Terra S. H. Waldron, CCM, CCE, ECM

Terra S. H. Waldron, CCM, CCE, ECM

Immediate Past Chair

COO, Greensboro Country Club
Greensboro, N.C.

Terra S.H. Waldron, CCM, CCE, ECM, is Chief Operating Officer of Greensboro Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. She has 35 years of experience in the private club industry. 

Previously, she served as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Desert Highlands Association in Scottsdale, Ariz., from 2006-2018. Desert Highlands, a Platinum Club since 1997, also received America’s Healthiest Club award. Waldron also served as General Manager and COO at Dataw Island in S.C.; Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.; Country Club of Charleston in S.C.; Cedar Point Club in Suffolk, Va.; and the Engineers’ Club in Richmond, Va.

Her passion for the club industry has led her to participation on many national industry committees. As a result of her experiences, Waldron has been requested to make numerous presentations for such groups as CMAA, USGA, the Johnson and Wales University campus, the Kiwanis Club and the Optimist’s Club. Waldron has also authored articles for leading industry publications, including Club DirectorThe BoardRoom and Club Management.

Waldron, who was listed by Forbes as one of America’s most influential women in the Western U.S. in 2015, was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Club Management Mead Grady Award co-sponsored by Club & Resort Business and McMahon Group. In 2016, the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) named her the Club Executive of the Year. She was selected for CMAA’s inaugural class of 2019 Fellows in recognition of her leadership, integrity, involvement and contributions of club management professionals.

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