Tom Bennison

Role: Senior Vice President, Business Development
Serving Since: 2013

Tom Bennison has more than 30 years of experience in the club business. During his time at ClubCorp, he has primarily worked in new business acquisitions and development. Today, Tom is responsible for overseeing the company's external growth strategy, which includes the acquisition of other portfolio owners of clubs, the purchase of member and investor owned clubs and the development of new business, sports and alumni clubs and existing club lease renewals.

His education includes a degree in liberal arts & sciences and additional studies in economics and finance.

Randall Cousins

Role: Senior Director, Business Development
Serving Since: 2013

Randall Cousins has focused on business development during his time at ClubCorp. His primary duties include deal generation, financial underwriting, market analysis, negotiations and leading the deal team for closing. Prior to ClubCorp, he had seven years of experience in private M&A, valuation and consulting. His education includes an MBA in finance/real estate and a BBA in finance.

Spencer Fielding

Role: Director, Business Development
Serving Since: 2011

Spencer Fielding has worked in financial planning & analysis and business development during his time at ClubCorp. His primary duties include deal generation, negotiations and leading the deal team for closing. Prior to ClubCorp, he had two years of experience as a financial analyst over infusion therapies for Medco Health Solutions. His education includes an MS in finance and a BA in mathematics and economics.

Andrew Irving

Role: Director, Business Development
Serving Since: 2016

As Director of Business Development at ClubCorp, Andrew Irving's primary duties include deal generation, negotiations and leading the deal team for closing. Prior to ClubCorp, he had six years of investment banking experience, primarily M&A, and four years at Marathon Petroleum as a financial analyst for business development and marketing analyst for wholesale operations. He played tennis professionally for four years and held world rankings in both singles and doubles. His education includes an MBA in finance and a BA in economics.

Billy Knight

Role: Manager, Business Development
Serving Since: 1998

Billy Knight has a total of 14 years of private club industry experience. His primary duties at ClubCorp include identifying clubs that fit acquisition/lease or third-party management criteria and initiating conversations, financial underwriting, market analysis, negotiations and evaluating capital needs and cost. Prior to ClubCorp, he spent five years with Sequoia Golf as Director of Business Development, with a strong background in membership sales and operations.