Alexandria, VA – September 17, 2012 – The Club Managers Association of America is pleased to announce that Chambers has made a multi-year commitment to support CMAA and The Club Foundation as a bronze partner in the CMAA Corporate Advantage Program. This partnership represents a significant commitment by Chambers, a club planning, architecture and interior design firm, to support CMAA and The Club Foundation in its efforts to deliver outstanding professional development and resources to its membership.
“We appreciate Chambers’ commitment to CMAA and the club industry,” commented CMAA Chief Executive Officer and president of The Club Foundation, Jim Singerling, CCM. “As a noted leader in club planning and design, Chambers’ brings a seasoned perspective on the future of the club industry; one we think will be very beneficial to our membership in their professional development.”
Founded in 1899, Chambers has been designing private clubs for more than 65 years. Today, it caters almost exclusively to the needs of the private country, golf and club industry, specializing in strategic and master planning, architecture and interior design. Among its recent award-winning projects are the Charlotte Country Club, which recently took second place honors from Golf Inc. magazine for extensive renovation of its 100-year-old clubhouse, and Inverness Country Club in Birmingham, AL, winner of the magazine’s New Clubhouse of the Year award. Boardroom Magazine named Chambers Design Firm of the Year in 2007, 2009 and 2011. It has been included on the list of Top 100 Interior Design Firms in the United States by Interior Design Magazine since the inception of the program in the 1970s.
“We’re thrilled to be a sponsor of the CMAA’s efforts on behalf of the club industry,” said Chambers President and CEO Rick Snellinger. “There isn’t another industry so thoroughly dedicated to across-the-board quality in service and design. We share CMAA’s enthusiasm for ensuring the long-term health and success of the industry.”
About CMAA: The Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. CMAA has close to 7,000 members across all classifications. Manager members run more than 3,000 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations. The Corporate Advantage Program is a collaborative effort among CMAA, The Club Foundation and up to 15 corporate entities that have demonstrated a leadership role within the club industry. The program creates a bridge between club management professionals and the companies most dedicated to serving them. The monetary contributions by Corporate Advantage Program partners support the professional development programs offered and funded by CMAA and The Club Foundation.
About The Club Foundation: The Club Foundation supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants.
About Chambers: Chambers is a full service architecture and interior design firm that specializes in strategic and master planning and design for private country, golf and city clubs. Since its founding in 1899, Chambers has worked with hundreds of clubs nationwide, including Charlotte Country Club, Greenville Country Club in Greenville, South Carolina, Scarsdale Golf Club in Hartsdale, NY, and Illahe Hills Country Club in Salem, Oregon. It is currently completing planning and architectural design phases with Farmington Country Club in Charlottesville, Virginia and Baton Rouge Country Club in Louisiana. More information can be found at www.chambersusa.com.