Brett Curley Named 2016 James B. Singerling Scholarship Recipient


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Alexandria, VA – The Club Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of its James B. Singerling Scholarship.

The inaugural class of recipients includes:

  • Amy Beardsley, Baltimore Country Club, Lutherville, MD
  • Brett Curley, The Club at Longview, Weddington, NC
  • Cory Kuhn, San Diego Yacht Club, San Diego, CA
  • Frederick Nussbaum, Oglethorpe Club, Savannah, GA
  • Danielle N. Zayas, Green Island Country Club, Columbus, GA

The Club Foundation established The James B. Singerling Scholarship in honor of CMAA’s long-time CEO, Jim Singerling, upon his retirement in 2014 after 25 years of leadership. The purpose of this scholarship is to make it possible for recipients to attend the CMAA World Conference on Club Management and Club Business Expo for the first time as a club industry professional.

“We are very excited to provide this financial assistance to the first four recipients of this scholarship in the name of our long-time leader,” said Seth Gregg, Chief Operating Officer of The Club Foundation. “The funding of this scholarship will enable recipients to benefit from the expansive professional development and networking opportunities available at the World Conference. We are pleased to foster the growth of club management professionals striving to make a positive impact on the industry and in their communities.”

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About The Club Foundation
The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by CMAA in 1988. The Foundation seeks to fund the life cycle of a club manager’s career, providing financial support for five key areas: students, faculty, club managers, CMAA chapters and the club industry at large. It supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants. Learn more at