Meet the Hasentree team of professionals who ensure the quality of our Clubhouse and activities.
Cris has been in the Toll Family for over fourteen years. Cris' most recent role with Toll was as the Assistant General Manager and Executive Chef of Parkland Country Club in Parkland, Florida. Cris has also worked as General Manager at Mountain View Country club and was based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida as the Executive Chef for Frenchman's Reserve Country Club, another club in Toll's portfolio. Before joining Toll Brothers in 2004, Cris worked for Club Corporation of America, as well as ARAMARK Corporation. He has received over 30 awards and certifications and has won competitions in recognition for his outstanding culinary talents and extensive background in food and beverage services. Cris is an alumnus of the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco and studied wine and food pairing at the Culinary Institute of America Grey Stone in Napa Valley.
Paige is a graduate of East Carolina University, earning her degree in Hospitality Management with a focus in Special Events. She began working at Hasentree as a high school student when the Family Activity Club first opened in 2008. She devoted 4 summers working at Hasentree as an Activity Leader that ended in an internship which inspired her to pursue other areas of the Hospitality Industry. She has worked at The Sutherland, here in Wake Forest as a Wedding Planner Intern, and also in Hatteras Island as a Concierge and Event intern at a private resort. Paige rejoined the Hasentree Team after graduation and has worked as the Activity Director and Marketing & Communications Director before being promoted to Membership & Marketing Director. Paige values Member relations and is passionate about the Hasentree community. If there is ever anything that you need, her door is always open and she will welcome you with a friendly smile and open arms!
John is a seasoned Country Club Professional and is the Assistant General Manager at Brier Creek Country Club. He has assisted the Toll Golf division with the Food and Beverage experience at various properties. Hasentree will be lucky enough to share John and all his knowledge and special talents for the next several months while we look for the best candidate to run this department. As we have acknowledged in response to your membership survey, we have committed to raising your food and beverage experience at Hasentree this year to a new level. John is certainly the guy to help make that happen. He thrives in listening to members and then creating experiences that build energy, fun and enthusiasm in the Club.
Sterling O'Connor joins us as the head of the Culinary team and has been with Toll Brothers for the past 7 years. Canadian born and Carolina raised, he has developed his skills throughout the last decade working in several reputable restaurants in the Triangle. He also attended the Culinary Program at Wake Tech Community College. He has been working in the Hospitality business for the better half of his life and has a passion for food and service second to none. He works directly with the local Farmers Market to better serve the freshest and sustainable foods possible and stays current with new trends and global recipes. He understands the the nature of the Club business and continues to learn better ways of providing an exclusive dining experience from all venues at Hasentree.
Phil comes to us with over twenty five years of experience in the Golf Business. He hails from Michigan where he received his Bachelor's Degree from Ferris State University. A Class-A member of the PGA of America for more than fourteen years, he has held the position of Head Golf Professional at Hawk's Nest Golf Club in Vero Beach Florida for the past eight years and prior to that, he was the Head Golf Professional at the Hay Harbor Club on Fishers Island, New York. Phil is passionate about golf and would like to inspire the membership and staff with his positive attitude, communication, enthusiasm, and attention to detail.
Matt received his degree in Turfgrass Management from North Carolina State University. He has worked at Tot Hill Farm Golf Club, Eagle Ridge Golf Club, Keith Hills Country Club, and for the past 8 years at the Atlanta Athletic Club. Matt served as the Golf Course Superintendent on both the Riverside Course and most recently the Highlands Course; where he just completed a full scale renovation with Rees Jones Design in the summer of 2016. Matt also helped lead the team through the 2011 PGA Championship and the 2014 United States Amateur Championship. Matt and his wife, Katrina, are proud parents to their daughter Mackenzie. In his spare time, Matt enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, hiking, and golfing. Matt and his family are excited to return back to North Carolina and for the opportunity to serve the membership at The Hasentree Club.
Paige graduated magna cum laude from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development: Birth through Kindergarten with teacher licensure. She is an emerging early childhood professional and advocate for excellence in early care and education. Working in the field of early childhood, Paige serves as a Program Support Staff member for North Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children (NCaeyc). She regularly attends NC Child Care Commission and NC Child Care Coalition meetings and has shown an astute capacity for understanding public policy, advocacy issues and strategies.
Meg has been an instructor with the Hasentree family for over 2 years, and we are thrilled to promote her as the new Fitness Director. Meg has over 20 years of group exercise experience and is a fitness enthusiast. Meg teaches a wide variety of classes including kickboxing, Yoga Sculpt, Tabata, TRX, PiYo, Cycle and so much more. Meg is a native of the Raleigh/Durham area and enjoys taking trips to the beach and attending Carolina Hurricanes games with her husband and two children.
Meghan joined Toll Brothers in 2014 as the Assistant Tennis Professional at Hasentree. She graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in Communication Studies. While at Richmond, Wolfgram ranked in the top 35 in the country in doubles by the ITA during the year. Following her collegiate tennis career she was a high school teacher in California, but soon realized tennis was her calling so she went on the be a Division I coach at Liberty University in Virginia. However, she realized she missed the teaching aspect of the game and then went on to becoming a teaching professional at Carmel Country Club as an Assistant Pro before moving to Raleigh in 2013 where she worked as a Pro at Seven Oaks Racquet Club before joining us here at Hasentree where she is now our Tennis Director.