Club Innovation Conference

presented by Sysco Canada

The Speakers

The Club Innovation Conference presents talks from well-known leaders from the club business and experienced trailblazers from outside the club world.

Meet the speakers that will challenge the way you think about operating your club into the future.

Jim Hope, CCM CCE

GM / COO, The Derrick Golf and Winter Club

Kendra Koss

Principal – KossKo Consultants, President – Earl Grey Golf Club

Alyson Shane

Owner – Starling Social Inc. & HeyAlfa

Jesse Hill

President – Tier 3 I.T. Solutions

Kevin McLean

Owner – Market Wines. Calgary, Alberta

Ryan Tracy

Founder, Club Study

Greg Lundmark, CCM CCE

Former CEO - The Glencoe Club

Mark Sharpe

Owner – Sharpe Golf Solutions

Talia Wolf

Founder –

Tiffany Mack Fitzgerald

Founder – Black Girls Golf

Eric Gregory, CCM

Executive Director at Club Benchmarking

Bob Paley

Head Golf Professional – Kananaskis Country Golf Course

Shelley MacDougall

Leadership Coach and Trainer – New Reality & The Extraordinary Leader Program

Karen Haugen

Certified Wellness Practitioner, Grief Recovery Specialist, Educator and Psychological Health and Safety Advisor

Jeff Mingay

Owner – Mingay Golf Course Design Ltd.

Kelly Doody

Founder & CEO, Social School –

Mike Morrison

Owner - Bloggity

George Pinches

Director – GGA Partners

Roger Kingkade

Co-Founder – Club Unity

Justin “Paul” Robertson

Assistant GM, Project Manager, Golf Course Superintendent – Victoria Golf Club

Gregg Patterson

President – Tribal Magic

Cydney Hope

Investment Advisor – TD Wealth Private Investment Advice

Doug Junor

Brad Duench

General Manager – Westmount Golf Club, Platform Advisor – Clubcore

Joe Krenn, CCM, CCE, ECM

CEO / General Manager – Farmington Country Club

Jon Fisher, CCM CCE

Owner - FISHER Homage Inc.

Jason Sigurdson, CCM CCE

Founder, Leadership Made Simple

Gabriel Aluisy

Gabriel Aluisy, President – The Private Club Agency
Host Private Club Radio

Erin Lawrence

Award-winning Journalist, YouTube Influencer – ErinLawrenceTV

Suzanne Godbehere

CEO – Canadian Society of Club Managers

Whitney Pennell

President – RCS Hospitality Group

Elisa Gaudet

Founder – Women's Golf Day

Jay Ashton

Business Resources & Brand Activation Manager, Sysco Canada

Steve VanSickle

Fmr. President – Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club

Michael Crandal, CNG

Author: The ABC’s of Plutonium Private Club Leadership.
Private Club GM/COO - Operations & Governance Expertise

Tom Schellenberg

GM and COO – Marine Drive Golf Club

Scott Kolb

General Manager – Victoria Golf Club

Michael Allemeier, RSE CCC CMC

Certified Master Chef, Culinary Instructor – Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Christine Stevens

Clubhouse Manager – Mississaugua Golf and Country Club

James Cronk

President – Golf Industry Guru & Cronk Group Inc.

Chris Gironda

Executive Chef – Scarboro Golf And Country Club

Lew Rosenbloom

Capital Reserve Specialist

This list is still growing. We're working to bring you more speakers from inside and outside the club world to challenge you and your staff and deliver an outstanding virtual conference experience.