Club Managers Get New CEO

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Jeff Morgan

Jeffrey D. Morgan has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Club Managers Association of America(CMAA) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, following unanimous approval by its Board of Directors. With more than 6,500 members around the world, CMAA is the largest association for managers. Member managers operate more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, military, town and yacht clubs. After an extensive search, Morgan, a Fellow of American Society of Association Executives and Certified Association Executive, was selected from nearly 200 qualified candidates and begins in October.

“The $19 billion club industry has a significant economic impact on local communities, and it was vital to hire someone who has demonstrated the leadership and strategic vision critical to the future success of the industry and CMAA,” said Damon J. DiOrio, CCM, CCE, President of CMAA. “Jeff’s outstanding track record and expertise working with associations, makes him uniquely suited to help us advance the profession of club management.”

Morgan most recently served as president and chief executive officer of the National Investor Relations Institute and before that COO of the Futures Industry Association. “I am excited by the opportunity to lead CMAA and build upon the success that the organization has enjoyed. As we embark upon this next chapter in the Association’s history. I am confidant that we will continue to develop and promote the high standards of professionalism, leadership and education our members
expect. I look forward to a bright future for the club industry,” said Morgan. He succeeds James Singerling who announced his retirement from CMAA after 25 years of service. To learn more visit


Dave Daubert

Lehigh University graduate, Procter & Gamble retired. Previously a Managing Editor and Feature Writer for a regional golf monthly magazine for 11 years. Married to wife Carol and residing in Solivita, an active adult community in Central Florida

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