Originally from Southern California, Scott Goldberg began his foodservice career at the age of 16, working for Peter Morton and the Hard Rock Café. He graduated from UNLV in 1991, with a Bachelor of Administration degree with an emphasis in Hospitality Management. Scott interned with the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas his senior year and fell in love with the food and beverage business. He continued his career with the Hard Rock Café after college and went on to manage locations in Hawaii, Chicago, and California. Scott refined his skills in the restaurant business until joining the Los Angeles Music Center in 1996. During this time Scott had the privilege of overseeing the Governors Ball and the food and beverage for the Academy Awards for five years.
In March of 2011, Live Nation / House of Blues Entertainment enlisted Scott as Vice President of Food and Beverage, tasked with rejuvenating and reinventing the food and beverage operations for all eleven House of Blues and 29 Clubs and Theatres throughout the US. Over the last four years Scott was Vice President of Food and Beverage for Ryman Hospitality in Nashville Tennessee. His properties included the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium. New to Tucson, Scott is looking forward to getting acquainted and making it his new home with us here at Arizona Sands Club!
Stacy has lived in Tucson for 10 years with her family and is originally from Pennsylvania. She has lived in New Jersey and Saint Louis and has always enjoyed the adventure of moving. She has spent most of her career working in the retail industry, staying home to raise her three children, and over the past seven years working for a large church here in Tucson. She has extensive Finance, Accounting, and Customer service experience. She is looking forward to getting to know all of our members and is always available to help you with your billing questions.
Stacy has been married to her husband Mark for 22 years and they have 3 children, 2 dogs, and a bunch of fish. Her family certainly keeps her busy when she isn’t at work, but she loves reading, doing puzzles and watching scary movies. She is always ready with a warm greeting and happy smile.
The son of two University of Arizona Alums, Adam was born in Albany, NY and moved back to Tucson with his family shortly after his first birthday. He graduated from Sabino High School in 2000 and received his Bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University in Agribusiness and Applied Economics with a minor in History.
After college, Adam moved back to Tucson and spent nearly 10 years working for Golden Eagle Distributors in marketing, promotions and sales. For the past five years, Adam has made it a priority to become more involved in the community including three years working for the Tucson Metro Chamber. Along with his work experience, Adam is an active community member. He is currently the Past President of the Foothills Club of Tucson, Co-Board Chair for Guadalupana Lab Schools, a planning committee lead for the Arizona Bowl and a graduate of the Greater Tucson Leadership Class of 2019.
An avid sports fan, Adam enjoys going to Arizona Basketball games and can regularly be seen cheering on the UA Wildcats and Ohio State. In his role with ClubCorp, Adam is excited to foster new relationships and provide world class experiences that are unique to our local community and region.
Courtney Miller was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She moved to Tucson, Arizona in 2003 where she began her hospitality career with concentrations in Food & Beverage Operations at the Hilton El Conquistador Resort in Oro Valley. That is where her passion for the hospitality industry was fostered and grew, moving soon thereafter into private clubs. She expanded her expertise for eight years in food and beverage, serving as the Director of Events & Catering for The Gallery Golf Club in Marana. Courtney then served as Group Sales Manager for three years at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson. She joined the Arizona Sands Club in March 2020, and is thrilled to be back in a private club environment. Courtney is excited to enroll and foster relationships with our Members, believing wholeheartedly in building “Warm Welcomes, Magic Moments and Fond Farewells”!
Courtney now resides in Marana, Arizona with her boyfriend, Tory, her children, Charlie and Aureanna, and their dog, Gypsy. During her time off, she and her family are all about embracing an outdoor lifestyle that includes camping, hiking, fishing and an occasional music festival. Courtney’s entire family is Wild about the Cats! Bear Down!
