Preferred Vendors

Welcome to the National Club Association Preferred Vendors. NCA maintains strong working relationships with the following industry service providers and encourages the support of these industry associates.

Learn how you can be listed in the NCA Preferred Vendors.

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National Club Preferred Vendors: Medjet


Contact: Scott Lawson

Medjet provides its members with hospital of choice air-medical transfer and travel security protection during travel. COVID-19 medical transport is included – restrictions apply.

To consider a club-sponsored voluntary or inclusive Medjet membership program, contact Scott Lawson at or 205.599.6499. Annual rates start at $265. To learn more or to personally enroll, visit or call 1.800.527.7478 referring to the National Club Association.

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National Club Preferred Vendors: Addison Law FirmAddison Law Firm
14901 Quorum, #650
Dallas, TX, 75254
Contact: Dallas Addison

Addison Law Firm's attorneys and legal assistants have more than 50 years combined experience in the golf, club and resort industries that serve the industry's leaders. The firm provides experienced counsel in conjunction with the acquisition or sale of golf, club or resort facilities, as well as legal services required for the development or operation of such facilities.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Rudd & RomoAtkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
12800 Center Court Drive, Suite 300
Cerritos, CA, 90703
Contact: Thomas Lenz

AALRR is a full-service law firm with over 180 attorneys in nine offices throughout California. With more than 35 years of uncompromising commitment to high quality legal work and providing consistently practical management solutions to our clients, AALRR has earned a reputation as one of California's leading law firms. AALRR represents both private and public sector clients, with emphasis in the areas of employment, labor, construction, education, real estate, general business litigation, corporate, taxation, bankruptcy, and immigration.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Avendra ClubsAvendra Clubs
540 Gaither Road, Suite 200
Rockville, MD, 20850
Contact: Cory Dellinger

Avendra Clubs helps private clubs of all sizes save money with comprehensive procurement programs without reducing quality so you can focus on what matters most – maximizing member satisfaction. As a full-service procurement services provider, Avendra combines years of hospitality expertise to help private clubs impact their bottom line, improve operational performance, and better serve members.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Batchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael &aBatchelor, Frechette, McCrory, Michael & Co.
40 Westminster Street, Suite 600
Providence, RI, 2903
Contact: Ned McCrory, CPA

Number crunching and attention to details are prerequisites of any successful CPA firm. We’re no exception. But at BFMM we’re more than that. As a matter fact, if there were one word we live by its “more.” We are a team of people with more experience and expertise than firms twice our size. But that’s not enough for us. We take that experience and expertise and couple it with initiative, entrepreneurial decision-making and strong communications skills. We do so with one goal in mind. That’s to make our clients’ more successful and able to reach their goals and business plans.

National Club Preferred Vendors: CADDIEMASTER, Inc.CADDIEMASTER, Inc.
PO Box 2418
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32004
Contact: Dan  Costello

Located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, we are the leading provider of caddie services. Our team consists of more than 2,000 caddies and 100+ managers, and a client list that includes many of the finest organizations in the world of golf. Whether an exclusive private club or a world-renowned five-star resort, the top golf destinations partner with us because we take a department that is arguably the most difficult to manage off of their hands and turn it into a result-oriented asset that makes them and their customers happy for the long-term.

National Club Preferred Vendors: California State Club AssociationCalifornia State Club Association
19360 Rinaldi Street
Porter Ranch, CA, 91326
Contact: Crystal Thomas

CSCA, organized in 1970, is a California nonprofit, mutual benefit corporation. It currently has over 100 members all of which are private clubs and which include many of the leading clubs of the state. Its purpose is to serve the club community. CSCA is the only entity that speaks for its member clubs at the state level.

National Club Preferred Vendors: CedarCreekCedarCreek
1301 Dove Street, Suite 300
Newport Beach, California, 92660
(949) 567-7079
Contact: Bill Hirsch

CedarCreek is the only company specializing in serving the club industry that delivers technology and buying programs in one strategic solution— automating order, invoice and inventory processes.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Century Golf Partners ManagementCentury Golf Partners Management
Three Lincoln Center
Dallas, TX, 75240
(972) 490-2610
Contact: Doug Howe

Century Golf Partners has partnered with golf legend, Arnold Palmer, and has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to the Arnold Palmer Golf Management brand. Accordingly, Century Golf Partners operates many of its clubs and courses under the Arnold Palmer Golf Management name. Century is an investment and management company created for the purpose of acquiring and managing private clubs, resorts and public golf courses.

National Club Preferred Vendors: ChambersChambers
1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 111
Baltimore, MD, 21230
(410) 727-4535
(410) 727-6982
Contact: Richard Snellinger

Founded in 1899, Chambers is the largest hospitality planning and design firm in the nation with a singular purpose of working with private clubs. Chambers’ award-winning team offers comprehensive solutions to enrich all facets of the private club experience, including strategic planning, master planning, interior enhancement planning, surveys, member communication strategies, architecture, interior design, and furnishings procurement services. Headquartered in Baltimore with additional locations in Dallas, Minneapolis, and Washington D.C., Chambers serves clients across North America and abroad. As a thought leader in the industry, Chambers’ President and CEO Rick Snellinger was recently recognized as one of the top 10 individuals shaping the future of private clubs. Chambers looks holistically at club planning and design because they know that everything is connected. Everything matters.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Chicago District Golf AssociationChicago District Golf Association
11855 Archer Ave
Lemont, IL, 60439
Contact: Robert Markionni

The Chicago District Golf Association CDGA-is a non-profit association of member clubs and individual golfers in Illinois and parts of Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan. With 90,000 member golfers at nearly 400 member clubs, the CDGA is one of the largest and oldest golf associations in the United States.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Club BenchmarkingClub Benchmarking
551 Boylston Street, Suite 301
Boston, MA, 02116
Contact: Ray Cronin

Club Benchmarking is on a mission to deliver fact-based insight to clubs. We believe that when club leaders elevate fact over opinion, the result is healthier clubs, more empowered general managers and boards that are properly equipped to focus on strategic issues. The company was born in the boardroom of a private club in direct response to a clear and urgent need for facts to guide the decision-making process.

