Speaking Events



Tuesday, January 21
Orlando, FL

2:15-3:15 (EST)
Kirk Reese will present “How to Ask for a Raise” at the annual retail conference. Click here for more information.



Event Dates: November 4-8, 2019
Boston, MA

Wednesday, November 6th: 8:00 am – 12 pm (EST)
Kirk Reese will present a course that focuses on strategic management for club managers.


Golf Inc. Strategies Summit

Event Dates: September 23 – 25, 2019
The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Greensboro, Georgia

Tuesday, September 24th: 10:00 am (EDT)
Kirk Reese will participate in a panel discussion on: “Capital Investment Strategies: From Financing to Execution

Other Panelists:

Dallas Addison, Shareholder – Addison Law
Tripp Davis, President – Tripp Davis and Associates


2019 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

Event Dates: August 13-14, 2019
The Venetian Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada

Wednesday, August 14th: 10:00 am (PDT)
CTP will present: “How to Position the Ask

JULY 2019

Carolinas Chapter CMAA Summer Conference

Event Dates: Sunday, July 21- Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The Clubs at St. James Plantation
Southport, North Carolina

Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 9:30am (EDT) 
Kirk Reese will present:
“Performance Management Planning and Employee 360 Reviews”

Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:00am (EDT) 
Kirk Reese will be a panelist on: “Women in Club Management

Media Coverage


Fall 2019
Point/Counterpoint: Overtime — Should it be vilified any longer? 

Winter 2019
What are some ways clubs can compete for entry-level employees in today’s job market?

Summer 2019
Risk Management: What is the fourth step in a risk management program?

Spring 2019
Risk Management: What are the fiduciary responsibilities of boards to protect the club financially from natural disasters?

Fall 2018
Executive Contracts: How can employment agreements be a win-win for both the club and manager?

Summer 2018
Wage & Benefits: What’s your compensation philosophy?

Winter 2017
Where has all the talent gone, or, where is it going?

Fall 2017
How is governance different with a management company?

Spring 2016
Why is it so hard for my club to find a membership director?

Winter 2015
What are some of the fundamentals of high functioning service cultures?

Fall 2015
What is the difference between an employment contract and offer letter?

Spring 2015
How do you find the right interim GM and ensure his or her success?

Winter 2014
What are the most critical components of an effective management team?

Summer 2014
How do you hold consultants accountable?

Spring 2014
How do you say “no” in the boardroom?

Winter 2013
How do you measure success in the GM review?

Summer 2013
Has the recent recession brought about changes in the role GMs play at private clubs?

Spring 2013
What are the non-monetary top trends in GM compensation packages?

Summer 2012
The General Manager Review

Summer 2011
Defining The Gold Standard 


December 2019
Detroit Athletic Club Announces New Leadership

September 2019
DENEHY Club Thinking Partners Expands Team

November 19, 2018
DENEHY Club Thinking Partners Renews Commitment to NCA as Strategic Alliance Partner