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Carolyn Kepcher

Executive Vice President, The Trump Organization.  Carolyn Kepcher is the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager for the Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor, NY and the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, NJ.  She has been with the Trump Organization since 1994 and currently oversees the day-to-day operations of over 250 employees at both Trump golf properties...
 
Carolyn Kepcher is also a key player in the development of future Trump golf properties in New York and California.  She is featured every week on NBC’s The Apprentice, as a boardroom judge and her observations play a vital role in influencing host Donald Trump’s decisions.

At the golf clubs in Briarcliff Manor, New York and Bedminster, New Jersey, Carolyn Kepcher played a crucial, hands-on role in the acquisition, development, marketing and start-up operations. She worked on all stages of construction with famed golf course architects Tom, Jim and Tommy Fazio as the golf courses were built to Trump’s specifications. Today, there are over 450 members consisting of high profile business executives, professional athletes, political leaders and celebrities. In 2003, Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor was rewarded with the prestigious Five Star Diamond Award from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. With Kepcher’s vision and leadership, these courses have become venues for high-profile celebrity events and tournaments. Both golf properties are destined to host top PGA and LPGA tournaments.

In addition to overseeing the development of $80 million in golf course construction and $40 million in clubhouse construction, Carolyn Kepcher is also responsible for overseeing the $150 million real estate sales offering of the Residences at Trump National. This is the highest value condominium development in Westchester County.

Carolyn Kepcher ’s role in the dynamic golf industry demands excellent organizational and managerial skills, along with a keen insight into the games’ trends. Within the Trump Organization, she has gained a reputation for creating aggressive sales and operating budgets and exceeding expectations. She is a member of many prestigious golf organizations including the Club Manager’s Association of America, the Metropolitan Club Manager’s Association, Professional Club Marketing Association and National Golf Course Owners Association.

Before her employment with the Trump Organization, Carolyn Kepcher was the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Beck Summit Hotel Management Group, a nation-wide management company headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. The company owns and operates hotels and resorts throughout the United States. Her responsibilities included formulating budgets, implementing operational systems, negotiating management contracts and creating marketing programs.