Our People

Simona Blaugh

General Manager

Jeremy Daniuk

Director of Operations

Ashley Toomey

Senior Director of Private Events
Ashley Godinez -Private Events Director

Lorena Mulvaney

Private Events Director
Lorena Mulvaney - Private Events Director

Sally Karney

Private Events Director

Lauren Buck

Private Events Director

Catalina Gaete

Membership Director

Colleen Norton

Member Relations Director

Mark Canak

Beverage Manager & Sommelier

Helen Ghebreyohanes

Service Director

Greg Carso

Executive Chef

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Club Hours

Mon–Fri   7 am – 10 pm
Sat 5:30 pm – 10 pm
Sun Closed

Simona Blaugh

Role:General Manager
Serving Since:2017
Phone Number:312.876.3200

Simona is a native Chicagoan with a background in business management, sales, marketing, networking, programming, fine dining, and membership retention. She joins The Metropolitan in 2017 as General Manager following her successful tenure as General Manager at The Mid-America Club.She graduated with honors from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.In her spare time, Simona enjoys spending her time with her husband, Chris, and their two children, Jacob (6) and Noah (3) in Naperville. Her other interests include the Chicago Cubs, Chicago history, museums, and philanthropy.