Our Team

David Ford

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2020

David is a native of Winston-Salem and has been in the Club industry for over 20 years as a Class A PGA Professional. David prides himself on making it a daily priority to provide the Members and Staff a fun and friendly atmosphere in which to work and play. David began his golf and Club management career as a Golf Professional in 1996, after serving in the U.S. Military for 8 years. In 1998, he was named General Manager at Black Bear Golf Club in Central Florida. After spending 10 years in Florida working for GolfTrust of America and Kitson & Partners, David moved to Aiken, South Carolina. Woodside Plantation is where he began his career with ClubCorp as a General Manager. He has worked as the General Manager at Eagles Landing Country Club in Atlanta, Georgia, Ford’s Colony Country Club in Williamsburg, Virginia and River Creek Club in Leesburg, Virginia.

He is excited to be back home in Winston-Salem and looks forward to serving as the General Manager at Bermuda Run Country Club. David and his wife, Malinda, have two children, Joshua (26) who lives in Tampa Bay, Florida and currently works in the golf industry at Carrollwood Country Club, and Rachel (23) who recently graduated from Old Dominion University and is currently living in Winston-Salem. David enjoys spending time with family, playing golf, fishing, and attending motor sport events, most notably the 12 Hours of Sebring.

Julia Reilly

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2017
Phone Number: 336.998.8155 x224
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Julia Reilly is the Membership Director of Bermuda Run Country Club. A native of Merritt Island, Florida, Julia attended the University of Florida, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Travel and Tourism Management.

Upon graduating, she moved to Tampa, Florida and received a job offer to work at a local tech firm. While there, she was responsible for the marketing, event planning, and internal operations of Big Sur Technologies. After several years in Tampa, she relocated to Austin, Texas and worked in an administrative role at an ophthalmologist office.

Two years later, she found herself moving again, this time to Winston Salem, North Carolina. Julia accepted the position of Member Relations Director for Bermuda Run and has spent the past several years getting to know and love the Members, planning events, championing the Club communications, and helping other Clubs as a Regional Field Specialist. Once the Membership Director role opened up, she found it was the perfect transition.

Julia goes home to her two cats and her boyfriend, Sean, who helped her learn to golf. Her hobbies include cheering on the Gators, playing games of any sort, traveling, adrenaline-based activities, good food and wine, hosting friends, and anything on the water.

Donna Ivey

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2017
Phone Number: 336-998-8155 Ext. 225

Donna Ivey is a 2008 Graduate of Johnson and Wales University Campus, she holds a degree in Sports, Entertainment and Event Management with a concentration in Food and Beverage. Her background spans from Managing The Café at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, Private and Corporate Catering to Retail Sales Management. She recently joined the ClubCorp Bermuda Run Team with the enthusiasm to be a strong team player in the sales department to continue to grow club events.

Anna Santarelli

Role: Member Relations Coordinator
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 336.998.8245
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Anna joined the Bermuda Run team in 2019 as the Member Services Representative and was quickly promoted to Member Relations Coordinator after just a few short months. She brings years of experience to the Club through her various management roles in sales, marketing, organizational operations, charity outreach, and event planning. Her passion for events speaks volumes at the Club! “I love organizing events because it is a chance to steal a little piece of someone’s heart and tell the story of your brand in the most human way – by not pushing something at them, but taking them on an emotional journey.”  

Anna attended Belmont Abbey College where she earned a bachelor's degree in Business Management and later continued to Southern New Hampshire University to receive a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science. Outside of work you will find Anna traveling to wonderful places, discovering beautiful wines, and soaking in Mother Nature with her Chocolate Lab, Rory. 

Kandice Sage

Role: Club Accountant
Serving Since: 2005
Phone Number: 336.998.8195

Kandice received a BS in Accounting and MBA from Thomas College in Waterville, Maine. She has been with ClubCorp since July 2005, previously serving as the Club Accountant/ Office Administrator of the Piedmont Club before transferring to Bermuda Run Country Club in July 2015.  Prior to ClubCorp, she worked as a Fixed Asset Accountant and Staff Accountant for Interface Fabrics Group in Guilford, Maine.  

Kandice's proudest moments include being recognized as a Rising Star in ClubCorp in 2005 and later as a Shooting Star in 2012.  