Developed in cooperation with club managers and controllers, board and committee members, and audit firms specializing in clubs, our core Financial & Operational Benchmarking Platform is an online management tool that allows clubs to assess financial and operational performance in minutes. The company was established in Boston, MA in 2009 by co-founders Ray Cronin and Russ Conde. In 2017, Dr. Jim Butler joined the team as CEO to launch the company's next chapter and deliver Club Benchmarking Solutions; a range of data-centric products and services designed to help clubs meet the future with confidence.

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Ray Cronin, Founder & Chief Innovator

Jim Butler, CEO

National Club Preferred Vendors: Club CarClub Car
4125 Washington Road
Evans, GA, 30809
(706) 863-3000
(706) 863-5808
Contact: Fred Palmer

Club Car® is proud to be part of the National Club Association’s Corporate Partner Program and value the relationships we enjoy with you as business partners. We remain committed to the growth of our industry as well as continuing to provide value for your businesses. Combining a quality-driven philosophy, an innovative spirit and a solutions-oriented approach to business, Club Car is one of the club manager’s most important business resources. The company’s golf cars, utility and mobile merchandising vehicles enhance enjoyment of the game while helping club managers operate more efficiently.

As golf’s market leader, Club Car® designs and builds the most dependable, highest quality, technologically advanced golf cars and light-duty utility vehicles on the planet. What’s more, we’ve engineered our products and services to adapt to any operation’s goals and drive every customer to greater success. See it in the Precedent i3, the industry’s first golf car with Connected™ Vehicle technology; in Visage™, golf’s first mobile information system; in the game-building 4Fun; and Carryall, utility vehicles built on our 30-year legacy of performance and dependability. 

For over 50 years, every detail of design, fabrication and assembly at Club Car is executed with an uncompromising desire for superior performance. The company's relationship with its customers is equally important: our worldwide distribution network includes over 600 distributors, dealers and factory branch locations. Based in Augusta, Georgia, Club Car is part of worldwide Ingersoll Rand.

Ingersoll Rand is a global diversified industrial firm providing products, services and solutions to transport and protect food and perishables, secure homes and commercial properties, and enhance industrial productivity and efficiency. Driven by a 100-year-old tradition of technological innovation, we enable companies and their customers to create progress and a positive impact in their world.


Fred Palmer, Vice President Golf Industry Relations & Development

Marc Dufour, President & CEO

National Club Preferred Vendors: Club Safety Solutions, LLCClub Safety Solutions, LLC
8920 Woodstone Drive
Raleigh, NC, 27615
(716) 829-9148
Contact: Alan Achatz, CCM,CHE

Club Safety Solutions has provided safety awareness to the club industry since 1997. Services include OSHA regulatory knowledge/compliance; emergency action planning and site specific plan implementation; crisis management guidance; and behind-the-scenes simulated OSHA site assessments. Employee OSHA education programs and policy implementation and food safety education are also offered.

Club Safety Solutions will provide NCA members a 30-minute free consultation.

National Club Preferred Vendors: ClubessentialClubessential
4600 McAuley Place, Suite 350
Cincinnati, OH, 45226
Contact: Stephanie Leli



More than 1,300 clubs serving more than two million members across the globe trust Clubessential technology to empower club staff to focus on what matters most — delivering remarkable experiences.

We're building the next generation of the club industry.

Like the clubs we serve, Clubessential is a tight knit community of team members — many of whom worked at private clubs in the past — all of whom are dedicated to providing you with exceptional service. We love tech, having fun together, giving back in the community, and more — but above all, we love helping you develop #Members4Life.

For more information, contact: Stephanie Leli, Product Manager, Reservation and Mobile Applications or 800-448-1475


National Club Preferred Vendors: ClubUpClubUp LLC
442 South Main St, Suite 9
Davidson, NC, 28036
Contact: Matthew Rose

ClubUp is a technology company supporting outside operations at private clubs, focusing on improved member experience and caddie program facilitation.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Condon O'Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLPCondon O'Meara McGinty & Donnelly LLP
One Battery Park Plaza, 7th Floor
New York, NY, 10004
Contact: Daniel Condon

CPA firm providing accounting, auditing and tax services to more than 275 private, member-owned clubs in the eastern United States. As one of the largest firms specializing only in the unique nonprofit sector, we are the premier accounting firm for nonprofits in the New York Metropolitan Area. We offer a complete array of services designed specifically to help our not-for-profit clients meet their financial and business needs. In addition to providing audit and tax services, we help not-for-profit organizations improve their business operations.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Converge HR SolutionsConverge HR Solutions, LLC
992 Old Eagle School Rd., Suite 908
Wayne, PA, 19087
Contact: Mark J. Izzo

Converge HR Solutions provides HR Solutions, with a skilled team of experts looking to partner with your company. We offer a wide range of services, including HR outsourcing, consulting, strategy, and recruitment. Our eLearning Partner, HRTrain, provides customized and engaging online courses that focus on workplace issues. By using realistic workplace scenarios, employees are encouraged to consider the consequences of their workplace decisions. 

National Club Preferred Vendors: Country Club Technology PartnersCountry Club Technology Partners
P.O. Box 487
Lafayette, CA, 94549
Contact: Noel Wixsom

Country Club Technology Partners (CC Tech) provides private clubs with support in the management of their computer networks, phone systems and security cameras. CC Tech is a single source for technology systems management that private clubs operate today. As a provider of outsourced, low-cost solutions for clubs requiring technical support, CC Tech offers an IT Manager monthly program with fixed fee service.

