Kenneth has over 15 years in the club industry and is a native of Dallas, Texas. He has experience in the public and private sector. A decent golfer in his own right, he received a golf scholarship from Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA and graduated with a B.S. in Management. Kenneth also worked for Walt Disney World in the Epcot Center as a cast member. He has held positions in the industry as Golf Professional for 8 years, Club Manager for 4 years, Operations Manager/Membership Director for 3 years as well as other line positions; which makes him well encompassed on the needs of the business. Places worked include Cedar Crest GC, LB Houston GC, Pelican Point CC, notably Club Corp managed property Canebrake CC in Hattiesburg, MS and a formerly managed Frog GC in the Atlanta area. Club operations and member service are at the top of Kenneth's priority. Kenneth is passionate about programming and enhancing the experience for all members.
Greg began his career with Club Corp in the early 2000s at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, TX. Starting in the Club’s restaurant and eventually moving into a Banquet Captain position. This led to his first Supervisor role at The Country Club of Virginia in Richmond, VA, and then as a Food and Beverage Manager with Canongate 1, and Mirror Lake Golf Club, both Club Corp clubs in the Atlanta region.
Being born in Texas, and growing in New Jersey, Greg has enjoyed a diverse upbringing. He’s studied music and video production, and continues his passion in both areas to this day, along with other activities such as traveling, and hiking with his family.
Jordan was born and raised right here in Nashville, TN. Her passion for events began with helping start the annual Relay for Life event at Father Ryan High School. Which is now one of the most well-known student led Relay for Life events in the country. She moved to Chattanooga, TN where she attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga acquiring both a business management degree and human resource degree.
Jordan started her career early with catering companies moving from line staff to management both in and out of the kitchen. Planning multiple corporate events, as well as a countless amount of weddings. This lead her to always focus on the bigger picture but to never forget detail.
Jordan is a huge fan of the Kentucky Wildcats and the Nashville Predators, you can catch her watching the games with her family & dog, Gracie.
Born in Oak Ridge Tennessee; Chef Kendall Jones was raised farming cattle & catfish from a child through High School. While in College, Kendall worked in numerous kitchens from fine dining, Hotels, and even fast food venues to learn all the basics of cooking. After Graduating College with degree in Criminal Psychology, Kendall decided to further his career in Culinary Arts at the Art Institute of Atlanta.
During his time there Kendall was part of an elite company winning numerous awards such as the NACE National Catered Event of the Year Best off Premise Event, ISES Esprit Award for Crème de La Crème off Premises, NACE 1st Place Winner for Trends in Wedding Table Design, & Allie Award Winner for Best Plated Menu. Since then, Kendall has ran one of the nation’s largest mobile catering companies with NASCAR/Americrown at some of the largest sporting venues in America. Chef Kendall has also been Executive Chef & Regional Chef for University of Central Florida, FAMU, Meharry Medical Centers Cal Turner Center, Nissan Stadium, Braves Stadium, along with multiple Nascar Track Venues & multiple other sporting venues on the east coast.
While working as an Executive Chef Kendall has cooked for countless foreign & domestic diplomats, athletes, actors and actresses, Saudi Royalty, famous animals such as Doug the pug, and even 5 of the last 7 presidents and families. Chef Kendall also Ventures into the celebrity chef world assisting television chefs in competitions or large dinner functions as their acting sous chef & lead liaison for operations & execution. Over the past years Chef Kendall has orchestrated such events with chefs such as Cat Cora, Mario Batalli, Carla Hall, Gail Simmons, Dean Fearing, & most resent master chef & chopped show winners Jen & Julio Lazzarini.
Sean's passion for the game started at an early age and his knowledge of the golf swing evolved while at the Golf Academy of America. His drive is to help all level of ability golfers improve and reach their golfing potential all while keeping them engaged in the game and enjoying each moment. His competitive experience is second to none, including a closing 30 at the Honors Course in Chattanooga. "Golf isn't just a game, it's a sickness that takes over your body and enriches your life!" - Sean P. Wells
Alex is currently a level 1 PGA apprentice. His apprenticeship began at The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia. As a highly ranked player on the Junior Scoreboard, Alex was recruited for the 2010-2011 season as a member of the San Jose State Men’s Golf Team. His career low round is a 64 at The Homesteads Cascade Course. Alex’s passion of sports came from being born in Santa Rosa, California. His favorite teams are the Raiders, A’s, and Golden State Warriors.
"Goose " is a native Nashvillian. He has devoted his entire career to the golf course maintenance profession. Including serving his early career with the transition of moving "Old Richland County Club" a Donald Ross design from downtown Nashville to the now Richland CC in Brentwood TN, a Jack Nicklaus design. Goose accepted the Golf Course Superintendent position here at Temple Hills in 1993. Roles have also included Regional Director of Agronomy in which he has helped supervise & consult many courses in the US. Member of GSCAA, TGCSAA, & TN Turfgrass Association. We are lucky to have Goose taking care and maintaining such a pertinent part of Temple Hills.
Zina has been a part of Temple Hills Country Club since 1994. She is born and raised in the area and has raised 2 children as well as 3 grandchildren. Prior to transitioning over to Temple Hills CC, Zina started a cleaning business – cleaning houses all around Nashville. She is one of the most important parts of the club. She is the heart and soul of Temple Hills and never forgets a name or face. She is the “Momma Z” of Temple Hills.
Melissa is from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. She grew up with a background in Nursing but changed careers after moving to Washington, D.C. She was involved in Government Contracting for 12 years before becoming a General Manager of a boutique winery in beautiful Northern VA. She moved to Nashville in 2017 and is thrilled to be back in the South.
Melissa loves to travel all over the world, New Zealand and Iceland are particular favorites. She has one “fur-baby” and spends a majority of time with friends and visiting family in NC every time she gets the chance. She is excited to be part of the team at Temple Hills Country Club.
Daniel Del Valle is originally from Chandler, AZ where he started out as a lifeguard for Seville Golf and Country Club, in Gilbert, AZ. After making the decision to move to Nashville, TN, to be with his now wife, he began his Food & Beverage career here at Temple Hills Golf & Country Club. After three years of working as a server supervisor, he has been promoted to our new Service Director. Daniel has been working for ClubCorp for over ten years, working across multiple departments building relationships with all the members he has come in contact with.
With a bachelor's in Human performance and sports science, he enjoys everything about fitness and wellness. His hobbies include hiking, rock climbing, snowboarding and playing with his bernedoodle, Trevi.