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Name

Jeff Blais

Title

Chief Executive Officer and General Manager

Jeff joined our team in 2018 when he arrived from Frederica Golf Club on St. Simons Island in Georgia. Jeff was born in Lake George, NY and attended Castleton State College in Vermont with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Jeff is married to Debbie and they have two daughters, Lily and Lucie.

Name

Allen Dermody

Title

Clubhouse Manager

Allen joined our team in 2016, moving from where he most recently worked at The Plantation Club at Ponte Vedra in Florida. Allen has a sister, Alysse, as well as his parents Joe & Debbie, who live in Jacksonville, FL where he was born.

Name

Nicole Sloop

Title

Director of Membership

Nikki joined our team in 2018 from Highlands Country Club. Nikki is from Charlotte, NC and attended Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management. Nikki is married to Scott and they live in Cashiers.

Name

Will Bystrzycki

Title

Executive Chef

Will joined our team in 2017 when he arrived from Highlands Country Club. Will was born in Morganton, NC and attended Johnson & Wales University in Charleston, SC with an Associate degree in Culinary Arts. Will and Amy have a son Stanley.

Name

Keven Gabbard

Title

Head Golf Professional

Keven joined our team in 2004 from Highlands Country Club. Keven was born in Middletown, Ohio and attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications/Media Management. Keven is married to Andrea and they have two children, Emily and Kyle.

Name

Natasha Kittrell

Title

Director of Fitness & Recreation

Natasha joined our team in 2009 from Western Carolina University where she was the Assistant Soccer Coach. Natasha has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, NC; as well as a MBA in Sports Management from Western Carolina University. Natasha was born in Brooklyn, NY and is married to Brooks, and they have three sons, Walker, Ian, and Brady.

Name

Barry Graham

Title

Golf Course Superintendent

Barry joined our team in 2007 during the golf course renovation. Barry worked prior at Mountain Air Country Club. Barry attended Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy. Barry was born in Mabscott, West Virginia and is married to Janet and they have two children, Russell and Avee.

Name

John Impaglliatelli

Title

Director of WCS/WC Facilities

John is our longest tenured executive, joining us in 1999 when he moved from Venice Golf & Country Club in Florida. John was born in Sarasota, FL and surrounds himself with his family, daughters Erika and Jennifer, and son Matthew, along with his grandchildren.

Name

Dennis Leftwich

Title

Controller

Dennis joined our team in 2019 after 13 years with Highlands Country Club. Dennis was born in Richmond, VA and attended University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Psychology & Sociology. Dennis and his wife Fran live in Highlands.