IT Managers work with clubs to evaluate the quality of services received and expenses clubs incur to support computer systems, point of sale operations, club accounting software, phone systems, security cameras and time keeping. Upon completion of an evaluation, we collaboratively create three- and five-year Technology Plans for your club. The Technology Plan is the playbook for managing and upgrading systems and the implementation of the plan is a proactive resource for club management and future operations growth.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Creative Golf MarketingCreative Golf Marketing
206 Southwind Place
Manhattan, KS, 66502
Contact: Steve Graves

Creative Golf Marketing is an award-winning, boutique firm that provides customized marketing and consultation services for the private club industry. Since 1990, Creative Golf Marketing has provided membership marketing services and consultations for more than 1,300 private clubs in the United States and Canada. 

National Club Preferred Vendors: Crozier Gedney Architects, P.C.Crozier Gedney Architects, P.C.
41 Elm Place
Rye, NY, 10580
Contact: Rex Gedney

Crozier Gedney Architects, P.C. is an architecture and design firm providing a broad base of professional services to private clubs, commercial, restaurant, and residential clients. The firm, established in 1952, has successfully completed thousands of projects throughout the metropolitan area.

National Club Preferred Vendors: CSICSI
222 Broadway, 19th Floor
New York, NY, 10038
Contact: Mary Beth Fisher

Since 1989, Corporate Spending Innovations (CSI) has provided innovative payment solutions with the highest level of customer service to world leading brands. The company’s highly secure payment products increase compliance, reduce fraud, and simplify reconciliations. CSI has earned multiple awards, including the 2015 CODiE Award for the software industry’s best financial management system. With one payment file upload to CSI Paysystems, customers can automate 100% of their B2B payables and disburse global payments through virtual credit card, private network, ACH, check, or FX with cross-border payments settled in local currency.

Additional payment solutions include CSI Travel, which brings the most important elements of travel payments together on one platform travel service providers, travel managers, and travel management companies full visibility of travelers, secure virtual card payment options, and real-time solutions to common booking challenges. The power of CSI Travel can also be accessed from any smart device through the CSI Go mobile app, which lets you see trip details, get directions, access hotel authorization forms, and book an Uber.

CSI is a certified MasterCard processor and has obtained Visa Ready for Business Solutions approval. Visit to learn more.

National Club Preferred Vendors: DENEHY Club Thinking PartnersDENEHY Club Thinking Partners
501 Kings Highway East, Suite 300
Fairfield, CT, 06825
Contact: Daniel Denehy

DENEHY Club Thinking Partners is a full service executive search and management consulting firm serving the private club industry.  Whether recruiting a senior level employee, evaluating an aspect of club operations, advising the board on governance, or strengthening your management team’s effectiveness, we are your thinking partner.  We understand that hiring top leadership talent is the most important job of a club’s board.  By managing the process more rigorously and having access to a national talent pool, we ensure that a club's key leadership positions are filled by individuals who match the club's culture and have the club-specific skills desired by its membership.

Our team of seven passionate industry professionals with overlapping skills in club management, operations, hospitality, agronomy, finance and research offers a combined 120 years of professional experience.   The firm has served more than 100 clubs and resorts on more than 300 projects.

We offer a complete array of services, including executive search for all “C” level positions including:

  • General Manager/COO
  • Golf Course Superintendent
  • Golf Professional
  • Financial Leadership
  • Membership Marketing
  • Executive Chef

For over 30 years, we have managed clubs from the inside and provided consulting guidance as a trusted outside advisor. Tools we deploy in our Board and Management Advisory practice are:

  • Governance Modeling
  • Strategic Leadership Consulting
  • Operational Reviews
  • Board and Committee Surveys
  • Club Experience Surveys
  • Performance Management/Incentive Compensations
  • Employee 360º Analysis
  • Membership Marketing
  • Board Retreats and Onboarding

For more information, visit and follow on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

Dan Denehy, President

Alison Savona, Senior Consultant, Hospitality

Barbara McAuliffe, Senior Consultant, Marketing & Communications

National Club Preferred Vendors: ElavonElavon
2 Concourse Pkwy, Suite 800
Atlanta, GA, 30328
Contact: Michelle Campbell

Elavon is the leading provider of integrated, secure payment technologies for the golf industry. Our payment solutions integrate seamlessly with the leading platforms creating a simplified payment process and delivering value to your customers. Regardless of which environment your customers prefers to pay—in-person, online or on-the-go—our flexible, secure platform provides an overall exceptional payment experience.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Epstein, Becker & GreenEpstein, Becker & Green
250 Park Avenue
New York, NY, 10177
Contact: Jeffrey Ruzal

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. is a national law firm and has long been a leader in providing employment, labor, litigation, and business dispute law services to the hospitality industry. Our attorneys are dedicated to every aspect of labor and employment law affecting hospitality employers in many industry sectors including – hotels, resorts, restaurants, spas, casinos, and private clubs. We regularly publish blogs that address labor and employment issues specifically impacting the hospitality industry. For more information or to subscribe to our blogs, please click here.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Eustis ChairEustis Chair
44 Soldiers Field Place
Brighton, MA, 02135
Contact: Brian Langhorst

Eustis Chair designs and manufactures the most durable, sustainable, and highest stacking and non-stacking hardwood chairs and barstools in the world.  Every piece is made to order in our Western New York factory and is highly customizable.  Contact us today for pricing or to discuss your next project.

National Club Preferred Vendors: First American Payment SystemsFirst American Payment Systems
100 Throckmorton
Fort Worth, FL, 76102
Contact: Justin Wolf

First American Payment Systems is the integrated payments expert for simple, customized payment solutions. We provide payment solutions ISV’s need - focusing on EMV, mobile, PCI Compliance, Security and more as payment acceptance options continue to evolve. Our expertise spans across multiple verticals and business types allowing us to customize our integrated payment solutions to the specific needs of the software business and customer base. In addition to technical support, we offer customized marketing support for creative and effective go-to-market solutions. With over 220,000 merchants and our award-winning customer service, First American is a leading payment technology provider.

National Club Preferred Vendors: ForeTeesForeTees
1050 Country Road E, Suite 100
St. Paul, MN, 55126
Contact: Mike Nagle

Integrated Club Management Software, beautiful Websites, user-friendly Online Reservation Systems, and superior Mobile capabilities to take the heavy lifting off your hands.

