Member Orientation Video

Clubhouse Manager 01/09 – 06/12

• Restructured departments to create efficiencies and improved controls within the
Beverage, Housekeeping and Events Department pertaining to internal controls, service
and performance standards
• Led and directed the House, Wine, and Pool Committee meetings. Some
accomplishments in these areas include upgraded poolside service and format,
establishing subcommittees within the Wine Committee and new event oversight with
House committee
• Blended the Pool Committee and Fitness Committee into one Committee, consolidation
resulted in a growth in pool and fitness activity and increased activity participation
• Actively participated in the Finance, Green, House, Wine, Pool, Fitness, Beautification
and Scholarship Committees
• Developed annual revenue forecasts, operational and capital budgets. Successfully
attained budget objectives
• Accountable for $13+ million in total food and beverage revenues

Director of Catering 01/06 – 01/09

• Directly responsible for improving catering revenues from $3.7 to $5.8 million in food
revenues during my first three years
• Researched, compared and selected new integrated catering software solution.
• Successfully implemented software in catering office and wove into the operation
(culinary, banquets, beverage) improving real time communications and event delivery
• Implemented online reservation system for all Club events
• Successfully completed an IRS event audit with positive results
• Implemented a new catering contract which resulted in collecting security deposits and
cancellation fess which conditioned members, groups and sales staff to confirm event
space swiftly with deposits and signed agreements
• Regularly compared the operation to “market competition” to make certain the club
maintained a competitive position within the market

Houston, TX | Catering Manager 03/05 – 01/06

Eatzi’s European Style Market and Bakery offered sushi, fresh baked breads, pastries and baked
goods. Salads, sandwiches and chef prepared meals were produced daily. The store generated
$14 million in revenue. Catering sales averages $38K weekly.

• Effectively led sales team producing $2.3 million in revenue
• Responsible for accounting of all sales, payments and billings
• Responsible for all marketing efforts and donation agreements

• Selected by corporate office to implement trial campaign

Houston, TX | Catering & Event Sales Director 04/02 – 02/05

As the exclusive supplier of catering, food and beverage service for the NRG Park Campus;
ARAMARK operated all events requiring concessions, hospitality, food service and alcohol.
Branded the “Connoisseur” brand of ARAMARK as their premium services catering at NRG Park.

• Directed a sales staff responsible for $4 million in private suite sales during the NFL
• Assisted in development for the suite menu for the first Texans’ NFL Season, Rodeo
Houston and Super Bowl XXXVIII
• Responsible for the suite hospitality online ordering system being updated and functional
• Designed custom food and beverage programs catered to the fan base
• Responsible for all event hospitality related to the Offshore Technology Conference
• Managed the hospitality events and booth services sales for the Offshore Technology
Conference 2003
• Coordinated all private events for NRG Stadium, Texans practice facility and off-site

Education, Certification and Awards

The Art Institute of Houston
Associate of Applied Science | Culinary Arts
Associate of Applied Science | Restaurant & Catering Management

Certified Club Manager Designation (CCM) 2014

Excellence in Club Management Award Winner 2013 – Rising Star Award

Professional References available upon request