Our Team

Donald Beardsley

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2020
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Donald Beardsley is excited to rejoin the ClubCorp organization and lead the team at Queen’s Harbour Yacht & Country Club.

After attending LaSalle University, he began his golf management career working for ClubCorp in the Philadelphia market. After ClubCorp sold the Philadelphia contracts, he managed golf facilities in Pennsylvania, Florida and Alabama, then returning to Pennsylvania. Along this journey, he learned from and met some of the greatest mentors and members. Being a PGA member for over 25 years, he has been fortunate to be nominated as a golf professional of the year and resort merchandiser of the year. He was instrumental in starting a junior golf program for inner-city youths in York, Pennsylvania, called York Youth Links, which still exists today.

Utilizing hands-on leadership, Don has had great success in his management career, and he looks forward to using his experience and knowledge to make the member experience the best it can be. His wife Becky and he look forward to becoming active in the community and plan on having his daughter Nicole, husband Seth and his two beautiful granddaughters, Olivia and Natalie visit often.

Spencer Norman-Gerard

Role: Member Relations | Membership Director
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 904.220.2118 x5295
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Spencer is a native Floridan and graduate of the University of Florida. He studied Public Relations and after graduation began working for an international all-inclusive resort brand, Club Méditerranée, which took him all over the world. He was a Sports Manager in both Cancun, Mexico and Bintan Island, Indonesia and was a Resort General Manager in both the Bahamas and Turks & Caicos. After nearly 5 years working abroad, he moved to Oklahoma City as a Business Development Manager for Sandals and Beaches resorts. With the birth of his son Spencer and his wife, Monique, were ready to return home to Jacksonville.

Spencer is excited to join the Queen’s Harbour team and his main goal is to ensure and share all the magic moments the club has to offer and to expand the Queen’s Harbour family.

Beth Vanderberg

Role: Private Event Director
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 904.220.2118 x5291
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Beth joined QH in August of 2018, and comes to us after 3 years experience at the Hilton St. Augustine as Director of Sales & Catering. Before that, she worked for 15 years at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel as Senior Sales Manager.  One of her most exciting work experiences was working on the 450th Anniversary of the City of St. Augustine. Her Chef at the Hilton was chosen to handle all of the catered functions for the event, which led to the hosting of the King and Queen of Spain, Presidents of Microsoft, and members of the US & Spain Governments.  
Beth is from Battlecreek, Michigan, but considers Jacksonville her home.  She has lived here since the age of 8.  She attended Florida State University and then moved to Savannah. Georgia.   She now resides in Jacksonville Beach.   
She has two daughters. Hannah is a Freshman at UGA and Rachel is a senior in High School, with plans to also attend UGA. She is very excited to be part of the Queen's Harbour Team and looks forward to booking all of your exciting events!

Thomas LaHood

Role: Food & Beverage Director
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 904.220.2118 x5292
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It is a pleasure to have joined the Queen’s Harbour Yacht & Country Club Team. I consider myself fortunate to have been given this opportunity to join Mr. Don Beardsley in leading such a great organization.

This position offers new and exciting challenges to me, all of which I embrace and am ready to commit to. I join the team with a successful career in Food & Beverage with experience from One Ocean Resort & Spa, Ponte Vedra Inn & Club/Lodge & Club, Seasons 52/Capital Grille, and the Jacksonville Marriott.

I look forward to enhancing the club’s F&B service, introduce new & exciting wine opportunities, and overall dining experience.

Staci Suppa

Role: Office Administrator
Serving Since: 2011
Phone Number: 904.220.2118 x5298
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Staci attended FSCJ after graduating from Fletcher High School. As a beach local, she has worked for over 20 years at two beach country clubs prior to coming to Queen’s Harbour. She has been part of the team for 6 years now and her main goal is to assist all members with all of their billing needs. Since she is very detail-oriented and organized, she continuously ensures that all accounts are accurately coded and processed in an easy, timely manner. She also works as a liaison between employee partners and ClubCorp.

Chris Stringer

Role: Golf Course Superintendent
Serving Since: 2006
Phone Number: 904.221.2118 x5259

Chris is a Jacksonville, Florida native. He started his career at Jacksonville Golf and Country Club working on the maintenance crew while getting his degree from Lake City Community College. He then worked his way to assistant before landing a superintendent job at Windsor Parke. He has been with us at Queen’s Harbour for about 12 years now.

Chris's main goal is to manage and oversee all aspects of the golf course and Clubhouse grounds resulting in an exceptional overall golf experience for Club members and guests. 

Chris is married to Heather and has three sons, Tyler, Blake and Dixon.

Scott Bierowski

Role: 2014
Serving Since: Executive Chef
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Brian Rogers

Role: Head Golf Pro
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 904.220.2118 x5297
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