Robby Allender began working with Club Corp in 2005 at Hackberry Creek Country Club as Assistant Food and Beverage Director. He moved to Tampa in 2009 to the Centre Club where he thrived as Service Director and Private Events Director.
In 2013, Robby moved to the Downtown Club in Houston, ClubCorps largest business and athletic club. There he grew the clubs membership and continued to overachieve sales goals. When Robby rejoined the Centre Club team in October 2015, he not only brought an incredible amount of knowledge and experience but he also brought an undeniable excitement to continue building meaningful connections and growing the club's network of business leaders and professionals in the Tampa Bay Area!
Kris joined the Centre Club in October 2016. Originally from Cleveland, OH, Kris grew up a fan of everything Ohio. Although Kris has been a Florida resident for the past ten years, he stays loyal to his hometown/state supporting the Cleveland Browns, Cavs, Indians and the Ohio State Buckeyes! Kris graduated from the University of Mount Union in 2006 with a B.A. in Sport Business. Kris is a member of the 2002 Mount Union National Championship football team. He started his career in Bonita Springs, FL as the Recreation Manager for the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in 2006. He relocated to Tampa Bay in 2009 where he advanced his professional sales career with both AIG and the Tampa Bay Rays. He is a proud member of the USGA and when he is not working chances are you can find Kris on the golf course, somewhere on a beach or on a boat fishing! He is the proud owner of two dogs, Tyson, a black lab (14) and a rescue, Baylee, a Multi-Poo (3).
Elizabeth has been an employee partner with the ClubCorp family since 2002. She was first employed at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio then transferred to Countryside Country Club in 2007. In 2011, Elizabeth stepped in to the Private Events Director Position. What Elizabeth most enjoys about her position is planning many milestone events, from weddings to business meeting and so much more.
Selena graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Event Management and a minor in Marketing. After graduation she returned to her hometown, Saint Petersburg, Florida and joined the Centre Club team in October of 2016. She looks forward to assisting you in all your event planning needs!
Lorraine joined the Centre Club team in September 2017. A native of Ecuador, Lorraine graduated from Barton College in North Carolina, where she led the Women’s Tennis Team and achieved a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications: Public Relations and Sport Management. After living in different countries and states, she found her passion for people, building connections and service which led her to start her career in hospitality. Lorraine enjoys sports, reading and traveling in her spare time and is looking forward to make your Club experience remarkable!
Role: Executive Chef Serving Since: 2017 Email Jake Peeler
Chef Peeler joined Centre Club in July 4th, 2017. He grew up in Countryside Clearwater and began his culinary career at Eastlake Woodlands Country Club. After graduating from Nichols State University, Chef Jake worked with the Brennan Family in New Orleans. In 2005 he moved back to Tampa Bay and enjoyed heading up culinary efforts at several local restaurants. Chef is always looking to improve our Member experience by serving the highest quality of food. His goal is to have a diverse Menu for Members to enjoy from at all times of the day!
Megan is a Florida Native born in Clearwater, FL. She joined the Centre Club team in October 2017 and is currently going to school full time to achieve her Bachelor’s degree in Finance. In her spare time, Megan enjoys dirt biking, reading, and trying new restaurants. Megan likes to bring an abundant amount of energy and dedication in both her personal and professional life.