CMAA Elects 2021 Board of Directors

Brian Kroh has been appointed to the role of Chairman of the CMAA.

Alexandria, Virginia, United States: The Club Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced its elected 2021 Officers and Board of Directors.

Thirteen club management professionals serve on the CMAA Board of Directors and work collaboratively with the membership, national committees and task forces, partners, the national headquarters teams, and the greater industry to continually work to advance the profession of club management.

The 2021 Board will be led by the Executive Committee including: 

  • Chairman Brian Kroh, CCM, General Manager, John’s Island Club, Vero Beach, Florida.
  • Vice Chairman Mitchell Platt, MCM, CCE, General Manager, Cosmos Club, Washington, DC.
  • Secretary-Treasurer Michael Seabrook, CCM, CCE, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer, Belle Meade Country Club, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Immediate Past Chairman Mark Bado, MCM, CCE, General Manager, Myers Park Country Club, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Newly elected as Directors are: John Dorman (CCM, General Manager, The University Club, New York) and Casey Newman (CCM, Club Manager, River Oaks Country Club, Houston, Texas).

Re-elected as Directors are: Richard LaRocca (CCM, CCE, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer, Beechmont Country Club, Cleveland, Ohio) and Michael S. Wheeler (MCM, CCE, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer, Cherokee Town & Country Club, Atlanta, Georgia).

Directors continuing to serve on the CMAA Board are Janine Budzius (CCM, CCE, General Manager/COO, Philadelphia Country Club); Eric Dietz (CCM, CCE, PGA, Chief Operating Officer, Mountain Lake, Lake Wales, Florida);

Joseph Krenn (CCM, CCE, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer, Farmington Country Club, Charlottesville, Virginia); Joe Mendez (CCM, CCE, General Manager, Riverton Country Club, Cinnaminson, New Jersey) and William Shonk (CCM, CCE, General Manager, Princess Anne Country Club, Virginia Beach).

The CMAA Board of Directors is committed to ensuring the existence and growth of a thriving club industry led by CMAA-education professionals, through the implementation of the CMAA’s 2020-2025 Strategic Plan.

Voting was conducted virtually and the election results were announced at the Closing Business Session of CMAA’s 2021 Virtual World Conference and Club Business Expo.

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