A native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and graduate of Iowa State University, Joseph Erceg began his professional career in Tucson at Gates Learjet Corporation, leaving to become a partner in Erceg, Sitton & Bratt Advertising. For more than thirty years, Joe managed and marketed several ad agencies and worked in account management for local radio, television and outdoor companies. As a professional and as a volunteer, he has worked heavily in the event management & sports marketing arenas. In 2015, Joe adapted his expertise in sales & marketing to association management when he became the director of Arizona Small Business Association’s Southern Arizona office, then as president/CEO of the Green Valley Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce.
His love for amateur sports and dedication to our community has been demonstrated as a volunteer for a number of organizations including the Fiesta Bowl, Grand Canyon State Games, NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl, El Tour de Tucson and Pima County Sports Authority.
Joe has been a passionate supporter of University of Arizona Athletics – a passion shared by his wife, Dalena, who played and coached high school and college basketball. His adult children, Sean, Alec and Madi, have loved competing in sports and have been lifelong Wildcat fans! Next to his faith and family, Members at the Arizona Sands Club are Joe’s top priority!
Benjamin is a native to Tucson, having grown up on the Northeast side of town until leaving Southern Arizona in the early 2000’s to pursue a career that led to opportunities in top-tier hotels and resorts primarily in the Southeastern US. Benjamin began his career with a formal education in Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management, then transitioning into Food & Beverage operational leadership roles and eventually leading into the past 10+ years in Private Event/Catering Management with The Ritz Carlton, Loews Hotels and Waldorf Astoria. While progressing through the hospitality ranks, Benjamin has earned a Certified Meeting Professional designation, he is a Certified Sommelier and has served on several brand-wide advisory boards for both Loews and Hilton brands.
Benjamin is thrilled to be back in his hometown of Tucson where much of his family still lives. He and his wife, Leslie enjoy spending time with their three children; Christian, Abigail and Cameron along with their Goldendoodle, Penny who acts very much as a fourth child. Benjamin enjoys entertaining and is looking forward to spending ample time exploring the culinary landscape of Tucson. From their home on the Northwest side of Tucson, Ben and Leslie also look forward to the outdoor activities in Tucson, including the numerous hiking and biking trails in their area.
Matthew Hogg is a former resident of Austin, Texas, where he found his calling to cuisine when he was five years old cooking with his dad. His passion for Culinary Arts continued into high school and his friends where always more than happy to taste test his new menu creations. He says that the greatest compliment a chef can get is the silence a great meal brings, because everyone is too busy eating to talk. Chef Hogg attended Texas Culinary Academy School of Le Cordon Bleu. After culinary school Matt quickly rose through the ranks and joined the Club Corp family in 2014 as an Executive Sous Chef at the Baylor Club in Waco, Texas. His impressive skills and ability in the kitchen led to a promotion and relocation to the Plaza Club in San Antonio, Texas in 2017.
Now a Tucson Resident, we are excited to have Chef Hogg join us at the Arizona Sands Club as he brings with him many years of cuisine creativity and what is sure to be a pallet pleasing menu for the members of our club.
Bruce fell in love with cooking at a young age helping his mother in the kitchen making family dinner. His love of food grew as he learned and studied about the different cuisines and cultures and how food is embedded in how we communicate and gather with old and new friends and family. Bruce has worked at the finest resorts and restaurants in Tucson: Fuego/Alan Zeman, Westin La Paloma/Serge Delage, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort/ Philippe Trosch, Master Chef Marc Ehrler and JW Marriot/Primo: James Beard Chef Melissa Kelly. He honed his skills in all areas of the kitchen further developing his skills of many different cuisines, wine, eye for presentation and ensuring a great dining experience. Bruce rose through the ranks from Sous chef to Chef de cuisine during his career before becoming Executive chef at the Sheraton Tucson. Learning from such great chefs about food, people, and wine he realized that simplicity, seasonality and freshness were what mattered the most. Bruce took this knowledge and adopted it throughout his career.
Bruce Manson is a long time Tucsonan by way of Somerset, Massachusetts and Bradenton, Florida. Tucson is where he calls home with his wife Erika and daughter Emily. Over the years he fell in love the local ingredients and flavors of the southwest. Bruce brings his passion of local ingredients, eye for artistry and love of wines.