Dedra Rippee, General Manager
Dedra joined CLCC in December 2017. Her background includes more than 25 years in the private club industry starting with clubs in the Kansas City area. She is a certified marketing professional through PCMA, and a member of the Club Management Association of America.
Mary Bartosh, Controller
Mary has been with CLCC since March 2015 and brings extensive accounting and financial experience having worked for a number of private clubs over the years.
Neil Steiner, Executive Chef
In 2007, Neil joined the staff here at CLCC as Executive Sous Chef. In 2014, he was promoted to Executive Chef. During his college year, Neil placed first in the state and third in the Midwest region in team cooking competitions. Upon completing school, Neil began honing his skills a Boulder Ridge Country Club before being offered the Sous Chef and Executive Chef positions at Woodstock Country Club. In his free time, he enjoys trying new cuisines and restaurants bringing those ideas to the members of the Club, and enhancing their culinary experience.
David Thompson, Head Golf Professional
Welcome back David! David just rejoined the CLCC team in December 2017 having previously been the assistant golf professional 4 years ago. Known as one of the BEST junior golf instructors in the country, David brings an extensive junior golf program, and great instruction and programming for the members of CLCC.
Stacey Kain, LPGA Professional
Stacy joined our team January 2018 and is well versed in all aspects of the golf industry. A graduate of UW-Milwaukee in Business Administration, she earned her LPGA Class A Certification in 2007. Stacy has been actively involved in both group and private lessons, as well as various junior programs throughout her career.
Steve VanAcker, Golf Course Superintendent
Steve, a McHenry County native, came to CLCC in 1991. He earned a degree in Turf Management in 1974 and has been a golf course superintendent since 1978. Steve is a member of several national and regional Golf Course Superintendents Associations.