National Club Preferred Vendors: GGA Partners™Global Golf Partners™
2415 East Camelback Road, Suite 700
Phoenix, AZ, 85016
Contact: Henry DeLozier

GGA Partners™ (formerly Global Golf Advisors) is the largest consulting firm in the world dedicated to golf-related businesses. GGA provides advisory and support services to more than 2,700 clients worldwide from offices in Dublin (Ireland), Phoenix (USA) and Toronto (Canada). GGA specializes in strategic planning, market and feasibility studies, non-profit governance, operational performance analysis and measurement, and transaction structuring and business valuations. Clients of the firm are private clubs of all types, investors, bankers, lawyers, government entities, golf course owners, community leaders and operators.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Golf Association of PhiladelphiaGolf Association of Philadelphia
1974 Sproul Road
Broomall, PA, 19008
Contact: Mark Peterson

The Golf Association of Philadelphia, established in 1897, is the male amateur body of golf in the region. The purpose of the association is simple: to promote the game of golf. Every Golf Association of Philadelphia activity is designed to do just that.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Golf Property AnalystsGolf Property Analysts
925 Fayette Street
Conshohocken, PA, 19428
Contact: Laurence Hirsh

Golf Property Analysts is your leader in golf property valuation, advisory and brokerage services.  Led by GPA president, Larry Hirsh, we've performed more than 2,500 assignments in 45 states, Canada and the Caribbean ranging from market value and litigation appraisals to a variety of consulting services and golf course brokerage and marketing.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Greenberg Traurig P.A.Greenberg Traurig P.A.
5100 Town Center Circle, Suite 400
Boca Raton, Florida, 33486
Contact: Glenn Gerena

Businesses need legal advisors who can help them power through the obstacles they face daily; we’ve built a law firm with more then 2,100 lawyers in 41 locations to help you do so effortlessly. From the obscure regulatory question to bet-the-company deals and litigation, GT’s team is equipped to guide you through your business’s difficult legal decisions.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Gunster, Yoakley and Stewart, P.A.Gunster
777 South Flagler Drive, #500
West Palm Beach, FL, 33401-6194
Contact: Bernard "Robin" Baker, III

Gunster’s history with the club industry dates back to 1978.  We’ve worked with clubs all over the US and the world -  as far west as Jakarta, Indonesia; as far north as Portland, Oregon; as far south as Johannesburg, South Africa; and as far east as Goa, India. We’ve been involved in the formation of clubs, land acquisition, construction and financing, purchases and sales, conversions, tax, securities, employment and membership disciplinary matters.

Established in 1925, Gunster has expanded, diversified and evolved, and now serves clients from its 13 Florida offices. With more than 190 attorneys and 200 committed support staff, Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 500 largest law firms and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Diverse Law Firms by Law360. For more information about our club practice, contact Bernard R. “Robin” Baker, III or Kimberly K. Lunsford

National Club Preferred Vendors: HFTP-Hospitality Financial Technical ProfHospitality Financial and Technology Professionals
11709 Boulder Lane, Suite 110
Austin, TX, 78726
Contact: Frank Wolfe

HFTP, Austin, Texas, USA and Maastricht, The Netherlands, founded in 1952 is the global professional association for financial and technology personnel working in hotels, clubs and other hospitality-related businesses. HFTP provides first class educational opportunities, research, and publications to more than 4,800 members globally including, the premiere hospitality technology conference HITEC, founded in 1972. HFTP also awards the only hospitality specific certifications for accounting and technology - the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designations. HFTP was founded in the United States as the National Association of Hotel Accountants. 

National Club Preferred Vendors: Jonas Club SoftwareJonas Club Software
8133 Warden Avenue, Suite 400
Markham, Ontario, Canada, L6G 1B3
Contact: Trevor Coughlan

Industry Leading Enterprise Management Software for Clubs

Jonas Club Software is the most customizable Enterprise Management System available in the club industry today. Seamless integration between over 60 applications, ensures accuracy, eliminates manual effort for you and your club staff, and lets you focus on providing exceptional member experiences.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Judd Brown Designs Inc. (JBD) / Jefferson Group Architects Inc. (JGA)Studio JBD (JBD) and Jefferson Group Architecture (JGA)
700 School Street - Unit 2
Pawtucket, RI, 2860
401-721-0977 X203
Contact: Peter Cafaro

Since 1983, JBD along with its sister architectural firm, Jefferson Group Architects, has established itself as a leading club consultant offering a full range of planning and design services to the nation’s premier club facilities. JBD has earned a reputation for excellence in the marketplace among club managers and directors for their professional and creative approach to club design and consulting.

National Club Preferred Vendors: KE CampsKE Camps
321 Commons Way
Princeton, NJ, 08540
Contact: Dan Schmitz

Established in 1999, KE Camps provides exceptional children’s summer camps for country club members and guests. Tens of thousands of children have enjoyed our programs across the United States. Our summer day camps offer children opportunities to experience a variety of athletic, creative and fun activities in a safe and professional setting. We understand that member retention, value and experience are of the utmost importance. We are in constant communication with our partner clubs and ensure that every single detail is covered as we plan and implement your camp.

Contact: Kevin Ehlert
7349 Via Paseo Del Sur #202
Scottsdale, AZ, 85258
Contact: Kurt Kuebler

KOPPLIN KUEBLER & WALLACE is an Executive Search and Consulting firm providing services for the private club industry. They specialize in General Manager/COO, Director of Golf, Golf Course Superintendent, Executive Chef, Racquet Sports Professional, Community Association Manager, Assistant General Manager, Clubhouse Manager/Food & Beverage Director and Fitness Director searches, as well as strategic planning and consulting services for private, resort and developer-owned properties around the country.


