Our Team

Patrick Pettit

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6398
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Having worked for ClubCorp for over 17 years, Patrick previously served as both General and Regional Manager. Patrick’s earlier tenure with ClubCorp included serving the Members and Employee Partners at The Clubs of Kingwood, one of the world’s largest country clubs. In addition to knowledge gleaned while working at ClubCorp, Patrick brings over 30 years of hospitality and private club industry experience. Patrick is a proud graduate of the University of Houston Conrad Hilton College of Hospitality and Restaurant Management, and he is active within the Club Management Association of America.Before joining Gleneagles Country Club, he worked as Regional General Manager with CBIGG Management. Most recently, Patrick served as General Manager at Jupiter Country Club in Jupiter, Florida. Patrick’s impressive hospitality portfolio also includes 10 years of service with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts.Patrick is excited to return to the Dallas/Plano area with his wife, LaDonna. They are looking forward to enjoying time with their son and daughter, both married, and a granddaughter that is also relocating to Dallas this month.

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.

Elizabeth Baker-King

Role: Member Relations Director
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6320
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Born and raised in Arlington, Texas, Elizabeth grew up loving theater, sports and movies. Most people know that she has a knack for timely movie quotes or trivia.

Elizabeth attended the University of Missouri and participated in Dance Marathon, Student Athletic Board, and Kappa Delta Sorority. Heavily involved with the local Dallas/Fort Worth Mizzou Alumni Association, you can catch her wearing black and gold and cheering on the Tigers!

She began her career with the Texas Rangers Baseball Club in 2013 with the Inside Sales Department selling season tickets, group tickets, and suites.

Elizabeth has been with ClubCorp since late 2015 starting as the Membership Assistant at Tower Club in Dallas. She received a promotion to the Member Relations Coordinator at La Cima Club in 2017 and now will serve as the Member Relations Director as Gleneagles Country Club. She looks forward to bring her experience and enthusiasm to the Country Club world!

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.

Chris Carter

Role: Director of Food & Beverage
Serving Since: 2016
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6318
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Chris hails from the beautiful town of Pinehurst, North Carolina. He attended Fayetteville State University in Arkansas.  I have two beautiful children Chris Jr. and Myla.  I am a fair weather golfer, and enjoy drawing and playing guitar.  I work at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club for 11 year, my final position at the resort was Resort Beverage Manager.  I went on to be a Director of Food and Beverage at Marriott in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  Most recently I worked at the Winstar World Casino Hotel for 8 years as the Director of food and Beverage.

Mike Kiesling

Role: Director of Golf
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6371
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Michael has been in the golf industry for 25 years.  In addition to his role as the Director of Golf, Michael is also the Regional Director of Golf, and oversees the golf operations of 18 total properties.  My entire career has been within the Private Club industry, and I take personal pride in the experience that my Members and their Guests receive each time they visit their Club.   Michael’s has been the leader of operations that have won National Recognition for Operation of the year 3 of the last 4 years. 

When not working, Michael spends time with my beautiful wife, Anne Marie and their two daughters Katherine (15) and Hayley (12).  Outside of work Mike is known as CheerDad. As most of this family time is spent in the Gym, or Tumble studios.  Michael has a personal passion for the outdoors, and enjoys fishing/bow hunting at his ranch just outside of Abilene.

Scott Miller

Role: Director of Golf Course Facilities
Serving Since: 2014
Phone Number: 972.867.6666
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Scott is originally from Illinois and has a degree in agronomy from Texas A&M.  His 30 years of experience in the golf industry include 13 years at TPC Four Seasons in Las Colinas where he played a critical role in hosting a PGA Tour event, The Byron Nelson Championship.  He is an avid golfer carrying an 8 handicap, so it’s very common to see him on the course playing with Members.  He enjoys all outdoor activities, especially hiking, biking and fishing. 

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: 2017
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.

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.

Arie Gill

Role: Director of Fitness
Serving Since: 2010
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Arie has more than 28 years of experience in the fitness industry from working as a personal trainer to her current position as Director of Fitness at Gleneagles Country Club. Her expertise includes working with individuals of all ages with weight loss, flexibility, core, cardio vascular, and rehab/therapy. Staying current with most innovative styles and techniques, she is able to provide her clients with the most effective methods to reach their goals.

Growing up in South Texas and she was involved with athletics such as track, basketball, and volleyball through her school years. In Dallas she was a part of a news segment promoting kids fitness for national television broadcast and also her BOSU workouts were recognized by the Dallas Morning News.

Arie is passionate about fitness and overall health and strives to educate and inspire her clients to achieve their desired level of fitness.

Lila Cooper

Role: Accounting Assistant
Serving Since: 2017
Phone Number: 972.867.6666 x:6309
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