Our Team

Bryant Early

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2017
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6398
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Bryant Early returns to ClubCorp with over 25 years of experience in various roles within the industry.  Although starting his career with ClubCorp in 1992 in the Business and Sports club division at the Dayton Racquet Club, he eagerly transitioned into country clubs in 1996 when he became the Food and Beverage Director at Beckett Ridge Country in Westchester, Ohio.  Over the last 18 years Bryant has served in several roles including Regional Manager for both Dominion Golf Group and CBIGG Management LLC.  Most recently he was General Manager at The Club at Sonterra in San Antonio while also fulfilling his duties as Central Texas Regional Manager which included Berry Creek Country Club in Georgetown, Thorntree Country Club in Desoto and Eldorado Country Club right here in McKinney. 

Bryant’s huge personality is only trumped by his unwavering commitment to exceed his Members expectations and he prides himself in building lasting relationships with both Members and staff. 

Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Bryant attended the University of Cincinnati.  He and his wife, Ashia, have two daughters, Brianna and Brittney.  When he’s not spending time with family, Bryant enjoys working out and attending various sporting events. 

Robby Peters

Role: Clubhouse Manager
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6318
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Robby is a Proud Texan born and raised in the DFW area.  He earned a baseball scholarship and attended Stephen F. Austin State University.

His professional career started with Discovery Land Co. where he managed and opened numerous private country clubs throughout the U.S. and Bahamas including, Vaquero Club, Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club, The Madison Club, The Yellowstone Club, Kukio Golf and Beach Club and Bakers Bay. Robby eventually made his way back home to DFW and started a family with his beautiful wife Natalie and their three children, Beverly 7, Robert 4 and Elizabeth 8 months. He then spent four years at Northwood Club as the Food and Beverage Director before joining The Dallas Country Club as the Clubhouse Manager. 

Robby loves spending his time away from work with  his family, coaching, playing golf and biking.

Kim Kantor

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6302
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Kim is originally from Ft. Worth, but as her father was in the military, she has lived in various states, including California, New York, Tennessee and Georgia.  She returned to Dallas four years ago and is happy to be back in Texas.  Kim graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Sports Management and Business.  Upon graduation she opened a “My Gym Children’s Fitness Center”, which she expanded to five locations in the greater Atlanta area. 

Kim’s passion for coaching transitioned her to work at Life Time Fitness. Over the next 12 years Kim moved from being a Personal Training Manager to a Sales Manager to a General Manager at Mockingbird Station and Plano Tennis Center.  All of these positions included sales and the opportunity for Kim to connect with potential members. She discovered that she loves sales and meeting new people. In addition to being a self-starter, she possesses an enthusiastic and outgoing personality. Her strategic planning, sales and organizational skills, combined with her positive attitude have enabled her to be successful in all her endeavors. 

Kim enjoys extreme sports, tennis, watching football and reading.

Whitney Shipp

Role: Membership Manager
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6308
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Whitney is originally from Sulphur Springs, Texas, but moved to the Metroplex during grade school. She has loved growing up in Plano, and the ability to continue her career in the city she loves. Whitney began her career with Gleneagles in 2015 as a beverage cart attendant. She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2016 with a Bachelor in Hospitality Management. Upon graduation, Whitney joined the administrative team as the Member Relations Coordinator and spent some time in the Private Event Coordinator role. She has since transitioned into the Membership Manager role.

Whitney has a passion for customer service and helping to create lasting memories. Her warm personality and organizational skills have helped her to foster trusting relationships with each Member that walks through the door. Gleneagles has been her home away from home for years and she hopes you will stop by so she can show you around.

When Whitney isn’t at the Clubhouse she is either with family, friends or her fur baby, Izzy.

Angela Dowd

Role: Member Experience Director
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 972.964.6320
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Angela is a graduate of Texas Tech University, having received a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and a Masters Degree in Restaurant/Hotel Management. While at Tech, she worked for the American Red Cross in fundraising and events, in addition to teaching CPR and First Aid classes. After graduating, she moved to Houston where she began her career with ClubCorp as a Private Event Assistant at the Downtown Club (now the Houston Club). After one year, she moved on to the Downtown Club at the Met as their Food & Beverage Service Director. Another year later she was offered the chance to transfer to Bay Oaks Country Club as the Member Relations Director. During this time, she also got the chance to assist with the opening of the Texas Tech club!

