Golf Operations Play Coordinator and Ambassador
Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida
How did you become employed at The Clubs of Cordillera Ranch?
My good friend Barry Denton invited me to play golf in 2013. I was very impressed with the people, golf course and Club facilities. Barry introduced me to Marc DeWall and I was hooked! This is the place to be.
What past work history prepared you for The Clubs?
I have worked part time for the PGA Tour as a master golf club maker. I also have worked part time with TPC San Antonio and both golf courses at La Cantera. I enjoyed a very good career with Ford Motor Company and meeting so many great people.
What makes your colleagues an asset to The Clubs? Explain how you work together as a team.
We are a very “Member Focused” team. When a fellow employee sees a Cordillera member that needs our assistance, the entire team will help. There are numerous times when team members from other departments will also step in and offer their support.
What has been your most rewarding professional experience?
Leading a Financial Services group of over 1,800 professionals while I was with Ford Motor Company. Also, working at the United Nations for four years representing Ford.
What has been your greatest professional challenge?
Maintaining a healthy balance between family and business.
What do you like most about working at Cordillera Ranch?
Interacting with numerous Cordillera members and learning about them and their families.
What are your hobbies and interests?
Traveling around the world and learning about new cultures. I am a professional golf club maker and enjoy working for the Cordillera members and the PGA Tour. I also enjoy making golf clubs for disadvantaged children at the First Tee of San Antonio. I love visiting our family farm in East Tennessee, where we raise Arabian horses and Charolaise cattle.
Favorite quote or motto?
“I believe you can get everything in life you want if you will help other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar
Anything that would surprise others about yourself?
I am an Economist, I read two books a week and my wife Amy and I enjoy traveling around the world.