Led by David Pillsbury, former President of PGA Tour Golf Course Properties – Tournament Players Clubs (TPC’s) and Bob Morse, former President of Hospitality for Caesars Entertainment Corporation, ClubCorp has quietly assembled the most accomplished leadership team in the private club industry. No other owner / operator can match the senior level expertise, corporate infrastructure and deep bench of regional support resources provided to our properties.
David Pillsbury was named CEO of ClubCorp in June of 2018. He has held numerous leadership roles in the golf industry over the past 30 years, starting at American Golf Corporation (AGC), where he ultimately became Co-CEO before becoming General Manager of Nike Golf, President of PGA TOUR Golf Course Properties Tournament Players Clubs (TPC's), President of PGA TOUR Championship Management including THE PLAYERS, and Executive Vice President of PGA TOUR Tournament Business Affairs. Pillsbury received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.
Robert (Bob) Morse has served as our Chief Operating Officer since January 2019. Prior to his role at ClubCorp, Morse served as President of Hospitality for Caesars Entertainment Corporation in Las Vegas. His experience throughout his vast nearly 30-year career in the industry also includes executive operations positions managing sales and marketing, human resources, information technology, hotel accounting, design and construction and the opening of new properties. Bob holds a B.S. in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from the University of Massachusetts.
Tom Bennison has served as our Chief Development Officer since 2018. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Business Development and in various other roles primarily in new business acquisitions and development throughout his 25+ years at ClubCorp. He has more than 30 years of experience in the club business. His education includes a degree in liberal arts & sciences and additional studies in economics and finance.
Andrew Lacko has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since November 2019. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Regis Corporation and has extensive experience leading Finance, Corporate FP&A, U.S. and international Business Unit Finance, Corporate Development and Investor Relations functions at multiple Fortune 500 companies including Hertz Global Holdings, First Data Corporation, Best Buy, Northwest Airlines and UnitedHealth Group. Lacko holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Master of Business Administration from Carlson School of Management in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Chuck Feddersen has served as our Executive Vice President of Club Operations since January 2018. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Golf and Country Clubs, and Senior Vice President of the Business, Sports and Alumni Clubs and led the Atlanta golf region following the acquisition of Sequoia Golf. Prior to that, he served in multiple regional vice president roles in the Golf & Country Club division and in multiple operational roles during his career of more than 25 years with ClubCorp.
Emily Decker has served as our Chief Legal Officer since May 2019. Prior to that, Ms. Decker served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. from 2011 to 2018, providing departmental oversight for Legal, Enterprise Risk Services, Government Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy. While at Buffalo Wild Wings, she also helped create and implement strategies to grow the company and provided legal counsel in developing brand strategy. She holds a J.D. from University of Michigan Law School and a B.A. from Duke University.
April Scopa was appointed to the position of Chief People Officer in October 2019. Prior to that, she served as Executive Vice President/Chief People Officer for Del Frisco's Restaurant Group. She is an accomplished executive leader in the hospitality industry with a proven track record in developing company cultures, leadership development, strategic human resources programs, and operations knowledge. Before joining Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Scopa served in leadership positions at Landmark Leisure Group and The Capital Grille.
Ken Guerra has served as our Chief Revenue Officer since September 2018. He previously served as Co-founder/Chief Marketing Officer of Redwood Six and Founder of MatchPlay Media. Prior to that, he was the Founder of Sequoia Golf, and Executive Director Marketing and National Director of Sales of American Golf during his career of more than 28 years in the golf/club industry. He received a degree from Pepperdine University.
Meg Tollison has served as our Chief Marketing Officer since January 2016. She previously served as Senior Vice President Marketing, Vice President Membership Services and Programs, and Director of Membership Operations during her career of more than 26 years at ClubCorp. She received a degree from the University of Texas.