Our Team

Jim Murphy

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 1989

Jim moved to Scottsdale from Colorado in 1988 and joined the team at Gainey Ranch Golf Club. A 25 year PGA member and past President of the Southwest Section PGA he has held positions of Head Professional, Director of golf and currently General Manager. Jim enjoys spending time with his wife and kids and loves the outdoors. He has a passion for charity fundraising and giving back to the community. 

Matt Anzalone

Role: Director of Golf
Serving Since: 2007
Phone Number: 480-368-7687
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Matt is a  Class A PGA professional and member of the Southwest Section of the PGA of America. Matt graduated from Arizona State University in 2009 with a degree in Agribusiness and Professional Golf Management.  He has been a Class A PGA member since 2009 and has worked within the Wisconsin and Southwest regions since 2005.  

Matt joined Gainey Ranch in 2007 as an assistant golf professional and became the Club’s head golf professional in 2011.

Matt serves on the Board of Directors for the Southwest Section PGA and is the Assistant Coach of the Varsity Men's Golf team at Chaparral High School. 

Matt’s awards include National ClubCorp Rising Star and Super Star awards.  

Jason Snyder

Role: Director of Agronomy
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 480.951.8051
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Originally from Baltimore, Maryland Jason moved to Phoenix in 2010.  He studied Turf and Golf Course Management at the University of Maryland.  After college Jason gained valuable knowledge working at several private clubs around the country that hosted professional events including the 2006 United States Open.  In his spare time Jason enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife and kids.

Kurt Dempster

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2014
Phone Number: 480.368.7690
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Kurt has been the Membership Director at our sister property, Indian Wells Country Club, in Indian Wells California for the last 4 years. 

He has been at multiple clubs in the Desert including Rancho La Quinta Country Club and Andalusia Country Club and is an avid golfer. Kurt is a graduate of ASU where he was a starting pitcher for the Sun Devils and went on to play in the Cincinnati Reds organization for 4 years. Kurt has many connections/relationships in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area and is excited to move back to what he calls home.  

Kurt’s wife Anna, works for PGA West as a membership director. Their son Kole, will be attending ASU. Kurt's first day will be September 25th and we hope you give him a warm welcome into the Gainey Family.  

Jodee Dominici

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 480.368.7695
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Jodee was born and raised in California, she moved to Arizona to attend Arizona State University to study Business and Communication. With over 20 years of catering sales, event management, and food and beverage experience, she prides herself on the fine details and providing exceptional member and guest experiences. In her free time, Jodee enjoys golfing, baking, traveling and gardening. She looks forward to working with you!

Mark Anderson

Role: Food & Beverage Director
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 480.368.7693
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Mark has been in food and beverage management for 20 years.   He attended Arizona State for business and architecture.  He started his career locally at The Bamboo Club, where he became a new store opening GM.  He opened up 10 restaurants before settling down in Philadelphia.  He spent some time in Utah as a regional director, before moving back to Arizona where he joined the Westin Kierland as the Director of Restaurants & Bars.

Jose Ruiz

Role: Executive Chef
Serving Since: 1995
Phone Number: 480.951.0022 x:2178
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Jana O'Brien

Role: Member Relations Director
Serving Since: 2017
Phone Number: 480.368.7688
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A Chicago-land native, Jana moved to Arizona in 2009. Jana is a former teacher with a masters degree in Education Administration, however, while working in the golf industry during the summer breaks, she found her passion and has been in Hospitality for over 20 years.  With positions as Food and Beverage Director, Catering Director, Marketing and Membership Sales, she feels that Gainey Ranch Golf Club has offered her the role that wraps that all into a perfect package as the Member Relations Director.  Jana is passionate about advocating for Foster children and enjoys her favorite role as Mom to her 6 children.

Jana is the recipient of the National ClubCorp Rising Star award.

Denise Leto

Role: Office Administrator
Serving Since: 2012
Phone Number: 480.368.7689
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David Farnell

Role: Building Maintenance Coordinator
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 480.951.0022
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