Our Team

Senior Leadership Team

Sean Taylor – Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Sean is a dedicated resort operations leader and PGA member with more than 20 years of experience. He has a clear understanding that service is the cornerstone of club/resort operations and his leadership philosophy is centered on exceeding the needs of the guests and members while driving superior financial performance.
He founded Taylor Hospitality and Up to Par Management after identifying a market need for solutions-oriented business practices. Sean focuses on optimizing property-wide processes with Six Sigma initiatives as well as enhancing associate engagement through management training programs.

Debbie Knick – Director of Finance and Human Resources
Debbie is an experienced accounting professional with over 25 years of experience. Her strong analytical and problem-solving skills paired with an adaptable work ethic, allow her to tackle everything from daily financial transactions to analyzing an organization’s financials. Her ability to quickly learn a new software and troubleshoot computer and network issues make her indispensable when onboarding new properties.

Shaun Fronk – Director of Operations
Shaun is a PGA member with more than 12 years of experience in the club and resort arena. His management philosophy is focused on the needs of members, guests, and associates. Shaun is a process-oriented manager who is extremely good at meticulously analyzing and implementing changes to operations.

Jeff Karlstrand – Director of Agronomy and Safety
Jeff has 35 years of experience in the golf maintenance field. He has worked at a variety of properties along the East Coast with varying budgets and needs. He has managed numerous remodeling projects and hosted 17 professional events. He has the ability to analyze course conditions and needs and formulate a maintenance plan that works within budget constraints.

Natalia Contreras – Director of Marketing
Natalia is a marketing and communications professional with a dozen years of experience. She’s dedicated to developing, refining, and implementing brand strategy, creative services, and marketing communications. Natalia works closely with marketing, sales and operations teams to ensure brand positioning and marketing is executed properly through all the marketing channels for both our clients and corporate level.

Seth VanHall – Director of Account Management and Sales
Seth is a results-driven professional with a strong leadership presence and demonstrated record of success. He is experienced in generating incremental growth while maintaining price integrity. Seth has a proven track record of developing and maintaining profitable food and beverage concepts, along with fostering a customer-first culture.


Management Team

Janine Pritts – Marketing and Communications Manager
Lori McIvor – Office Manager
Morgan Breeden – Marketing and Communications Manager
Kimberly Rhodes – Senior Marketing and Communications Manager


Bryce Resort Team

Paul Lepler – Golf Business Manager
Nick Semuta – PGA Teaching Professional
Morgan Breeden – Marketing and Communications Manager
Kimberly Rhodes – Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
Sean Taylor – Account Manager


Heritage Hunt Golf & Country Club Team

Virginia Dining Room | Marsh Mansion

Shaun Fronk – Director of Operations
Kris Legasto – Executive Chef
Rachael Cooper – Club Administrator
John Yancy – Head Golf Professional
Trudy Franklin – Membership Director
Carey Bailey – Golf Course Superintendent
Cary Muirhead – Director of Sales
Ethen Smith – Sous Chef
Tamula Hubbard – Banquet Manager
Janine Pritts – Marketing and Communications Manager
Jeff Karlstrand – Account Manager


Lexington Golf & Country Club Team

Tri-Brook Grill

Bret Garrison – General Manager
Bunyan Fortune – Executive Chef
Betty Jo Hamilton – Tri-Brook Manager
Andrew Elaimy – Head Golf Professional
Tom Flippen – 1st Assistant Golf Professional
Janine Pritts – Marketing and Communications Manager
Lori McIvor – Administrative Assistant
Debbie Knick – Director of Finance
Jeff Karlstrand – Golf Course Superintendent/Director of Agronomy
Sean Taylor – Account Manager


Raven Golf Club Team

Raven Grille

Mike Rogers – Golf Business Manager
Brian Brewbaker – Golf Course Superintendent
Morgan Breeden – Marketing and Communications Manager
Natalia Contreras – Director of Marketing
Shaun Fronk – Account Manager


Robert E. Lee Hotel Team

Gregory Krepps – General Manager
Joseph Mannino – Assistant General Manager
Kimberly Rhodes – Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
Sean Taylor – Account Manager


Rocca Bar Ristorante Team

Gregory Krepps – General Manager
Michael Pascarella – Executive Chef
Kimberly Rhodes – Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
Sean Taylor – Account Manager


Sheridan Livery Inn Team

Sheridan Livery Restaurant

Pina Decanini – Assistant General Manager
Deborah Goglia – Food & Beverage Manager
Kimberly Rhodes – Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
Sean Taylor – Account Manager


Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club Team

Seth VanHall – COO and General Manager
Natalia Contreras – Director of Marketing