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Our Team

We may come from a variety of backgrounds, but we are united in our passion for supporting golf in Northern California.

Our People

Executive Leadership Team

Joe Huston
Chief Executive Officer Team Member since 2014
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

Golf has made such an impact on my life, and it is an honor to work with the team to make the game even more vibrant, inclusive, and accessible.

Joe Huston
Chief Executive Officer Team Member since 2014

My favorite thing about working in golf:

Golf has made such an impact on my life, and it is an honor to work with the team to make the game even more vibrant, inclusive, and accessible.

Aana Fitzgerald
Chief Financial Officer Team Member since 1994
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My favorite golf memory:

A hole in one on #15 at Spyglass while playing with my son.

Aana Fitzgerald
Chief Financial Officer Team Member since 1994

My favorite golf memory:

A hole in one on #15 at Spyglass while playing with my son.

Lenny Fudenna
Chief Technology Officer Team Member since 2008
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My favorite golf memory:

I grew up playing golf with my dad. One of my favorite memories was getting to invite him to a round at Spyglass.

Lenny Fudenna
Chief Technology Officer Team Member since 2008

My favorite golf memory:

I grew up playing golf with my dad. One of my favorite memories was getting to invite him to a round at Spyglass.

Ryan Gregg
Chief Operations Officer Team Member since 1997
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

The people! The wonderful golf course staff, volunteers and members we get to work with really make this the best job in the world.

Ryan Gregg
Chief Operations Officer Team Member since 1997

My favorite thing about working in golf:

The people! The wonderful golf course staff, volunteers and members we get to work with really make this the best job in the world.

Kristen Nostrand
Chief Marketing Officer Team Member since 2016
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My favorite golf memory:

This is a fun one since it was while playing Poppy Ridge with the whole Growth Team. It was my first (I'm optimistic :) ) hole-in-one -#7 Zinfandel!

Kristen Nostrand
Chief Marketing Officer Team Member since 2016

My favorite golf memory:

This is a fun one since it was while playing Poppy Ridge with the whole Growth Team. It was my first (I'm optimistic :) ) hole-in-one -#7 Zinfandel!

Jim Cowan
Chief Governance Officer Team Member since 1995
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My favorite golf memory:

A 1984 trip to the Pebble Beach area with two of my favorite golf companions, my brother and my uncle.

Jim Cowan
Chief Governance Officer Team Member since 1995

My favorite golf memory:

A 1984 trip to the Pebble Beach area with two of my favorite golf companions, my brother and my uncle.

Patrick Glaessner
Senior HR Director Team Member since 2022
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

I enjoy working in golf because it is a fantastic game that brings people from all walks of life together.

Patrick Glaessner
Senior HR Director Team Member since 2022

My favorite thing about working in golf:

I enjoy working in golf because it is a fantastic game that brings people from all walks of life together.

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Human Resources & Finance

Aana Fitzgerald
Chief Financial Officer Team Member since 1994
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My favorite golf memory:

A hole in one on #15 at Spyglass while playing with my son.

Aana Fitzgerald
Chief Financial Officer Team Member since 1994

My favorite golf memory:

A hole in one on #15 at Spyglass while playing with my son.

Marissa Brosseau
Finance and Accounting Manager Team Member since 2017
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

I consider myself very lucky to be able to work at one of the most beautiful golf courses. The views are incredible!

Marissa Brosseau
Finance and Accounting Manager Team Member since 2017

My favorite thing about working in golf:

I consider myself very lucky to be able to work at one of the most beautiful golf courses. The views are incredible!

Emily Paim
Accounting Coordinator Team Member since 2018
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

Everyone's positive attitudes.

Emily Paim
Accounting Coordinator Team Member since 2018

My favorite thing about working in golf:

Everyone's positive attitudes.

Stephanie Cruz
Human Resources Internal
Communications Manager
Team Member since 2021
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

The best part of working in golf is the people. It is an amazing thing to be surrounded by a team of people who truly love what they do!

Stephanie Cruz
Human Resources Internal
Communications Manager
Team Member since 2021

My favorite thing about working in golf:

The best part of working in golf is the people. It is an amazing thing to be surrounded by a team of people who truly love what they do!

Dolores Amir
Assistant Manager Accounting Team Member since 2022
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Dolores Amir
Assistant Manager Accounting Team Member since 2022
Patrick Glaessner
Senior HR Director Team Member since 2022
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

I enjoy working in golf because it is a fantastic game that brings people from all walks of life together.

Patrick Glaessner
Senior HR Director Team Member since 2022

My favorite thing about working in golf:

I enjoy working in golf because it is a fantastic game that brings people from all walks of life together.

