Dr. Mark Guadagnoli is a Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology, and the Director of Learning and Performance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is also the Owner and Senior Scientist of Triad Consulting, and the sports psychologist for UNLV Men’s Golf; a perennial heavyweight in collegiate golf. Mark’s knowledge base is vast, especially in the areas of understanding motivations, decision making, and his experience with business coaching.
“Dr. Mark has been a trusted friend and personal advisor for over 15 years. He’s guided me through personal development and continues to be one of the pillars in my personal life. Knowing is abilities in marketing and business coaching, made for an easy decision to extend him an invitation to be an Advisor. He adds a unique perspective to our group that most Boards don't have.”
Mr. Hawthorne is the VP of Corporate Accounts at Full Swing Golf and is a PGA member. He has previously served as the Director of Golf at several prominent golf properties including TPC Summerlin, the host club for the PGA Tour’s Shriner’s Hospitals for Children Open. Brian was also selected to lead the opening of both Cascata and Wynn Golf Clubs. He is a multiple award winning Golf Professional, and amongst the most respected in our community.
“Brian and I have been colleagues for many years as golf professionals in Las Vegas. I have always admired his work, and his leadership qualities. He and I share an appreciation for presentation, attention to detail, and the importance of "the experience". I look forward to Brian’s participation on our board, especially now that he is in a business development role with his new company.”
Mr. Lee is the Founder and CEO of The Wealth Consulting Group. He is a well-known advisor to financial planners, investment advisors, and insurance agents, and is often a guest on CNBC’s financial program Street Signs. In addition to his financial prowess, Mr. Lee is a native Las Vegan and a fixture in Las Vegas’ business and social communities. He is very well respected, and often involved with national and local charitable causes.
“Jimmy brings a much greater fiscal focus to our business and will help guide us through the financial challenges every new company faces. Our common passion for personal development and golf, and his experience as a business owner made him a first ballot choice for our board. We are fortunate to have his presence on our Board.”
Mr. Stadtlander is the Owner of Eagle Promotions, a certified minority owned business specializing in custom promotional branded products and apparel and has become one of the Top 50 Distributors in the United States. Eagle is the recipient of many prestigious awards given by industry leaders and organizations, and continues to be a leader in its competitive industry.
In addition to his contributions to the local community, Mr. Stadtlander is also an active leader of Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) both in Las Vegas and nationally.
“Mario has been a trusted friend and business mentor to me for over 10 years. His enthusiasm and can-do attitude made him a natural pick for our board. He is a man who has built a company from scratch, survived entrepreneurial struggles, and has keen insight into running a successful corporation, and is knowledgeable about trends in the market, marketing, retail, and sales. As we grow, I know Mario will be there to guide us through the same challenges he has already mastered.”
Mr. Turner is the General Manager and COO of Rams Hill Golf Club in San Diego County, California, Owner and Founder of HT Advisors, and a Lifetime member of the PGA. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the Board, specifically in golf. His experiences in are vast including managing a rapidly growing global companies in the golf industry, and the development and management of physical golf properties.
“I was under Harry’s direct charge at Pacific Links International for 3 years. His business acumen in the golf industry is boundless and rare. He’s a straight shooter, and provides keen insight into negotiating and problem solving. I’ve always looked to him for level-headed advice and direction, and he's always challenged me to be better. The Board and I are thrilled to have his continued support and leadership.”
Mr. Weinberger has vast experience in both corporate and entrepreneurial business. After a successful career in major leadership positions with Caesar’s Palace, Mr. Weinberger started and purchased several businesses in diverse sectors which include automobile service, food wholesaling, eco-marketing, and golf. He and a partner were the first to own and build the successful TaylorMade Performance Centers, which they eventually sold back tothe manufacturer.
“I’ve known Billy since early 2000 and he was one of the first people I went to with questions about entrepreneurship. His endless array of knowledge, experience in starting companies, and sound business mind were only a few of the reasons I went to him then, and continue to today. His unique background in golf, entrepreneurship, and his willingness to share his victories and defeats are why he’s been asked to join our Advisory Board.”
Scott's dream of creating remarkable golf experiences started formally with Cowan Golf in 2014, but the seed was planted back in 1995 during his time at university.
His natural creativity, knack for logistics, genuine enthusiasm for service, and benevolent efforts to connect people are all on stage with the creation of this company.
Scott holds an undergraduate degree from Coastal Carolina University, a Master's from Penn State, and has been a Class A member of the PGA of America since 2002. During his time at Coastal, he was a member of the Men's Division I Golf Team.
His professional career includes 12 years at Southern Highlands Golf Club, as well as experiences at other Top 100 Clubs including Valhalla GC, and Hamilton G&CC (Canada). He's also worked for some of golf's most venerated professionals while he made it a goal to always work at the best, or for the best.
Most recently, he held the Director of Golf position at DragonRidge Country Club, which won Facility of the Year, and Regional Manager of Business Development with Pacific Links International.
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Scott lives minutes from the Las Vegas Strip in Henderson, Nevada with his wife, Tracey and their family.