Role: Private Event Director
Serving Since: 1999
Phone Number: 916.791.7578 x: 4458
I am the private events director here at Granite Bay and have held that position since 1999. Prior to that, I was the PED for four years at the University Club atop Symphony Towers in San Diego. I am also a West Coast Regional PED Field Specialist and currently working on the National Private Event Task Force. I worked for Marriott Hotel and Resorts for 13 years in various food & beverage positions before coming to ClubCorp in 1995. My loving wife, Coleen, and I have two boys, Steven and Brian.
It would be my pleasure to assist you in any way with corporate, social or tournament events here at Granite Bay where our “over-the-top” service and “can-do attitudes” are evident in everything we do.
Eric Gray was born and raised in Klamath Falls, OR. He then went on to attend college at Oregon State University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Marketing.
Eric is a PGA Member with 20+ years of golf industry experience. His employment history includes such esteemed establishments as Nike, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, The Pebble Beach Company, and Travis Mathew Apparel. His passion for people, connecting, and the game of golf has led him to his role here as the Membership Director at Granite Bay Golf Club.
Eric currently lives in Roseville, CA with his high school sweetheart Christina, and their 1.5-year-old daughter, Emma Grace. When he is not at the club you can find Eric at home spending quality time with his family or most certainly on a golf course somewhere, as he loves to travel the globe.
Role: Private Event Director
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 916.791.7578 x: 4457
Kelle was born and raised in Northern California and moved to the Sacramento area in 2000 to attend California State University, Sacramento where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Apparel Marketing and Design. She went on to study the art of Wedding Consulting at California State University, East Bay in 2005 and has been working in the wedding and events industry ever since!
Kelle’s career with ClubCorp began in 2015 at Granite Bay and in 2016 was inducted into The President’s Club. With over 13 years in the industry, Kelle has planned everything from small intimate social events to large lavish over the top weddings and everything in between.
Kelle enjoys spending time with friends and family attending local events. She loves to garden, travel and hopes to one day be a contestant on The Amazing Race. She is a fanatic about the San Francisco 49ers & Giants and has an obsession with all things design related.
Role: Golf Course Superintendent
Serving Since: 2007
Phone Number: 916.791.5862
I have been a golf course superintendent for more than 30 years in the Sacramento Valley and Foothill region. I have been a superintendent at local ClubCorp properties for 10 years and at Granite Bay since November of 2007. I enjoy the challenges presented by this unique course and welcome all comments and suggestions from our Members.
Role: Mackenzie Grille Manager
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 916.791.7578 x: 4452
Ryan is a native to Northern California, born in the bay area and raised in Rocklin, California. After working throughout high school in a small town restaurant, Ryan captured his passion for food by attending the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco.
Upon graduation, he took a position at The Kitchen Restaurant in Sacramento where he honed his culinary skills on stage and discovered his enthusiasm interacting with guests.
After leaving the Kitchen Restaurant, he worked as a bartender and server at a location that allowed him to marry all the best of his kitchen knowledge with his interpersonal skills to create the customer experience he is so devoted to. Since then, he has had the opportunity to pursue his Food and Beverage career as a Manager at various local restaurants and is excited to bring his knowledge and affection for the dining experience to Granite Bay Golf Club.
When not working, Ryan is spending time with his wife and new son Finnley, he loves golf, the SF Giants and bringing family and friends together for a good
time regardless of the reason.
Role: Head Chef
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 916.791.7578 x: 4428
Head Chef Rod Williams was born and raised in Sonoma, California. He spent several years in Colorado, Miami and NJ working in multiple restaurants and learning as many different styles and cuisines as possible.
In his late twenties, Rod moved back to his hometown of Sonoma and again immersed himself in multiple local restaurants, where he developed his signature style of California cuisine using the bountiful supplies of local meats, cheeses, and produce that Sonoma has to offer.
After a long stint as Chef de Cuisine at the world-renowned Sonoma Mission Inn, he moved to Lincoln with his wife to start a family. He loves gardening, backpacking and spending quality time with his family.
Chef Rod is excited to bring his talents to Granite Bay Golf Club members and guests focusing on fresh seasonal flavors.
Meredith Loosse is a PGA/LPGA, her teaching philosophy has been developed over the past 22 years. The foundation of her philosophy is to always push herself to learn new concepts, strategies, and techniques that will enhance the student's experience. Teaching Philosophy: I believe that the most important part of my coaching/teaching philosophy is developing a relationship with each student and achieving his or her golfing goals.
Email me or book your next lesson at www.ML4Golf.com