CMAA Recognizes New Certified Chief Executives - 2018

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CMAA Recognizes New Certified Chief Executives

Melissa Low

Alexandria, VA –   The Club Managers Association of America announces the latest class of CMAA members to have attained the designation of Certified Chief Executive. The Certified Chief Executive (CCE) designation was developed to recognize those managers who have shown the ability to successfully serve as the most senior manager in a club.

Meant to augment the Certified Club Manager designation, seen as the “hallmark of professionalism” in the club industry, the CCE requires managers to maintain Professional or Retired Professional membership status in the Association, to have achieved the CCM designation, to have obtained Honor Society status, to have successfully completed Business Management Institutes Tactical and Strategic Leadership, and to have served as the top executive in a club for a minimum of five years.

The following members successfully met all CCE requirements in the first quarter of 2018:

Jeffrey D. Anderson, CCM, CCE, Harbor Springs, MI

Brian P. Carlson, CCM, CCE, Big Canyon Country Club, Newport Beach, CA

John Case, CCM, CCE, Trenton Country Club, West Trenton, NJ

Bret R. Coad, CCM, CCE, Long Beach Yacht Club, Long Beach, CA

Robert O. Drouin, CCM, CCE, Cherokee Plantation, Yemassee, SC

Thomas Duetsch, CCM, CCE, Blacksburg Country Club, Blacksburg, VA

Jeff Hartigan, CCM, CCE, The Oaks Club, Osprey, FL

Steve M. Hockett, CCM, CCE, Long Beach, CA

Robert C. Josey, CCM, CCE, The Country Club, Pepper Pike, OH

Jennifer Mang, CCM, CCE, Lords Valley Country Club, Hawley, PA

Donna Otis, CCM, CCE, The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Dennis W. Petrash, CCM, CCE, Westwood Country Club, Austin, TX

The Club Managers Association of America extends its sincere congratulations to its newly certified members and encourages them to continue their professional development in the future. For more information on the CCE designation and requirements, please visit


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The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,800 members throughout the US and internationally. Our managers lead more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, faculty, military, town, and yacht clubs. The objectives of the association are to promote relationships between club management professionals and other similar professions; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to provide the resources needed for club managers to operate efficiently and successfully. CMAA is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with 43 professional chapters and more than 45 student chapters and colonies. Learn more at