Carolyn Kepcher, Vice President

Carolyn is a 27-year high-profile industry leader in the Club and Hospitality Industry. She specializes in talent recruitment, operations, marketing, strategic planning & construction.

For 12 years, Carolyn served as an Executive Vice President with the Trump Organization in the Golf sector, while serving on the development and operations team for the first four Trump National Golf Club Properties where she successfully secured hosting of LPGA, MGA, and USGA tournaments and golf events. While working for the Trump Organization, Carolyn was a Co-Star judge on NBC’s The Apprentice.  Most recently, Carolyn served as the Vice President and General Manager at Aspetuck Valley Country Club in Weston, CT and COO at The Redding Country Club in Redding, CT overseeing membership development, operations and spearheading several large construction projects. She has been a member of the CMAA since 1996.

Carolyn has spoken around the world as key-note speaker for various Fortune 500 companies with an emphasis on leadership, team building and club operations. In addition, Carolyn was a weekly columnist at The New York Daily News in the business/money section. In 2021, Carolyn co-founded Cedar Tree Hospitality, LLC, a company that owns and operates The Snowed Inn, a 5-star boutique hotel located at the base of the famous Killington Mountain in Vermont.

Carolyn was the recipient of the prestigious Toastmasters International Golden Gavel award for Excellence in Communications and Leadership. Carolyn was also the winner of the Stevie Award for Women in Business in the category of “Women Helping Women” and is a New York Times Best Selling Author. Carolyn is particularly passionate about helping females advance their careers in today’s competitive marketplace.

As Vice President at CTP, Carolyn will leverage her extensive leadership experience, specializing in talent acquisition and strategic planning. Carolyn specializes in filling management positions at partner Clubs, working closely with clients to attract first-rate talent. Carolyn offers unparalleled industry expertise, accurately understanding the current market and the strategies needed to captivate targeted candidates.

Carolyn is a native of Ridgefield, Connecticut and currently resides in Killington, Vermont with her husband Ken. In her free time, Carolyn enjoys golf, skiing, and hiking.