Our Team

Sean Vandak

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 610.268.8800 ext. 1001

Christopher Richardson

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 610.268.8800 x2

Christopher Richardson’s multi-faceted sales background has spanned the spa, ski and hospitality industry from the mountains of Santa Fe to Telluride and Squaw Valley. Christopher was annually recognized for superior customer service. For over thirty years, Christopher has passionately enjoyed playing golf. He brings an infectious excitement for the game to Members, prospective members and colleagues alike.

Christopher graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelor of Science in Heath Science, and a Master of Public Health. Christopher lives in Chester County with his wife and three active kids. He volunteers at their local schools and sports programs. His hobbies Include golf, skiing and coaching.

Erin Scanlon

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2016
Phone Number: 610.268.8800 x1015

Erin Scanlon joined the Cherry Valley team in June of 2016 as the first ever Private Event Coordinator. Prior to joining the Cherry Valley team, she graduated from California University of Pennsylvania, a small school located in the foothills of Pittsburgh, PA. Graduating in May of 2016, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Geography with a concentration in Tourism Studies and a minor in Business.  While earning her degree, she completed two internships.  Her first was with Kyle Michelle Weddings, in Mullica Hill, NJ, where she gained hands-on experience in the wedding industry. Her second was with the Conference Services staff in the Convocation Center, located on campus, where she refined her event planning skills. 

Erin is proud to have started her professional career as a member of the Club Corp family and she is excited to further her growth as the PED of Hartefeld National. In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, attending concerts, and cheering on the Philadelphia sports teams.

Christine Manfredi

Role: Member Relations Coordinator
Serving Since: 2012
Phone Number: 610.268.8800 ext. 1060

Christine joined Hartefeld in 2012 and was recently promoted to Member Relations Coordinator.  The hospitality industry is a career change for her, after spending 26 years with ICI Americas Inc.’s corporate Global Contracts Group as Energy Procurement Manager – North America.  Christine is a graduate of Goldey Beacom College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. 

Christine has lived in this area her entire life and resides in Landenberg, PA and Bethany Beach, DE.  She is extremely devoted to her family and recently became a first time grandmother to little grandson, Nicholas.  She also enjoys spending time with her three horses that she has owned for over 20 years.

She is a welcome member to our management team, having developed a great relationship with our Hartefeld members.  Christine enjoys her role on the Events Committee.  In addition to planning member events, her responsibilities include member retention, member events, club communications, calendar, Hartefeld’s website and Facebook account.  She is looking forward to a busy year ahead as our new Member Relations Coordinator.   

Lou Thompson

Role: F&B Director/Executive Chef
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 610.268.8800 ext. 1031

Lou Thompson has strong roots in Hartefeld’s history and returned here as part of our Club Reinvention in December 2015.  Lou was promoted to the dual role of F& B Director/Executive Chef in 2017. 
Chef Lou is a Culinary Arts graduate from the Art Institute of Philadelphia.  He embarked on his career as a Chef at Hartefeld in 2005 and was promoted to Executive Chef in 2010.  Lou then progressed in his career as Sous Chef for highly acclaimed Le Castagne in Philadelphia, Executive Chef at LaVerona in Kennett Square and most recently, Executive Chef at Deerfield Country Club in Newark, DE.  Chef Lou’s culinary skills, expertise and leadership qualities will ensure a phenomenal dining experience in our restaurant as well as private events. 

Krystal Woods

Role: Office Administrator
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 610.268.8800 ext.1012

Krystal joined Hartefeld National in August of 2015. She was born and raised in central Texas and began working at a private golf club in Charleston, South Carolina where she developed a passion for hospitality. When Krystal is away from the Club, she spends most of her time with friends and family. Krystal enjoys working firsthand with the members and looks forward to growing with the Club.

Joe Betcher

Role: Golf Course Superintendent
Serving Since: 2016
Phone Number: 610.268.8800

Joe grew up in a town 30 minutes south of St.Paul/Minneapolis, MN. He attended the University of Wisconsin where he received his B.S. in Soil Science with an emphasis on Turfgrass Management. In 2011, he completed an internship at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, VA which lead to being hired on as an Assistant Superintendent after graduation. Joe has had many great experiences at RTJ including a complete bunker renovation as well as hosting the 2015 Quicken Loans National PGA Tour event. He is looking forward to meeting all of you!

Eric Williams

Role: Director of Golf
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 610.268.8800 x 1020
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Eric brings a strong passion for the game of golf that he has had since a very young age.  Growing up in the Ocean City, Maryland area, he was taught the game of golf by many of the local golf professionals. 

Eric attended Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Delaware, obtaining a Business Management degree.  Following college, he began his career in the golf industry at Ocean City Golf Club as a PGA Assistant Golf Professional under the direction of Buddy Sass.  In 2012, he moved back to this area to work at Wilmington Country Club.   At Wilmington, he served seven seasons under the direction of Joe Guillebeau and Michael Shank.  He is a certified club fitter in all of the major equipment brands.  In 2017, he was inducted into the Callaway Golf Staff Hall of Fame.  Eric brings over 10 years of experience as a Golf Professional to the membership at Hartefeld National.

Eric and his beautiful wife, Danielle, have an amazing little boy named Gavin who will be turning two in June.  Their interests include golf, volleyball, football, travel and dining. 

Eric is thrilled to begin the next chapter of his career at Hartefeld National Golf Club.  He looks forward to making a positive impact on the game of golf at the club and becoming engaged with the membership.