National Club Preferred Vendors: Laskaris & Laskaris, CPA'sLaskaris & Laskaris, CPA's
200 Eagle Road, Suite 200
Wayne, PA, 19087
Contact: Dean Laskaris

Laskaris & Laskaris, CPAs' area of practice is the hospitality industry, offering accounting, tax and advisory services to restaurant and private club clients. Advisory services include review of club accounting and internal control systems, review of food and beverage operational practices, and golf course maintenance costs.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Lichten ArchitectureLichten Architects
6 West 18th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY, 10011
Contact: Kevin Lichten

Lichten Architects has been creating beautiful environments for almost 30 years, working exclusively for individual owners and for private social organizations. We’ve built fantastic homes throughout New York City, its tri-state suburbs, New England, Florida, and as far away as Brazil. Our work for private city and country clubs is likewise found across the country, in both cities and suburbs. We have a special sensitivity and love for historic buildings.

The firm is headed by its founder Kevin Lichten who in turn relies on the talents of his two partners Marita Alfonso and Andrew Friedman. A staff of talented architects, designers and administrators rounds out our hands-on office.


National Club Preferred Vendors: Mass GolfMass Golf
300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard
Norton, MA, 2766
Contact: Jesse Menachem

The Mass Golf is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the game of golf in Massachusetts through programs such as computerized handicapping, course ratings and measuring, championship competitions, inner-city youth programs, educational seminars and the MassGolfer magazine. Founded in 1903, Mass Golf serves more than 400 member clubs and 90,000 individual golfers.

National Club Preferred Vendors: McMahon Group, Inc.McMahon Group, Inc.
670 Mason Ridge Center Drive, #220
St. Louis, MO, 63141
Contact: William McMahon, Sr.

McMahon Group is the premier full-service, private club consulting firm serving more than 1,600 private clubs across North America, Asia, the Caribbean and Europe. The firm’s services include strategic club consulting for achieving maximum club success, facility planning, financial planning for capital projects, club mergers, developer club conversions and membership research. Specific services provided by McMahon Group are clubhouse master planning/improvement programs/financing, membership survey/focus group research, strategic planning, clubhouse/golf course existing conditions/asset reserve studies, dining/golf quality assurance programs (Ask the Members™), membership development programs, board governance consulting and consultant-for-a-day specialized services. As a service to clubs and the club management profession, McMahon Group sponsors the Club Trends™ network with its quarterly publications on critical topics facing private clubs, co-sponsors the Excellence in Club Management™ Award and Rising Star Award, and manages Clubtopia® , the online business directory for clubs. 

National Club Preferred Vendors: MedjetMedjet
Contact: Scott Lawson

Medjet provides its members with hospital of choice air-medical transfer and travel security protection during travel. COVID-19 medical transport is included – restrictions apply.

To consider a club-sponsored voluntary or inclusive Medjet membership program, contact Scott Lawson at or 205.599.6499. Annual rates start at $265. To learn more or to personally enroll, visit or call 1.800.527.7478 referring to the National Club Association.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Member TextMember Text
2304 Long Trail Terrace
Rockville, MD, 20850
(410) 935-1999
Contact: Justin Baer

Member Text provides club management with the ability to reach members with information on club events, offers or general information all through a text messaging platform.

National Club Preferred Vendors: MembersFirst, Inc.MembersFirst, Inc.
8133 Warden Ave, Suite 400
Markham, Ontario, Canada, L6G 1B3
(530) 448-9456
Contact: Ryan Maione

Empowering private clubs & associations with user-friendly digital tools, concierge-level support, and agency services to acquire, engage and retain members.
At MembersFirst, we pride ourselves on exceeding expectations on every project and delivering the best client service experience in the industry. No one knows more or has done more to advance online member engagement than MembersFirst. Whether we're designing or managing your website, developing your communications programs, or building a vibrant online community of active members, we have a deep commitment to the clients we serve, an obsession with exceeding member expectations, and a focus on delivering real value measured in the results we achieve on your behalf.
National Club Preferred Vendors: Minnesota Golf AssociationMinnesota Golf Association
6550 York Avenue South, Suite 211
Edina, MN, 55435
Contact: Tom Ryan

Founded in 1901 with only seven golf clubs, the Minnesota Golf Association's membership has grown to more than 400 clubs and 82,000 individual members throughout the state. Our mission is to uphold and promote the game of golf and its values for all golfers in Minnesota.

National Club Preferred Vendors: My Goat, Inc.My Goat
409 Shackleford Court
Nashville,, TN, 37215 
Contact: Neil Amrhein

My Goat™ is the only subscription lawn care service that utilizes environmentally friendly robotic automowers to provide precision cuts, rain or shine, day or night. We make lawn care easy, convenient, and affordable.  My Goat™ is a technology company that eliminates noise in neighborhoods, makes ZERO carbon footprint and provides staff augmentation for the landscape industry.My Goat, Inc.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Nelson MullinsNelson Mullins
Lynn Financial Center, 1905 NW Corporate Blvd., Suite 310
Boca Raton, FL, 33431
Contact: Michelle Tanzer

Nelson Mullins’ Global Club and Branded Residences Group and Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Team advises developer, hotel operator, club, and community association clients with projects in the U.S. as well as the Caribbean, The Bahamas, Latin America, and Asia. Areas of focus include negotiating, structuring and amending the governance documents as well as the consumer, licensing, marketing and management agreements necessary for residential and resort communities, mixed-use projects, residence club and timeshare developments, and golf, marina, spa, fitness, tennis and dining clubs. 