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Information Technology

Lenny Fudenna
Chief Technology Officer Team Member since 2008
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My favorite golf memory:

I grew up playing golf with my dad. One of my favorite memories was getting to invite him to a round at Spyglass.

Lenny Fudenna
Chief Technology Officer Team Member since 2008

My favorite golf memory:

I grew up playing golf with my dad. One of my favorite memories was getting to invite him to a round at Spyglass.

Paul Nevarez
Information Technology Technician Team Member since 2019
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My favorite golf memory:

During an employee golf event, I hit a two foot divot on the 1st tee in front of 8 members of the maintenance crew. I'll never forget their faces.

Paul Nevarez
Information Technology Technician Team Member since 2019

My favorite golf memory:

During an employee golf event, I hit a two foot divot on the 1st tee in front of 8 members of the maintenance crew. I'll never forget their faces.

Josh Dressel
System Support Technician Team Member since 2021
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

The pursuit of always improving our game carries over into the work we do for the NCGA. I truly enjoy being a member of this team.

Josh Dressel
System Support Technician Team Member since 2021

My favorite thing about working in golf:

The pursuit of always improving our game carries over into the work we do for the NCGA. I truly enjoy being a member of this team.

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Tournaments

Ryan Gregg
Chief Operations Officer Team Member since 1997
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

The people! The wonderful golf course staff, volunteers and members we get to work with really make this the best job in the world.

Ryan Gregg
Chief Operations Officer Team Member since 1997

My favorite thing about working in golf:

The people! The wonderful golf course staff, volunteers and members we get to work with really make this the best job in the world.

Eva Monisteri
Director of Women’s Golf
Director of Tournaments
Team Member since 2020
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My favorite golf memory:

My kids played in this year's Mixed Team Championship. It is nice to see that my husband's and my passion for the game has spilled over to our kids.

Eva Monisteri
Director of Women’s Golf
Director of Tournaments
Team Member since 2020

My favorite golf memory:

My kids played in this year's Mixed Team Championship. It is nice to see that my husband's and my passion for the game has spilled over to our kids.

Rick Leoncio
Director of Sanctioned Events Team Member since 2004
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

Having the opportunity to travel around the country and work major championships.

Rick Leoncio
Director of Sanctioned Events Team Member since 2004

My favorite thing about working in golf:

Having the opportunity to travel around the country and work major championships.

Bryce Leon
Director of Championships Team Member since 2022
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My favorite golf memory:

Making my first hole-in-one while playing in a Wednesday Pro-Am at a PGA TOUR event.

Bryce Leon
Director of Championships Team Member since 2022

My favorite golf memory:

Making my first hole-in-one while playing in a Wednesday Pro-Am at a PGA TOUR event.

Sam Staton
Director of Social Golf
(Events and Travel)
Team Member since 2011
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

The number of friends I have made and through the NCGA travel program, I have visited some of the greatest golf courses in the world.

Sam Staton
Director of Social Golf
(Events and Travel)
Team Member since 2011

My favorite thing about working in golf:

The number of friends I have made and through the NCGA travel program, I have visited some of the greatest golf courses in the world.

Caroline O’Brien
Director of Women’s Golf
Social Golf Manager
Team Member since 2020
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

I really enjoy the beautiful surroundings and the opportunity to know the dedicated and talented people who work, play and volunteer in the sport.

Caroline O’Brien
Director of Women’s Golf
Social Golf Manager
Team Member since 2020

My favorite thing about working in golf:

I really enjoy the beautiful surroundings and the opportunity to know the dedicated and talented people who work, play and volunteer in the sport.

Spencer Sorensen
Tournaments Manager Team Member since 2011
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My favorite golf memory:

Playing Cypress Point with my dad and making birdie on the 18th hole to end the round.

Spencer Sorensen
Tournaments Manager Team Member since 2011

My favorite golf memory:

Playing Cypress Point with my dad and making birdie on the 18th hole to end the round.

Luke Guenther
Championships Assistant Manager Team Member since 2019
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

For me, setting up courses and giving players a stage on which they can best showcase their abilities is what I love so much about working in golf.

Luke Guenther
Championships Assistant Manager Team Member since 2019

My favorite thing about working in golf:

For me, setting up courses and giving players a stage on which they can best showcase their abilities is what I love so much about working in golf.

Ryan Neal
Assistant Manager of Operations Team Member since 2020
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

Sitting between Ian Dahl & Luke Guenther in the NCGA's office.

