Our People

Chris Collins

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 404.653.9235
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Christopher is a highly accomplished senior executive with a record of success, supported with an extensive well-rounded background with prestigious hotels, state of the art sports & entertainment venues, entertainment districts, and private membership clubs.

Prior to joining The Commerce Club, Christopher served as the General Manager of The Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters known as The Star in Frisco, where he led and built a multifaceted hospitality operation focusing on all fan and guest facing aspects of the 91-acre entertainment complex. Previous to The Star, Christopher was the Director of Operations of The AT&T Center located in San Antonio, Texas. He also holds an extensive multi-property stint with Marriott International across both the Southwest and Southeast regions including The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, adjacent to TPC Sawgrass and PGA Tour headquarters, The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, and The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center.

Christopher is a passionate leader who focuses on member and guest experiences through creating an excellent culture internally and externally, innovation, creativity and bonding of strong community.

In his spare time, Christopher enjoys moments with family and friends, golf, traveling and engagement in the community.

Caroline Hubbard

Role: Assistant General Manager
Serving Since: 2010
Phone Number: 404.222.0191
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Caroline Hubbard is the Assistant General Manager and came to ClubCorp after the 191 Club and the Commerce Club merged in 2010. With more than 25 years in the hospitality industry she began as hostess and used her affiliation with the Club Managers Association of America to rise from hostess, to Director of Services, Assistant General Manager and ultimately to General Manager at the original Commerce Club on Broad Street in Atlanta.

If Caroline can ever be of service, please do not hesitate to call her!

Derek Richardson

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 404.222.0192
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Originally from Long Island, NY, Derek relocated to Atlanta in 1996 – just in time for the Atlanta Summer Olympics. After pursuing a Cisco Networking Specialist Degree, he quickly jumped into technical sales, working up the ladder with organizations such as AT&T and Sprint. Derek resides in East Atlanta and looks forward to continuing the longstanding Commerce Club tradition of Building Relationships and Enriching Lives.

Kaitlyn Green

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2010
Phone Number: 972.895.3527
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Nick DeFelice

Role: Food and Beverage Director
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 404.222.9107
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Nick is an accomplished hospitality leader that brings a robust and passionate background in Food and Beverage. Nick’s daily drive stems from his dedication to lasting relationships that are built through his passion and innovation within the service industry.

Nick joins The Commerce Club from Dallas, Texas where he oversaw the Food and Beverage platform and service programming initiatives at The Cowboys Club located at The Star, Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters. 

Here, Nick led his team through focusing on the innovation of ongoing food and beverage trends, while driving a one of a kind member experience that developed strong relationships within the community.

Prior to joining The Cowboys Club, Nick resided in Austin, Texas where he assisted Steiner Ranch Steakhouse in building one of the most exclusive wine programs in the city limits. 

In his spare time, Nick enjoys running Spartan Races, and is currently training for the New York Marathon.

Rachid Yamani

Role: Executive Chef
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 404.222.0191 x:2636
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Rachid is an accomplished culinary leader that brings a robust background with international experience. Rachid’s daily drive stems from his dedication to Culinary Arts and the ever changing innovative trends in food.

Rachid joined The Commerce Club from Tampa, Florida where he was the Culinary Director of Bulla Restaurant Group, overseeing the culinary platform and kitchen operations. Prior to joining Bulla, Rachid held multiple Executive Chef roles with numerous impressive establishments such as The Grand Lux Café at the Venetian Las Vegas, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Jackson’s Bistro in Tampa, Florida and The Star in Frisco, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

Being a native Moroccan, Rachid left his home country at a young age to travel and experience the many cuisines of Europe and later studied restaurant management and the science of culinary art. Being fluent in English, French, Spanish and Farsi, Rachid was able to immerse himself in the European culture and study the traditional and authentic ways of European cooking.

In his spare time, Rachid enjoys family engagement and spending time in the community.