Todd Roye

Role: Food & Beverage Director
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 336.998.8155 x237
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A native of Washington D.C., Todd found his passion for the food and beverage industry after his tour with the U.S. Marine Corps. With nearly thirty years of experience in hospitality between Washington D.C., Charleston S.C., and Winston-Salem, this affinity for fine food, wine, and service is at the heart of everything Todd does for his guests.Todd has enjoyed the past 14 years sharing his knowledge of the hospitality industry in the private club arena, such as Daniel Island Club S.C., Yeamans Hall Club S.C., and recently Forsyth Country Club here in Winston-Salem. Todd is a Level One Sommelier with the Masters Court of Sommeliers, as well as a trainer of the TIPs program (Training for Intervention Procedures), rounding out Todd’s expertise and knowledge. Among the many things that drive Todd are his wife of 13 years, family, and lots of fur-babies.

Eric Hildebrandt

Role: Executive Chef
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 336.998.8155 x233
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Eric is the eldest of three siblings born in Fairbanks, Alaska.  He was introduced to the culinary world by his father and owned his own catering company, Once Upon A Time Catering, for many years.  Eric served in the US Air Force and has worked in various clubs and restaurants for many years, most recently with Vanderbilt University where they were voted 7th in the nation for campus dining programs by the Princeton Review.  He also made five different trips to Haiti with humanitarian groups working on earthquake relief.  “I love my role as servant leader in the kitchen - my bliss is excellence in service, amazing food, and sharing my passions.”  Stop by and say hey to Eric the next time you are at the Club.

Mary Thomas

Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2018

Mary Thomas gained PGA membership in 1995 and joined the BRCC team in February. Prior to coming to BRCC, Mary has been the Head Golf Professional of the Farm Course at Greensboro Country Club since 2004. She had also served as Shop Manager and Teaching Professional at Sleepy Hollow CC in Scarborough, NY which hosted the 2003 US Women’s Amateur during her tenure. Prior to those assignments, Mary was the Head Golf Professional at Windermere Country Club in Orlando, FL for six years.

Mary was named to the Metropolitan PGA Squire Cup Team for "Professional Performance" and nominated for the Carolinas PGA Player Development Award. Originally from Maryland, Mary has many ties to the Carolinas including earning her Bachelor’s Degree from UNC-Wilmington. She was the first lady golfer at UNCW to become an Academic All-American and received the Chancellor's Cup as top senior academic athlete. Mary looks forward to getting to know and develop relationships with the membership of BRCC. She enjoys helping each member enjoy “their playground” through daily interaction, golf instruction and special events. She is excited to meet and build relationships with the Bermuda Run CC membership while orchestrating creative programming for the men, women and juniors of BRCC!  

Bill Appelt

Role: Head Tennis Professional
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 336.998.8279

Since 1989 Bill has served as the Director of Tennis. He has brought to Bermuda Run years of teaching and playing experience which includes:Trained under Grand Slam Champion Don Budge (4 years)...worked under Former World #1 player Stan Smith while at Sea Pines Racquet Club on Hilton Head Island (2 years), and he was a staff professional at the Fairfax Racquet Club.Bill has coached numerous state and nationally ranked players and was in charge of training the ball-boys for two USA  Davis Cup matches held in Winston-Salem.2007 USA vs. Spain & 2008 USA vs. France.Bill has held top Jr.Rankings in Pennsylvania; was ranked #10 in the Men's Open Division in Va. and was his college #1 singles and doubles player for 3 years.

Scott Fallon

Role: Superintendent
Serving Since: 2010
Phone Number: 336.998.8312

Scott has been with Bermuda Run since 2010.  He began his career in golf maintenance in 1995 at Carmel Country Club in Charlotte, NC.  After working a year at Carmel, Scott pursued his degree in Agronomy at NC State University.  After graduating in 1997 he went back to Carmel as the Assistant Superintendent of the North Course as was soon promoted to Superintendent of the North Course.  While at Carmel Country Club, he had the opportunity to learn under long time Superintendent, Bill Anderson.  Bill is considered one of the top Superintendents in the country as his career spanned over forty years at Carmel until his retirement a few years ago.

Scott joined the Bermuda Run team in April of 2010.  He is a Class A Superintendent with the Golf Course Superintendents Association of American.  He is very active in both the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and the Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association. 

He is married and has a daughter that is twelve years old.  He currently resides in the Lake Norman area.