Clubs and Resorts
Mark Sollenberger has been named Director of Villa Sales and Golf Memberships for The Grand Del Mar in Del Mar, Calif., near San Diego. In his new position, Sollen-berger will also take charge of new memberships for the 380-acre Grand Golf Club, the property’s championship private golf course.
Mark Schwantner has been named General Manager of The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla. He is responsible for overseeing all operations of the 300-room resort. A 30-year hospitality industry veteran, Schwantner comes to The Renaissance Resort from Marco Island Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa.
Bill Tindall has assumed the role of Head Professional of the new Tumble Creek Golf Club at Suncadia near Roslyn, Wash. Tindall will be responsible for golf course operations for the private Tom Doak course, including teaching and lesson programs, golf operations staffing, club tournaments and golf shop operations.
Dr. Gary Wiren has been selected to serve as Senior Director of Instruction for Trump Golf Properties. In his new role, he will assist the teaching staffs at each of the Donald J. Trump facilities in the U.S. and internationally and be available as a resource for all teaching- and playing-related issues. Wiren has taught in 34 countries, and has authored 11 books, including the PGA of America’s Teaching Manual.
Vincent Balducci has joined The City Club of Rock Hill, S.C., as Executive Chef. Balducci has seven years of experience as a chef, executive chef and chef/proprietor. Mentored by professional chefs from an early age, he opened and managed two restaurants before the age of 21.
Alto-Shaam has appointed Kevin Lien to the position of United States Western Regional Sales Manager. With a strong foodservice background, Lien is involved with all market segments for Alto-Shaam equipment and will work closely with consultants, dealers, representatives, chain accounts and owner/operators.
Profile Products LLC has added Randy Hamilton to its sales force as Western Region Sales Manager. He is responsible for driving Profile Products’ sales, providing distributor support and helping develop product specifications for the company’s wide range of erosion control, hydraulic mulch and other soil solutions products.