Keith Pope – CEO

Keith Pope has twenty-eight years of golf course management experience and has been involved with the successful management of numerous golf courses nationwide. He has worked with all the major players in the golf industry from brokers, to financial institutions, to major golf course management companies and on projects from acquisitions, to turnarounds, to successful dispositions.  Keith’s experience includes working with Kitson & Partners Club Management as Director of Operations. Prior to that he spent eight years with Troon Golf managing some of the most prestigious clubs in the country, such as Troon North in Scottsdale, AZ, The Waikoloa Beach Resort in Waikoloa, HI, The Westin La Paloma in Tucson, AZ and The Legacy Golf Club in Sarasota, FL. Keith is a Class A PGA Golf Professional, a licensed Florida real estate broker, and a licensed private pilot. 



Ingrid Pope – CFO
 
Ingrid Pope has over 20 years of banking and finance experience in both large and small businesses.  As co-owner of Pope Golf, Ingrid has had hands-on involvement in all aspects of operations and accounting for the last decade.  Prior to starting Pope Golf, she worked for Wells Fargo for many years in the lending division.  Ingrid’s experience also includes managing a real estate office, directing the finance department of a telemarketing firm and working for one of the “Big-8” CPA firms in Washington, DC.

 
Jerry Moore – President

 
Jerry Moore also has twenty-eight years in the golf management industry, with executive management experience at several industry leaders such as ClubCorp, Doral Golf, United Golf Group, and The Fore Golf Group. He has personally overseen the operation of over 70 properties during his career ranging from municipal golf courses, to high end daily fee public courses, to private country clubs and resorts - including such prestigious clubs as The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Eagles Landing Country Club in Atlanta, The Eagle Ridge Inn & Resort in Galena, IL, The Longboat Key Club & Resort in Sarasota, and Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club.

In addition to managerial oversight, Jerry has been extensively involved in systems development, new business acquisitions and strategic dispositions, and "turn-arounds". He has developed and successfully implemented business planning tools, financial reporting systems, and extensive policy and procedures systems for clubs at all levels. He is also a Class A PGA Golf Professional.

jmoore@popegolf.net


Denny Albert – Director of Agronomy
 
Denny Albert has over twenty years experience as a GCSAA Class A Golf Course Superintendent involved with all types of golf facilities from private club to public golf operations.  Denny has experience with all types of golf course grasses from Bentgrass to Bermuda. Denny spent the past fourteen years with Troon Golf overseeing the golf course maintenance departments at Legacy Golf Club in Bradenton, FL and Sarasota National Golf Club in Venice, FL.

 
Nicole Mattei, PHR – Director of Human Resources 

 
Nicole is responsible for the development of best-practice policies and procedures in the areas of benefits, recruitment, performance appraisals, employee communications, training and development.  She has served in various HR capacities for nearly fifteen years in the area of leadership development inclusive of training, communication, and performance management programming. Nicole's human resources experience spans various industries including hospitality, real estate development, Professional Employer Organization (PEO), consumer product manufacturing and agriculture, She is a member of the Sarasota-Manatee Human Resource Association (SHRA) and the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

jmoore@popegolf.net