General Manager/COO
Ron Haas
Ron started his employment as General Manager/COO at Moraga Country Club in July 2017. He comes to MCC with over 30+ years of experience in the hospitality industry spanning both the hotel (Sheraton, Hilton, Hyatt) private club (Desert Mountain, Lake Las Vegas, Santa Lucia Preserve) and Health Club/Spa (Carmel Valley Athletic Club, Refuge) industries. His last 27 years have been in management level positions. Ron’s foundational success has been in establishing relationships and in team building to focus on people, service, presentation and accountability. His unique and successful hands-on training has ensured consistency and high quality standards for spa & fitness, recreation & golf, lodging, food & beverage, maintenance, housekeeping, equestrian, youth programs and many other amenities. Ron’s outgoing personality and professional approach is a welcome addition to the MCC Community. Please stop by or contact Ron with any questions, comments or suggestions.
Membership & Marketing
Dora Parker
Dora was born and raised in the Bay Area and began working as a part-time Receptionist at the Club in 2012. While continuing her college education, she was promoted to Membership and Marketing Director in 2014. After the retirement of the Assistant General Manager, she was promoted to Assistant to the General Manager while continuing her responsibilities. She recently graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Family & Consumer Sciences.
Director of Clubhouse Main. & HOA Liaison
Christina French
Christina French was born and raised in Lamorinda. She is currently working on her Bachelor’s degree in General Business Management at the Cal State University, East Bay. She currently resides in Martinez with her brother. She began working at Moraga Country Club in 2006 as a hostess in the restaurant and has progressed in her career into her current role as the Director of Clubhouse Maintenance and Homeowner Liaison.
Tanya Chantara
Tanya Chantara started at Moraga Country Club in 2014 and is responsible for the presentation of the monthly financial statements, the annual budget, and yearly audit. Tanya works closely with department managers in effectively controlling costs and adhering to the budget as set out by the Board of Directors. Tanya oversees all accounting functions as well as human resources and works closely with the General Manager and Budget and Finance Committee. Tanya started has been working in Country Clubs since 2003 and received a BS in Accounting from the University of Texas as well as a BA in Art History.
HR & Accounting
Jim Rusk
Food & Beverage Manager
Emma McNeilly
Emma grew up in Sonoma, California with her parents and younger sister. She graduated Sonoma Valley High School in 2010, and went on to Saint Mary’s College of California, where she graduated in 2014. She spent four great years in Moraga, and in 2015 was able to return to work here at MCC. She started as a Server, was promoted to Food and Beverage Assistant Manager, and now the Food and Beverage Manager. She takes her work very seriously, and enjoys the food service industry. She is committed to the Club, and hopes to be here for a very long time!
Executive Chef
Greg Roemer
Greg Roemer began following his dream to become a Chef at the age of nine. He first learned how to cook in his grandmother's kitchen while watching the Food Network. He was completely self-taught until he decided to pursue a career in cooking and attended the Contra Costa Culinary School of Arts. Once he graduated in 2010, he was quickly recruited by Diablo Country Club. After two years at Diablo, he decided to advance his career by working under the newly hired kitchen staff at Moraga Country Club. In two short years, Greg was promoted to Sous Chef. After the departure of the Executive Chef, Greg participated in a competitive tasting where he was unanimously selected as the Executive Chef. Greg has demonstrated immense success over the past two years in his position.
Director of Golf
Jason Woodworth
Jason Woodworth was born and raised in the Bay Area. Growing up in Pleasant Hill, he attended College Park High School. After High School he went on to Chico State where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and met his wife, Tina. After receiving his Athletic Training certification he moved to North Carolina where he was a faculty member at Chowan College teaching sports medicine and developing a sports medicine curriculum. North Carolina is where his true passion for golf came to life. Prior to Moraga, Jason had been at Diablo Country Club from 1999 to 2007. He has two sons, Zach and Ben.
Head Golf Professional
Randall Clark
Assistant Golf Professional
Terrence O'Neill
Golf Shop Merchandiser
Jessie Wolf
Director of Tennis
Mark Orwig
Mark Orwig grew up in Orinda and attended Campolindo High School and California State University Long Beach. Keeping up with his passion for playing and teaching the game of tennis he came back to the Bay Area and took the job as Assistant Pro at Moraga Country Club in 1983. In 1986 he took over as the Tennis Director and obtained his P-1 certification for the USPTA and was one of the first coaches to receive the High Performance Coaching certification from the USTA. Over the years although Mark has coached players on the Professional Tour and many top Collegiate players, he enjoys teaching any player striving to reach their potential in the game of Tennis. He currently lives in Moraga with his wife Karen and daughter Emily.
Assistant Tennis Professional
Brian Lucas
Assistant Tennis Professional
Anna Marie Gamboa
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Golf Course Superintendent & HOA Landscaping
Luis Ballesteros
Luis Ballesteros was born in Guanajuato, Mexico. Luis started working for Moraga Country Club in March of 1996 as a section man; mowing greens & tees, maintaining bunkers, and helping in small renovation projects. In 1999, he became the irrigation technician; he was in charge of supervising a temporary watering staff and monitoring the irrigation system. In 2001 he worked as the Second Assistant Superintendent assisting the Assistant Superintendent with the daily operations of the golf course. In 2002 he started as Assistant Superintendent and in February of 2004 he accepted the position as Golf Course Superintendent. He also is a member of the GCSAA, NCGA, and USGA. Luis is pursuing certification as a Certified Golf Course Superintendent.
Director of Building Maintenance
Mike McDermott
Mike McDermott was born and raised in Iowa and relocated to California in the late 70’s. After 20 years of working for two different property management companies, Mike was hired at Moraga Country Club where we has successfully worked as the Maintenance Manager for 28 years. Mike is responsible for maintaining the external maintenance for the Homeowners Association, Clubhouse, facilities, housekeeping and public roads.
Director of Security
Juvencio Santos