National Club Preferred Vendors: New York State Golf AssociationNew York State Golf Association
2717 Bellevue Avenue
Syracuse, NY, 13219
Contact: Bill Moore

The NYSGA is a nonprofit organization that exists for the purpose of promoting and conserving the traditions of golf throughout New York State. Founded in 1923, the NYSGA serves more than 450 member clubs, providing them with services such as handicapping, course rating and measuring and championship competitions.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Nicklaus DesignNicklaus Design
3801 PGA Blvd., Suite 565
Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 33410

For over 50 years, the Nicklaus Companies has been dedicated to promoting excellence in the game of golf, preserving its great traditions, and growing the game. With more than 400 golf courses in 45 countries, the Nicklaus Companies strives to enhance the golf experience, and to bring to the national and international consumer golf-related businesses and services that mirror the high standards established in the career and life of Jack Nicklaus. In 2007, Jack Nicklaus partnered with Howard Milstein to help further the growth of the company and to realize the full potential of the brands and branded businesses. A PGA Reach Trustee and Publisher of Golf Magazine, Milstein is Chairman of New York Private Bank & Trust, and is actively involved in the Nicklaus Companies as Executive Chairman. For more information, visit

National Club Preferred Vendors: Pabian Law, LLCPabian Law, LLC
One International Place, 8th Floor
Boston, MA, 02110
Contact: Keith Pabian

Pabian Law is a premier immigration law firm that specializes in representing private clubs and resorts headquartered coast to coast. We have been recognized as one of the preeminent immigration practices in North America for our hard-work, client dedication, and fast and efficient results.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Pacesetter TechnologyPACESETTER TECHNOLOGY
822 A1A N
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082-3260
Contact: George Stavros

Pacesetter develops mobile apps for the luxury private club industry. We focus exclusively on the member experience with unique features like member name recognition, push button valet and instant messaging.

National Club Preferred Vendors: PaycomPaycom
7501 West Memorial Road
Oklahoma City, OK, 73142
Contact: Mark Oare

Paycom is an HR technology provider with a single-database, end-to-end product providing solutions for Talent Acquisition, Time and Labor Management, Payroll, Talent Management and HR Management, all in one application.


National Club Preferred Vendors: PaymerangPaymerang
7401 Beaufont Springs Drive, Suite 300
Richmond, VA, 23225
Contact: Michael  Prall

Paymerang’s award-winning electronic payables solution provides a simple, secure and profitable way to pay your vendors -- saving you hundreds of hours each year and reducing the risk of payment fraud. Paymerang processes billions in payments annually for clients from coast-to-coast in all verticals and our network includes over 400,000 vendors who receive payments electronically.

National Club Preferred Vendors: PBMaresPBMares, LLP
12150 Monument Drive, Suite 350
Fairfax, VA, 22033
(703) 385-8890
Contact: Kevin Reilly

Certified public accountants providing accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services to the private club industry. Affiliated member firms in principal cities throughout the United States. Publishes Clubs in Town & Country, an annual compilation of club operating data, and Federal Taxes and the Private Club, an annual review of topics of interest to private clubs. 

National Club Preferred Vendors: Peacock + Lewis Architects and Planners, LLCPeacock + Lewis Architects and Planners, LLC
1295 US HWY 1
North Palm Beach, FL561-626-9704
Contact: Brian Idle

Peacock + Lewis is a premier club amenities design firm, with a history of partnering with many top-tier clubs both nationally and internationally. Since 1961, P+L has provided unparalleled experience in club master planning, including hospitality and recreational amenities and Architectural and Interior Design services. Whether you’re club is planning a new project or a renovation, we tailor our services to meet the needs of your unique requirements.


National Club Preferred Vendors: PHX ArchitecturePHX Architecture
15990 N. Greenway-Hayden Loop, Suite C-100
Scottsdale, AZ, 85260
Contact: Erik Peterson

PHX is a full-service architectural firm for the luxury market with offices in Scottsdale and Beverly Hills. PHX provides a range of services focused on golf clubhouse, commercial, hospitality, restaurant, and bespoke residential design. Projects are located throughout the West, including Arizona, Idaho, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Texas, Oklahoma, Montana and California.  Led by award-winning architect Erik B. Peterson, along with a talented staff of architects and designers, PHX is dedicated to providing exceptional architectural service.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Pipeline AgencyPipeline Agency
2110 Artesia Blvd #357
Redondo Beach, California, 90278
(310) 890-7473
Contact: Shannon Herschbach

Pipeline helps clubs attract and engage new members. The firm helps all types of membership clubs and communities discover and tell their best stories, and create unique marketing experiences that attract and engage new members.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Private Club AdvisorPrivate Club Advisor
3123 Meridith Way
Bettendorf, Iowa, 52722
Contact: Jackie Carpenter

The Private Club Advisor (PCA) is a monthly business letter written for general managers, owners, operators and board members of private clubs. The letter is designed to educate and inform decision makers of private clubs on industry trends, governmental regulations, recommended policies, best practices and more. The simple and condensed four-page format creates a quick and efficient resource that keeps club executives up to date on relevant, important and helpful information to ensure a more effective decision-making process.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Private Club AgencyThe Private Club Agency
4102 West Linebaugh Avenue
Tampa, FL, 33624
Contact: Gabriel  Aluisy

The Private Club Agency provides design, marketing and consulting services to help private clubs attract and retain more members.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Private Club FilmsPrivate Club Films
North Palm Beach, Florida, 33403
Contact: Dominic Giarratano

Private Club Films produces specialized, custom, professional & targeted video content for clubs, from concept through completion.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Private Club GovernancePrivate Club Governance
33 Puritan Road
Swampscott, MA, 01907
Contact: John Kinner

We collaborate with the leaders of private clubs to elevate their effectiveness. Our expertise centers on governance structures and documents, strategic planning, surveys, boardroom skills and other tools for helping club boards serve their clubs more effectively.

National Club Preferred Vendors: PRO-TechsPRO-Techs
24925 Pike 9264
Clarksville, MO, 63336
Contact: Russell Spangler

PRO-Techs: 90-day anti-microbial protection that works 24/7 to eliminate microorganisms, including Human Coronavirus, Influenza, E-coli, Staphylococcus, Athlete’s foot, Black Mold and more. PRO-Techs is Laboratory supported, EPA certified Green, Food & People safe. Don’t be fooled by other products with no legitimacy! Cost Efficient - Highly Effective - Futuristic Protection

National Club Preferred Vendors: PTPTE Golf, LLC
7006 Stapoint Court, Suite E
Winter Park, FL, 32792
Contact: Matt Pollitt

PTE Golf “Helps Professionals Look More Professional” through a variety of originally designed products for Professionals at Country Clubs and other organizations looking to enhance their brand.

