Francisco A. Ventura , CCM serves as the Club Manager of Oak Hill Country Club in Fitchburg, MA and was previously General Manager at Blue Hill Country Club in Canton, MA.
Mr. Ventura joined CMAA in 2003 and served as NECMA Director and NECMA Community Relations and Membership Chairman as well as Co-Chair of the Tournaments and Outings Committee in 2008, elected to Secretary in 2009 and re-elected in 2010, and elected Vice President in 2011. Mr. Ventura achieved his CCM designation in 2009.
As Vice President, Mr. Ventura will continue with NECMA members to develop and promote high standards of professionalism in private club management, and further uphold the NECMA mission statement: to provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management, and to advance friendly relations among its members.
The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA), the original chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, was established in 1914 and has since been a leader in the advancement of opportunities for private club managers, and foremost, students of the culinary and hospitality industries. NECMA has more than 240 members who manage more than 150 private clubs in the New England area. The purposes of the New England Chapter are to provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management, and to advance friendly relations among its members. For more information, please visit the NECMA web site at www.necma.org.
The Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. With more than 7,000 members across all classifications, CMAA members run more than 3,000 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to encourage the education and advancement of its members; and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations. For more information, please visitwww.cmaa.org.