In 2012, Angela left ClubCorp and moved to Las Vegas, where she has lived for the past eight years, working at various destination management companies producing large scale, award winning transportation and event programs for corporate clients. She also spent two years on the vendor side working for an event rental company in sales. She has consulted for tour companies and event venues, guest lectured at various universities and industry conventions, and spent two years teaching a Hospitality Sales and Marketing class. While in Las Vegas, she met her husband, Calvin.  Angela and Calvin have 3 year old twin girls, Evelyn and Madelyn. 

Angela is excited to be returning home to Texas and happy to be re-joining the ClubCorp family here at Gleneagles C.C..

Nic Bertling

Role: Member Experience Manager
Serving Since: 2017
Phone Number: 972.964.6333
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Diane Dobis

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 1993
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6380
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An Indiana native, Diane grew up in Granger and attended Purdue University.  Diane joined the ClubCorp family in 1993 at Knollwood Country Club where her experience began in operations, where she was able to understand the structure and operating and executing successful events.  In 2003, she moved to Texas and joined the Tower Club Dallas family where her passion for event sales and planning grew and was promoted to Private Events Director. 

After years of accomplishments within the ClubCorp family, she has grown relationships and is honored to be the Event Director at Gleneagles Country Club.  Diane enjoys working with Members and clients throughout North Texas, bringing their dream events and meetings to life. In June of 2015, Diane was promoted to a Regional Field Specialist, assisting with the training of new Private Event Directors and serving as regional support for private events throughout North Texas, Oklahoma and Tennessee.

Outside of work Diane enjoys spending time her children Anthony, Christina, and Vivian.  Along with volunteering in her community and school district.

Raizelle Edwards

Role: Private Event Coordinator
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 972.964.6321
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Art Oettmeier

Role: Executive Chef
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x6332
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Executive Chef Art Oettmeier, from Bay City, Michigan, graduated at the top of his class in culinary school. His experience ranges from hotels, resorts, private business clubs and country clubs. Art has spent the last 18 years working at two of the largest private country clubs in the Houston area. During Arts previous tenure with ClubCorp he has won numerous team and individual awards and we look forward to having his wealth of experience and talents at Gleneagles Country Club.

Bob McHugh

Role: Director of Golf
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 972.964.6304
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PGA Class A Member, Bob McHugh, brings a wealth of experience to the Club, most recently serving as the Director of Golf at Sweetwater Country Club, located in Sugar Land, Texas. Bob’ s service to Sweetwater began in 2007. Prior to that, he was the Head Golf Professional at The Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley, Massachusetts where he hosted and directed services associated with the 2004 Women’s U.S. Open Golf Championship.
Bob is the consummate Golf Professional with expertise and quality customer service standards in all operations. Bob is also an accomplished and experienced golf instructor. Bob joins our team with his professionalism, continued passion for growing the game and his desire to manage a team of highly skilled Golf Professionals dedicated to providing exceptional Member and Guest services at Gleneagles Country Club.

Bob has been married to his wife, Kristin, for over 24 years. They have twin 18 year old daughters, Elyssa and Emily.

Chris Kohler

Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 972.964.6371
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Chris Kohler was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and graduated from Highland Park High School, where he was a member of the 4-year state championship golf team. After high school, he attended The University of Mississippi and worked as Head Sous Chef at a local restaurant while attending classes. After returning to Dallas, Chris began his career in the golf industry.

Chris began working at Brookhaven Country Club as a bag room attendant and quickly earned a position as Assistant Golf Professional. Two years later, he accepted a position as an Assistant Golf Professional at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, where he helped host the Colonial Invitational for four years.

After serving the members of Colonial Country Club, Chris found his new home at Stonebriar Country Club, where he joined the professional staff in 2014. Over the last 4 years, he has had the great pleasure of working with his fellow professional staff members to serve the esteemed membership of Stonebriar Country Club. Thanks to the generosity of the Stonebriar membership, Chris was able to earn his “Class A” PGA membership in 2017.

When he is away from the club, he enjoys spending time with his wife, MacKenzie, and hunting with his dogs, Birdie and Bogey.