 PTE Golf is also manufacturing a variety of high quality PPE items in-house including Logoed Masks, Face Shields, Counter-Top Barriers for Point of Sale, Sanitizing Indicators, Signage, and Hand Sanitizer Pouches for adding sanitization to almost anywhere.

National Club Preferred Vendors: RCS Hospitality GroupRCS Hospitality Group
6412 Brandon Ave., #339
Springfield, VA, 22150
Contact: Whitney Reid Pennell

The RCS Hospitality Group (formerly Reid Consulting Services) is an award-winning full service consulting company to the private club industry. All our services are value-engineered and custom-built to help our clients ensure that their brand is strengthened, their individual culture is respected, and the experience of their members enhanced. We offer:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Staff & Management Training, including:
  • Executive Search
  • Operations Consulting
    • Food & Beverage Audits
    • Club Audits
    • Marketing & Brand Management
  • Financial Crisis Management
  • Event Programming & Tournament Planning
  • Membership Surveys

We have been honored to work with hundreds of private clubs all over the world including some of the most respected golf and country clubs in the industry. Naturally, RCS is happy -- and eager -- to provide formal references on request.

Visit our website at and to learn more, or contact us at


National Club Preferred Vendors: Reserve AdvisorsReserve Advisors
4600 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 404
Arlington, VA, 22203
Contact: Michelle Baldry

Reserve Advisors is an engineering consulting firm specializing in capital reserve study services. Our engineers complete a thorough evaluation of your Club’s major components to develop a detailed component inventory and related condition assessments. The result is a comprehensive report including a detailed 20-year capital project forecast and funding plan to offset the future capital expenditures. This long-range plan becomes a key part of our clients’ strategic planning process and helps them manage their Clubs like a business.

Founded in 1991, Reserve Advisors has had the privilege of serving more than 140 Clubs from the Florida Keys to Boston and San Francisco.

National Club Preferred Vendors: RMS US LLPRSM US LLP
100 NE 3rd Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33301
Contact: Tammy Tassitano

Power comes from being understood. When you trust the advice you're getting, you know your next move is the right move. That's what you can expect from RSM US. That's the power of being understood. With more than 300 clients in the club industry, our understanding of your needs extends beyond providing accounting, tax and consulting services. Our commitment to your industry is demonstrated by the educational programs we offer through professional organizations, such as the National Club Association, Club Managers Association of America and Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals, and through our contributions to the clubs we serve.  Experience the power. Go to

Robyn Nordin Stowell, PC
7033 East Greenway Parkway, Suite 250
Scottsdale, AZ, 85254
Contact: Robyn Stowell

Sherman & Howard’s Golf, Resorts and Private Clubs attorneys provide a full range of legal services to the operations of hospitality-related properties, including business formations, purchases and sales of assets, growth issues, conversion financing, turnovers, exit strategies, governance, membership programs, debt restructuring and workouts, employment issues and operational liabilities. We represent clubs, developers, buyers, sellers, lenders, members and member groups in various transactions, including the purchase and sale of property, and the construction and finance of mixed-use resort and master-planned communities, leading resorts, golf courses and private clubs, vacation ownership and club membership programs and other hospitality destinations.

Our team of lawyers also includes attorneys with experience in finance, real estate, environmental, intellectual property, labor and employment, tax, bankruptcy, and litigation, bringing practical in-depth understanding of matters of importance to you as a private club or hospitality industry client. We provide advice to clubs during challenging economic times; provide counsel for equity club conversions and golf club membership programs; negotiate within the established relationships of golf clubs, social clubs and homeowner associations; revise club governance documents and membership documents to comply with law and incorporate best practices; and obtain and manage 501(c)(7) status.

National Club Preferred Vendors: RPS-Bollinger Sports & LeisureRPS-Bollinger Sports & Leisure
101 JFK Parkway
Short Hills, NJ, 07078
800-446-5311 ext. 8098
Contact: Tom  Walker

With more than 25 years of experience, RPS Bollinger is a leading provider of innovative private club insurance programs, risk management and claims handling service. We insure more than 1,000 clubs and associations on a nationwide basis.

Contact: Shana Medley
National Club Preferred Vendors: Smith Phillips Strategic CommunicationsSmith Phillips Strategic Communications
8 North Main Street, Suite #2
Concord, NH, 03301
Work:(603) 491-4280
Contact: Bill Smith

Smith Phillips Strategic Communications is a full-service public relations agency that was founded on the idea that public relations should impact the bottom line.  We believe that PR is more than producing news clips; it is identifying our clients’ communications challenges and employing targeted public relations strategies to address these challenges. For more information, please visit

National Club Preferred Vendors: Strategic Club SolutionsStrategic Club Solutions
10556 N. Port Washington Rd
Mequon, WI, 53092
262-661-CLUB (2582)
Contact: Ryan Doerr

You’ll find a dedicated team of left- and right-brain strategists. We use a balanced, innovative approach to formulating your road map to success. With more than 25 years of club industry experience, our process includes exhaustive research, out-of-the-box ingenuity and consistent follow-through. You’ll never be handed a boiler-plate solution because every club experiences unique challenges. So, why would a stock response ever be the right answer? Whether you’re in need of a comprehensive strategic plan or looking to remove a few specific roadblocks, our response will be custom-made, ready for implementation and affordable for your club. You can expect accountability and follow-through because we partner with you beyond the plan.