Ryan Neal
Assistant Manager of Operations Team Member since 2020

My favorite thing about working in golf:

Sitting between Ian Dahl & Luke Guenther in the NCGA's office.

Vaughn Kezirian
Operations Specialist Team Member since 2011
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My favorite golf memory:

Hole in One #7 at Pebble Beach.

Vaughn Kezirian
Operations Specialist Team Member since 2011

My favorite golf memory:

Hole in One #7 at Pebble Beach.

Ryan Toole
Sanctioned Events Manager Team Member since 2021
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

Working in golf takes you to the most amazing places. The people you meet along the way are awesome too.

Ryan Toole
Sanctioned Events Manager Team Member since 2021

My favorite thing about working in golf:

Working in golf takes you to the most amazing places. The people you meet along the way are awesome too.

Josh Boyles
Sanctioned Events Assistant Manager Team Member since 2020
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My favorite golf memory:

Being a standard bearer for the 2010 US Open at Pebble Beach. I got to follow around some of my favorite players inside the ropes.

Josh Boyles
Sanctioned Events Assistant Manager Team Member since 2020

My favorite golf memory:

Being a standard bearer for the 2010 US Open at Pebble Beach. I got to follow around some of my favorite players inside the ropes.

Haley Whitbeck
Senior Manager of Junior Golf Team Member since 2017
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My favorite golf memory:

Competing in the NCAA D2 National Championship with my team (Sonoma State) my sophomore year of college.

Haley Whitbeck
Senior Manager of Junior Golf Team Member since 2017

My favorite golf memory:

Competing in the NCAA D2 National Championship with my team (Sonoma State) my sophomore year of college.

Kurtis Bettencourt
Manager of Junior Golf Team Member since 2022
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My favorite golf memory:

Taking my dad out to play Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Kurtis Bettencourt
Manager of Junior Golf Team Member since 2022

My favorite golf memory:

Taking my dad out to play Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Gavin Owen
Manager of Golf Operations Team Member since 2022
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My favorite golf memory:

Playing with my dad in his home country of Wales beneath the ruins of Harlech Castle.

Gavin Owen
Manager of Golf Operations Team Member since 2022

My favorite golf memory:

Playing with my dad in his home country of Wales beneath the ruins of Harlech Castle.

Patrick Abadilla
Assistant Manager of Sanctioned Events Team Member since 2022
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Patrick Abadilla
Assistant Manager of Sanctioned Events Team Member since 2022
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Rules & Handicapping

Jim Cowan
Senior Director of Governance Team Member since 1995
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My favorite golf memory:

A 1984 trip to the Pebble Beach area with two of my favorite golf companions, my brother and my uncle.

Jim Cowan
Senior Director of Governance Team Member since 1995

My favorite golf memory:

A 1984 trip to the Pebble Beach area with two of my favorite golf companions, my brother and my uncle.

Jeremy Gray
Course Rating Manager Team Member since 2011
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

There is no other industry that introduces you to individuals from so many different walks of life.

Jeremy Gray
Course Rating Manager Team Member since 2011

My favorite thing about working in golf:

There is no other industry that introduces you to individuals from so many different walks of life.

Martin Fuentes
Manager of Governance and Customer Service Team Member since 2007
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My favorite golf memory:

Sinking 4 birdie putt in a row at The Hay at Pebble Beach!

Martin Fuentes
Manager of Governance and Customer Service Team Member since 2007

My favorite golf memory:

Sinking 4 birdie putt in a row at The Hay at Pebble Beach!

Jeff Vanderhoof
Assistant Manager of Governance Team Member since 2019
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

Having the opportunity to meet and work with so many wonderful people from different backgrounds who also love the game of golf.

Jeff Vanderhoof
Assistant Manager of Governance Team Member since 2019

My favorite thing about working in golf:

Having the opportunity to meet and work with so many wonderful people from different backgrounds who also love the game of golf.

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Marketing, Membership & Communications

Kristen Nostrand
Chief Marketing Officer Team Member since 2016
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My favorite golf memory:

This is a fun one since it was while playing Poppy Ridge with the whole Growth Team. It was my first (I'm optimistic :) ) hole-in-one -#7 Zinfandel!

Kristen Nostrand
Chief Marketing Officer Team Member since 2016

My favorite golf memory:

This is a fun one since it was while playing Poppy Ridge with the whole Growth Team. It was my first (I'm optimistic :) ) hole-in-one -#7 Zinfandel!

Jerry Stewart
Communications Manager;
Managing Editor, NCGA Golf Magazine
Team Member since 2014
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My favorite golf memory:

Playing the Old Course at St. Andrews and Kingsbarns near St. Andrews.

