Eric L. Affeldt has served as our chief executive officer since December 2006 and as a director since 2006. Prior to joining us, he served as a principal of KSL Capital Partners. Mr. Affeldt also previously served as president and chief executive officer of KSL Fairways Golf Corporation from January 1995 to June 1998, vice president and general manager of Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami and the combined PGA West and La Quinta Resort and Club in California from June 1998 to June 2000 and was a founding partner of KSL Recreation Corporation. In addition, Mr. Affeldt was president of General Aviation Holdings, Inc. from January 2000 to March 2005. In 2015, 2014 and 2010, Eric was named the most powerful person in golf by Golf Inc. In 2015 Eric was named to the Institutional Investor All America Executive Team in the “Best CEO” Consumer-Leisure sector. He is currently a national vice president of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a member of the World Presidents' Organization, and also serves on the board of directors and as the non-executive chairman for Cedar Fair LP. He holds a B.A. in political science and religion from Claremont McKenna College.