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It’s Jill Philmon’s time

Jill Philmon stands out as one of the most recognizable personalities in the private club industry and we can expect it to be even more so during 2016, and her time as the Club Managers Association of America President. And Jill, as Rick Coyne explains in our cover story this issue, is fulfilling a challenge…

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BoardRoom magazine 2015 Excellence in Achievement Award Winners

Here’s a tip of the hat to the BoardRoom Magazine’s 2015 “Excellence in Achievement Award” recipients. As we know, supplier and consultants are the backbone of the private clubs industry, because without their products and services, private clubs would find it extremely difficult to meet the needs and wants of their club members…in fact, everything…

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Jill Philmon - CMAA President 2016

Jill Philmon – A ‘One in a Million You’

By Rick Coyne At about the same time Jill started dating her unfiltered and hilariously fun husband Tony in 1981, the ballad “One in a Million You”, was hitting the top 10 charts. There’s little doubt, all these years later, that Tony knew immediately that Jill was his one in a million girl and that…

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2015 Top 22 Private Club Presidents of the Year

Private club board presidents play a huge role in the professional operations of their club as volunteers working diligently with their board of directors and general managers, striving for well informed, but not emotional decisions. BoardRoom magazine’s outstanding private club presidents for 2015 exemplify the focus on the leadership responsibilities, the accountability and the management…

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BoardRoom magazine January/February 2016

David Mackesey and Hank Salvo – BoardRoom’s 2015 Distinguished Club Presidents

By Dave White “Sometimes,” the old adage goes, “necessity is the mother of invention.” That’s been the story for Diablo Country Club, a unique private club nestled at the foot of Mt. Diablo, just outside Danville in the East Bay region of San Francisco, CA. And the achievements of the Diablo Country Club in the past…

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How Much Do You Appreciate Your General Manager?

By John G. Fornaro “On a weekend morning a few years ago as I sat in my office preparing for the day ahead, a young housekeeping employee stopped by to clean my office. I asked him about his plans for the future. He replied, “I want a job like yours!” I asked him to elaborate.…

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The Only ‘Constant’ Is ‘Change’

By Dave White When BoardRoom magazine first made a splash in the private club industry, BoardRoom espoused the philosophy of educating boards of directors…private club decision makers. Our target market has been and continues to be the industry’s decision makers…the club’s board of directors and senior management. “Replace emotion with facts…raise a problem and suggest…

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Search Firms - Finding the Right Fit

Search Firms – What Can They Do For Your Club

By Dave White “The best managers need to be recruited. They will not apply.” And the fact is, private club search committees “cannot manage (a search) confidently. Only a top search firm can. Good candidates know this, desperate candidates don’t care.” So says Dan Denehy of Denehy – Club Thinking Partners, who stresses that the…

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Dues Increases – What’s Too Much or Too Little?

By John G. Fornaro “We’re in the dues business!” That’s often the sentiment expressed about the private club industry. “We’re in the dues business!” That’s often the sentiment expressed about the private club industry. What’s too much and what’s too little? What does it all mean for the future of private clubs? So what are…

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Another Look at the State of the Industry

By Dave White It’s all about creating value…membership value! And how do private clubs build that value…create a legacy? As we take our annual look at the ‘State of the Industry’ in the final issue for 2015, these are the questions we must ask. One of our feature contributors, Henry DeLozier, profoundly raises the questions:…

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