Craig Martin, CCM – Vice President

Craig Martin is a distinguished leader in the club industry with more than 40 years of experience. His professional background includes several world-class five-star resorts, hotels, private clubs, residential developments, and real estate projects.Most recently Craig served as Chief Operating Officer & General Manager at the St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton from 2007 until late 2019. Prior to St. Andrews, Martin was Vice President, Private Clubs at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company where he was responsible for the develpoment of new residential branded private clubs. Craig held leadership positions at The Club at Admirals Cove, The Boca Raton Resort & Club, Old Marsh Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, Gaylord Hotels, Callaway Gardens Resort as well as The Greenbrier.

Craig has received the CMAA Leadership Award and the General Manager’s Award from Distinguished Clubs and Boardroom Magazine. In addition, he was recognized by his peers with the CMAA Florida Chapter Most Valued Member Award. Martin stays active with the Club Management Association of America and earned the distinguished Certified Club Manager (CCM) designation in 2005. Craig served on various national CMAA boards and committees including the CMAA Club Foundation National Strategic Planning Committee. He served as a CMAA Florida Chapter Board member, South Florida Regional Director, Chairman of the Legislative Committee for the CMAA Florida Chapter, Co-Chair of the Seminole Region Charity Golf Tournament for three years benefiting children’s charities and multiple CMAA national committees including, Club Premier Club Services and Certification and the CMAA Club Championship Golf Committee. He served as a Golf Digest national rating panelist as well among several national club industry panels and is recognized by Forum Magazine as one of the most respected club professionals in the industry.

Leveraging his diverse hospitality expertise from renowned institutions such as the Ritz Carlton, The Boca Raton Resort & Club and St. Andrews Country Club, Craig will lead business development opportunities for the Firm in the Southeast as well as support our executive search and consulting projects. Craig will also be participating in the Firm’s educational programs, content development and industry partnerships.