Our Team

Mike Billingsley

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 972.869.2631
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Justin Johnston

Role: Director of Membership
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 972.869.2631
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Paula Martella

Role: Member Relations Manager
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 214.622.6903
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Jillian Leinweaver

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 214.622.6913
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Nicolas Quintana

Role: Food & Beverage Director
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 214.622.6915
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Michael Ciccarone

Role: Executive Chef
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 214.622.6910
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Christopher Martinez

Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2020
Phone Number: 214.622.6906
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Brian Tennery

Role: Director of Tennis & Athletics
Serving Since: 2010
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Brian Tennery was born and raised in Maryland.  He’s a graduate of The American University, in Washington, D.C., where he played #1 singles and doubles, was the team captain, and the MVP at this division I school.After college he traveled internationally and throughout the United States, as a member of Dennis Van der Meer’s staff, teaching tennis camps for adults and juniors, and the “Tennis University”, a course for aspiring tennis professionals.  Van der Meer is widely regarded as one of the foremost tennis teachers in the world.He was the Director of Tennis at Lakewood C.C., a member owned country club, north of Washington, D.C., for 26 years.Brian is a member of the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) with a “Professional” rating; and is a National Clinician & Tester.  He was 2011 PTR Member of the Year, for the state of Texas; and was the Chairperson of the International Testers Committee.Brian is married to Elayne, and they have 5 children, and 2 grandchildren. He’s been the Hackberry Creek C.C. Director of Athletics since 2011.

Michelle Kurz

Role: Fitness Director
Serving Since: 2005
Phone Number: 972.869.2631 x: 255
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Michelle started her career with ClubCorp in May 2005 as an intern for the athletic department and then was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director at Downtown Club at the Met in Houston, Texas. She now serves as the fitness director at Hackberry Creek Country Club. 

As a child, Michelle was a competitive gymnast, and in recent years, has developed a passion for cycling (endurance). She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from University of Texas at Austin and is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and the Red Cross. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities with her husband and puppy. She looks forward to helping you meet your fitness goals.

Arielle Goldstein

Role: Member Relations Coordinator
Serving Since: 2021
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