Experience that Matters
Ted Robinson - Partner Ted earned his MBA in Hotel, Restaurant and Club Administration from Michigan State University and has over 35 years of golf and club management and consulting experience. Previously he served as General Manager of Seville Quarter (Rosie O’Grady’s) in Pensacola, FL.; The Meadow Club in Chicago; The Capital City Club in Montgomery; Vice President of Futren Corporation (Georgian Club, Ashford Club, Indian Hills Country Club), and President of Club Services, Inc.
Ted has been a featured speaker at the Golf Inc conferences, PGA and CMAA education events, as well as the National Restaurant Association conventions. He is a member of the National Eagle Scout Association, National Golf Course Owners Association, and the National Club Association.
Ted served as a pilot for the US Marine Corps and retired from the reserve component with the rank of Colonel. He holds a Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Air Medal and Cross of Gallantry from the Republic of Vietnam.
Stephen Paris - Partner Steve has more than 30 years of experience in sales, operations, strategic planning and general management with market leading companies in golf management, consumer goods and restaurants.
Prior to Private Club Associates, Steve served as Senior Vice President/Chief Operations Officer for American Golf Corporation where he was responsible for a $325MM portfolio of 115 private country clubs and daily-fee golf courses in 18 states and the UK. Steve led the financial turnaround of the entire American Golf portfolio by upgrading management teams, launching revenue driving initiatives, improving all functional processes and investing in property improvements. Prior to American Golf Corporation,
Steve has held a number of executive positions at PepsiCo (Pepsi USA, Pepsi Bottling Group, Pepsi-Cola International and Pizza Hut), Brady & Associates and Triarc Restaurant Group.
Steve graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the Moore School of Business.
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