Jerry Stewart
Communications Manager;
Managing Editor, NCGA Golf Magazine
Team Member since 2014

My favorite golf memory:

Playing the Old Course at St. Andrews and Kingsbarns near St. Andrews.

Julie McEntee
Senior Manager Members and Clubs Team Member since 2017
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My favorite golf memory:

My favorite golf memory? Easy. I got a hole-in-one at Monterey Pines #3. Super exciting! Six months after that, I almost did it again!

Julie McEntee
Senior Manager Members and Clubs Team Member since 2017

My favorite golf memory:

My favorite golf memory? Easy. I got a hole-in-one at Monterey Pines #3. Super exciting! Six months after that, I almost did it again!

Aimee Jackson
Membership and Marketing Assistant Manager Team Member since 2021
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My favorite golf memory:

Week one of working at the NCGA, I eagled hole 7 at Poppy Hills. What a great way to start my new adventure!

Aimee Jackson
Membership and Marketing Assistant Manager Team Member since 2021

My favorite golf memory:

Week one of working at the NCGA, I eagled hole 7 at Poppy Hills. What a great way to start my new adventure!

Vickie Wilson
Tournaments Coordinator Graphic Design and Digital Communications Team Member since 2020
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

I come from high tech industry and the golf industry is much more friendly and fun, while still retaining a high level of professionalism and service.

Vickie Wilson
Tournaments Coordinator Graphic Design and Digital Communications Team Member since 2020

My favorite thing about working in golf:

I come from high tech industry and the golf industry is much more friendly and fun, while still retaining a high level of professionalism and service.

Nick Miguel
Advertising, Revenue, and Sponsorship Assistant Manager Team Member since 2021
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My favorite golf memory:

Favorite golf memory is the first time I was able to take my Dad to play Pebble Beach.

Nick Miguel
Advertising, Revenue, and Sponsorship Assistant Manager Team Member since 2021

My favorite golf memory:

Favorite golf memory is the first time I was able to take my Dad to play Pebble Beach.

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Customer Service

Martin Fuentes
Manager of Governance and Customer Service Team Member since 2007
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My favorite golf memory:

Sinking 4 birdie putt in a row at The Hay at Pebble Beach!

Martin Fuentes
Manager of Governance and Customer Service Team Member since 2007

My favorite golf memory:

Sinking 4 birdie putt in a row at The Hay at Pebble Beach!

Mike Porras
Customer Service Specialist Team Member since 2021
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My favorite golf memory:

Taking two of my son's to play Pebble Beach for their first time. It was an outstanding day! Sharing the experience with them was amazing!

Mike Porras
Customer Service Specialist Team Member since 2021

My favorite golf memory:

Taking two of my son's to play Pebble Beach for their first time. It was an outstanding day! Sharing the experience with them was amazing!

Bryan Rodriguez
Customer Service Coordinator Team Member since 2021
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

Helping enhance our members' experience when playing this great game of golf through assistance, knowledge, and innovation.

Bryan Rodriguez
Customer Service Coordinator Team Member since 2021

My favorite thing about working in golf:

Helping enhance our members' experience when playing this great game of golf through assistance, knowledge, and innovation.

Connor Rummonds
Customer Service Coordinator Team Member since 2022
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

Being able to work with people that share the same love and passion for golf that I have.

Connor Rummonds
Customer Service Coordinator Team Member since 2022

My favorite thing about working in golf:

Being able to work with people that share the same love and passion for golf that I have.

Adam Sepagan
Customer Service Coordinator Team Member since 2022
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

I enjoy helping people who are doing something that they love to do!

Adam Sepagan
Customer Service Coordinator Team Member since 2022

My favorite thing about working in golf:

I enjoy helping people who are doing something that they love to do!

Natalie Brugler
P.J. Boatwright Intern Team Member since 2022
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My favorite thing about working in golf:

I love being part of a community that shares the same passion, where I can make new connections and help people grow the game of golf.

Natalie Brugler
P.J. Boatwright Intern Team Member since 2022

My favorite thing about working in golf:

I love being part of a community that shares the same passion, where I can make new connections and help people grow the game of golf.

Stewart Cezar
P.J. Boatwright Intern Team Member since 2022
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My favorite golf memory:

Definitely the first (and only) time I beat my brother's gross score (by 1 stroke!) which not so coincidentally is also my lowest round to date.

Stewart Cezar
P.J. Boatwright Intern Team Member since 2022

My favorite golf memory:

Definitely the first (and only) time I beat my brother's gross score (by 1 stroke!) which not so coincidentally is also my lowest round to date.

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