Manager - Director Forum

Event Date:

Chapter Events

Event Location:
Pinehurst, NC

 Register NOW for this unique educational event!

Plan to attend with OR without your Board.


Country Club of North Carolina

Pinehurst, NC

Monday, May 21, 2018


The Carolinas Chapter Board of Directors is excited for this year’s annual event to be hosted by the Country Club of North Carolina, in beautiful Pinehurst, North Carolina.

As the name suggests, this event provides the opportunity for managers to bring their club director(s) to gather with other club leaders for a day of education, networking, and golf. This year, the Chapter will host a panel discussion on Human Resources and Employment Issues, moderated by employment attorney Keith Pabian of Pabian Law, LLC.


Forum Schedule

8:15 – 9:00 am                   Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 am                   Chapter Welcome and Announcements

9:15 – 11:15 am                 HR and Employment Issues Panel

11:15 – 11:30 am               Break

11:30 am – 12:00 pm         Club Tour

12:00 – 1:00 pm                 Seated Lunch for Non-Golfers                  

12:30 pm                            Shotgun Start for Golfers (Box lunch will be provided on carts.)

After Play                           Reception


Registration Information
The cost to attend the Forum is $40 per person, which includes the panel, breakfast, and lunch. 

For those wishing to stay and play golf, the Country Club of North Carolina is opening its course for an incredible opportunity to play golf and enjoy the after-play reception for $85 per person, which includes the panel, breakfast, lunch, golf, and reception.


When you register, please provide the name(s) of who will be playing golf.




Business Casual




Host Club Information

Country Club of North Carolina

1600 Morganton Road

Pinehurst, NC 28374



Accommodation Information

We will be staying at the beautiful Carolina Hotel at the Pinehurst Resort.

To make reservations, please complete the Room Request Form: ROOM

You may also call 800-487-4653

(Our room block has expired, but you may still be able to book a room.)


Carolina Hotel

Pinehurst Resort

80 Carolina Vista Drive

Pinehurst, NC 28374



Panel Information



Moderator:  Keith Pabian, Founder, Pabian Law, LLC


Pabian Law is a Boston, Massachusetts-based immigration law firm that specializes in representing companies, organizations, seasonal businesses, and those in the sports industry.


Pabian Law is also a valued sponsor of the Carolinas Chapter CMAA.




Jodie Cunningham, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Optimus Talent Partners

Jodie is a former Human Resources executive with over 20 years' experience.  She specializes in workforce analytics that help organizations get the right people in the right jobs and grow their exceptional talent.  She got her start in the hospitality industry, spending a majority of her career with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.  She then transitioned into professional sports as Director of Employee Experience with the St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams NFL franchise.  Jodie knows the private club business well, as her husband manages a country club in Pennsylvania.


Tom Sheehan, MBA, SPHR, Capital Associated Industries (CAI)

HR Business Partner and Advisor, Tom advises members on talent acquisition, onboarding, engagement, development, performance management, organizational structure, HR strategy, and succession.  CAI provides HR and management advice, training, consulting, survey data, and a pre-paid legal services plan for 1,200+ NC companies.  They offer practical solutions to reduce employment law risk and help develop a better workplace.  



Brad Bourret, CCM, General Manager, and Joe Horton, President, Cabarrus Country Club

Christa Evans, CCM, General Manager, and Keith Burns, Past President, Hope Valley Country Club 








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