Serving since 2020
Born in Santa Monica and raised in Culver City, Alex Thapar developed a passion for service at a very young age. Watching his Argentinean mother’s strong work ethic as a child led to his decision to pursue a career in hospitality. With almost 20 years of experience in various leadership roles, Alex is broadening his reach as he takes on this exciting role of General Manager at City Club Los Angeles.Armed with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Alex initially ran several upscale fitness clubs. Subsequent to that, he opened The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles in 2011 and held other Director roles at both The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel & The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey. In 2015, he moved on to The Bay Club Company where he was an integral part of establishing new markets while also doing diligence on several acquisitions. Through this process, Alex was the Club Manager and Food & Beverage Director at the prestigious Manhattan Country Club ...
Serving since 2021
Lauren was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. Having an adventurous side and her love for travel around the globe, she decided to live in Belgium for a short period of time. Returning from Belgium, she realized she’d love to live in a larger, more diverse city. With having a background in sales and marketing, specifically Media & Entertainment, she moved to LA 5 1/2 years ago to pursue her career in a larger market. She loves trying anything new the city has to offer and will never pass up a road trip or hike. During her time here she’s rescued three dogs and cares a great deal for animal welfare. Lauren will make you feel right at home and go above and beyond for all your member needs.
Director of Membership Sales and Retention
Serving since 2016
Annalise may be new to Los Angeles, but she is not new to the ClubCorp family! She joins City Club Los Angeles after years of serving as Director of Member Relations and Membership at The City Club of Washington in the Nation’s Capital. Annalise earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Politics from Lake Forest College, and Master of Business Administration degree and Global Management certificate from The George Washington School of Business. She brings her passion for international affairs and business development into her role as Director of Membership Sales and Retention, and is eager to help members maximize their potential through rich experiences and valuable introductions. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with The Junior League, playing tennis, trying new restaurants, and enjoying culture through museum visits and festivals.
Director of Member Experience
Serving since 2020
Michael is a native of Los Angeles whose passion for creating memorable guest experiences has kept him thrilled to be working in the private club sector for over 13 years. His journey started at the Bel-Air Bay Club in Pacific Palisades where for over a decade, he managed front desk and guest service operations. Here, he discovered a newfound passion for event management while designing and operating the annual Halloween haunted house. From there he moved to Spring Place Beverly Hills; a co-working and social club where he directed all aspects of member, community, and guest relations. Most recently, he was at the H Club in Hollywood where he directed overall club operations including management of the club's 33 all-suite hotel. He feels a deep sense of appreciation to now be serving the dynamic City Club LA community and is excited to have been welcomed into the ClubCorp family. When not working, he enjoys time with his wife and three young children, spending time in the great outd...
Private Events Coordinator
Serving since 2017
Kimberlina was born and raised in the Inland Empire. She graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona where she received a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management. She discovered her love for private clubs at Indian Hills Country Club in Riverside, Ca where she worked as a banquet captain. She joined the Club Corp family in 2017 as a banquet supervisor, where she oversaw many private and member-based events. In 2019, she transitioned to the Accounting department as an Assistant Office Administrator. In her free time, she enjoys baking sweet treats, spending time with her two nieces, and going on foodie adventures.