Dan Boley

Role: Director of Agronomy
Serving Since: 2021
Phone Number: 972.867.6666
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Paul Smith

Role: Director of Facilities
Serving Since: 1986
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6327
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I grew up in the DFW area specifically the Irving community. In my late teens I was inspired to take on the trade industry by getting licensed in air conditioning and refrigeration. After completion I immediately jumped into the ClubCorp family by joining the team at Brookhaven in their Facilities Department and I remained there for 10 years. After growing with Brookhaven I took the leap to a leadership role at Gleneagles and have been here since.

My favorite part of working is the combination of daily interactions with Members and fellow Employee Partners. Every day bring a new challenge and I enjoy working with my team to overcome obstacles and I enjoy every day as much as I did the first day I walked into the Club.

In my spare time, I head to “The Ranch” in Possum Kingdom just relaxing and getting away from the city hustle and bustle. I’ve been married for over 30 years to my wife Cheryl and we have one son, Dylan.

Henry Gonzales

Role: Director of Tennis
Serving Since: 1995
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6346
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Henry brings over 25 years of tennis experience as a seasoned player and coach.

Beginning his tennis careers in Odessa, TX, he was voted MVP in the 5A District three years of high school. While in college at Howard Payne University, he won the TIAA Doubles Championship and led his team to win the TIAA Team Championships.

His tennis teaching started at Gleneagles Country Club in 2000. He during his tenure, he has held many roles including Assistant Junior Director, Men’s Director, and Adult Director.

He is actively involved in every aspect of Gleneagles tennis: ProAm, Mixers, Men’s, TCD, and Junior tennis.

As an active tennis player he was on the mixed team that won Nationals in 2016, and actively plays in the Men’s 5.0 USTA leagues.

When not on the tennis court or at Gleneagles, he can be found on the sidelines of the soccer field watching his two kids or running. He as completed numerous half marathons and completed two full marathons.

He and his wife Amanda reside in Frisco since 2005, and have two kids, Gavin (11) and Layla (8) who are active soccer and tennis players.

Amanda Orshalick

Role: Director of Fitness
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 972.964.6314
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Since graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Pre-Physical Therapy, Amanda has been working in the fitness and wellness industry. After she completed her Master’s degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, she began to narrow her focus to human performance and injury prevention as she gained more experience working with golf and tennis athletes. Most of Amanda’s fitness experience has been working in country clubs across Dallas including Northwood Club, Brookhaven Country Club and most recently as the Director of Wellness at Brook Hollow Golf Club where she started their wellness facility from the ground up. 

Outside of work Amanda is a mother of two, her son Nolan is 3 years old and her daughter Landry is almost 3 months old. She enjoys staying active by running, hiking, rock climbing, and playing volleyball. Her love for adventure has led to some extreme traveling such as biking and backpacking across southern Germany and Switzerland and exploring remote areas of Scotland and Iceland by RV.

Education and Certifications:
BS in Exercise Science and Pre-Physical Therapy – Texas State University
MS in Exercise Science and Health Promotion – CalU
NASM – Certified Personal Trainer
NASM – Performance Enhancement Specialist
Cooper Institute – Functional Fitness Trainer
Fit for Birth – Pre & Post Natal Corrective Exercise Specialist
Fit for Birth – Pre & Post Natal Diastasis Core Consultant

Ann Powell

Role: Director of Human Resources & Aquatics
Serving Since: 1983
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6313
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Ann has been with Gleneagles since construction began on the golf courses in 1983. After interviewing with a club development company, they suggested she might like working for an actual club, so she accepted a position at Gleneagles. Little did she know at the time that she would develop a passion for the energy and vibrancy of the private club business. It has been an exciting ride for the past 35 years, as she has seen lots of changes and has experienced many opportunities for enjoyment and growth at the club.  She has worked in Human Resources and Aquatics for most of her time at Gleneagles, and she loves interacting with the employees, the members and their children.

Ann grew up in the Midwest and graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. in Education and an English major. She left Indiana to get married in Arizona, where she lived for five years before moving with her family to Texas. She considers herself a Texas girl now and calls McKinney home.

When not working, Ann loves to spend time with her family, read, watch movies, go on long walks, and work in the yard and garden. She is an advocate of Family Promise of Collin County and teaches Sunday school to 7th and 8th graders. She has two grown children, son Matt who lives in McKinney and daughter Karla in Denver.

Courtney Laws

Role: Director of Club Administrations
Serving Since: 2006
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x6319
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