Strategic Planning | Membership Growth & Engagement | Executive Search | HR & Talent Strategy

Contact: Ted Gillary
National Club Preferred Vendors: Temperature CheckTemperature Check
8851 Monard Dr
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
202 524 0911
Contact: Bruce Pike

Temperature Check focuses on providing solutions that give confidence for all of us to gather together and resume to normalcy. Our thermal scanning technology gives a first line of prevention in the fight against detecting elevated skin temperatures which reduces stress and angst during this challenging time. With an array of Prevention Solutions to choose from, Temperature Check can provide your business with the tools to help you move forward.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Texas Alliance of Recreational OrganizationsTexas Alliance of Recreational Organizations
2909 Cole Avenue, Suite 305
Dallas, TX, 75204
Contact: Sam Brewster

TARO, Inc. is dedicated to protecting and maintaining a positive business environment for the Texas club industry by monitoring political activity in the Texas legislature.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Thompson & Knight LLPThompson & Knight LLP
One Arts Building
Dallas, TX, 75201
Contact: Ted Benn

Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight today is a global firm of approximately 420 attorneys. Thompson & Knight has U.S. offices in Texas and New York and international offices and associations in Mexico, Brazil, North Africa, Europe, and Asia. In addition to providing a wide range of traditional legal services to clients in many industries, the firm prides itself on its experience in the hospitality industry. Thompson & Knight lawyers have extensive experience in golf, private club and resort developments, hotel acquisitions and dispositions, management agreements and domestic and cross border joint ventures. With multiple U.S. offices and two offices each in the prime resort countries of Mexico and Brazil, Thompson & Knight is uniquely positioned to offer a full array of legal services to its hospitality clients.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Three OaksThree Oaks
21381 Sweetwater Lane N
Boca Raton , FL, 33428
Contact: Michael Padden

Private club marketing and sales specialists provide revenue enhancement products and services for the private club industry.

Contact: Todd Levey
National Club Preferred Vendors: Touchrate LLCTouchrate LLC
4776 New Broad Street, Suite 250
Orlando, FL, 32814
(407) 896-7690
Contact: Lynette Swinski

We strive to provide the best shopper experience, while simultaneously providing merchants, brands, retailers and creative agencies with a strong ROI. Our touchscreens employ the latest technology to empower the shopper while informing and guiding them on a personalized path to purchase. We do everything from creative to deployment, installation and remote monitoring. Our solutions are custom built because we figured out long ago that there is no off-the-shelf, one-size-fits-all solution for all customer needs. We encourage collaboration and innovation when working with clients, delivering a product that is 100% tailor made to fit all requirements for the client. We began nearly a decade ago with Walmart, who gave us our mandate that we have followed through to this day: Plug and Play – No Dark Screens – 24/7 Unattended. This has allowed our custom-built solutions to prosper and become adaptable to our clients on a broader aspect, bridging the gap to a generation of now.

National Club Preferred Vendors: TroonTroon
15044 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 300
Scottsdale, Arizona, 85254

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world's largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Also specializing in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues, the company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon) and Troon International properties located in 36 states and 31 countries. Additionally, there are 57 Troon affiliated properties featuring 79 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club, Kauai,Hawaii; Centurion Club, London, England; Indian Wells Golf Resort, Indian Wells, Calif.; Els Club Desaru Coast, Malaysia; and Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa, Calif. For additional news and information, visit, or connect with Troon on FacebookTwitterInstagramGoogle+BlogPress Room, or subscribe to Troon Golf & Travel.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Turf Star/WesternTurf Star/Western - Toro Distribution
2438 Radley Ct.
Hayward, CA, 94545
Contact: Joseph Guerra

Turf Star/Western, is the principal distributor for all The Toro Company’s line of commercial equipment and irrigation products on the West Coast.

National Club Preferred Vendors: UHY LLPUHY LLP
8601 Robert Fulton Drive, Ste. 210
Columbia, MD, 21046
Contact: Harold Mohn

UHY LLP, a national public accounting firm with offices across the country, provides comprehensive audit, tax and consulting services to the private club industry. We enhance our work for private clubs with extensive experience in the not-for-profit area. We provide our clients with sound professional advice to help them manage and mitigate risks by keeping management and governing bodies up-to-date on various trends and practices to help avoid penalties, maintain tax-exempt status and assure credibility with members.

In addition to our support of NCA, our professionals are highly involved with other industry organizations such as Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals and the Club Tax Network.

National Club Preferred Vendors: UMCUMC
11611 49th Place West
Mukilteo, WA, 98275-4255

UMC is helping clubs provide peace of mind to their members though high-quality, portable hand wash stations. Available for shipment to anywhere in the U.S.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Vivid LeafVivid Leaf Sustainability
PO Box 3039
Naples, FL, 34106
Contact: Till von Ruexleben

Vivid Leaf is the first and only real-time sustainability platform for the private club industry. We identify significant, proven savings opportunities for private clubs, hotels and resorts based on environmentally conscious measures. Vivid Leaf customers have enjoyed significant ROI, increased media coverage and have greatly furthered public interest in their club. Our track record of performance proves that you can improve your club's public image while still saving money. Contact us today at to learn more.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Wellbridge Country ClubWellbridge
6140 Greenwood Plaza Blvd.
Greenwood Village, CO, 80111
Contact: Eddie  Williams

Wellbridge owns and manages 20 athletic and tennis clubs and spas across the U.S. Wellbridge has developed an exclusive approach to combining fitness and wellness that caters to every way of life. From active kids' programs to executive-style amenities and everything in-between, our clubs offer an experience that fits each member's lifestyle.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Western Golf AssociationWestern Golf Association
1 Briar Road
Golf, IL, 60029
Contact: Jeff Harrison

Founded in 1899, the Western Golf Association conducts championships for professional and amateur golfers, promotes the use of caddies, and oversees the Evans Scholars Foundation, which awards college scholarships to caddies with limited financial means.

National Club Preferred Vendors: Xhibtz Contract FurnishingXhibtz Contract Furnishing
11071 Indian Lake Circle
Boynton Beach, Florida, 33437
Contact: Steve  Berlin

XHIBTZ is a manufacturers representative and purchasing company taking pride in offering quality products and service for over 20 years. The company is a dedicated furniture and accessory provider to country clubs, yacht clubs, hotels, resorts, property management companies, homeowner associations, condominium associations, interior designers and residential and estate home owners, with a primary focus on exceptional customer service and client satisfaction.

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