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Operations Manager for USA

Mike Kelly
Managing Partner

Headquarters based in Atlanta, GA.

About Mike

Mike Kelly has spent over thirty years being involved with real estate, hotel, club and resort management. He has also been involved with the management and development of upscale, mixed-use resort, club and residential communities. He partnered with a group out of the UK (Colt Mackenzie McNair) in 2016 to form an executive search and consulting business in the United States. He has placed senior leaders at Balsam Mountain Preserve, The Ohoopee Match Club, Reynolds Lake Oconee, Pine Creek Sporting Club and more. He also has long term consulting arrangements with Quail Hollow Club, The Club at Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee Academy.

Mr. Kelly has worked at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Georgia, The Boulders in Carefree, Arizona; Blue Ridge Mountain Club in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, Houston Oaks in Hockley, Texas and Waterfall in Clayton, Georgia. Each of these locations have significant real estate and club components.

He has a diverse background having been directly involved the development of the real estate components and managing the hospitality operations of these communities. At Reynolds Planation, his last role was Executive Vice-President of Development. He served in a number of other positions for that community in his twenty plus years there. He oversaw the development of six-championship golf courses, a 250 room Ritz-Carlton Resort and a host of other luxury amenities along with over 4,000 units of residential and commercial development.

He served as President of Reynolds Companies which had a two-hundred-milliondollar fund raised from high-net worth individuals. His responsibilities included oversight of the purchased assets, a management company and a residential construction company. The management company was involved with properties such as Reunion in Orlando, Florida, Bella Collina, in Montverde, Florida, Hammock Beach in Palm Coast, Florida and The Canoe Club in Fayetteville, Georgia.

Mike was the CEO of a luxury club and community called Houston Oaks in Hockley TX. He was responsible for all Club operations, real estate sales and amenity development within this community

Prior to becoming a partner in CMM, he served as the COO for Medalist Golf, Inc., a luxury golf course builder. Projects he was involved with included River Oaks Country Club, Monterrey Peninsula Country Club, Bluejack National, The Greenbrier Resort, Quail Hollow Club, Carmel Country Club and all of the courses being developed by Johnny Morris (founder of Bass Pro Shops) in Branson, MO.

Mike is a graduate of Michigan State University’s School of Hospitality Business and was the founding Chairman of an award-winning charter school (Lake Oconee Academy) where he served in that role for over seven years