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    The Team



 
The staff at Terry Hills recognizes the importance of personalized service, attention to detail, and professionalism. You will find that we have fully integrated these beliefs into our operating strategies and overall philosophy on how we do business. On top of that, we truly love what we do and it shows! Click on any of the Terry Hills' team members to email us.

Nick Rotondo -- Owner
Nick is a hands-on owner/operator for the past thirty years. He has led Terry Hills in each of its expansions, overseeing the design and construction of both 9-hole projects in 1985 and 1995 and most recently the clubhouse development project in 2004. He has also been a member of the Golf Course Superintendent's Association for 25 years and the National Golf Course Owner's Association since 1988.


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Mary Brown -- President/Owner

Mary is the President, Office Manager and co-owner of Terry Hills. She handles all of the corporation's financial, back office, and personnel operations. She is a graduate of the University of Buffalo, School of Management and has been a Board Member of the Western New York Ladies Public Links as well as a member of the National Golf Course Owner's Association.


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Danielle Rotondo -- Restaurant & Banquet Manager

Danielle has worked in the golf course and restaurant business for over 18 years. Danielle earned her business degree in Golf Club Management from SUNY Delhi. She has been a Board Member of the Western New York Ladies Public Links for the past 7 years, and has recently taken a role on the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Danielle oversees daily operations of the restaurant, and coordinates functions & weddings at our banquet facility. Danielle is a 2008 graduate of Leadership Genesee.


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Casey is a graduate of the Professional Golf Management Program at Penn State University with additional minors in business and economics. Prior to graduating, Casey completed internships in Chicago, New Jersey, and Las Vegas. Casey returned to Batavia and now assumes the Head Golf Professional position. Casey is a certified class A member of the Professional Golfers Association of America and oversees all special events, tournaments, and daily golf operations. Casey has been involved in the business for over 13 years. Casey is a 2014 Leadership Genesee graduate.


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Mike Devay -- Executive Chef

With over 20 years of culinary experience, Chef Mike brings a new flavor to the Terry Hills table. Self-taught through working at a multitude of kitchens across WNY, Chef Mike combines his knowledge of flavors and ingredients with his natural leadership ability. Chef Mike is excited about joining the Terry Hills team, and it's not just because he's a golf lover!


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Chris Devay -- Assistant Restaurant Manager

Chris is a graduate of Genesee Community College. Chris has been in the restaurant business for over 18 years. He has extensive working knowledge in every aspect of the business to include "front of house", and kitchen. With his past hands-on experience, skill set and attention to detail, Chris expertly assists in the daily operations of the restaurant and banquet facility.


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Thad Thompson -- Golf Course Superintendent

Thad graduated from the Turf Management Program at SUNY Delhi and has been employed in the golf course industry since 1989. He is a member of the New York State Turfgrass Association and has been an active member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) for over 14 years. He was also the 2016 President of the Western New York Golf Course Superintendent's Association (WNYGCSA). Thad is responsible for all phases of Golf Management and Agronomic operations, cost control, and grounds crew personnel. Thad is a 2013 graduate of Leadership Genesee, recipient of the 2015 Melrose Leadership Academy Scholarship, and a 2016 Golfdom Summit Attendee.


 
 
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Kelli Stehlar -- Bar Manager
Kelli is a graduate of Batavia High School and attended Genesee Community College where she studied Business and Travel and Tourism. Kelli's vivacious personality and attention to detail has drawn her into the customer service field for over 25 years, the past 18 years specifically in the Restaurant/Bar business. Kelli has been serving Terry Hills patrons with a smile for the past 12 years.

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Julie Huber -- Staff Accountant

Julie is a graduate of Attica High School. She attended SUNY Brockport where she earned a degree in Business Administration. Julie was employed at Moog in East Aurora for 21 years. Her position was cost and financial accounting. Julie has been a member of the Terry Hills Team since 2008 serving as our Staff Accountant.


 

 

Jim LaBuda -- USGTF Certified Golf Instructor
Jim has more than 20 years of experience in the golf industry.  His accolades include being a Certified Golf Psychology Coach, a RST Swing System Certified Instructor, and a WGTF Top 100 Instructor. Jim assists in the day-to-day operations of the golf course, on top of providing lessons to our adult & junior golfers.

 

 

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