Our People

Brad Alexander

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 937.224.4381 x:5180

Mark Patton

Role: Member Relations Coordinator
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 937.224.4381 x:5177

Mark is a Dayton Ohio native, and attended Jefferson Township Senior High.

He entered the United States Air Force shortly after graduation, where he served as a Command and Control Specialist at Grissom AFB Indiana, Dyess AFB Texas, Kunsan Air Base South Korea, and Blytheville AFB Arkansas.

Mark started with The Dayton Racquet Club in July of 2004 as a server and now assists with booking reservations and small private events along with his duties as a Members Relations Coordinator.

Member satisfaction and retention is his main focus!

Mark lives and breathes Ohio State Scarlet and Gray!

Jocelin Dean

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 937.224.4381 x:5181
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Jocelin grew up in a small town called Lisbon on the other side of Ohio. She made her way to Dayton after graduating from Wittenberg University where she got her B.A. in Communication. While there she was Editor-in-Chief of her collegiate newspaper and Recruitment Chair for her sorority.  

When Jocelin isn't working to recruit new members to the club you can find her at any number of networking or community focused events. She's involved in Generation Dayton, Women in Business Networking, and the Junior League of Dayton. She also sits on the Associate Board for Equitas Health, the Soiree Committee for MS Society, and the Women Build Committee for Habitat for Humanity.  

Jocelin loves being a part of The Dayton Club team and working with our members to build a robust membership roster.  

She spends her spare time with her husband Nick and daughter Sophia, who both visit the club time to time for special events! 

Phylis Plante

Role: Office Manager
Serving Since: 2013
Phone Number: 937.224.4381 x:5182
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Phyllis is a Dayton native and attended Sinclair Community College, earning an Associate Degree in Accounting. She was hired in September of 2013 as the Office Manager for The Dayton Club assisting in the financial operations of the club.

As a part of The Dayton Club, Phyllis is committed to providing Warm Welcomes, Magic Moments, and Fond Farewells to all she comes in contact with.

When not working, she enjoys spoiling her three grandchildren, playing golf, and evenings spent with her husband.

Dean Blanzy

Role: Service Director
Serving Since: 2013
Phone Number: 937.224.4381 x:5184
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Dean hails from Bedford, England and earned his B.A. in Anthropology from Wright State University. There he was President of the Anthropology Club. He went on to receive his M.A. in Humanities and Human Behavior. 

During school, Dean worked as the Member Relations Coordinator for the Dayton Racquet Club before accepting a position as Service Director. 

Dean is excited to be a part of a fantastic team at the DRC and support the Club’s vision of a central location for the professionals and innovators of Dayton to meet up, conduct business and socialize.

In his spare time, Dean enjoys reading, working on cars and spending time with his fiancée.

Silvia Shearer

Role: Athletics Manager
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 937.224.4381 x:5186

Halle Perretta

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 937.224.4381 x:5183
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Halle Perretta joined the Dayton Racquet Club in May of 2018 as the Club’s Private Event Director. She began her career with Clubcorp as the Member Relations Coordinator at Heritage Golf Club. Halle attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio where she studied Event Management and Business. Halle is thrilled to be starting her professional career at The Dayton Club and to build the Private Events department at the club. When not enjoying her time at work, Halle loves to go to the movies,  cheering on Cleveland sports, and spending time with her family and friends. Be sure to say hi to Halle next time you are at the club!

Paul McVay

Role: Executive Chef
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 937.224.4381 x:5178