Daniel M. Denehy, CCM, CHA

Daniel M. Denehy, CCM, CHA

President, DENEHY Club Thinking Partners
Fairfield, Connecticut

Dan grew up in the hospitality business and applies a balanced, humanistic management style coupled with an analytic approach to a club or resort’s needs, assessments and resulting solutions.

His background includes senior management experience with the Walt Disney Company, the five-star, five-diamond Boca Raton Resort and Club and several private membership clubs.  Before his consulting career, Dan served for 12 years as chief operating officer of Greenwich Country Club. Dan has conducted nearly 300 search and consulting projects in the private club and resort business.

As president of DENEHY Club Thinking Partners for the past 12 years, Dan’s consulting work has been performed in the following areas: executive search, operational reviews, new club startups, board governance, membership marketing, performance management and executive coaching.

Dan earned his undergraduate degree in hotel administration and finance from Bryant University and an MBA from Cornell University. He earned his CCM designation in 1988 at which time he was the youngest certified club manager in the country. He is also a certified hotel administrator. He is a member of several private clubs in New York and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  Dan is also a frequent contributor to several industry publications and speaks on relevant issues to various constituencies.

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