Ken Nicholas joined the Hartefeld National team as the General Manager on January 22, 2016. Ken previously held the position of General Manager of Crestview Country Club in Wichita, Kansas for the past 8 years. Crestview is a private member owned country club with 700 members, 2 eighteen hole golf courses, a large full service clubhouse, tennis and pool.
Prior to his tenure at Crestview, Ken was the General Manager at Tallgrass Country Club in Wichita, Kansas. He also worked for American Golf Corporation from 1989-2007 in numerous roles including General Manager of three clubs in Chicago and St. Louis.
Ken has built great management teams at his clubs and prides himself on being a very visible floor leader. He is a detailed operator in golf, food and beverage and finance. Ken is an accomplished golfer, Indiana University graduate and St. Louis native. Ken will be relocating to the Avondale, PA area with his wife, Keely, his 18 year old daughter, Haley, and his 16 year old son, Alex.