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.
As your Senior Controller, Suzanne is excited to head up the Hasentree Accounting Department. A North Carolina native, Suzanne was raised in Selma and is a graduate of North Carolina State University. Prior to joining the Hasentree team, Suzanne and her family lived in Raleigh where she was the Senior Controller at Brier Creek Country Club since it’s inception in 2000. In addition to her current role at Hasentree, her expertise will also afford her the opportunity to assist the divisional office for Toll Brothers’ Golf and Country Clubs. She is truly looking forward to serving each Member and answering any question that you may have regarding Membership accounts.
A North Carolina native, Melissa was raised in Apex and obtained her degree from Appalachian State. She got her start in the private club industry at Grandfather Golf and Country Club in Linville, NC while attending the University. Before joining The Hasentree Team, she has filled many roles at Brier Creek Country Club establishing herself as a team player who is always willing to go the extra mile. Melissa enjoys welcoming new members to the Hasentree family and is dedicated to making all members feel at home.
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.
Jennifer is a passionate fitness instructor who truly wants to help everyone achieve their fitness goals. She has been in the fitness industry for over 6 years and teaches Zumba, TRX, Cardio barre, muscle and so much more. She is forever humbled by how hard it is to stay committed to a fitness regimen and loves working side by side with clients to help them achieve their goals. Her strength is always pushing the boundaries to make exercise fun. She has found when members have fun they will be forever loyal to her classes and enjoy this fitness journey we are all in together!
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.
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.
Paige is a graduate of East Carolina University, earning her degree in Hospitality Management with a focus in Conventions and Special Events. She began working at Hasentree as a high school student when the Family Activity Club first opened. 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 in 2014 as the Activity Director and was promoted to the Marketing and Communications Director in February of 2016.
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.
LeRoy Korunes joined The Hasentree Club as the Food & Beverage Director in June of 2018. LeRoy is a committed food and beverage man "thru & thru" with decades of hospitality experience in private club management, restaurant ownership (two of them), fine wine distribution and even helped open an upscale hotel. LeRoy is a native of Columbus, Georgia and enjoys spending time with his wife of 35 years, Frances and 2 daughters, Katharine and Michelle.